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April 30, 2011
The Promise and Payoff of Rare Diseases Research
The study of the more than 6,000 known rare diseases not only can improve understanding of those disorders, but may also shed new light on hundreds of more common diseases. Dr. Francis Collins discusses the increasing promise of genetics research for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of both rare and common diseases. NIH Medline Plus the Magazine.
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