Informations

Informations

Here you will find all important information about the topic of rare diseases.

In Europe, a disease is considered rare if at most 5 per 10,000 inhabitants suffer from this disease. In the US it is 7.5 per 10,000 inhabitants, in Japan 4 out of 10,000 and in Australia 1 in 10,000.

Extrapolations indicate that in Europe alone 30 million people suffer from a rare disease, of which around 4 million are in Germany. 80 percent of all rare diseases are genetically determined.

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Chorea Huntington

What is Chorea Huntington? -> To the article

Cystic Fibrosis

What is Cystic Fibrosis? -> To the article

Lupus

What is Lupus? -> To the article

Progeria

What is Progeria? -> To the article

Thalassemia

What is thalassemia? -> To the article