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What’s Up Doc?: Methylmalonic acidemia treatment being developed

Question: Is there a new treatment being developed to cure methylmalonic acidemia?Answer: Methylmalonic acidemia — MMA, an organic acidemia — is an inherited autosomal recessive condition — the patient must get a defective gene from each of their parents — where the patient is unable to break down certain fats …

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The unlikely secret to a happy community? Sidewalks

Molly Bartone considered many factors when she moved into her new home near Buckmaster Pond in Westwood. Her kids were grown but she still liked the idea of a neighborhood with good schools. She wanted to be somewhat in between Boston and her family living in northern Connecticut. But most …