News tagged with rare genetic disease

Vitamin B12 deficiency: Tracking the genetic causes

Vitamin B12 is essential to human health. However, some people have inherited conditions that leave them unable to process vitamin B12. As a result they are prone to serious health problems, including developmental delay, ...

Aug 26, 2012
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Cause of rare growth disease discovered

A rare genetic disease which causes some parts of the body to grow excessively has been linked to a cancer-associated mutation that drives cell growth, potentially paving the way for new treatments. The research findings ...

Jun 25, 2012
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