What is Von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome?
Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome (VHL) is a genetic disorder that is characterized by the growth of benign and malignancy tumors in the central nervous system (CNS) and viscera. This may include many different types of tumors, such haemangioblastomas, renal ...
News-Medical.net - Mon, 18 Jan 2016 14:06



Tumor Suppressor Protein May Play Key Role In Amyotropic Lateral Sclerosis
... diseases like Parkinson's disease. The current research, published in Scientific Reports, takes this a step further, explaining how TDP-43 accelerates ALS' characteristic decline in muscle strength. The research team found that the von Hippel ...
Asian Scientist Magazine - Wed, 03 Feb 2016 01:21



Teenager who saw floating black spots told she has eye AND brain tumours
She was diagnosed with Von Hippel Lindau (VHL) syndrome - a rare genetic illness which causes tumours to grow in various parts of the body. These growths are made of newly formed blood vessels - and although they are typically benign, they can cause ...
Daily Mail - Wed, 20 Jan 2016 10:31

Teen's 'eye floaters' turn out to be BLEEDING TUMOURS which have invaded her ...
Mirror.co.uk - Wed, 20 Jan 2016 02:49

Teen told black spots in vision are bleeding eye tumours that infested her body
The Sun - Wed, 20 Jan 2016 06:26



60 genetic disorders affect skin and nervous system Loyola University Health ...
Less common neurocutaneous disorders described in the article include Von Hippel-Lindau disease, hypomelanosis of Ito, pseudoxanthoma elasticum, xeroderma pigmentosum, ataxia-telangiectasia and Fabry disease. The article is titled "Neurocutaneous ...
EurekAlert (press release) - Fri, 22 Jan 2016 06:20

60 Genetic Disorders Affect Skin and Nervous System
Newswise (press release) - Thu, 21 Jan 2016 21:28



Revealing the intra-cellular mechanism underlying ALS
Kyoto, Japan -- A new study uncovering the mechanism behind amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or also Lou Gehrig's disease) has brought doctors a step closer to identifying drug targets for the malady. Tsukasa Uchida and collaborators at Kyoto ...
EurekAlert (press release) - Tue, 19 Jan 2016 06:03



The influence of genetic variants of sorafenib on clinical outcomes and toxic ...
Although the detection rate for RCC has increased due to improved diagnostic techniques, it is estimated that approximately 25% of patients already have metastatic disease at the time of diagnosis, and 30% of surgically treated patients will develop ...
Nature.com - Tue, 02 Feb 2016 02:40

Neurocutaneous disorders affect skin, nervous system
Neurofibromatosis is one of at least 60 genetic diseases called neurocutaneous disorders that involve the skin, central nervous system, and/or peripheral nervous system, researchers from Loyola University Medical Center and Loyola University Chicago ...
News-Medical.net - Sun, 24 Jan 2016 22:00



Kim Stricklin, 49
Kimberly A. “Kim” Stricklin, 49, of Stafford County passed away on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016 at Mary Washington Hospital with her family at her side after a lifelong and courageous battle with Von Hippel-Lindau Disease. Kim grew up in Stafford County.
Patch.com - Wed, 27 Jan 2016 13:47


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