Research of Monkeys with Bardet-Biedl Syndrome Could Improve Treatment for Humans
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Research of Monkeys with Bardet-Biedl Syndrome Could Improve Treatment for Humans

  Scientists have been studying animals in order to better understand certain diseases for years. In fact, a genetic disorder that causes blindness called Leber's congenital amaurosis was found in…

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Alberta Diabetes Institute to Study Use of Anti-Obesity Drug in Alström and Bardet-Biedl Patients
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Alberta Diabetes Institute to Study Use of Anti-Obesity Drug in Alström and Bardet-Biedl Patients

According to a publication from EurekAlert, a clinical trial of setmelanotide, an experimental anti-obesity drug, is set to begin soon at the Alberta Diabetes Institute (of the University of Alberta).…

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Unusual Bardet-Biedl Syndrome Case Raises Questions About Cancer Risk
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Unusual Bardet-Biedl Syndrome Case Raises Questions About Cancer Risk

According to a story from Genetic Obesity News, the unusual case of a female Bardet-Biedl syndrome patient who also had endometrial cancer is causing researchers to wonder if the two…

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What Rocky and a Child with Bardet-Biedl Have in Common Will Inspire You
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What Rocky and a Child with Bardet-Biedl Have in Common Will Inspire You

What do Nathaniel, a child with Bardet-Biedl Syndrome and Sylvester Stallone's famous boxing hero have in common? Keep reading below, or follow the original story to find out! Braille reading…

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