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Batten Disease Screening

Batten Disease News - 18 Jun 2018
Screening to confirm a suspected diagnosis of Batten disease is best done through genetic testing, especially since early symptoms can be subtle.
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Juvenile Batten Disease

Batten Disease News - 28 Jun 2018
Juvenile Batten disease is a rare, inherited neurodegenerative disorder. It is the most common of the five types of Batten disease, also known as neuronal ceroid ...
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Late Infantile Batten Disease

Batten Disease News - 28 Jun 2018
Late infantile Batten disease is a genetic disease of children ages 2 to 4, and marked by seizures and the loss of motor skills and cognitive ability.
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Congenital Batten Disease

Batten Disease News - 28 Jun 2018
Congenital Batten disease, sometimes referred to as CLN10 disease, is an extremely rare type of Batten disease where symptoms develop from birth.
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Infantile Batten Disease

Batten Disease News - 09 Jul 2018
Infantile Batten disease is a severe subtype of Batten disease, a progressive and inherited disorder of nervous system that's also known as neuronal ceroid ...
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Living with Batten Disease

Batten Disease News - 08 Jun 2018
Living with Batten disease is challenging, as treatments are primarily palliative; this page spotlights various treatments used to ease symptoms and groups that ...
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Batten Disease Prognosis

Batten Disease News - 19 Jul 2018
Learn more about the prognosis for Batten disease patients, which depends largely on the age at onset of the symptoms.
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Seizure Triggers and Batten Disease

Batten Disease News - 14 Aug 2018
Seizure triggers for those with Batten disease include tiredness, stress, and some foods and drinks. Keeping a seizure log can help identify triggers.
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Batten Disease Treatment

Batten Disease News - 08 Jun 2018
Although there is no cure for Batten disease yet, several treatments are available and being developed to improve some of the symptoms.
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Batten Disease Symptoms

Batten Disease News - 31 May 2018
Symptoms of Batten disease, a severe genetic nervous system disorder, usually begin between ages 5 and 10 and range from loss of vision and motor skills to ...
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Adult Batten Disease

Batten Disease News - 28 Jun 2018
Adult Batten disease is a very rare Batten subtype, milder than childhood forms, with symptoms that usually appear when patients reach their 30s.
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Batten Disease and Sleep

Batten Disease News - 09 Jul 2018
Up to 96 percent of patients with Batten disease experience some type of sleep disorder, such as waking in the middle of the night and nightmares.
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Batten Disease Diagnosis

Batten Disease News - 08 Jun 2018
A number of approaches, from tissue biopsies to gene testing, are used to diagnose Batten disease, but because this disease's symptoms can mimic others, ...
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What is Batten Disease?

Batten Disease News - 08 Jun 2018
Batten disease, also known as neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis, refers to a group of rare inherited neurological conditions that can cause vision loss, progressive ...
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Batten Disease and Vision

Batten Disease News - 09 Jul 2018
Partial or complete loss of vision often develops in patients with childhood forms of Batten disease, while it is often preserved in the adult-onset type.
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Gene Therapy

Batten Disease News - 12 Jun 2018
Learn more about how gene therapy is being studied as a therapeutic approach for several genetic conditions, including Batten disease.
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Batten Disease Causes

Batten Disease News - 08 Jun 2018
More than 400 mutations in 14 genes are currently known to cause Batten disease, the name given a group of severe neurological conditions marked by ...
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Blood Tests

Batten Disease News - 28 Jun 2018
Blood tests are a low-cost, quick and reliable way to diagnose Batten disease, by looking for abnormal vacuoles within cells or through a genetic test.
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Enzyme Replacement Therapy

Batten Disease News - 19 Jul 2018
Enzyme replacement therapy works to treat Batten disease by replacing a patient's missing or deficient enzyme with a functional one.
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Tests of Brain Changes

Batten Disease News - 09 Jul 2018
Imaging and other tests can measure the degree of brain atrophy and seizure activity in Batten disease, helping to establish diagnosis and progression.
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Anxiety and Depression

Batten Disease News - 09 Jul 2018
Learn more about why patients with Batten disease sometimes develop mood changes that result in anxiety and depression.
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Types of Seizures

Batten Disease News - 11 Jul 2018
Seizures are common to all types of Batten disease, and can be divided into three groups: generalized seizures, partial seizures, and status epilepticus.
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Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy

Batten Disease News - 12 Jun 2018
Learn more about how physiotherapy and occupational therapy can help ease symptoms and improve the quality of life of Batten disease patients.
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Status Epilepticus

Batten Disease News - 04 Aug 2018
Batten disease patients who have seizures more than five minutes long or numerous seizures, one after another, are probably experiencing status epilepticus.
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Eye Tests

Batten Disease News - 09 Jul 2018
Batten disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder. Symptoms, which can begin at a very young age, include progressive vision loss. The disease is ...
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Rescue Medications

Batten Disease News - 09 Aug 2018
Rescue medications for Batten disease are fast-acting preparations of anticonvulsant therapies applied to control or end a seizure.
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Batten Disease and Education

Batten Disease News - 10 Jul 2018
Schooling is greatly affected by Batten disease and its symptoms — sight and speech problems, epilepsy, and cognitive decline — and planning is necessary.
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Speech Therapy

Batten Disease News - 09 Jul 2018
Learn more about how speech therapy can be useful in developing and maintaining skills and quality of life of children with Batten disease.
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ABO-202

Batten Disease News - 11 Jun 2018
Abeona's ABO-202 is an investigative, one-time gene therapy for a type of Batten disease called CLN1, or rare infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis.
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Adaptations and Equipment

Batten Disease News - 09 Jul 2018
Learn ways caregivers for Batten disease patients can use special equipment and make adaptations in everyday activities to help manage their condition.
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Tissue Biopsy

Batten Disease News - 09 Jul 2018
A diagnosis of Batten disease sometimes includes a tissue biopsy, such as a skin biopsy, which is examined under a microscope for known abnormalities.
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Tube Feeding

Batten Disease News - 09 Jul 2018
In patients with Batten disease who are at risk of malnutrition and dehydration, nutritional supports such as a feeding tube can help.
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Enzyme Assays

Batten Disease News - 09 Jul 2018
Enzyme assays are tests that can be used to diagnosis some types of Batten disease, including infantile and late infantile Batten disease.
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Small Molecule Therapy

Batten Disease News - 18 Jun 2018
Learn more about research into small molecule therapy as a possible non-invasive treatment for Batten disease.
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Lysosomal Treatments

Batten Disease News - 12 Jun 2018
Lysosomal modulators are new experimental therapies that aim to correct malfunctioning lysosomes in Batten disease and other lysosomal storage disorders.
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RNA Treatments

Batten Disease News - 18 Jun 2018
Learn more about how scientists are hoping to use RNA modulators to help treat Batten disease.
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Genetic Counseling

Batten Disease News - 28 Jun 2018
Genetic counseling is a *service* that offers information and guidance to people who have, or are at risk of having, a genetic condition like Batten disease.
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Onfi (Clobazam)

Batten Disease News - 21 Aug 2018
Onfi (clobazam) is a type of anticonvulsant marketed by Lundbeck that may be prescribed off-label to treat seizures in Batten disease patients.
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Partial Seizures

Batten Disease News - 14 Aug 2018
Partial seizures usually are the first type to develop in patients with Batten disease. Read on to learn more about the various types of partial seizures.
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Seizure Warning Signs

Batten Disease News - 19 Aug 2018
Learn more about the warning signs that accompany seizures, which are seen in patients with Batten disease, and how to manage those warning signs.

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