Simple Bedside Test May Help Doctors Diagnose Certain Degenerative Brain Diseases
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Simple Bedside Test May Help Doctors Diagnose Certain Degenerative Brain Diseases

Neurologists working at the NYU School of Medicine have developed a test that can identify some rare degenerative brain diseases, reports NYU Langone Health. Published in the Annals of Neurology…

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Canadians Campaign for Legalisation of Mitochondrial Replacement Therapy
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Canadians Campaign for Legalisation of Mitochondrial Replacement Therapy

Scientists and many people affected by mitochondrial DNA diseases have been campaigning for legalisation of mitochondrial replacement therapy (MRT) in Canada, reports CBC. It is already legal in several other…

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Angelman Syndrome Treatment Being Developed is Awarded ‘Orphan Drug’ Status in the U.S.
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Angelman Syndrome Treatment Being Developed is Awarded ‘Orphan Drug’ Status in the U.S.

A new drug being developed to treat Angelman syndrome (AS) has just been approved for ‘orphan drug’ status in the U.S., reports GlobeNewswire. The drug, called GTX-101, works by activating the…

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