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Experimental Drug Reverses Effects Of Genetic Fabry Disease In Mice

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June 13, 2000
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A new experimental drug is the first treatment shown to reverse the effects in mice of a hereditary, incurable disorder called Fabry (Fah-BRAY) disease. This genetic mutation prevents cells from removing waste products that accumulate within the kidneys, heart and blood vessels. Death occurs in early adulthood from renal failure or cardiovascular complications.

Shows promise for related disorders


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