LSDs are a group of around 45 rare genetic disorders caused by deficiency of a specific enzyme in special compartments (lysosomes) of the cells.
The Foundation for Research on Rare Diseases and Disorders pegs the number of patients in India afflicted with one of more than 7,000 rare diseases at over 70 million.
Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding AG would not exclude a move into treatments for rare diseases, its CEO said on Wednesday, even if this represented very small numbers of patients.
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.
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