Medical Press: Study suggests epilepsy drug can be used to treat form of dwarfism

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A drug used to treat conditions such as epilepsy has been shown in lab tests at The University of Manchester to significantly improve bone growth impaired by a form of dwarfism.

Period19 Sep 2017

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  • TitleStudy suggests epilepsy drug can be used to treat form of dwarfism
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletMedical press
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date19/09/17
    DescriptionA drug used to treat conditions such as epilepsy has been shown in lab tests at The University of Manchester to significantly improve bone growth impaired by a form of dwarfism.
    URLhttps://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-09-epilepsy-drug-dwarfism.html
    PersonsRaymond Boot-Handford