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Progeria Eckert

Page history last edited by Jasmine Saylor 14 years, 4 months ago

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                                                                 What is  Progeria ?

        The effects of Progeria.                      

 

Diagnosed in 1886 Progeria, also known as 'rapid aging disease' and 'HGPS' ,was founded by Dr. Jhonathan Hutchinson and later confirmed by Dr. Hastings Gilford in 1904. 

 

      Progeria is a rare genetic disorder that effects only one in eight million newborns.

 

     Progeria is almost always fatal. The life expectancy for a child with progeria is roughly 27 years. Many children with this disorder will develop Atherosclerosis and Chroanary disease. They are also at a greater risk for stroke and alopecia.

 

     To date there is no known cure for the progerian disesase.

 

        Feel free to click on the fallowing link to watch a  video on Progeria.

 

http://video.msn.com/?mkt=en-au&brand=ninemsn&from=articleinline&fg=sixtyminutes^stories^274430

 

http://www.myfoxdetroit.com/dpp/health/090508_progeria_preschool

 

 

 

genetics of progeria 

 

Future of Progeria

 

Progeria Treament

 

 

Comments (3)

rryoung@... said

at 11:09 am on Jan 8, 2010

Good start. Remember to cite your sources (picture and information).

jgeckert@avon-schools.org said

at 9:11 pm on Jan 12, 2010

Navigating through your pages is easy. You have done a good job remembering to link back to the main page. Now I would like to see more information on each of the pages. You can add details to the description of the disorder. Make sure you organize sections and add captions and headings. I want to see a lot added to this Wednesday so I can help you get the formatting done. This is a very interesting and mysterious disorder. Make your readers want to know more and give them as much information as you can.

jgeckert@avon-schools.org said

at 11:41 am on Jan 18, 2010

You need to add citations and some more writing in your own words. Just linking to other site doesn't fulfill your research.

Mrs. Eckert

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