Ashkenazi Jews

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Ashkenazi Jews

In the 11th century, Ashkenazi Jews comprised 3% of the world's Jewish population, peaking at 92% in 1931; following the holocaust in World War II, that number decreased. Ashkenazi Jews now comprise ±80% of Jews worldwide.

Carrier rates, genetic diseases affecting Ashkenazi Jews
• Factor XI deficiency—1:9 to 1:20
• Gaucher disease, type 1—1:10 to 1:14
• Non-syndrome hearing loss—1:20 to 1:25
• Tay-Sachs disease—1:25 to 1:27
• Cystic fibrosis—1:29
• Familial dysautonomia—1:30
• Glycogen storage disease type III—1:35 (north African Jews)
• Canavan disease—1:40
• BRCA1, BRCA2—1:40
• Fanconi anaemia, type C—1:89
• Niemann-Pick disease, type A—1:90
• Mucolipidosis IV—1:99
• Bloom syndrome—1:110
• Maple syrup urine disease—1:113
• Glycogen storage disease type 1a—1:130
• Abetalipoproteinemia—1:131
• Primary torsion dystonia—1:1000 to 1:3000
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Nordenstrom J, Carpenteir YA, Askanazi J, Robin AP, ELwyn DH, Hensle TW, et al.
Subjects have reported actively attempting to lower their ventilation rate to alleviate this discomfort (Askanazi et al., 1980).
Askanazi, personal communication, December 16, 2008)
Jeff Askanazi, Harold Buttram, Emanuel Cheraskin, Patrick Donovan, Elsie Ferguson, Carl Franzblau, Alan Gaby, Leo Galland, William Harris, Richard Huemer, Robert Leichtman, Henry Liers, Jon Pangborn, Ed Smith, Robert Soll, Dana Ullman, Vincent Speckhart, Mel Werbach, Jon Wright, and Steve Zekan are gratefully acknowledged.
Askanazi, (47) the defendant, a pain doctor, was prosecuted under the wire and mail fraud statutes for, among other things management, submitting claims for pain management services that were either medically unnecessary or deficiently rendered.
(3.) Askanazi J, Silverberg PA, J Foster R, Hyman AI, Milic-Emil J, Kinney JM.
People with disabilities are plagued with a plethora of secondary disabilities and illnesses (Frank, Umlauf, Wonderlich, Askanazi, Buclelew, & Elliot, 1987; Kerr, 1977; Miller, 2000; Trieschmann, 1987; Vash, 1994; Wright, 1983).
[12.] Insel J, Weissman c, Kemper M, Askanazi J, Hyman AI: Cardiovascular changes during transport of critically ill and postoperative patients.
Lipid emulsions may contribute to altered lung function such as decrease in oxygen saturation and diffusing capacity of carbon dioxide (Askanazi et al., 1980: Askanazi, Weissman, & LaSala, 1984; Hageman & Hunt, 1986).
Jeff Askanazi, Harold Buttram, Emanuel Cheraskin, Patrick Donovan, Elsie Ferguson, Cari Franzblau, Alan Gaby, Leo Galland, William Harris, Richard Huemer, Robert Leichtman, Henry Liers, Jon Pangborn, Ed Smith, Robert Soll, Dana Ullman, Vincent Speckhart, Mel Werbach, Jon Wright, and Steve Zekan are gratefully acknowledged.
Frank, R.G., Umlauf, R.L., Wonderlich, S.A., Askanazi, G.S., Buckelew, S.R, & Elliott, T.R.