Novel Agents Increasingly Individualize CLL Care
We still use the standard criteria in terms of instating treatment that we have for years. Therefore, we do not start patients early on treatment if they have high-risk chromosome abnormalities; we only begin treatment if patients have an indication ...
OncLive - Tue, 24 Nov 2015 08:18

Benefit being held for child with chromosomal disease
It will likely be either January or February when 6-month-old Jackson Prellwitz has his next open-heart surgery. Jackson was born with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, where a small piece of a chromosome is deleted. Advertisement. Recommended for you.
Dickinson Press - Fri, 20 Nov 2015 20:49

New Diagnostic Procedures to Detect XY Mares
Closer examination via molecular methods—looking at the DNA itself—revealed a “deletion” in the SRY gene. The SRY gene, located on the Y chromosome, is responsible for sex determination. Why this gene occasionally gets deleted remains unknown, ... - Sun, 22 Nov 2015 04:56

Nebraska parents nurture child with rare disorder
PWS is a rare genetic disorder caused by a deletion of a part of chromosome 15. It often causes behavior problems, intellectual disability, short stature and constant, insatiable hunger. There is no cure. "It was a major shock," said Harmon. Love ...
SFGate - Fri, 20 Nov 2015 08:52

Team manager gets a shot at football glory
"Conner was born with a deletion of his 22nd chromosome," explains Lisa Heisserer, Conner's mom. This chromosome deletion syndrome affects one in 4,000 people. In addition to learning disabilities, it can cause serious health issues. Conner had a ...
KSDK - Sun, 08 Nov 2015 22:29

Astonishing fairy tale photos help sick kids enjoy magic moments
Faith Fowler is now 9 years old, and was born with a rare chromosome deletion. "There is no name for it, and and lot of questions are left unanswered," said Faith's mom, Brandy. "That is why Faith's Fairyography pictures are so priceless to my family ... - Thu, 05 Nov 2015 11:07

Living With a Rare Genetic Disorder
PMS, also called 22q13.3 deletion syndrome, is caused by the loss of a small piece of chromosome 22. The severity of symptoms vary, but PMS is typically characterized by developmental delays, moderate to profound intellectual disability, sleep ... - Mon, 09 Nov 2015 11:26

The great equalizer: Sports program pairs special, general-ed children
Special-needs children are paired with general-education children of similar age and ability. The concept is inspired by the belief that training together and playing together is a quick path to friendship and understanding,. Dominic has chromosome ...
Fairfield Daily Republic - Thu, 12 Nov 2015 20:34

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