A Collaborative Clinical Trial Will Evaluate the Effects of CBD Capsules on ALS
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A Collaborative Clinical Trial Will Evaluate the Effects of CBD Capsules on ALS

CannTrust Holdings Inc. and Australia’s Gold Coast University Hospital will work together to carry out a clinical trial. The study will evaluate CannTrust’s cannabidiol oil capsules as a way to…

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Vacation Gone Wrong: Teen Opens Up About Her Sudden Paralysis Due to Rare Disease

People Magazine published an article about 20-year-old Kara Dunn who suddenly became paralyzed during a vacation to Spain, due to a rare disease she didn't know she had. Guillain-Barré Syndrome…

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Patient Activists are Speaking Out After NHS England Decided Not to Fund a Drug to Treat TSC-Associated Epilepsy
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Patient Activists are Speaking Out After NHS England Decided Not to Fund a Drug to Treat TSC-Associated Epilepsy

The National Health Service (NHS) England is facing criticism following their decision not to fund the drug everolimus as a treatment for tuberous sclerosis complex associated refractory epilepsy. In comparison,…

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FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb Issues Statement With Gene Therapy Guidelines

According to a story from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has released a press release which discusses in detail the agency's efforts in the development…

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A New Study Explores Future Directions for Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Treatment and Research

A recent review, carried out by researchers from Spain and published in the Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases (OJRD), discusses the rare condition alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency. The original study, which…

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