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Young people with aniridia needed for sleep research

Scientists want adolescents and young adults to take part in a study to learn more about how an aniridia-related gene affects sleep. Are you the kind of person they are recruiting? aged 10 to 20 years old with aniridia medically stable … Continue reading

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Melatonin and sleep

Katie has recorded some points about melatonin, a supplement which some people with aniridia and other conditions use to aid their sleep. Note: Katie referred to the pituitary gland when she meant the pineal gland. Jenny has previously told her … Continue reading

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James @ National Institutes of Health

Introduction Earlier this year I travelled to the USA to take part in medical research related to aniridia. It and the accompanying holiday was a very special experience. Background National Institutes of Health The National Institutes of Health in the … Continue reading

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Trying to obtain melatonin

During my visit to the National Institute For Health (NIH) in 2009 to participate in the WAGR/11p Deletion Syndrome research, one of the findings was that I had a smaller than average pineal gland. The NIH research and previous studies … Continue reading

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Refferals

Last week I went to the Doctors to see about some referrals. The lady was lovely and took lots of time with everyone (which is why she always runs late). I explained where I had been and what referrals I … Continue reading

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