Asfotase Alfa Shown to Have Positive Results in Infants with Hypophosphatasia
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Asfotase Alfa Shown to Have Positive Results in Infants with Hypophosphatasia

Asfotase alfa is an enzyme replacement therapy meant to directly address the cause of hypophosphatasia. While more research is necessary, it has been shown to decrease the mortality rate and…

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Are Thousands of Spanish Citizens Living Undiagnosed with Hypophosphatasia?
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Are Thousands of Spanish Citizens Living Undiagnosed with Hypophosphatasia?

According to a story from Medical Xpress, a team of researchers affiliated with the University of Granada and the research organization CIBERFES have discovered a pair of new mutations linked…

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Soft Bones’ International HPP Meeting

2018 International HPP Meeting This is an invitation only event open to physicians, scientists, and researchers. The Soft Bones Scientific Advisory Board will be responsible for sending invitations and determining…

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How One Advocate Mom for Hypophosphatasia Created a Global Community
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How One Advocate Mom for Hypophosphatasia Created a Global Community

Advocates for people with rare diseases such as hypophosphatasia (HPP) are changing the world. Moms and dads, aunts and uncles, brothers, sisters, cousins, spouses and friends play a tremendous role…

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Hypophosphatasia Won’t Stop This Brave Little Boy
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Hypophosphatasia Won’t Stop This Brave Little Boy

According to Today, Quinn Hoover is an 8-year-old boy who lives in Nebraska. His body doesn’t produce enough alkaline phosphatase enzyme, causing his bones to be extremely “soft." The condition…

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