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2014-03-30 23:03:15

Brother participates in The Research Down Syndrome Foundation’s RDS Runner program to assist his sister and others with Down syndrome. Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 After running 3.21 miles in the March 21 World Down Syndrome Day Virtual Run/Walk, six-year-old Lucas Helferich, son of Michelle and Joe Helferich, asked if this run only happened on "Down Syndrome Day" because he wanted to do another run. Michelle explained to Lucas that the logo on their...

2014-03-28 23:23:06

Dry Eye is Most Common in Spring and Eye Make-up Can Make Dry Eye Worse, Says Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 With dry eye complaints increasing worldwide, individuals who wear eye make-up might wonder if products such as mascara and eyeliner could become a contributing factor in dry eye symptoms. Water and eye researcher Sharon Kleyne recently offered several tips to improve the safety of eye make-up use and reduce the chances of eye...

2014-03-28 11:32:58

A novel method for distinguishing different types of bowel disease using the stool samples of patients has been created by a group of researchers in the UK. It works by analysing the chemical compounds emitted from the samples and could provide cheaper, quicker and more accurate diagnoses, at the point of care, for a group of diseases that have, up until now, been very hard to distinguish. The preliminary results of the test, which have been published today, 28 March, in IOP...

2014-03-28 11:31:26

Researchers at the UC San Diego School of Medicine have demonstrated for the first time that veterans of the 1990-91 Persian Gulf War who suffer from "Gulf War illness" have impaired function of mitochondria – the energy powerhouses of cells. The findings, published in the March 27, 2014 issue of PLOS ONE, could help lead to new treatments benefitting affected individuals – and to new ways of protecting servicepersons (and civilians) from similar problems in the future, said principal...

2014-03-26 08:29:29

MILWAUKEE, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of IBS Awareness Month in April, the International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD) launches a new mobile app, providing educational information about irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The nonprofit organization designed the app to give people easy access to knowledge that will help them better recognize and deal with the symptoms of IBS. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140326/PH90397LOGO...

2014-03-26 08:23:02

DUBLIN, Mar. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pt8tl4/treating ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of New Methods for Treating Refractory Hematological Malignancies - Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) and Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Targeting unmet needs in the treatment of cancer through innovative drug development strategies have...

2014-03-25 23:22:33

William D. Chey, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, presented on Managing Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Anthony J. DiMarino Jr, MD, William Rorer Professor of Medicine; Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, presented on Appropriate Use of Endoscopic Procedures. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Audio-Digest Foundation announces the release of Internal Medicine Volume 61, Issue 02:...

2014-03-25 23:01:16

Ali Mahtabifard, MD, a thoracic surgeon at La Peer Health Systems and West Coast Associates for Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, explains the frequent occurrence of thoracic outlet syndrome among professional baseball players. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Ali Mahtabifard, MD, a thoracic surgeon at West Coast Associates for Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery spoke recently about why thoracic outlet syndrome is such a common occurrence among major league baseball players,...

2014-03-25 08:29:32

LA JOLLA, Calif., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regulus Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLS), a biopharmaceutical company leading the discovery and development of innovative medicines targeting microRNAs, and the Alport Syndrome Foundation ("ASF"), a non-profit corporation, announced today they are working together to raise awareness of Alport Syndrome, a life-threatening genetic kidney disease driven by genetic mutations with no approved therapy. This month, Regulus will join the...

2014-03-22 23:00:48

Since April 2013, over 250 men with chronic non-malignant prostate problems have started a supervised treatment with Dr. Allen's Device for Prostate Care at the Department of Urology at The Mikaelyan Institute of Surgery in Armenia. The preliminary trial results show that men can recover from chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome CP/CPPS by using Dr. Allen’s Device only, highlights Fine Treatment. London, GB (PRWEB) March 22, 2014 The initial results of a clinical...


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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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