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2012-06-18 22:04:28

Researchers at the University of Helsinki and the Folkhälsan Research Center, Finland, have identified the genetic cause of early-onset progressive cerebellar degeneration the Finnish Hound dog breed.

2012-02-27 05:20:00

Writer/Actors Jayce and Tiffany Bartok are very familiar with the damaging effects of the neuromuscular disease “Friedreichs Ataxia.” Jayce wrote and starred in the award-winning movie, “The

2012-02-22 22:11:45

A nicotinic drug approved for smoking cessation significantly improved the walking ability of patients suffering from an inherited form of ataxia, reports a new clinical study led by University of South Florida researchers.

2011-06-10 16:38:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today preliminary results obtained on a 28-day phase 2A clinical trial in Friedreich's ataxia.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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