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Sentences with the noun albinism

6 examples:

How the Disney film helped a family deal with their daughter's albinism.
(BBC News - Health, )

Youngsters with albinism are stepping into the limelight, hoping to be named Kenya's first Mr and Miss Albino.
(BBC News - World News, )

Vic Sarin's documentary relates the tale of a young Tanzanian boy who was brutally attacked because of his albinism.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

Tyrosinases mediate the initial two catalytic steps in the conversion of tyrosine into melanin, and mutations in these enzymes are leading causes of albinism.
(Nature Communications, )

A team of biologists has discovered the way in which a specific genetic mutation appears to lead to the lack of melanin production underlying a form of albinism.
(Science Daily - News, )

Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation said today the 5-year-old great ape, which it named Alba, cannot be safely returned to the wild because of health problems related to her albinism.
(Daily Mail - Science, )


1 example:

More needs to be done to tackle the stigma around albinism in Britain, a support group says, so what is it like for those who live with the condition?
(BBC News - Health, )

Other sentences

22 examples:

The newborn's silvery locks are caused by partial albinism.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

An Australian filmmaker shines a light on the unusually high level of albinism in Fiji.
(BBC News - World News, )

The joey does not have albinism and would struggle to survive in the wild, experts say.
(BBC News - World News, )

The genetic mutation, caused by a missing protein, causes albinism in Doberman pinschers.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

The condition leaves him unable to walk or talk, an abnormally formed head and eyes, and albinism.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Shaun Ross, who lives with albinism, challenges the notions of beauty during New York Fashion Week.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

The same genes control pigmentation of human skin and can be responsible for melanoma and albinism.
(Science Daily - News, )

Vic Sarin’s documentary chronicles vicious attacks against people born with albinism in rural Tanzania.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

In sub-Saharan Africa 1 in 5,000 to 15,000 people could be born with albinism and are targeted for their limbs.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Albinism with photophobia and nystagmus haven't stopped 51-year-old Jan Donnelly from getting involved in tennis.
(BBC Sport - Tennis, )

Within the same laboratory, the researchers have discovered the exact mutation that causes albinism in that species.
(Science Daily - News, )

Lisa Needham, 43, and her husband Jim, 50, from Wolverhampton, have three children, two of whom - Jessica, 11, and Ben, seven - have albinism.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

The boy, who has albinism, was 12 years old when hit men paid by a witch doctor chopped off his right thumb, two of his fingers and badly injured his opposite arm.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Four Tanzanian children with albinism who lost limbs, fingers, and teeth in superstition-driven attacks made their way home this week after receiving prosthetics in the US.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Sarin travelled around the world making the film Hue: A Matter of Colour, released last year, part of which explored the persecution faced by people with albinism in Tanzania.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

A new study finds that certain dogs, just like certain humans, carry a gene mutation that causes albinism — a condition that results in little or no pigment in the eyes, skin and hair.
(NBC News Science, )

Emma and Peter Hills, of Derbyshire, may be forced to move to Australia despite their children suffering Albinism as Home Office rules stipulate she must earn £18,600 to support him in the UK.
(Daily Mail - News, )

At least 65 cases of violence against people with albinism, including killings and dismemberment, have been recorded in Malawi since late 2014. There are an estimated 10,000 albinos in the country.
(Daily Mail - News, )

But a new paper cites evidence that black people with albinism from parts of Africa with the highest UV radiation exposure, and where humans first evolved, almost all die of skin cancer at a young age.
(Science Daily - News, )

The United Nations said Tuesday that at least 15 people with albinism, including children, had been attacked over the past six months in eastern Africa, where albino parts are prized by practitioners of witchcraft.
(The New York Times - World News, )

About 1 in 40,000 people worldwide have type 2 oculocutaneous albinism, which has symptoms of unsually light hair and skin coloration, vision problems, and reduced protection from sunlight-related skin or eye cancers.
(Science Daily - News, )

People with albinism in Malawi are at risk of "systemic extinction" due to relentless attacks fuelled by superstitions, the United Nations' top expert on albinism said this week during her first official visit in her new role.
(Reuters in CBC News - World, )

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