Rare Diseases

Finding the Joy in Monotony

Andrea Foster | Posted 09.27.2013 | Canada Living
Andrea Foster

The jackhammer pounded the garage floor all day. Periodically, a saw blade screeched and the jackhammer took a brief rest. Next, the old floor was bro...

How I Cope with My Twins' Rare Genetic Disorder

Andrea Foster | Posted 07.19.2013 | Canada Living
Andrea Foster

When she was only four months old, the unthinkable happened -- my daughter Annie experienced her first seizure, then she was subsequently diagnosed with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC). It was only three weeks later when her twin, Audrey, began having seizures, and her diagnosis of TSC followed.

New Developments in Gene Treatment Allow Kids To Smile Again

CP | Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.01.2013 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Canadian researchers have used the power of genomics to identify the cause of a rare Parkinson's-like disease in children of one extended fa...