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Genetic Alliance UK plan for All Parliamentary Group for Rare Conditions

Genetic Alliance UK are planning to set up an All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on rare, genetic and undiagnosed conditions.

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Vitamin D

It is recommended that everyone should take Vitamin D supplements to counter the lack of sunshine in the UK, government experts are proposing. 

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Smartphone Applications for Detection of Skin Cancer

Smartphone applications for melanoma detection by community, patient and generalist clinician users: a review. 

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British Skin Foundation Introduce Molly the Mole

Meet Molly the Mole courtesy of the British Skin Foundation. 

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Gorlin Syndrome News from Australia

Australian Gorlin Syndrome patient Geoff Olsson features in The Canberra Times.

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Pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD)

PGD is a process similar to IVF. Parents who know that they are at risk of passing on a certain genetic condition can undergo PGD to avoid the birth of an affected child.

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King’s Fund report into dermatology services in the UK

Dermatology represents an important part of NHS provision.

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