A New Drug Combination May Provide an Effective Treatment for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
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A New Drug Combination May Provide an Effective Treatment for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

A phase 3 Murano clinical trial has shown that combining the drugs Venclexta (venetoclax) and Rituxan (rituximab) could be an effective treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukaemia, reports Cancer Updates, Research,…

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Understanding the ‘Building Blocks’ of ALD Patient Care
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Understanding the ‘Building Blocks’ of ALD Patient Care

Patient Worthy recently attended ALD Life’s Community Weekend 2018, which brought together people and families with Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) and Adrenomyeloneuropathy (AMN), and scientists, researchers, and doctors. One of the speakers…

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Gene Therapy Appears Effective for Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome
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Gene Therapy Appears Effective for Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome

According to a story from eurekalert.org, the first patient that received treatment with alipogene tiparovovec reported positive results after an eighteen month treatment period. Alipogene tiparovovec is a gene therapy…

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Study Suggests Pain in Ankylosing Spondylitis May Not Be Caused by Spine Inflammation
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Study Suggests Pain in Ankylosing Spondylitis May Not Be Caused by Spine Inflammation

According to a story from Ankylosing Spondylitis News, treatment of chronic pain is always a difficult task for health care professionals. Patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) are especially prone to…

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A 4-Year-Old Was Learning to Speak, But he Forgot his First Words Thanks to Batten Disease
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A 4-Year-Old Was Learning to Speak, But he Forgot his First Words Thanks to Batten Disease

According to a story from the Leamington Observer, four-year-old George Young's first words were 'mama' and 'papa,' but he did not know how to say them for very long. George's…

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