Ana is a molecular biologist enthusiastic about innovation and communication. In her role as a science writer she wishes to bring the advances in medical science and technology closer to the public, particularly to those most in need of them. Ana holds a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Lisbon, Portugal, where she focused her research on molecular biology, epigenetics and infectious diseases.
Few nephrologists in Russia are aware of Fabry disease, which is a problem that could be addressed by screening and diagnosing at-risk patients with end-stage renal disease who are undergoing hemodialysis. ... Read more
Patients with mild Fabry disease do not have a higher prevalence or severity of obstructive sleep apnea when compared with the general population, a study suggests. However, these patients experience more daytime sleepiness ... Read more
Although most women with Fabry disease have mild but typical manifestations, many are not prescribed enough treatment, including enzyme replacement therapy (ERT), according to a Spanish study. The study, “Clinical ... Read more
Genetic and enzymatic screening of people in Spain revealed that the real prevalence of Fabry disease is likely underestimated, and that late diagnosis is detrimental to patients because of ... Read more
Personalized care with timely treatment and regular monitoring should be given to adults with Fabry disease to prevent irreversible tissue damage and organ failure, a study reported. Researchers gathered ... Read more
Potential pain-associated pathways and new therapeutic targets have been found in a mouse model of Fabry disease, which has altered expression of hundreds of genes in its nerve cells. ... Read more
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