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#genetic condition

# genetic-condition - Thursday 19 January, 2017

'We're flabbergasted': Wonder drug approved for 22-month-old baby with rare condition

Last night, the HSE approved a programme that could save the lives of two baby girls.

# genetic-condition - Saturday 7 January, 2017

'If she gets another chest infection she probably won't make it, that’s the reality'

Nellie and Lara are the only two children in Ireland with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 1 – an extremely rare genetic condition.

# genetic-condition - Friday 16 May, 2014

Opinion: Misdiagnosed and misunderstood – the dramatic swelling disorder that can be fatal HAE

Opinion: Misdiagnosed and misunderstood – the dramatic swelling disorder that can be fatal

Hereditary Angioedema is a rare inherited genetic condition which causes huge swelling on any part of the body, but it is frequently misdiagnosed.

# genetic-condition - Monday 30 July, 2012

Cystic fibrosis patients begin move to new €22m unit

The new specialised facility at Dublin’s St Vincent’s Hospital comes after an eight-year campaign to provide those suffering with the condition with better care.

# genetic-condition - Saturday 28 July, 2012

New drug for cystic fibrosis approved by European regulators

Regulators in Ireland must now approve the drug ahead of negotiations between the drug’s manufacturer and the HSE regarding pricing.