The Merrill Family Faces the Challenges of Sanfilippo Syndrome Every Day. Now They Are Fundraising to Help Others
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The Merrill Family Faces the Challenges of Sanfilippo Syndrome Every Day. Now They Are Fundraising to Help Others

According to a story from tapinto.net, the Merrill family was crushed upon learning that their five-year-old daughter Leila was born with Sanfilippo syndrome, a lysosomal storage disease that ultimately causes…

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This Researcher is Investigating the Complete Human Genome to Discover the Causes of Rare Diseases
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This Researcher is Investigating the Complete Human Genome to Discover the Causes of Rare Diseases

According to a story from Cosmos Magazine, Dr. Kathryn North is committed to researching the vast expanse of the human genome in order to pinpoint the ways in which genes…

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Recent Research Has Led to a New Approach For Treating Huntington’s Disease
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Recent Research Has Led to a New Approach For Treating Huntington’s Disease

According to a story from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, a group of scientists from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has unearthed a new mechanism that could…

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The First Double Face Transplant Has Just Been Performed on a Neurofibromatosis Patient in France
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The First Double Face Transplant Has Just Been Performed on a Neurofibromatosis Patient in France

A man in France has been the first person to ever receive two face transplants, reports the BBC. After Jérôme Hamon’s first transplant was rejected he underwent a second transplant…

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A New QR-Code System Will Improve Emergency Care for Patients With Addison’s Disease
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A New QR-Code System Will Improve Emergency Care for Patients With Addison’s Disease

Researchers from Newcastle University in the UK have just developed a potentially life-saving device for patients with Addison’s disease, reports Newcastle University. Patients will be given a Quick Response (QR)…

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