Genetics Underlying Rare Syndrome Identified Genetics Underlying Rare Syndrome Identified
Deafness, blindness, albinism, and dense bones resulted from inheriting two recessive mutations in a gene already implicated in two dominant conditions of deafness and hypopigmentation.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - February 28, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Depigmentation Cases Prompt New Label Warning for ADHD Patch
After dozens of reports of skin depigmentation or hypopigmentation associated with use of the methylphenidate transdermal system marketed as Daytrana, FDA officials are requiring that a new warning be added to the medication's package label. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - June 26, 2015 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Liberia: Liberian Albinos Get Free Preventative Skin Cancer Treatment
[VOA]More than 300 albinos in Liberia have received free treatment for skin cancer prevention as part of a new government initiative. The U.S.-based National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation says that albinos living in tropical regions, such as West Africa, are at increased risk of developing skin cancer. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 26, 2013 Category: African Health Source Type: news