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Mother sues hospital for missed Down syndrome diagnosis and claims she would have aborted

The mother of a child with Down syndrome is suing the British National Health Service, alleging the health system failed to test her child for the condition before birth. Edyta Mordel, 33, claims her doctors did not perform a prenatal screening for Down syndrome, despite her desire for one. Mordel, who is from Poland, says… Read More »

FDA Approves Ruzurgi (amifampridine) for Children with Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

FDA Approves Ruzurgi (amifampridine) for Children with Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome Print this page May 06, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Ruzurgi (amifampridine) tablets for the treatment of Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) in patients 6 years to less than 17 years of age. This is the first FDA approval of a… Read More »

Genetics Home Reference: Smith-Kingsmore syndrome

Gordo G, Tenorio J, Arias P, Santos-Simarro F, García-Miñaur S, Moreno JC, Nevado J, Vallespin E, Rodriguez-Laguna L, de Mena R, Dapia I, Palomares-Bralo M, Del Pozo Á, Ibañez K, Silla JC, Barroso E, Ruiz-Pérez VL, Martinez-Glez V, Lapunzina P. mTOR mutations in Smith-Kingsmore syndrome: Four additional patients and a review. Clin Genet. 2018 Apr;93(4):762-775.… Read More »