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2014-07-10 10:24:42

The drug letrozole results in higher birth rates in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) than the current preferred infertility treatment drug.

2014-07-08 16:25:38

LOS ANGELES, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Pimentel, M.D., FRCP(C), FACG, Director, GI Motility Program, Professor of Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Cedars-Sinai), announced today

2014-07-07 16:24:20

- MPS IV A patients and families urge swift, publicly funded access to life-altering drug VIMIZIM(TM) - VANCOUVER, July 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Society for Mucopolysaccharide

2014-07-07 08:27:54

Approval delivers first pharmaceutical therapy for children and adults with ultra-rare, life-limiting disorder TORONTO, July 7, 2014 /CNW/ - BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.

2014-07-02 15:13:09

One in three severely affected adults with ME in England have no access to local specialist services.

2014-06-30 11:45:29

HIV and its transmission has long been associated with injecting drug use, where hypodermic syringes are used to administer illicit drugs.

2014-06-27 08:24:40

CARLSBAD, Calif., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Essentialis announced today the dosing of the first patient in clinical study PC025, which is designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of

2014-06-25 10:16:46

Adults with the autism spectrum condition known as Asperger Syndrome are nine times more likely to experience suicidal thoughts than people from the UK general population.

2014-06-24 10:57:10

Computer analysis of photographs could help doctors diagnose which condition a child with a rare genetic disorder has, say Oxford University researchers.


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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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Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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