Jewish Genetic Disorders: A Layman's Guide (Paperback)

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This guide to genetic disorders that tend to affect the Jewish population more than the non-Jewish begins with a short history of the Jews and basic facts concerning genetics and genetic disorders. The information that follows is categorized under blood, cancers, central nervous system, connective tissue, gastrointestinal, metabolic or endocrine, respiratory, sensory, and skin. Included for each disorder is information on variations, frequency, symptoms, causes, diagnosis, transmission, treatment and prevention, and notes on where more information about each disorder can be obtained. A glossary of terms and index are provided.

About the Author

Ernest L. Abel is an emeritus professor at Wayne State University in Detroit. He is the author of more than forty books and his articles have been published in various popular and scholarly magazines and journals.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780786440870
ISBN-10: 0786440872
Publisher: McFarland & Company
Publication Date: November 1st, 2008
Pages: 248
Language: English