|Olivia Farnsworth with a rare chromosome 6 deletion doesn't eat and rarely sleeps|
She barely eats, sleeps and doesn't feel pain leading doctors to dub her the 'bionic' girl. Olivia Farnsworth baffled doctors when she was hit by car and dragged down the street but walked away without shedding a tear. The seven-year-old, who often ...
Daily Mail - Fri, 15 Jan 2016 10:08
|Mystery of BIONIC GIRL who doesn't eat, sleep or feel pain - even when hit by ...|
Express.co.uk - Fri, 15 Jan 2016 05:48
|Bravery of Huddersfield girl, 7, who feels no pain, doesn't get tired and ...|
Huddersfield Examiner - Thu, 14 Jan 2016 22:33
|'It's like she's made of steel' - Bionic girl, 7, can do WITHOUT sleep or food ...|
The Sun - Fri, 15 Jan 2016 07:33
|7-year-old dubbed “bionic girl” by doctors – suffers from rare chromosome ...|
SWNS - Fri, 15 Jan 2016 05:51
|Amazing 'bionic girl', 7, who never gets tired or hungry and can't feel pain|
Yorkshire Post - Fri, 15 Jan 2016 06:40
|Meet the schoolgirl with 'real-life superpowers' - she feels no pain, doesn't ...|
Mirror.co.uk - Fri, 15 Jan 2016 04:40
|Girl With Rare Chromosome Condition Dubbed 'Bionic' As She Rarely Sleeps Or ...|
Olivia Farnsworth has a rare chromosome condition - a chromosome 6 deletion - that has left medics and her family stunned. Olivia's mum, Niki Trepak, 32, said: "Doctors have called her the bionic girl, she's made of steel. She's got no sense of danger.
Huffington Post UK - Mon, 18 Jan 2016 04:11
|Bionic Girl: Doctors Baffled By 7-Year-Old Girl's Genetic Mutations|
The Inquisitr - Sun, 17 Jan 2016 15:14
|Syndrome that causes obesity and learning difficulties is found in six families|
As part of the study, tests on the chromosome have been carried out on zebrafish (pictured) to confirm the affect the chromosome 6 deletion leads to increased weight and mental problems. As the syndrome is so new, in terms of knowledge and research ...
Daily Mail - Fri, 05 Feb 2016 07:29
|Host Stress Drives Salmonella Recrudescence|
Deletion of scsA abolished this increase in proliferation, an effect that was restored by the complementation of scsA (ΔscsAc) (Fig. 2a). We then explained the crucial contribution of the ... Deletion of the scsA gene largely disturbed this cortisol ...
Nature.com - Tue, 09 Feb 2016 06:37
|A maternal deletion upstream of the imprint control region 2 in 11p15 causes ...|
Here we report a family with multiple offspring affected with BWS including giant omphalocoeles in which maternal transmission of a chromosomal rearrangement including an inversion and two deletions leads to hypomethylation of the imprint control ...
Nature.com - Wed, 03 Feb 2016 03:15
|He'll run circles around Denton|
When Amelie was 3, she was diagnosed with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, a disorder caused by the deletion of a small portion of chromosome 22. Many children with the syndrome experience delayed growth and speech development as well as learning ...
Denton Record Chronicle - Sat, 06 Feb 2016 21:37
|How parents adapted to son's chromosome disorder|
ABU DHABI // Rio Watson has a chromosome disorder so rare that it affects only a handful of children worldwide. Rio, 12, suffers from “1q44 deletion denovo syndrome”, which causes severe physical disabilities and affects his ability to speak and his ...
The National - Sat, 06 Feb 2016 12:26
|Boy beats survival odds, celebrates birthday by serving others|
ROY — A young boy from Roy who has a rare genetic condition is about to reach a milestone doctors didn't think he'd achieve — turning 8 years old. Merrick Kinser was born with 1p36 deletion syndrome, a chromosome disorder that typically causes severe ...
KSL.com - Thu, 04 Feb 2016 13:56