How 6 Rare Diseases Are Changing Everyday Medicine

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Sometimes, studying uncommon maladies can reveal larger insights into how our bodies work!

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Sources:
https://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/dis...
https://irp.nih.gov/blog/post/2015/06...

Osteo
https://www.thebonejournal.com/articl...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti...

Gaucher
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science...
https://rarediseases.org/rare-disease...

Niemann-Pick
https://rarediseases.org/rare-disease...
https://www.nature.com/articles/natur...
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/next/bod...
https://www.nature.com/articles/natur...

Leptin
https://www.nature.com/articles/43185
https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056...
http://www.laskerfoundation.org/media...
https://www.jax.org/strain/000632
https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/con...

Laron
http://discovermagazine.com/2013/apri...
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/aging/...
https://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/dis...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti...

plasminogen
http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/1...
http://advances.sciencemag.org/conten...
https://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/dis...

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