Published in Cardiovascular Week, April 24th, 2006
Investigators writing in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America report, "Children with Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome (HGPS) suffer from dramatic acceleration of some symptoms associated with normal aging, most notably cardiovascular disease that eventually leads to death from myocardial infarction and/or stroke usually in their second decade of life."
"For the vast majority of cases, a de novo point mutation in the...
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