Risk of Death From Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Doubles Among Veterans…Why?
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Risk of Death From Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Doubles Among Veterans…Why?

According to a story from inhomelandsecurity.com, military veterans are roughly twice as likely to get amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a lethal degenerative disease that kills in as little as two…

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Popular Treatment for Psoriatic Arthritis Has No Effect on Aortic Inflammation
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Popular Treatment for Psoriatic Arthritis Has No Effect on Aortic Inflammation

According to a story from Medical Xpress, the drug adalimumab (marketed as Humira), did not have a noticeable effect on aortic inflammation in patients with psoriatic arthritis or psoriasis. Humira…

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Treatment for Type 2E Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Gets Rare Pediatric Drug Designation
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Treatment for Type 2E Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Gets Rare Pediatric Drug Designation

According to a story from Business Wire, the gene therapy company Myonexus Therapeutics announced that the U.S. FDA has given Rare Pediatric Disease Designation for its gene therapy candidate MYO-101.…

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New Study From The FH Foundation Will Investigate Genetic Testing of Familial Hypercholesterolemia
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New Study From The FH Foundation Will Investigate Genetic Testing of Familial Hypercholesterolemia

According to a story from Cardiovascular Business, The FH Foundation, which is a frontrunning patient advocacy and research organization for familial hypercholesterolemia, recently announced that it has begun enrollment for…

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Unrest: The New Documentary about Myalgic Encephalopathy (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome)
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Unrest: The New Documentary about Myalgic Encephalopathy (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome)

A new documentary, Unrest, explores myalgic encephalopathy (ME), also known as chronic fatigue syndrome. The film was premiered at the Sundance Film Festival 2017 where it received an award for…

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