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2014-07-21 12:25:41

Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight of the US Senate Committee on Finance Will Convene a Congressional Hearing on NDSS' Top Legislative Priority, #PasstheABLEact, and NDSS Board Member Sara Wolff Set to Testify WASHINGTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sara Wolff, a board member and self-advocate from the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS), will testify before the Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight of the US Senate Committee on Finance on the Achieving a Better Life...

2014-07-18 16:23:11

Building on achievements and exploring new ways to find a cure for HIV/AIDS OTTAWA, July 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, will be in Melbourne next week at the 20(th) International AIDS Conference. Canada is making many significant contributions in the areas of testing and treatment guidance; vaccine development and research; and international partnerships to combat this deadly disease. The Conference is an opportunity for Canada to further...

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2014-07-18 03:05:22

The University of Texas at Austin Contradicting earlier claims, “The Family That Walks on All Fours,” a group of quadrupedal humans made famous by a 2006 BBC documentary, have simply adapted to their inability to walk upright and do not represent an example of backward evolution, according to new research by Liza Shapiro, an anthropologist at The University of Texas at Austin. Five siblings in the family, who live in a remote corner of Turkey, walk exclusively on their hands and...

2014-07-14 23:07:44

Dry Eye Handbook is a new product developed by Daniel Anderson which allows chronic sufferers of dry eye syndrome a chance to completely rid themselves of their condition without having to undergo expensive medical treatment. Vinamy.com recently reviewed the product and analyzed every feature which could possibly benefit its users. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Dry eyes, contrary to popular opinion, are not just limited to signs of aging anymore. As recent research have pointed out,...

2014-07-10 16:25:05

JACKSON, Wis., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lake Consumer Products, a subsidiary of Wisconsin Pharmacal Company LLC, has acquired the exclusive North American rights to a clinically tested, over-the-counter product that addresses many of the key symptoms associated with Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS). Lake Consumer Products acquired the license from Back Bay Scientific, Cambridge, Mass., a research-oriented company that develops and commercializes functional food products addressing...

2014-07-10 10:24:42

Penn State The drug letrozole results in higher birth rates in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) than the current preferred infertility treatment drug, according to a nationwide study led by Penn State College of Medicine researchers. PCOS affects 5 to 10 percent of reproductive-age women and is the most common cause of female infertility. Women affected have excessive levels of the hormone androgen, have infrequent periods, develop small cysts on the ovaries and have trouble...

2014-07-08 23:14:40

Frank N. Darras of DarrasLaw reviews the recent ceremonial draft and honor for Isaiah Austin. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 The NBA had their sights on Baylor sophomore Isaiah Austin, but word came just before the draft that Austin has Marfan syndrome. This genetic disorder affects the body’s connective tissues, which are found throughout the body. Even though Austin has been playing basketball during his years at Baylor with no complications, Marfan syndrome has the potential to...

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 the program for the upcoming 2014 Global Outreach Symposium on Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Dr. Pimentel, along with Ruchi Mathur, M.D., FRCP(C), Christopher Chang, M.D., Ph.D. and Ali Rezaie, M.D., MSc, FRCP(C)from the GI Motility Program at Cedars-Sinai,will present a one-day global...

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 & Related Diseases Inc. (Canadian MPS Society) is thrilled by Health Canada's recent approval of VIMIZIM(TM) (elosulfase alfa), the first and only pharmaceutical treatment option available for long-term enzyme replacement therapy in patients with a confirmed diagnosis of Mucopolysaccharidosis IVA (MPS...

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. (NASDAQ:BMRN) announced today that Health Canada has approved VIMIZIM(TM)(elosulfase alfa) for long-term enzyme replacement therapy in patients with a confirmed diagnosis of mucopolysaccharidosis IVA (MPS IVA), also known as Morquio A syndrome. The approval makes VIMIZIM the first and only pharmaceutical...


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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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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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