Music, raffle, silent auction at fundraiser
The disease, called Cockayne Syndrome, affected Amanda's growth and development, caused her to age prematurely and made her very sensitive to sunlight, according to a previous Columbia Basin Herald story. The amount raised at the fundraiser won't be ...
Columbia Basin Herald - Tue, 20 Jan 2015 08:52



Coping with prematurely aged children: Families with Cockayne Syndrome kids ...
Families with children who suffer from Cockayne Syndrome, a rare genetic disease characterized by premature aging, gathered at the weekend in Alexandra, Virginia, to share experiences about a condition that can typically leave them feeling isolated.
Daily Mail - Mon, 05 Aug 2013 13:39

Families Of Children With Rare Genetic Disorder Cockayne Syndrome Convene ...
Medical Daily - Mon, 05 Aug 2013 16:13

Families of Children with Cockayne Syndrome Gather in Alexandria
CBS Local - Mon, 05 Aug 2013 12:41

Can Coconut Fat Keep Brains From Aging Too Fast?
β€œThe study is good news for children with Cockayne syndrome, because we do not currently have an effective treatment. Our study suggests that a high-fat diet can postpone aging processes,” says study leader Vilhelm Bohr, a professor from the Center for ...
The Epoch Times - Sun, 28 Dec 2014 08:47

Butterfly Walk to benefit Cockayne Syndrome
One year-old Eris Carroll who has cockayne syndrome, a rare terminal genetic disorder, Friday, March 28, 2014 . Some of the issues caused by the disease are premature aging, sun sensitivity, multi organ failure, cataracts, and hearing issues. The ...
Knoxville News Sentinel - Fri, 28 Mar 2014 12:49



Brothers in arms hit right note for causes
A six pub tour of Swansea saw the money split between Maggie's Cancer Care Centre at Singleton Hospital, the Amy & Friends charity supporting families and sufferers of Cockayne Syndrome, Morriston Hospital children's wards and the Marlie-Grace Roberts ...
Southwales Evening Post - Tue, 30 Dec 2014 07:22

Triad 2 Y/O Diagnosed With Rare Disease
And at a year and half, he was diagnosed with Cockayne Syndrome (Type II), which is a genetic disorder. The life expectancy for kids diagnosed with the syndrome is around five to seven years. Doctors said Caleb wouldn't speak, and he would never stand, ...
WFMY News 2 - Tue, 26 Jun 2012 13:25



High-fat Diet May Slow Down Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Premature Aging
Linked to a defect in the DNA, particularly in the CSB protein, Cockayne Syndrome causes failure in protein synthesis, and leads to dwarfism, mental retardation, hearing, and vision impairments. It has been said that our brains have the ability to ...
Science Times - Tue, 11 Nov 2014 21:37

New Cockayne syndrome discovery
Scientists of the German Cancer Research Center (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, DKFZ) have shown that the genetic defect that causes Cockayne Syndrome affects a key function of the cell – the transcription of genes coding for ribosomal RNA.
News-Medical.net - Tue, 21 Aug 2007 13:22


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