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EPP

abbreviation for
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) executive pension plan
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Primary endpoint shows a strong statistical trend in pain-free exposure following the treatment of the 'orphan' disease erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP)
There's no cure for Erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP), which affects only one in 10,000 people.
Diagnosis of 65 cases of VP, 36 cases of PCT, 6 of acute intermittent porphyria (AIP), 3 of erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP), 5 of X-linked protoporphyria and 1 of congenital erythropoietic porphyria was confirmed.
All laboratories submitting results for erythrocyte protoporphyrin fractions found predominantly free protoporphyrin in the erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP) patient.
Erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP) is an autosomal dominant defect in haem synthesis caused by defective ferrochelatase; the terminal enzyme.
GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN -- A resorbable subcutaneous implant of afamelanotide significantly reduced painful phototoxic attacks in patients with erythropoietic protoporphyria in a year-long multinational clinical trial.
Tia's incurable condition was noticed at one -though doctors disagreed on a diagnosis before she was found to have rare erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP).
Results released today from a Phase III trial of the drug SCENESSE (R), conducted by Melbourne-based Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals Limited (ASX:CUV) (PINK:CLVLY), have shown that the drug has the ability to reduce and prevent painful phototoxic reactions experienced by patients with erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP).
Beta-carotene as a protective agent in erythropoietic protoporphyria.
Orally-administered beta carotene has even been used in high doses by people with erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP), a genetic condition causing the skin to be overly sensitive to sunlight.
Erythropoietic protoporphyria patients can develop cholestasis, severe hepatic damage, fibrosis, and cirrhosis.
Singer JA, Plaut AG, Kaplan MM: Hepatic failure and death from erythropoietic protoporphyria.

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