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Government funding only hope for patients with rare diseases

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 16:42

LSDs are a group of around 45 rare genetic disorders caused by deficiency of a specific enzyme in special compartments (lysosomes) of the cells.

Rare diseases are now highlighted by Indian cinema

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 10, 2012, 15:20

Progeria, autism, dyslexia, Alzheimer`s, Asperger syndrome -- movies on these rare diseases would have typically been the themes of documentaries until a few years ago. But not any more.