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Cure Research for Tangier disease

Cure Research discussion for Tangier disease:

The discovery of this important cholesterol transport gene may lead to a better understanding of the inverse relationship between HDL levels and coronary artery disease, an important killer in the US. New drugs that regulate HDL levels may be developed and such drugs would not only help individuals with TD, but also people with more common disorders such as familial HDL deficiency. This is a good illustration of how research into rare diseases can sometimes help more common disorders (Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)

Clinical Trials for Tangier disease

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Tangier disease

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