is a rare inherited autosomal recessive syndrome characterized by the onset of obesity in childhood or adolescence, Type 2 diabetes, often with severe insulin resistance, dyslipidemia, hypertension and severe multi- organ fibrosis involving the liver, kidney and heart.
Theory-of-mind in individuals with Alstrom syndrome
is related to executive functions and verbal ability.
"We were referred to Alstrom Syndrome
UK where I met other children with the condition.
New Alstrom syndrome
phenotypes based on the evaluation of 182 cases.
is a disease where the Alstrom gene - named after the Swedish scientist who discovered the syndrome - is damaged.
The other four charities benefiting this year are The Jennifer Trust for Spinal Muscular Atrophy, The AT Society (Ataxia Telangiectasia), The Haemophilia Society, Alstrom Syndrome
Several genetic disorders can increase the odds of obesity in children, including Down syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, Cushing's syndrome, Alstrom syndrome
, primary or secondary hypothyroidism, and primary hyperinsulinism.
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Rhythm Pharmaceuticals announced the enrollment of the first patient in a pivotal Phase 3 clinical trial evaluating setmelanotide, the company's first-in-class melanocortin-4, or MC4R, agonist, in Bardet-Biedl Syndrome, or BBS and Alstrom Syndrome
. The company made the announcement at its symposium.
Greater Baltimore Medical Center willhost a center of excellence for the treatment of Alstrom Syndrome
, a rare genetic condition that causes blindness, deafness and multi-organ system failure.
Biopharmaceutical corporation Prometic Life Sciences Inc (TSX:PLI) (OTCQX:PFSCF) said on Wednesday that Alstrom syndrome
could be the first approved clinical indication for its lead anti-fibrotic drug candidate, PBI-4050.
Floral tributes welcome or donations to Alstrom Syndrome