Latest Behçet's disease Stories
Researchers continuing the study of the human genome have mapped out four new regions that are associated with a painful and often dangerous condition (Behcet's disease) found in people with a lineage to ancestors along the Silk Road.
Scientists have identified key genes responsible for a severe inflammatory disease that has spread along the old silk trading routes from the Far East to the edge of Europe.
Researchers with the National Institutes of Health have found susceptibility to Behcet's disease, a painful, inflammatory condition, to be associated with genes involved in the body's immune response.
Q MY seven-year-old daughter has vitiligo. This started when she was three and has now spread to her knees, back and arms. What can be done about this? A VITILIGO is a distressing condition which causes patches of depigmented (very pale) skin and hair.
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