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Old 06-16-2012
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Smile Share Unique or New things in Medicine or anything that you find Strange/Interesting/Worth sharing!

Just starting a thread to share things we come across during our prep or outside of prep. Things like unique medical diseases or syndromes or cases and stories. There are definitely a lot of those out there and I think we should have a dedicated thread to share those!

I'll start off this list by sharing a video I came across. It's Rett's disorder. I was trying to youtube the characteristic mid-line hand-wringing that is exhibited by these patients but then came across this eye opening video! It's absolutely amazing how every one of these disorders that we learn about are life changing for people affected by it - the patients and their friends and families.

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I feel the need to share this one, even though maybe a lot have seen this on the news already. It's such a breakthrough that I can feel the hope for those people diagnosed with AIDS.

Here's an article published a week ago

Video from last year:
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There's no easy cure, but now we know that it's possible.

I haven't seen a scholarly article about it, but I'm guessing they're talking about the homozygous CCR5 mutation?? *geek mode on*
Ha! My eyebags ain't Gucci but can sure fit Schwartz, Nelsons, and Williams in em!
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Sleep for weeks/months..? Kleine Levin syndrome

Lysogeny - Thanks for the post. I didn't see this news.. It's a good start for the CURE of AIDS.
H2P - Rett Syndrome pts (the girls) make me sad.. I hope they find a way to trt it soon.
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