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PostSubject: Ever heard of Alpha-1 deficiency?   Ever heard of Alpha-1 deficiency? Icon_minitimeTue Jan 28, 2014 1:21 pm

Ever heard of Alpha-1 deficiency? Here’s why you might want to get tested.

EVER HEARD OF Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency? You might not, but you could be a carrier of this genetic disease – and if you’re a smoker, you may want to get tested.

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the discovery of Alpha-1 by Dr Sten Eriksson and Dr Carl-Bertil Laurell in Malmo, Sweden. Here’s more on the abnormal genes that cause the deficiency.

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