Researchers identify a new gene implicated in a rare lysosomal storage disorder

In a rare disease called type 2 mucolipidemia, people’s hearts and stomachs swell, and their bones are deformed. Lysosomal storage disorder, myxomatosis type II causes edema of internal organs and skeletal dysplasia. Children diagnosed with the genetic disease often die before they reach the age of seven. Now, University of Michigan researchers have identified a … Read more

Acadiana Wildlife Conservator Needs Help

The State Humane Society is asking Acadiana to help rehabilitate our wildlife, and they are willing to match the contributions. Since 1998, Letitia Labbie has operated Acadiana Wildlife Education & Reification in Youngsville. Acadiana Wildlife’s mission is to treat injured or orphaned wildlife in southern Louisiana, where the facility receives more than 200 “patients” each … Read more

Healthcare – Biden takes action on federal marijuana convictions

The Trailer teaser The upcoming “Super Mario Bros. Movie” has been dropped and fans have already been split over some of the filmmaking decisions. Today in the health field, President Biden announced that he will pardon all federal offenses of petty marijuana possession and will also consider rescheduling the drug altogether. Plus: The CDC won’t … Read more

La Jolla Group offers a pickle ball tournament to support children’s mental health services

Looking to raise funds to expand child psychiatric services at Rady Children’s Hospital, the La Jolla Hospital Auxiliary Unit will present a pickle ball tournament dubbed “Dinking for Dollars” on Saturday, October 15. The event will be from 5-8:30 p.m. at Bobby Riggs Racket & Paddle, 875 Santa Fe Drive, Encinitas. It will feature tournament-style … Read more

CUIMC Update – October 6, 2022

CUIMC Update is a weekly electronic newsletter featuring the medical center news and the achievements of our faculty, staff and interns. Please send your news, honors and awards to cuimc_update@cumc.columbia.edu. Grants are provided by the Project Management Office funded. newsletter ICYMI: Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons 2022 State of the SchoolLast week, Katrina Armstrong, … Read more

Bank confirms that pension funds almost collapsed amid market crash | pension industry

Pension funds that manage huge sums on behalf of pensioners across Britain are close to collapse amid the “unprecedented” crash in UK government bond markets after Kwasi Kwarteng’s mini-budget, Bank of England He said. Explaining its emergency intervention to calm turmoil in financial markets last week, the central bank said pension funds in which it … Read more