Tag Archives: Disorder

‘I was devastated beyond belief, our whole family was’ – Irish mum opens up about her son’s rare disorder

So uncommon is his condition, that it took four years for him to be diagnosed, as many of the signs are similar to autism. But his mum says that despite the many issues he deals with, he is still a very happy little boy. “Harry has a mutation of the SOX 5 gene and when… Read More »

FDA approves Clinuvel’s rare genetic disorder treatment, shares at record high

(Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Australian drugmaker Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals Ltd’s treatment for a rare inherited disorder that causes skin damage from exposure to light, sending its shares to a record high on Wednesday. The treatment, Scenesse, is an under-the-skin implant that treats erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP), a painful disorder that causes the… Read More »

Psychotherapy leads in treating post-traumatic stress disorder

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a common, often debilitating mental health condition that occurs in some people who have experienced trauma. It can have a negative impact on mood, mimicking depression, and is characterized by petrifying episodes in which affected people re-experience trauma. New research suggests psychotherapy may provide a long-lasting reduction of distressing symptoms.… Read More »