|Lisa's bald statement for Amy|
WIRRAL mother-of-four Lisa Smedley is preparing to lose all her hair as a statement of love and solidarity with Cockayne Syndrome victim Amy Garton-Hughes. Thirty three-year-old Lisa's luxuriant brown hair hangs half-way down her back, but she is ready ...
Wirral Globe - Sat, 15 Feb 2014 00:02
|Family will honour Bicester boy who died of rare disease, by helping his charities|
Thomas was diagnosed with Cockayne Syndrome, which causes premature ageing, in 2007. The degenerative condition, which prevents normal growth and affects the nervous system, meant that his life expectancy was severely shortened. His devastated ...
Bicester Advertiser - Thu, 06 Mar 2014 22:56
|DNA Damage Scout|
People who have mutations in this pathway suffer from conditions called xerodema pigmentosum or Cockayne syndrome, in which their cells cannot fix damage caused by ultraviolet radiation or other mutagens. Exposure to sunlight in xeroderma ...
Scientist - Tue, 11 Feb 2014 10:34