Potential Treatment for Lupus is Granted Fast Track Designation From the FDA
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Potential Treatment for Lupus is Granted Fast Track Designation From the FDA

According to a story from BioSpace, Incyte Corporation and Eli Lilly and Company recently announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given the drug baricitinib Fast Track…

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Can an Intellectually Active Lifestyle Provide Benefits Against Huntington’s Disease? This Study Says Yes
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Can an Intellectually Active Lifestyle Provide Benefits Against Huntington’s Disease? This Study Says Yes

According to a story from news-medical.net, a team of researchers has found that patients who are more intellectually active can slow the neurodegeneration that appears in Huntington's disease. Such as…

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‘Mountain Man’ Maintains Work Out Regimen with ALD: A Wall Street Journal Profile 
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‘Mountain Man’ Maintains Work Out Regimen with ALD: A Wall Street Journal Profile 

Whose ready for some Monday motivation to get your week started? Readers of the Wall Street Journal might be familiar with their "What's Your Workout?" series, profiling someone's fitness and…

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After Being Ignored by Doctors, Former NFL Cheerleader Accurately Diagnoses Own Pectus Excavatum
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After Being Ignored by Doctors, Former NFL Cheerleader Accurately Diagnoses Own Pectus Excavatum

According to a story from NTD, a former NFL cheerleader successfully diagnosed her own rare disease, pectus excavatum, after her symptoms were dismissed by her doctors as nothing more than…

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Sexism and Misdiagnosis Led to Years of Suffering for This Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Patient
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Sexism and Misdiagnosis Led to Years of Suffering for This Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Patient

According to a story from Cosmopolitan, a young woman who we will call Courtney (real name changed for privacy) was diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome. However, this diagnosis only occurred…

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CZI has Committed 64 Million Dollars to the Research of Neurodegenerative Disorders

Neurodegenerative disorders affect millions of people across the world. They include Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, and Alzheimer's disease, among others. For most neurodegenerative diagnoses, there are no effective treatments, no…

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Markelle Fultz of the Philadelphia Sixers was Diagnosed With Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. What Does This Mean?
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Markelle Fultz of the Philadelphia Sixers was Diagnosed With Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. What Does This Mean?

According to a story from philly.com, Markelle Fultz, who plays as a guard for the Philadelphia 76ers, was recently diagnosed with thoracic outlet syndrome. It has not been good news…

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New Measure Developed to Assess the Severity of Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease in Babies
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New Measure Developed to Assess the Severity of Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease in Babies

According to a story from Charcot-Marie-Tooth News, a group of scientists have developed a new scale that can be used to predict disease severity in infants that are diagnosed with…

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Research Indicates Sex Differences Affect Response to Cancer Treatment
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Research Indicates Sex Differences Affect Response to Cancer Treatment

For a long time, we've known that, at least in North America, men develop cancer at higher rates than women. However, there is still some mystery concerning the impact of…

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