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A cluster of mutations in neurofibromatosis is an important risk factor for severe symptoms - Science Daily



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A cluster of mutations in neurofibromatosis is an important risk factor for severe symptoms 
Science Daily
This new study is just the fourth association between specific mutations and specific symptoms that have been discovered for neurofibromatosis type 1. Such an association is known as a genotype-phenotype correlation. Finding these correlations is ...
Mutations in Cluster of NF1 Codons Associated With More Severe ... GenomeWeb
A cluster of mutations in neurofibromatosis is important risk factor for ... Medical Xpress

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Woman with 6,000 tumours all over her body makes remarkable ... - Metro



Metro
 
Woman with 6,000 tumours all over her body makes remarkable ... 
Metro
A mother who was mocked for decades because of the 6,000 tumours covering her face and body has shared pictures of her incredible results from surgery. Libby Huffer, 45, battles with neurofibromatosis, a genetic neurological disorder causing non ...
Mum cruelly branded a 'toad' due to thousands of tumours covering ... The Sun

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Raise money for neurofibromatosis at Virginia Beach Undie Run - Southside Daily



Southside Daily
 
Raise money for neurofibromatosis at Virginia Beach Undie Run 
Southside Daily
No pants, no problem at the third annual Cupid's Undie Run in Virginia Beach next month. The Feb. 10 low-key, one-mile run is held worldwide to raise awareness for neurofibromatosis, or NF, and 100 percent of the net proceeds go towards NF research ...

 


Children's Tumor Foundation Launches I Know a Fighter 5K Tour - Benzinga



Children's Tumor Foundation Launches I Know a Fighter 5K Tour 
Benzinga
The temperatures outside may still be in the single digits, but the Children's Tumor Foundation is looking forward to warmer days ahead, with the announcement of an exciting new 5K race tour called the "I Know a Fighter 5K" to raise awareness and funds ...

 


Raising awareness through art - Norfolk Daily News



Norfolk Daily News
 
Raising awareness through art 
Norfolk Daily News
HENRY MINDRUP checking the weather with a gauge when he was 10. His mother, Rachel Mindrup of Omaha, began painting portraits of people with neurofibromatosis as a way to raise awareness for the disorder her son was diagnosed with as an infant ...

 


Neurofibromatosis Treatment Market to Witness an Outstanding Growth by 2023 - Digital Journal



Neurofibromatosis Treatment Market to Witness an Outstanding Growth by 2023 
Digital Journal
Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 12/27/2017 -- Neurofibromatosis is a genetic condition that disrupts the cell growth in your nervous system, causing formation of tumors on nerve tissue. These formed tumors may develop anywhere in the nervous system of the ...

 


Mother with THOUSANDS of tumors all over her body undergoes grueling surgery to finally get rid of the bumps that ... - Daily Mail



Daily Mail
 
Mother with THOUSANDS of tumors all over her body undergoes grueling surgery to finally get rid of the bumps that ... 
Daily Mail
A mother with thousands of tumors all over her body has undergone surgery to get ride of the painful bumps that she says have left her feeling 'like a circus freak'. Libby Huffer, 46, suffers from a rare condition called Neurofibromatosis, which caused ...

 


Signs of autism emerge early in babies with related condition - Spectrum



Spectrum
 
Signs of autism emerge early in babies with related condition 
Spectrum
Infants who have neurofibromatosis type 1, a genetic condition linked to autism, show motor difficulties and communication delays at 10 months of age, according to the first study to thoroughly characterize these babies. The work suggests that motor ...

 


Marlborough woman trying to raise $9K for high-tech glasses - MetroWest Daily News



MetroWest Daily News
 
Marlborough woman trying to raise $9K for high-tech glasses 
MetroWest Daily News
The glasses would provide an element of safety for Gregory ? who has neurofibromatosis. She fell down an escalator at an airport in Virginia last month and fractured six ribs. Doctors found a tumor on Gregory's optic nerve when she was 5 years old. A ...

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Welcome Matt: Will you drop your pants for charity? - The Daily News Online



Welcome Matt: Will you drop your pants for charity? 
The Daily News Online
Cupid's Charity raises money to fund research into finding a cure for neurofibromatosis. NF is a nasty disease that, as Wicks-Pierce explained, ?causes tumors to grow throughout the body, bone deformities, blindness, deafness, learning disabilities and ...