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Latest Rett syndrome Stories

2013-09-26 13:11:00

Sometimes, when the DNA in a cell is copied during cell division, there is a mistake.

2013-08-21 13:02:26

The concept behind gene therapy is simple: deliver a healthy gene to compensate for one that is mutated.

2013-07-29 16:35:29

Statins, a class of cholesterol-lowering drugs found in millions of medicine cabinets, may help treat Rett Syndrome.

2013-07-02 23:26:17

Panel Discussion with Institute of Medicine President, Leading Rett Scientist, Filmmaker and Disease Advocate Washington, D.C.

2013-02-14 23:02:53

The Rett Syndrome Research Trust (RSRT) affirmed its mission to drive innovative science by awarding $4.2 million in 2012.

2012-06-07 08:46:47

New research by scientists at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine may have pinpointed an underlying cause of the seizures that affect 90 percent of people with Angelman syndrome (AS), a neurodevelopmental disorder.

2012-05-15 19:15:39

Scientists at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI) and the University of Ottawa (uOttawa) have discovered that mice that lack a gene called Snf2l have brains that are 35 per cent larger than normal.


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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.