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First Findings

Three men have been the first to have a rare disease diagnosed through the UK 100,000 Genomes Project, the Press Association reports. The men, from two different families, were recruited from the Newcastle area.

One man, Leslie Hedley, has suffered from lifelong kidney issues, which have necessitated two transplants. These problems have also affected his father, uncle, and brother, and now his daughter has begun to show signs of the condition.

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