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Genetics Home Reference: LEOPARD syndrome by Posted Mon 25 Apr 2011 3:56pm On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Treatment Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed April 2011 What is LEOPARD syndrome? LEOPARD syndrome is a condition that affects many ar ... Read on »
Stem Cells Used to Create Cells to Study Heart Condition by Posted Mon 21 Jun 2010 11:25am Researchers have made stem cell lines from patients with LEOPARD syndrome, a rare developmental disorder. The accomplishment is a major step toward using stem cells to model disease pathways and test potential treatments. Heart cells derived from LEOPARD syndrome iPS cells. Heart muscle fibers are stained red. Image co ... Read on »
Research Matters 2010 Recap by Posted Mon 10 Jan 2011 12:01pm Clinical Breakthroughs Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Human Disease Alzheimer's Disease Signature Seen in Spinal Fluid Levels of 2 proteins in cerebrospinal fluid might be used to identify people with Alzheimer's disease before they show clinical symptoms. A distinct Alzhe ... Read on »
Somatic mutations in cancer and genetic syndromes by Dr. Ramunas J. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 29 Jun 2008 2:08pm As for clinical geneticist, traditionally concerned more with germline (hereditary) mutations and disease, it might be strange to search through somatic mutation (or acquired) databases. But it is obvious that understanding of cancer genetics can not be limited to only germline or somatic mutations – it must be combined approach. And then you s ... Read on »
Rhadoid Tumor Predisposition Syndrome: A recently defined genetic syndrome by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Mon 19 Jan 2009 1:19am 1 Comment With all the hullabaloo surrounding the 2007 revision of the World Health Organization Classification of Tumors of the Central Nervous System (4th edition), the fact that the WHO consensus committee also recognized a new genetic syndrome got lost in the mix. Here's the scoop on the new syndrome: Rhabdoid Tumor Predisposition Syndrome (RTPS) is ... Read on »
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 1 in 1000 people Carpal Tunnel Syndrome:4 to 10 million Americans by Helge V. K. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:41pm Carpal Tunnel Syndrome : "This syndrome is a set of symptoms caused by compression (squashing) of the median nerve in the carpal tunnel. About 1 in 1000 people develop this syndrome each year . Most cases occur in people in their 40's and 50's, but it can occur at any age. It is also common during pregnancy. Women are affected 2-3 times more oft ... Read on »
Syndrome Syndrome (part 2) by Jodi Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:33pm May 1st was Blogging against Disablism Day and I posted this . Well, I guess I'm not done with the subject. It got me thinking about a day a few years back when I happened to drive Kellen to school and walked him into his busy general ed classroom. His regular paraeducator was sick and so there was a substitute. Here is how the exchange went: ... Read on »
Scotopic Sensitivity Syndrome (Irlen Syndrome) by Roger Wheaton Posted Wed 10 Dec 2008 12:34am This is a broadly defined visual perceptual disorder affecting primarily reading and writing based activities. Because of this it is sometimes categorized as a form of dyslexia. However, bestselling author, Donna Williams, in her book, Like Colour To The Blind, wrote about her experience with tinted lenses after being diagnosed with Irlen Syndr ... Read on »
Nuts Combat Metabolic Syndrome (Syndrome X) by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 29 Dec 2008 4:37pm Nuts are concentrated sources of fat and calories, but they are high in monounsaturated fats which are healthful. A new study from Spain shows that adding nuts to a Mediterranean diet helps to reverse Metabolic syndrome, defined as having three or more of the following: 1) abdominal obesity, 2) high triglycerides, 3) low HDL (good) cholesterol, 4) ... Read on »
Vitamins, Supplements Boost Syndrome X ? Every Syndrome is X! by Free Diet Plans Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 07 Sep 2010 1:54pm <div xmlns=""><P>Here's a report about a supplement that is a powder concentrate from strawberries (not unlike <A title="Juice Plus | Reducing Risk" href="">Juice Plus+</A>® except this is one fruit instead of several) that helps those with Syndrome X. Now, I have a problem ... Read on »