Study points to possible treatment for a rare vascular disea
In individuals with a rare genetic disorder that affects blood vessels, arteries and veins develop abnormal connections, causing bleeding in the skin, nose, and other organs. In most cases, the condition—hereditary hemorraghic telangiectasia, or HHT—is due to mutations in two genes that regulate proteins in the endothelial cells lining the blood vessels. Treatment options are limited....