Many rare conditions affect suffers around the world, but the treatment for many of these conditions does suffer from a lack of research and understanding of the problems that they create. While there is no replacement for direct research, knowledge gained from examining other conditions could lead to new and more effective treatments for rare conditions.
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The health status of 1700 young adults with congenital hypothyroidism in France, has been systematically monitored. They had all received a diagnosis at birth. Unambiguous statement: screening for this disease reduces the risk of irreversible mental retardation.
Find out whats the news for patients with rare type of pancreatic cancer.
The world has close to 10,000 unknown diseases that medical practitioners the world over battle with time and again. Many others are known but still remain without a cure. The following are the rarest diseases in the world, diseases that affect very few people.