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NIH researchers have identified and tested a molecule that shows promise as a possible treatment for Gaucher disease and Parkinson's disease.
… medical research, and is investigating the causes, treatments, and cures for both common and rare diseases. For … … Related Content … Researchers make advance in possible treatments for Gaucher, Parkinson's diseases … NIH …
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How well cancer patients fare after chemotherapy can be affected by their social interaction with other patients during treatment.
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first treatment for progeria, a rare and fatal pediatric disease, characterized by dramatic, rapid aging beginning in childhood.
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A list of resources and information on financial aid for medical treatment. ​
… 900-638-0742. … Information on financial aid for medical treatments can also be obtained from the following patient …   … Overview … Medical Care and Procedures … Medical Treatments … Medications … Insurance … Clinical Trials … …
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Dr. Philip Shaw is an investigator in the Social and Behavioral Research Branch at the National Human Genome Research Institute. ​
… discoveries into tools for prognosis and into novel treatments.     Refining the phenotype of ADHD:  The … at a clinically useful level. Secondly, we ground novel treatments for ADHD on our understanding of the neural bases … attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, ADHD, pharmacological treatments … Dr. Philip Shaw is an …
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​Pharmacogenomics combines the science of how drugs work, called pharmacology, with the science of the human genome, called genomics.​
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Pharmacogenomics is a branch of pharmacology concerned with using DNA and amino acid sequence data to inform drug development and testing.
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​Genetic research is creating new ways for people to take action and prevent disease and new ways to treat disease through personalized medicine.​ ​
… be more expensive Not everyone might have access to new treatments Keeping genetic information private Possible …
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​Genetic tests may be used to identify increased risks of health problems, to choose treatments, or to assess responses to treatments.
… to identify increased risks of health problems, to choose treatments, or to assess responses to treatments. … There are many different types of genetic … to identify increased risks of health problems, to choose treatments, or to assess responses to treatments. … Genetic …
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Doctors and researchers reunite with patient who received gene therapy for GM1 gangliosidosis.
… Fewer than 5% of rare disorders have effective treatments. GM1 gangliosidosis is amongst the majority for … gene therapy can provide long-term benefit.   Like all treatments, gene therapy has risks. Sometimes the body’s …