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Survey about achondroplasia
We have designed a questionnaire with the purpose to better know the population connected to achondroplasia.
The questionnaire is optional and anonymous. The data obtained will be used for statistical purposes and to better understand the natural history of achondroplasia. Please consider answering.
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CLARITY - a Natural History Study of Achondroplasia in the US

2021-10-19Research
The risk of adverse health outcomes in achondroplasia, from cardiovascular diseases, pain, poor function, excess weight, and sleep apnea is unclear. This multicenter retrospective natural history study works as a patient registry and was conducted in the US to understand medical and surgical practices in achondroplasia.

Vosoritide for Achondroplasia - Another step towards commercialisation in the EU

2021-07-31Research
On June 25, 2021, the Committee for Human Medicinal Products (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency, EMA, recommended the marketing authorisation of Voxzogo (trade name of vosoritide) in the European Union (EU)...

The Pros and Cons in each different treatment for Achondroplasia

2021-07-14Research
This recent study by Dr. Wiktoria Wrobel (Medical University of Lublin, Poland) brings together the different pharmacological treatments for achondroplasia, both current and potential, highlighting the advantages and disadvantages of each, making it a great comprehensive review.

Assessing the impacts of having a child with achondroplasia on parent well‑being

2021-06-15Research
A paper1 on a Quality of Life research study conducted by Kathryn M. Pfeifer et al aims to develop a better understanding of the experiences of parents of children with achondroplasia.

How does gait differ in children with achondroplasia?

2021-03-12Research
What is still to be understood on how gait in children with achondroplasia is altered compared to average height children. 

What is still to be known about achondroplasia

2021-03-12Research
A recently published article by Julie Hoover-Fong et al.1 seeks to synthesize the current knowledge base about the nature, incidence, chronology, and the interrelationships of achondroplasia-related comorbidities across the lifespan.
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