What to Wear on September 29: Purple for Platelets! It’s Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Day!
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What to Wear on September 29: Purple for Platelets! It’s Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Day!

Some diseases are a mystery. If the name of the disorder starts with "idiopathic," it means that no one really knows what causes it. That's the case with a rare…

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One Man’s “Trash” is Another Man’s Cure for Familial Hypercholesterolemia
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One Man’s “Trash” is Another Man’s Cure for Familial Hypercholesterolemia

In the ultimate feat of recycling, scientists at UCLA and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute have re-purposed the LeXis gene as a cholesterol-lowering agent. A recent press release issued by…

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