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Title Death gene / directed by Alan Erson
Published Dunedin [New Zealand] : NHNZ Ltd, 2002


Description 1 online resource (54 min.)
Series VAST: academic video online
Summary Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a degenerative genetic disease which affects male children only. The child usually experiences difficulty moving, frequently losing the ability to walk by the age of ten and the ability to move arms by fifteen. Life expectancy is short, usually late teens to early twenties. It is responsible for permanent damage to families and to marriages. This is a case study of how this disease affected one family which lost two sons to the disease
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed July 1, 2014)
This edition in English
Won 2003 Medikinale International Film Festival Prix, Bronze Merit Award in Health category
Subject Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Muscular dystrophy -- Genetic aspects.
Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Muscular dystrophy -- Genetic aspects.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Documentary films.
Form Streaming video
Author Erson, Alan.
Erson, Alan.
Natural History New Zealand Ltd.