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Latest Marfan syndrome Stories

2015-03-12 23:06:08

Wimbledon Health Partners, the leading on-site diagnostic testing organization which provides vascular, echocardiogram and NCV testing, is proud to recognize the role athletic trainers have in

2015-03-09 16:33:36

Walt "Clyde" Frazier, Former NY Knicks Standout, is a Special Guest PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Marfan Foundation announced today that it is honoring Isaiah

2015-02-02 23:05:59

Wimbledon Health Partners supports Marfan Syndrome Awareness Month and its national efforts to promote research, increase awareness and support those dealing with the disease. Boca

2015-01-19 23:00:22

Wimbledon Health Partners' collegiate testing division Wimbledon U delivers on-site diagnostic testing to colleges and universities.

2013-09-23 10:17:57

A team of investigators has developed an innovative blood test that may provide a faster, simpler way for emergency room doctors and others to diagnose and monitor potentially deadly aortic aneurysms and aortic dissections (a tear in the wall of the aorta) for which early diagnosis is critical for survival.

Doctors Guided To Serious Medical Disorders Through Collagen-seeking Synthetic Protein
2012-08-29 15:00:50

Johns Hopkins researchers have created a synthetic protein that, when activated by ultraviolet light, can guide doctors to places within the body where cancer, arthritis and other serious medical disorders can be detected.

2012-07-09 16:28:35

Systemic complications include life-threatening thoracic aortic disease


Latest Marfan syndrome Reference Libraries

Marfan's Syndrome
2013-07-19 15:22:33

Marfan's syndrome is a genetic disorder of the connective tissue that causes excessively tall stature and long extremities. It is carried by the gene FBN1, which encodes the connective protein fibrillin-1, and is a dominant trait. The human genetic makeup contains a pair of FBN1 genes, so because of its dominance, inheriting one affected FBN1 gene from either parent will result in Marfan's syndrome. It effects both males and females, and has no ethnic bias. It was named after Antoine Marfan,...

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honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.