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# genetic-condition - Thursday 19 January, 2017

'We're flabbergasted': Wonder drug approved for 22-month-old baby with rare condition
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# Sma1

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

Jan 19th 2017, 9:55 PM 35,534 Views 15 Comments

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'
# SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHY
# SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHY

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

Jan 7th 2017, 7:25 AM 31,738 Views 16 Comments

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
# HAE

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

May 16th 2014, 8:00 AM 741 Views 10 Comments

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
# Cystic Fibrosis
# Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis patients begin move to new €22m unit

Jul 30th 2012, 9:28 PM 3,964 Views 11 Comments

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
# Cystic Fibrosis
# Cystic Fibrosis

New drug for cystic fibrosis approved by European regulators

Jul 28th 2012, 12:29 PM 4,277 Views 7 Comments

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