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2013-12-31 23:04:18

With a simplified yet engaging design, the new site for the Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation (EDNF) connects Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) patients and advocates across the globe. Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Nonprofit health organization, Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation (EDNF), has unveiled a striking new website created by award-winning DC web design firm, Blue Water Media. Built in the Drupal content management system, https://ednf.org helps the EDNF promote its mission...

2013-12-24 23:03:18

Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder, Sharon Kleyne, Offers Tips for Preventing Dry Eyes. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 From the moment of birth, for land organisms, life on Earth is a constant struggle to avoid drying out. According to water and health researcher Sharon Kleyne, the better educated we are about the drying out or dehydration process, the better able we are to slow it down. One organ that is particularly vulnerable to dehydration is the eyes. Despite the critical...

2013-12-24 23:02:44

Dr. Yakov Perper and Dr. Kostas Rizopoulos discuss Interventional Pain Management with attendees. Astoria, NY (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 On December 18th, Dr. Yakov Perper of Astoria Pain Management was a Guest Speaker at Hands-On Physical Therapy's bi-monthly Wine & Cheese "Help You Help Yourself" Seminar, where he spoke about Interventional Pain Management, and what people can do to overcome their pain and regain control of their lives. Dr. Perper is the inventor of a...

2013-12-23 23:21:13

Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Offers Tips for Reducing Anxiety by Keeping Eyes Hydrated. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Putting a wet, warm compress on the eyes is relaxing to most people. The reason, according to water and eye researcher Sharon Kleyne, goes well beyond the relaxation of lying down and closing one’s eyes. According to Kleyne, there is a definite link between stress, dry eye and dehydration. Dry eye is a common stress reaction and conversely,...

2013-12-19 23:20:37

The Elton John AIDS Foundation has awarded the School of Public Health at Georgia State University a $50,000 grant to support training of ex-offenders to work with high-risk populations affected by HIV/AIDS. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 The Elton John AIDS Foundation has awarded the School of Public Health at Georgia State University a $50,000 grant to support training of ex-offenders to work with high-risk populations affected by HIV/AIDS. As a result, neighborhoods in metro...

2013-12-19 08:28:12

Largest published clinical dataset in twins of any company offering NIPT SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc., maker of the Harmony(TM) Prenatal Test, announced today the publication of two clinical studies involving twin pregnancies in Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy. The two studies provide information on how to consider use of non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) with cell-free DNA (cfDNA) in identical (monozygotic) and fraternal (dizygotic) twin...

2013-12-18 13:10:26

Researchers at the Moffitt Cancer Center have discovered a control mechanism that can trigger the development of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), a group of blood cancers.  This finding may lead to therapies capable of preventing the progression of these diseases. MDS primarily affects older individuals, with approximately 12,000 new cases diagnosed each year. In MDS, a person’s blood is not able to make one or more types of healthy blood cells — red blood cells, white blood cells or...

2013-12-16 08:27:02

Studies Show Therapy is Best Hope for Survival CLEVELAND, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Biotechnology startup Abeona Therapeutics announced today it closed $750,000 in seed financing to complete preclinical development of therapies for children with Sanfilippo Syndrome, a rare terminal genetic disorder that kills afflicted children before they reach their mid-teens. With this funding, more than $2 million has been raised to date for this initiative. Investors include...

2013-12-14 23:02:25

The physical symptoms of Premenstrual Syndrome may not be pleasant, but a study conducted by Queendom.com and PsychTests.com with their PMS Test indicates that the emotional impact can be much more debilitating. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) December 14, 2013 Cramps, bloating, and acne will often leave women wanting to curl up on their couch for a week each month, but according to 1,893 women who took Queendom.com’s PMS Test, the physical impact of Premenstrual Syndrome is not as painful as...

2013-12-14 23:00:11

Carpal Tunnel Secrets Unleashed designed by Geoffrey Hunt is the latest program that teaches people how to relieve symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) naturally and easily. Mark Kostner from the site HealthReviewCenter.com performed a detailed Carpal Tunnel Secrets Unleashed review that indicates if this program is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 14, 2013 Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a median entrapment neuropathy, which can cause numbness, paresthesia, pain, and other...


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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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