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Science Magazine: Rare Diseases and Rare Opportunities
On 24 October 2014, after a daylong meeting to plan a rare disease clinical trial, Raymond Wang hopped into a cab and pulled out his… Continue Reading
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Nebraska Boy with Headache Diagnosed with Rare Disease
What his mother first thought was a harmless headache landed 7-year-old Somolon Pyle in the hospital, where he fell into a coma and was… Continue Reading
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No Diagnosis: Not Good Enough for One Mother
Emma Rose arrived August 26, 2008, very much aware of her surroundings and curious about the new world she had just entered. She suffered… Continue Reading
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Enduring 13 Surgeries for Cranio Frontal Nasal Dysplasia
by Dianne Woehnker About a month after I was born, my mom took me to the doctor for a wellness visit. At this appointment, she mentioned… Continue Reading
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RARECast: The Promise of RNAi for Hereditary Angioedema and Other Rare Diseases
  Hereditary angioedema is a rare genetic disease that causes episodes of severe swelling. The swelling can occur in the limbs, face,… Continue Reading
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How Isolation Impacts Those Suffering With Rare Disease
by Daniella Koren, for MediaPost There’s little in life as jarring as being diagnosed with a serious disease like cancer or diabetes; the… Continue Reading
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Lawyer Suffers Condition Which Caused Shoe Size to Halve Making Her Stumble and ‘Appear Drunk’
Courtesy of The Mirror A lawyer has told how her shoe size has halved due to a rare genetic disorder. Sarah-Lyn Mumberson, 27, has… Continue Reading