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Genetic Condition (INACTIVE)

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  • Asthma medicine shows promise for Down syndrome in mice tests [Updated]

    Asthma medicine shows promise for Down syndrome in mice tests [Updated]
    [This post has been corrected. See note at bottom.] A federally approved drug already being inhaled by asthma patients may make mice with Down syndrome smarter, according to a new study. Researchers chose to test the widely manufactured...
  • Boy with uncommon courage loses ‘halo’ bolted to his head, gains hope

     
    By Genaro Molina, Los Angeles Times In our line of work as photojournalists we might witness tragedy, triumph, joy and misery all in the same day. There has been no shortage of this in my 30-plus years in journalism. We are often in the front row to...
  • Sequencing baby's genome: a help in treatment or too much information?

    Sequencing baby's genome: a help in treatment or too much information?
    Diapers? Check. Infant car seat? Check. Comprehensive genome analysis? Roger that, too. For thousands of newborns born in and around Boston; San Francisco; Kansas City, Missouri; and North Carolina over the next several years, a full genomic...
  • Fighting diseases with genetic therapy

     Fighting diseases with genetic therapy
    Genes make us who we are — in sickness and in health. We get our genetic makeup from our parents, of course, but in the future, we might be getting genes from our doctors too. Imagine your doctor promising to cure your cancer or heart disease by...
  • Foundation mends Vietnamese hearts that may have been stricken by wartime use of Agent Orange

    Foundation mends Vietnamese hearts that may have been stricken by wartime use of Agent Orange
    As she so often does, Marichia Simcik Arese will host one of her unusual crafts boutiques this weekend at her Pacific Palisades home. And two days after that she will head for Vietnam to encourage the disabled young artists who create chic water bottle...
  • Dr. Lester Breslow dies at 97; UCLA dean was 'Mr. Public Health'

    Dr. Lester Breslow dies at 97; UCLA dean was 'Mr. Public Health'
    Dr. Lester Breslow, the UCLA researcher who became known as "Mr. Public Health" because of his research emphasizing the beneficial effects of avoiding certain behaviors, such as smoking, overeating and failing to exercise regularly, has died. He was 97....
  • PASSINGS: Paul Steven Miller

    PASSINGS: Paul Steven Miller
    Paul Steven Miller Lawyer was disability rights expert Paul Steven Miller, 49, a lawyer who was born with a genetic condition that made him a dwarf and who later became an expert on disability rights, died of cancer Tuesday at his home in the Seattle...
  • Southland students meet Obama during national science competition

     
    The high school seniors thought meeting President Obama was the coolest part of their trip to Washington. That was until a handful of them walked away with tens of thousands of dollars in prize money at Tuesday evening’s Intel Science......
  • Courteney Cox and Nicole Kidman curate sales on Rue La La

     
    Members-only shopping destination Rue La La has teamed up with celebrity moms Courtney Cox and Nicole Kidman to curate online boutique. All proceeds go to charity....
  • Robert Horry's 17-year-old daughter passes away

     
    After living her life with a rare genetic condition, Ashlyn Horry, the daughter of former Lakers forward Robert Horry, died Tuesday at age 17. Ashlyn was born on April 2, 1994 with severe respiratory issues and eventually was diagnosed with the 1p36...
  • Caught in the Web: The Times' Bill Plaschke proposes the Lakers make a trade for Dwight Howard

     
    --The Times' Bill Plaschke proposes the Lakers trade Andrew Bynum and Lamar Odom for Dwight Howard and J.J. Redick. --The Times' Broderick Turner talks to former Laker Robert Horry about the passing of his 17-year-old daughter, Ashlyn, who spent her...