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In lysosomal storage diseases that affect other organs such as liver or muscle, doctors treat patients with repeated infusions of the missing enzyme into blood vessels, but infusion into vessels will not work when brain tissue is involved, as in Batten disease.
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An inquest in Ruthin yesterday heard how Mr Batten, who was born in Wrexham but had lived most of his life in Northwich, had been travelling along the road on a clear, sunny day in September last year.
With the support of sexual abuse charity One in Four, Rachel reported Batten to the police.
Rachel was a happy eight-year-old when Batten began abusing her in the home he shared with wife Non.
Brave Rachel Isaac, who starred with Ricky Gervais in The Office as Trudy and has appeared on Broadway, spoke out after seeing Michael Batten jailed.
AUSTIN, Texas, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Batten Disease Support and Research Association (BDSRA) and Beyond Batten Disease Foundation (BBDF), working together in close partnership with more than 20 other nonprofits around the world, today announced grants totaling almost $1 million for research to develop treatments and a cure for Batten disease.
In 1983, only a year after Frank Batten launched the Weather Channel (an idea that was deemed "preposterous" by his colleagues, it was on the brink of being shut down.
City organiser Margaret Batten gathered together a dozen hardy helpers to trudge the city's streets in wind and rain shaking collection boxes.
Batten disease is named after the British paediatrician Frederick Batten, who first described it in 19 0 3 .
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