New Therapeutic Target Identified for Angiosarcoma
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New Therapeutic Target Identified for Angiosarcoma

According to a story from news-medical.net, a genomics study called Angiosarcoma Project has successfully discovered that the inhibition of immune checkpoints could have therapeutic value for patients with angiosarcomas affecting…

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Boy With Niemann-Pick Disease Type C to be Featured in Televised Charity Event
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Boy With Niemann-Pick Disease Type C to be Featured in Televised Charity Event

According to a story from the Milton Keynes Citizen, a local boy named Josh from the Milton Keynes community with the rare lysosomal storage disease Niemann-Pick disease type C will…

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Shriners Hospitals for Children® are Using Motion Analysis Centres to Help Understand Patients’ Movements
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Shriners Hospitals for Children® are Using Motion Analysis Centres to Help Understand Patients’ Movements

Shriners Hospitals for Children® has announced their motion analysis centre consortium. The hospital’s Motion Analysis Centre is used to evaluate the movements and gait of children and teenagers. To read about…

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Preliminary Data from a Phase 1/2 Study of a Gene Therapy for X-Linked Retinitis Pigmentosa has been Shared
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Preliminary Data from a Phase 1/2 Study of a Gene Therapy for X-Linked Retinitis Pigmentosa has been Shared

Nightstar Therapeutics has released preliminary data from a Phase 1/2 study of an experimental gene therapy designed to treat X-linked retinitis pigmentosa. For more detailed information you can view the…

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Researchers are Looking into How RNA Affects Parkinson’s Disease and Psychiatric Disorders

A study carried out by researchers from Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital has explored the link between dopamine neurones, Parkinson’s disease, and psychiatric disorders. To read about…

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Powerlifter to Compete again in World Championships Despite Rare Diagnosis

Joe Marksteiner, a 22-year Air Force veteran and former gymnast, won a title at the 2013 World Powerlifting Championships at the age of 60. This year, now at 65, he…

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A Widely Used Antifungal Drug Could be Effective For Treating Congenital Erthropoietic Porphyria
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A Widely Used Antifungal Drug Could be Effective For Treating Congenital Erthropoietic Porphyria

According to a story from Medical Xpress, an international group of scientists from the US, France, and Spain may have discovered that an antifungal agent commonly used to treat skin…

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