Genes and Disease Set by Various
  

Synopsis

Genes and Disease Set by Various

Many diseases and disorders have a genetic underpinning. Sometimes, the relationship between a defective gene and a disease is well known to scientists, as is the case in hemophilia, cystic fibrosis, and Huntington's disease. For many other diseases and disorders, it is believed that genes, together with environmental factors, cause the condition, such as for diabetes, asthma, and Parkinson's disease. In this full-color set, Genes and Disease describes what scientists know and what they hope to learn in the near future about the relationship between genes and disease. While discussing the technologies and experimental methods that have led to our current understanding of a particular disorder, each title details the recent advances in medicine and molecular biology that may unlock the mysteries of genetic disease. The set surveys existing and potential future treatments, explores possible cures, and covers the ethical concerns of treating genetic diseases. Each title features additional references, suggestions for further reading, Web sites, a glossary, and an index.

About the Author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Hardback

Author

Various
More books by Various

Publisher

Chelsea House Publishers

Publication date

30th July 2009

ISBN

9780791099216


Love “Lovereading4kids” as my son gets to hear about & read new books before his mates which keeps him interested in reading=a very happy Mum

Liz Evans

I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.

Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.

Sam Harper – age 10

I love ‘LoveReading 4 kids’ because they let you read and learn things you’d never dreamed of learning before.

Emily Horncastle – age 11

It gives me a chance to read types of books that I would not normally try, and it motivates me to read every night to finish it!

Alice Horncastle, age 14

I love all the books they recommend & put up for me to review. I also love the fact that they give new authors the chance to share their boo

Daisy Pennock – age 15

You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools