Parkinson's Disease Discussion Paper SOC/313 Social Implication of Medical Issue

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tically pass through families or from living in a certain part of the world, or does it come from the different types of environmental toxins. In the past it was very unlikely that Parkinson disease could be pass genetically to different family members however, today it has become genetically incline. T

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Janice Ketchum Parkinson's Disease Discussion PaperSOC/313 Social Implication of Medical IssueInstructor :Daniella Atwell Date: 10/29/2012Parkinson's Disease Discussion PaperThe four most significant concepts from the video is the research on what causes Huntington's finding a cure for Huntington's and what can be done to improve the affects and how to live with this disease. Several researchers have found the starting point of Huntington's whether is it genetically pass through families or from living in a certain part of the world, or does it come from the different types of environmental toxins. In the past it was very unlikely that Parkinson disease could be pass genetically to different family members however, today it has become genetically incline. The genetic component of Parkinson's has also been established that genetics was more difficult than they believed. Scientists have determined there is no particular gene that causes Parkinson's it could be one gene in one family and another type of gene in another family (WGBH Educational Foundation, 1195-2011). Environmental factors and do they have an influence on disease. After discovering the toxin MPTP a compound found in a common pesticide could induce Parkinson's virtually overnight, scientists believed this toxin is one of the causes of this disease. Later they discovered that the toxin

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