Posts Tagged ‘hypermobile EDS’

Folate-Dependent Hypermobility: Researchers at Tulane’s EDS Clinic Look Into New Possible Mechanism For Hypermobile EDS

Posted on April 25, 2023

A recent publication by scientists at Tulane University’s EDS clinic proposes a possible new mechanism behind hypermobility: folate dependency. The researchers hypothesize that MTHFR mutations may lead or contribute to a form of hypermobile EDS and present a treatment with 5-methyltetrahydrofolate to improve the patient’s symptoms.  Tulane’s EDS Clinic Two years ago, Tulane University’s EDS […]

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Researchers Found New Possible Causative Gene For HEDS: MIA3

Posted on March 29, 2023

Exciting news from Poland! Researchers from the Department of Clinical Genetics at Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torún, Poland, released a preprint of research that may hold the answers to the cause of hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (hEDS) for a part of the patient population. Specifically, Junkiert-Czarnecka et al. investigated the MIA3 gene in people with hEDS […]

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