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Activities Set to Mark Porphyria Awareness Week April 10–17

Activities are afoot to mark Porphyria Awareness Week — taking place April 10–17 this year — set aside annually to call attention to this group of inherited disorders that affect an estimated 1 in 500 to 1 in 50,000 individuals globally. Supporters are encouraged to engage in Zoom sessions and…

AIP Affects Quality of Life, Even With Infrequent Attacks

People with symptomatic acute intermittent porphyria (AIP) should be monitored regularly, as this disorder can affect their quality of life even if their attacks are infrequent. A recent study with that finding revealed evidence of significant chronic symptoms and long-term medical conditions among patients with sporadic AIP, as compared to…