Editor’s Choice: Christmas Cheer and Rare Disease Cheerleaders

Hope everyone’s holiday season is off to a good start!

As we gear up for Christmas and the New Year, we’re bringing you four stories that stood out from this year. First, we have a story about an NFL cheerleader whose doctor didn’t believe her symptoms. Next, we have updates on gene therapy for HAE as well as a pulmonary sarcoidosis trial. Finally, we have an article discussing why cancer treatment outcome differ between sexes.

Sit back and enjoy this week’s Editor’s Choice.

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

A cheerleader for the St. Louis Rams was experiencing shortness of breath, but doctors weren’t listening. That’s when she took matters into her own hands.

Hereditary Angioedema Discovery is First Step Toward Gene Therapy

HAE is a mysterious disease that causes severe swelling. Could gene therapy provide solutions?

New Phase 1b/2a Trial for Pulmonary Sarcoidosis is on its Way!

Check out the latest news on a clinical trial, a partnership, and the future of pulmonary sarcoidosis treatment.

Research Indicates Sex Differences Affect Response to Cancer Treatment

Do male and female bodies respond differently to cancer treatment? And if so, what does that mean for clinical trials and personalized medicine?

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