albinism : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  the congenital absence of pigmentation in the eyes and skin and hair

  • For more information about albinism, I urge you to visit the National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation website at www.
  • For more information about albinism, I urge you to visit the National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation website at www.
  • Though the disorders that fetoscopy now helps diagnose are few, and quite rare, researchers expect to use it eventually to detect such maladies as albinism (lack of pigment) and .
News & Articles

  • Liberian Albinos Get Free Preventative Skin Cancer Treatment
    More than 300 albinos in Liberia have received free treatment for skin cancer prevention as part of a new government initiative. The U.S.-based National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation says that albinos living in tropical regions, such as West Africa, are at increased risk of developing skin cancer. Albinos in West Africa have long faced severe discrimination and rejection in ...
    June 25, 2013 - Voice of America
  • Indoor Picnic and Playtime for children with Albinism
    Medical City Childrens Hospital in Dallas and the North Texas chapter of N.O.A.H held an indoor picnic and playtime meeting today for children with albinism. …
    June 23, 2013 - Nightcap TV
Quotes

  • Salif Keita in Boston Globe
    Before, I considered myself a person in full,Keita says. "I didn't want to treat albinism like a handicap. But in the last few years there have been too many massacres. Human sacrifices. I couldn't ignore it this time."

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