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A self-help, family-support charity for those with inborn errors of metabolism or metabolic disorders partially controlled by medically prescribed diet.

Answers questions about the intake of calcium by age and gender. Includes important cofactors, risks, and research recommendations.

Informative article on the history of this disorder.

A residential care facility that provides 24 hour specialist, holistic care for clients suffering from Korsakoffs disease. Clients assessed and accepted from across the country - UK.

Support, outreach and information for people interested in this hereditary but treatable disorder mainly affecting the liver and brain, and caused by defective copper metabolism.

Provides support and information about lymphangioleiomyomatosis. Includes facts, lecture notes and events.

A charity dedicated to helping those affected by asbestos diseases.

Provides a guide to asbestos-related diseases and compensation in the UK.

AVSGF-UK represents asbestos victims support groups enabling them to discuss issues of common concern. Includes information on the disease, membership and activities.

Includes general information, a personal plan, and message board. Offers sections for Health Professionals and Researchers.

Australian non-profit body which serves the community by creating awareness and providing information about asthma.

Asthma information and resources.

Formed in 1985 by people with Chronic Obstructive Pulminary Diseases (COPD) to assist each other by means of education, mutual encouragement and fellowship.

Overview of what is known so far. [Independent Online]

For active discussion and research material on the cause and effects of spontaneous pneumothorax.

Project performed in collaboration with Duncan Maskell and Andrew Preston of the Centre for Veterinary Science, Dept. of Clinical Veterinary medicine, The University of Cambridge. Currently involved in sequencing the 3.88 Mb genome of Bordetella pertussis, the causative agent of whooping cough.

National charity caring for the needs of those with Turner Syndrome throughout the United Kingdom. Includes aims and objectives, local groups, events diary and the benefits of membership.

Voluntary organisation that aims to provide information, advice and support, for people with Albinism.

Describes the health condition of a boy who was born with ectodermal dysplasia with immune deficiency caused by a mutation on the fourth part of the NEMO gene.

Eczema advice and treatment specifically for babies. From creams through to dietary recommendations and washing techniques.

Support for people living with eczema in the UK. The site has different zones for infants, juniors, teens, adults and parents.

Features organization background, information about the disorder, fundraising and research details, and news.

I.A.T. exists to promote research and practice in the treatment and care of the human hair and scalp, and to supply education in the specialty.

Provides information, advice and support for people with Alopecia Areata, Alopecia Totalis and Alopecia Universalis.

Information from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension, about lice and how to treat suspected lice infestation in children. Endorsed by Head Lice Task Force.

Discusses excessive sweating, problems, and treatment for it. Located in Guildford and Chelmsford.

Provides information on this condition and its clinical features, with many images showing lesions of the skin, mouth, scalp and nails.

Support group. Includes information on membership, downloadable informational leaflets and a forum.

The Psoriasis Association is the leading national charity and membership organisation for people affected by psoriasis – patients, families, carers and health professionals- in the UK.

Personal responses regarding different treatment options.