UA scientists uncover biological processes leading to rare brain disorder in babies
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 UA scientists uncover biological processes leading to rare brain disorder in babiesUA scientists uncover biological processes leading to rare brain disorder in babies
 
Babies born with pontocerebellar hypoplasia type Ib often do not survive past one year. Born with an underdeveloped brain, infants struggle to move, feed and even breathe.
 
   Researchers use new methods to optimize treatments for tuberculosis meningitisResearchers use new methods to optimize treatments for tuberculosis meningitis
 
Although relatively rare in the United States, and accounting for fewer than 5 percent of tuberculosis cases worldwide, TB of the brain--or tuberculosis meningitis (TBM)--is often deadly, always hard to treat, and a particular threat to young children.
 
   Study provides new understanding of mysterious 'hereditary swelling'Study provides new understanding of mysterious 'hereditary swelling'
 
An upper arm that swells to twice its normal size. A stomach that inexplicably swells up causing colic pain, vomiting or diarrhea. Or a life-threatening variant with severe swelling of the face, lips, tongue and larynx, bringing the risk of obstructed airways and death by suffocation.
 
 Study uncovers new genetic clues to frontotemporal dementia
 
Study uncovers new genetic clues to frontotemporal dementiaUnlike the more common Alzheimer's disease, frontotemporal dementia tends to afflict young people. It accounts for an estimated 20 percent of all cases of early-onset dementia.
 
 
 LAM Pharmaceutical receives approval to sell it's wound gel in China
 
LAM Pharmaceutical receives approval to sell it's wound gel in ChinaLAM Pharmaceutical, a biomedical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel wound healing and transdermal drug delivery systems, announced today that the Chinese State Food and Drug Administration ("SFDA") has granted approval for the importation and sale of its patented LAM IPM Wound Gel(TM) in China
 
 
 New way to trace the transmission histories of rare genetic diseases
 
New way to trace the transmission histories of rare genetic diseasesThere are only 25 people in the whole of Quebec at the moment who have a rare recessive genetic disease called chronic atrial and intestinal dysrhythmia. It is a serious disease that affects both heart rate and intestinal movements.
 
 
 Recent findings on rare genetic disorder may help develop new treatment options
 
Recent findings on rare genetic disorder may help develop new treatment optionsFresh discoveries about a rare genetic disorder that affects mainly boys may inform the development of therapies to treat the condition.
 
 
 Chronic kidney disease rates are increasing faster than other noninfectious diseases
 
Chronic kidney disease rates are increasing faster than other noninfectious diseasesAdvances in treating cancer, heart disease and other major health conditions in recent decades have extended life spans for millions of people.