Angelman Announcements August #1 2013

Hiking for an angel: Novato man walks for a cause

http://www.marinscope.com/novato…
Despite walking hundreds of miles for charity, 67-year-old retiree Steve O’Keefe insists that he’s actually the primary beneficiary.
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How a cancer drug unties knots in the chromosome that causes Angelman and Prader-Willi syndromes…

http://www.sciencecodex.com/how_…
(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — UC Davis researchers have identified how and where in the genome a cancer chemotherapy agent acts on and ‘un-silences’ the epigenetically silenced gene that causes Angelman syndrome, a rare neurodevelopmental disorder

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Neuroscientists Find Protein Linked to Cognitive Deficits in Angelman syndrome

http://www.newswise.com/articles…
A team of neuroscientists has identified a protein in laboratory mice linked to impairments similar to those afflicted with Angelman syndrome—a condition associated with symptoms that include autism, intellectual disability, and motor abnormalities.
 
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Raising awareness about Angelman syndrome | Video | abc7chicago.com

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Angelman syndrome is commonly mistaken…

http://www.wusa9.com/health/article/268910/28…
Arlington, Va. (WUSA9) — It is a disorder that is widely misunderstood, and sometimes mistaken for other conditions.
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Angelman Syndrome sufferer Melissa wins hearts of her school friends http://www.sthelensstar.co.uk/ne…

A YOUNG girl saw off her school year in style when a farewell party was thrown by her classmates, whose hearts she has touched since she was four-years-old.
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Medical Marijuana helps stem 6 year old’s seizures

http://www.cnn.com/2012/12/10/he… Six-year-old Jayden David has been suffering fewer epileptic seizures since taking medical marijuana, or what his dad calls “miracle marijuana.”
 
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Region Briefs: Inaugural mountain lion season OK’d in Nebraska

Midwest Producer – ‎Aug 6, 2013‎ 10:30 a.m. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. The tractorcade will cover 35 miles in three northeast Kansas counties and should return about 4:30 p.m.. The cost of $30 per tractor includes a snack and meal. All proceeds go to Angelman Syndrome

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Ivy lives riding dream

04 Aug, 2013 04:00 AM KATE STARK

XXXX Gold Variety Bash have generously donated funding to purchase a new horse for Ivy Hensley, Peakvale, Clermont.

XXXX Gold Variety Bash have generously donated funding to purchase a new horse for Ivy Hensley, Peakvale, Clermont.

IVY Hensley, 13, has been given a new lease on life after children’s charity Variety saw the Clermont local receive the generous donation of a new riding horse.

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Father raises profile of son’s rare illness

MASON Crane’s smile hides a severe and rare illness that affects about one in 20 million births.
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