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2009-11-06 10:01:09

The ELA Association represents the largest funder for research on this fatal brain disease The ELA association and Zinedine Zidane, its emblematic ambassador, are proud to announce a world premiere: the results regarding the gene therapy in adrenoleukodystrophy conducted in France have just been published in the prestigious journal Science. Two children have been treated and their diseases have been halted. The children are doing well, which is unexpected for a disease destroying the brain in...

2005-07-11 22:35:00

BALTIMORE, Md. (July 11, 2005) "“ Use of Lorenzo's Oil in young boys who have been diagnosed with but are not yet showing signs of a pediatric neurological disorder known as X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy (X-ALD) may prevent the disease from developing in the body. According to a study of male children published today in the Archives of Neurology, use of the oil prevented onset of the disease in a majority of cases. For the first time, the study demonstrated the preventive effects of...

2005-07-12 06:45:00

WASHINGTON -- A treatment called Lorenzo's Oil can prevent the onset of a rare but devastating neurological disease in young boys, U.S. researchers reported on Monday. The study is the first to use validated scientific methods to test whether the substance, a combination of two fats extracted from olive oil and canola or rapeseed oil, actually works, the researchers said. They tested the oil on 89 boys who had been diagnosed with X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy or X-ALD, but who had not yet...

2005-07-11 15:45:55

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A treatment called Lorenzo's Oil can prevent the onset of a rare but devastating neurological disease in young boys, U.S. researchers reported on Monday. The study is the first to use validated scientific methods to test whether the substance, a combination of two fats extracted from olive oil and canola or rapeseed oil, actually works, the researchers said. They tested the oil on 89 boys who had been diagnosed with X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy or X-ALD, but who had...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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