Tay–sachs disease

What is Tay–sachs disease?

Tay–Sachs disease (also known as GM2 gangliosidosis or hexosaminidase A deficiency ) is a rare autosomal recessive genetic disorder. Tay-Sachs disease is a rare inherited disorder that progressively destroys nerve cells (neurons) in the brain and spinal cord.

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Hi Bill,
I was wondering if you could send me some information for a class presentation I am doing on Tay-Sachs. I was looking for some...

doctor1 MD

Hi there ~

I understand your concern. Tay sachs is a disease affecting metabolism. You can find more information on this disorder at the national...

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Hello Doctor. My 19 month baby having Neuro Degenerative disease (Sandhoff diesease - Infantile Tay sachs). This disease is non curable and there...

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Talking in terms of cure may be too immature in such a case but there is a well documented herb widely used for neuro regeneration and this...

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Dear sir,
I am sekhar from Andhra Pradesh. Myself and my wife both are the carriers of taysachs. We have lost two kids previously. Our carrier...

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Thank you for posting your query. I can understand your concern. Tay–Sachs disease is a severe progressive neurologic disease that causes death in...

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