Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressive (FOP) is a rare, but devastating genetic disease where bone is grown within soft tissue, such as skeletal muscle. Accordingly, it is also known as Stone Man Syndrome, since the patient's body ossifies into a statue-like state. Show More Summary
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Far-left The Nation editor Katrina Vanden Heuvel was still exhibiting signs of Bush Derangement Syndrome on Sunday's Reliable Sources as she appeared on the CNN show to discuss Donald Trump's claims of seeing thousands of Muslims inShow More Summary
“You have no concept of how your life is going to be blessed.”
Prader-Willi Syndrome is a rare genetic condition characterized by a perpetual feeling of hunger that can lead to theft and binge eating to the point of bursting the lining of the stomach.
A business man with a high-flying career and a lovely porsche swapped out his life of luxury in order to spend more time with his terminally ill daughter and travel around the world. He says that he has never been happier. Vicky Silk was diagnosed with Down’s Syndrome when she was born and suffered from... Show More Summary
A&E has a new reality show "illustrating the every day lives of individuals with Down Syndrome" that starts on December 9th. The show is called Born This Way!One of the cast members is Steven Clark, the son of my college roommate.I'm biased but I think Steven will be the star of show. Show More Summary
By: Agata Blaszczak Boxe Published: 11/25/2015 10:14 AM EST on LiveScience The headaches, fatigue and other symptoms of premenstrual syndrome may be more than just a monthly aggravation — they may also signal greater future health problems...Show More Summary
When Charlie Haden had become confined to home when too ill to travel from the effects of post-polio syndrome, he started listening to tapes of his previous concerts and discovered the performances he had made with the Cuban pianist, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, at the Blue Note in Tokyo in 2005. Show More Summary
Atom by atom, researchers reveal the structure of CAP-Gly, a protein that binds to the latticework of microtubules in our cells. When mutations occur in CAP-Gly, neurological diseases and disorders occur, including Perry syndrome and distal spinal bulbar muscular dystrophy.
Trump Derangement Syndrome in action…’ The Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia commemorates a stretch of land where Civil... The post Unreal. Trump Golf Course Posts Memorial to Civil War – Liberals Don’t Like It appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
HOUSTON -- (Nov. 25, 2015) - Gene duplications are a common cause of intellectual disabilities and autism as well as various other neurological disorders. In a new study that appears online in the journal Nature, Dr. Huda Zoghbi, professor...Show More Summary
The methyl CpG binding protein 2 gene (MECP2) produces a protein of the same name, the level of which is critical for normal brain function. Mutations leading to protein under-expression cause Rett Syndrome while gene duplication causing over-expression lead to MECP2 Duplication Syndrome. Both disorders are severely debilitating childhood neurological diseases. read more
Crush syndrome may be in the title of this episode, but post-traumatic stress disorder is the condition driving the storytelling. Jessica Jones had an emotionally charged debut by committing to the character’s damaged mental health,Show More Summary
University of North Carolina School of Medicine collaborators uncovered an epigenetic mechanism that could be the cause of painful chronic ear infections that plague people with chromosomal and genetic conditions.
People suffering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) could experience higher levels of visual stress than those without the condition, according to new research from the University of Leicester. CFS, also known as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis...Show More Summary
AMHERST, Mass. ¬- In the first prospective study to consider premenstrual syndrome (PMS) as a possible sentinel for future risk of hypertension, epidemiologist Elizabeth Bertone-Johnson and colleagues in the School of Public Health and...Show More Summary
Either I have Stockholm Syndrome from ten Monday nights spent watching Blindspot, or the final five minutes of this midseason finale were actually delightful. Before we get to the good stuff, though, here's a short recap of where the season stands: Saul Guererro is toast. Patterson's lovely boyfriend David has been... More »
“Sunrise” suffers a bit from Second Episode Syndrome. While it does advance the story on several fronts, much of the hour is given over to reinforcing what we’ve already learned from the pilot. This is not an uncommon technique in serialized television, it just tends to stand out more in the era of the binge-watch. Show More Summary
Photographer Ceridwen Hughes hopes her latest project will enhance the lives of children with rare conditions and disabilities. Hughes' 8-year-old son Isaac has Moebius syndrome, a neurological condition that causes facial paralysis and affects between 1 in 50,000 and 1 in 500,000 newborns. Show More Summary