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FOR ORPHAN DRUG ACT AND NORD: A DAY TO REMEMBER AND CELEBRATE Rare Disease Patient Advocates Celebrate 30th Anniversary Today Washington DC, January 4, 2013----Thirty years ago today, President Ronald Reagan signed the Orphan Drug Act into law to encourage the development of treatments for the millions of Americans with rare diseases. The new law represented a triumph of patient advocat...

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Retta Beery posted on February 13, 2013
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Retta Beery posted on February 13, 2013
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Whole-genome Sequencing Tracks Hospital Outbreak in Real Time August 22, 2012 As posted in Genome Web Daily News Type size:-+ Email Printer-friendly version RSS Feed By Monica Heger NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A study published today inScience Translational Medicine shows how whole-genome sequencing in real time during a...

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Retta Beery posted on August 22, 2012
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Study Finds Genetic Testing Does Not Lead to Increased Healthcare Use July/August 2012 Type size:-+ Email Printer-friendly version RSS Feed By Ciara Curtin One concern surrounding increased and widespread genetic testing is that it could lead to increased use of an already strained healthcare system in the US. However, multiplex g...

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Retta Beery posted on July 31, 2012
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FeedSee videos on YouTubeBecome a fan on FacebookFollow us on: Cancer Care | Personalized Healthcare The Genetics of Cancer What will medical breakthroughs mean for you? By Brian J. Bolwell, MD | 7/26/12 6:00 a.m.   What if you could take a pill twice a day to treat cancer instead of going through surgery or other difficult treatments? ...

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Retta Beery posted on July 31, 2012
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inShare Ion Torrent Named First Entrant in Genomics X Prize Competition ...

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Retta Beery posted on July 23, 2012
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By Esther Carey Special to Federal News Radio Members at all levels of the federal government are concerned about the effects potential sequestration could have on various governmental agencies if it goes into effect in January. Francis Collins, director of National Institutes of Health, told a House Energy and Commerce subcommitteethis week that he worries about what cuts may have to be ma...

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Retta Beery posted on July 02, 2012
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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institutes of Health has pledged $275 million to fund two multi-year research programs, including studies to discover the causes and cures for rare diseases and how extracellular RNA is involved in disease, NIH said today. The new strategic funding from NIH's Common Fund includes $145 million for the Undiagnosed Diseases Program, or UDP, and $130 mil...

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Retta Beery posted on July 01, 2012
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By AMY DOCKSER MARCUS The cost of mapping a person's full genetic profile has been dropping quickly. Now, doctors are struggling with a new question: how to use the information to improve people's health. Genetic profiling, known as genome sequencing, already is helping researchers diagnose rare or mysterious illnesses. Other specialists use the process to tailor drug therapies for advan...

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Retta Beery posted on May 14, 2012
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College Or Funeral Is Mother’s Wish Denied On DNA Results By John Lauerman - May 13, 2012 9:01 PM PT Camilla Grondahl asked genetics researcher Gholson Lyon a simple, heartbreaking question: Was she carrying a lethal gene that might kill her unborn baby? Grondahl, 29, didn’t want to terminate her pregnancy, which began in 2010. She just wanted to know what the scientist knew. Enl...

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Retta Beery posted on May 13, 2012
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