Archive for January, 2019

Finding people with FOP

January 13th, 2019

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Hello friends, and happy new year! It's 2019, and time for my first post of the year. I was oh-so-very lazy over the holidays; didn't do a single one. Time to get back in the saddle. Today's theme is:  Let's try and find all the missing people with FOP. OK, that's kind of a cryptic comment! I'll unpack it a little... It's to do with statistics. See, the conventional wisdom of the past several years has been that 1 in 2 million people has fibrodyplasia ossificans progressiva. This is based on population prevalence in the western world - ie, USA, Canada, Europe, Australia/New ...