Mum campaigns for life-changing drug for son with extremely rare genetic disorder – getreading
GetreadingMum campaigns for life-changing drug for son with extremely rare genetic disordergetreadingA mum is campaigning for the NHS to fund a "life-changing" drug for her 10-year-old son suffering from a rare genetic disorder. William Reeves, of Hayes Lane, Barkham, has Morquio Syndrome, a metabolic disorder which mainly affects his growth. There …
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Mutation causes mice to behave as if they have an eating disorder
( Cell Press ) A genetic mutation associated with an increased risk of developing eating disorders in humans has now been found to cause several behavioral abnormalities in mice that are similar to those seen in people with anorexia nervosa. The findings, published online April 9 in Cell Reports, may point to novel treatments to reverse behavioral problems associated with disordered eating.
Blood test delays put newborns with aggressive… – InsideHalton.com
InsideHalton.comBlood test delays put newborns with aggressive…InsideHalton.comDurhane Wong-Rieger, president of the Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders, says research shows that early diagnosis of the rare diseases is “highly cost-effective, much cheaper than dialysis, transplant, rehabilitation and special education. That …and more »