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rare disease

NIH scientists uncover genetic explanation for frustrating syndrome

“This work suggests that multiple alpha tryptase gene copies might underlie health issues that affect a substantial number of people,” said NIAID Director Anthony S. Fauci, M.D. “Identifying one genetic cause for high tryptase opens the door for us to develop strategies for...
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AGENT ORANGE/DIOXIN COMMITTEE REPORT: Operation Flyswatter

Malathion is the name of an organophosphate insecticide used in Vietnam to combat mosquitoes. Organophosphates were first developed in the late 1930s by Nazi Germany as chemical warfare agents (nerve gas). VX nerve gas and Sarin gas are well-known examples. Organophosphates...
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Social Security: Fast-tracked disability process adds 35 medical conditions

With the addition of 35 new Compassionate Allowances conditions involving cancers and rare diseases, there now are a total of 200 disabling conditions that qualify for Social Security’s expedited disability process. Compassionate Allowances allows quick identification of diseases...
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