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Romney wins big in Florida, routing Gingrich

...than anticipated, because of the hospitalization of his 3-year-old daughter with pneumonia. The girl has a rare genetic disorder, Trisomy 18.Santorum and Paul both also campaigned in Colorado on Tuesday as Florida Republicans were voting. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2012-01-31/romney-wins-bi
Gene hunt finds source of facial, urinary malady

Chasing down the cause of a very rare genetic disorder to a single gene could have implications for other urinary disorders and even how muscles and nerves interact, researchers at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2010-06-04/gene-hunt-finds-source-facia
Health | Metro | Medical College of Georgia | Health Care
Mom, child doing well year after kidney donation

...ultrasounds what kind of kidney function she would have when she was born."The doctors diagnosed Ellie with a rare genetic disorder called multicystic dysplastic kidney disease. She was born with less than 25 percent of the kidney function of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2010-03-14/mom-child-doing-well-year-af
Health | Health Care
Amen corner: A walk for Emma

...organized a 5-kilometer walk/run to benefit epidermolysis bullosa patients and their families. The condition is a rare genetic disorder that causes blisters to develop on the skin.WHEN: 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 6WHERE: West Acres Baptist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2010-01-29/amen-corner-walk-emma
Your Faith | Life
Palmeiro to release information to Congress

...on Palmeiro's claims that he ingested the drug unwittingly. In medicine, stanozolol has been used to treat a rare genetic disorder called hereditary angioedema, which causes episodes of swelling in body parts, most notably the hands, feet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/04/bas_443373.shtml
Baseball
Calorie-wary consumers are boosting business for sweetener maker

...effects such as headaches. Aspartame has repeatedly been deemed safe for consumption except by people who have the rare genetic disorder phenylketonuria. Ms. Neufang, the McNeil spokeswom- an, wouldn't speculate on long-term affects of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/17/bus_450502.shtml
Business
Girl with rare disease doesn't know pain

...tiny number of people in the world known to have congenital insensitivity to pain with anhidrosis, or CIPA - a rare genetic disorder that makes her unable to feel pain. "Some people would say that's a good thing. But no, it's not," says...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/01/met_433081.shtml
Metro
Bone marrow transplants effective against weak immune systems

...marrow transplants from relatives can extend the lives of children born with an extremely weak immune system, a rare genetic disorder that once was considered almost always fatal, a study found. Doctors have known since 1968 that bone marrow transplants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/18/tec_253784.shtml
XXX Technology
Swiggett back on field after rare bone disorder

...For Swiggett, it was much worse - and it ended his quarterback career. Swiggett has fibrous dysplasia, a rare genetic disorder in which the inside of a person's bone fills with fluid or fibrous material and reduces bone density. The affected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/07/col_394754.shtml
College
Storyteller Kevin Kling adjusts to a new life after accident

...talking on the phone, just laughing his head off. It just was such a common memory." Kling was born with a rare genetic disorder, TARS (thrombocytopenia-absent radius syndrome). He had no left thumb and has worn a brace on his left arm...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/06/art_394415.shtml
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