Genetic engineering technology by itself is nothing new and have been around since the 1970s. Fast forward to 2020, the technology has now evolved and developed to where the editing … Read More
(Amyloidosis Support Group, October 2019, Conference Notes) Heart Our heart consists of millions of muscle cells making it beat. Amyloid gets between the cells, making the heart muscles stiffer. This … Read More
(Amyloidosis Support Group, October 2019, Conference Notes) Diagnosis Terms Amyloidosis = Protein folding disorder TTR = transthyretin: Transports thyroxine (a thyroid hormone) and retinol (vitamin A). Also known as Prealbumin … Read More
Amyloidosis is a tricky prankster in that as a disease, the manifestation of it often goes under the radar as each organ effected can disguise its condition as something else … Read More
When a patient is diagnosed with amyloidosis, the care of that patient often brings in a multifaceted and multidisciplinary type of involvement of medical experts from various sectors within the … Read More
TTR Amyloidosis disease is slowly gaining recognition particularly in New Zealand but in overseas countries such as in America and Europe, research work have been ongoing for years now to … Read More
As caregivers, we should not overlook the physical, mental and emotional toll when caring for our loved ones with Amyloidosis. The best remedy for us (I am a caregiver myself) … Read More
Correct identification by doctors on the causal amyloid protein is absolutely crucial for clinical management in order to avoid misdiagnosis..