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Too Much Information? FDA Clears 23AndMe to Sell Home Genetic Tests for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's

Scientific American - Apr 7, 2017
It has also been selling consumer tests for genes that would indicate whether people are carriers for more than 30 heritable conditions, including cystic fibrosis and Tay-Sachs disease. This month 23AndMe plans to release its first set of genetic ...

Bonnie Rochman

Tablet Magazine - Feb 28, 2017
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recommends that Ashkenazi Jews be screened for Tay-Sachs disease, Canavan disease, cystic fibrosis, and familial dysautonomia, and the American College of Medical Genetics and ...

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Jerusalem Post Israel News - Apr 8, 2017
Wexler, a pediatrician from Cleveland, said that among the conditions the families have to cope with are severe psychomotor retardation; glycosylation disorders, Krabbe's disease; non-ketotic hyperglycinemia; and even Tay-Sachs disease (which can be ...

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The Still Point of the Turning World

by: Emily Rapp
“A brilliant study of the wages of mortal love.” —The New York Times Book Review

What does it mean to be a success? To be a good parent? To live a meaningful life? Emily Rapp thought she knew the answers when she was pregnant with her first child. But everything changed when nine-month-old Ronan was diagnosed with Tay-Sachs disease, a rare and always-fatal degenerative disorder.  He was not expected to live beyond the age of three. Rapp and her husband were forced to re-evaluate everything they thought they knew about parenting and to learn to parent without a future.
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Testing Fate: Tay-Sachs Disease and the Right to Be Responsible

by: Shelley Z. Reuter

In today’s world, responsible biocitizenship has become a new way of belonging in society. Individuals are expected to make “responsible” medical choices, including the decision to be screened for genetic disease. Paradoxically, we have even come to see ourselves as having the right to be responsible vis-à-vis the proactive mitigation of genetic risk. At the same time, the concept of genetic disease has become a new and powerful way of defining the boundaries between human groups.
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Tay-Sachs Disease

by: Julie Walker
Explore Tay-Sachs, a tragic genetic disease that often kills its victims before the age of five. Includes a disease history and modern approaches to diagnosis and treatment with a review of experimental treatments and promising new avenues of research.
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Tay-Sachs Disease - A Bibliography and Dictionary for Physicians, Patients, and Genome Researchers

by: Philip M. Parker
In March 2001, the National Institutes of Health issued the following warning: "The number of Web sites offering health-related resources grows every day. Many sites provide valuable information, while others may have information that is unreliable or misleading." Furthermore, because of the rapid increase in Internet-based information, many hours can be wasted searching, selecting, and printing. Since only the smallest fraction of information dealing with Tay-Sachs disease is indexed in search engines, such as www.
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Nathan's Story; Tay-Sachs Disease in the Irish Population

Nathan Harney had Tay-Sachs Disease, a fatal neurodegenerative disease that can be passed on to children when both parents are carriers of an altered gene.

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Understanding Tay- Sachs Disease

Written, recorded and edited by UMass Amherst students; Samuel Ustayev, Kirk MacKinnon and Tim Daly.

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This is a brief description of the clinical, biological and genetic aspects of Tay-Sachs Disease. This brief video was developed by the Division of Genetics and ...