New drug might offer longer lives to people with Marfan syndrome

03/25/2008 | BBC

People with Marfan syndrome, a rare genetic disorder, often suffer from excessive growth, eyesight problems and a frail cardiovascular system. But clinical trials of a new heart drug, Losartan, are offering new hope. "Every year, many people die unnecessarily as a result of Marfans," said geneticist Paul Brennan, who runs a Marfan syndrome clinic.

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