Dec. 9, 2019
TOPIC: Featured News
Posted by Valaree DonFrancesco
On Saturday, December 7, the Washington Post‘s Erin Blakemore profiled NORD’s Rare Disease Database and website, rarediseases.org, in the paper’s Health column. The following is an excerpt from the article:
“The database contains reports on more than 1,200 of the disorders, from Aarskog syndrome, a rare genetic condition that produces facial, skeletal and genital abnormalities, to Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, which causes tumors that stimulate the production of stomach acid. It covers just about everything, such as symptoms, affected populations, diagnoses and known therapies.
The article in its entirety can be read here.