Confidence-boosting wish for girl
Chloe Rush, who was diagnosed with Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome in 2011 when she was 13 years old, is living with eye tumours and two tumours in her brain. Mother Michelle said the teenager lost a lot of confidence while coming to terms with the ...
Newmarket Journal - Fri, 22 May 2015 05:33

Cure close at hand
Inherited mutations associated with certain familial syndromes such as. Li-Fraumeni syndrome, Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome, Fanconi anaemia syndrome, Noonan syndrome and Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome also increase the risk of childhood cancer.
Deccan Herald - Fri, 22 May 2015 09:41



Public Release: 27-Apr-2015 TSRI study: Nerve cells and blood vessels in eye ...
LA JOLLA, CA - April 27, 2015 - A new study from scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) shows that nerve cells and blood vessels in the eye constantly "talk" to each other to maintain healthy blood flow and prevent disease. "It turns out ...
EurekAlert (press release) - Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:52

Nerve Cells and Blood Vessels in Eye 'Talk' to Prevent Disease
Newswise (press release) - Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:00

TSRI Study: Nerve Cells and Blood Vessels in Eye 'Talk' to Prevent Disease
For an even better understanding of VEGF production in those cells, the researchers investigated the role of a protein called VHL (von Hippel-Lindau), which normally keeps HIF levels low. After knocking out the gene to produce VHL in amacrine and ...
HealthCanal.com - Tue, 28 Apr 2015 03:07

Von Hippel-Lindau Disease - A Case Report and Review of Literature
The familial form of the common clear-cell variant of RCC is von Hippel-Lindau disease. Major manifestations include the development of RCC, pheochromocytoma, retinal angiomas, and hemangioblastomas of the brain stem, cerebellum, or spinal cord [1].
UroToday - Thu, 14 Feb 2013 03:48



The more we know about rare diseases, the more likely we are to find safe and ...
Recently The National Organization for Rare Diseases (NORD), has teamed up with the patient advocacy group that represents people with the rare disease known as Von Hippel Lindau disease. This is a condition with many debilitating symptoms that also ...
FDA.gov (blog) - Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:00



Southern Alberta woman is ready to fight rare disease
Five years ago, 32-year old Erin Matt was finally beginning her teaching career, when her life was turned upside down. Matt had a massive brain tumor and underwent a successful surgery, but shortly later was diagnosed with a rare condition called Von ...
Globalnews.ca - Tue, 02 Dec 2014 14:35



Spoiler alert! Scott Foley reacts to Scandal's latest shocking twist
The 42-year-old actor played Captain Jacob 'Jake' Ballard for 46 episodes until his apparent 'death' by stabbing. 'So, there it is. Thank you Twitter for tonight and all of the Thursday nights. It's such an honor. #Scandal,' he wrote to his 258K followers.
Daily Mail - Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:43


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