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New Research in the area of lam from University of Michigan -- Posted by admin on Friday, August 3 2007

Some news on an artcile from newsrx.com reveiling a study on a patient with LAM and the protein levels discovered, showing new data in this area.

http://www.newsrx.com/health-articles/650763.html

Unfortunately the 'full' article for some strange reason is only available when paid for.

Some interesting facts & figures. -- Posted by admin on Tuesday, March 20 2007

hoinews.com has posted some numbers on people affected by LAM world-wide.

The news article also explains briefly why LAM occurs and what 'rapamicin' the wonder drug is achieving.

"The LAM Foundation estimates 40 to 50 percent of women with tuberous sclerosis have a form of LAM. LAM can also occur sporadically (is not inherited). Between 30,000 and 50,000 people worldwide are believed to have the sporadic form of LAM."

Full article: http://www.hoinews.com/news/news_story.aspx?id=30146

LAM Canada thesis on quality of life for women with LAM -- Posted by admin on Tuesday, January 31 2006

A PhD student from Canada has extensively studied the illnes afflicting only women and published her finding in a recent book.

Lamcanada.org ., Stacey Pollock BarZiv interviewed 11 women that had gone lung-transplants with varied quality of life in each case.  Some in exellent health and some with poor health.

Further news found here: http://www.lamcanada.org/news.php?header=News+Stories


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