Huntington's Disease

Huntington's chorea is a genetic disease involving the degeneration of nervous system cells, including brain cells, beginning at around age 30. It is possible to predict whether a person will develop this disease, using RFLP (DNA "fingerprinting"), but there is no known cure.

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