After Losing His Son to Neuroblastoma, This Father is Singing to Raise Money for Cancer Support
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After Losing His Son to Neuroblastoma, This Father is Singing to Raise Money for Cancer Support

According to a story from falmouthpacket.co.uk, couple Geoff and Judie Davis were devastated when their two year old boy Mikey died after being diagnosed with neuroblastoma. That was more than…

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One Family’s Struggle with Danon Disease, a Rare Disorder Affecting a Mother and Both of Her Two Young Sons

In a story published in The Hernando Sun, Dawn Dybiec, age 31, describes her disbelief when she and her husband were told that her two sons, Gabriel and Steven, were…

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Positive Results from Phase 1/2 Study of Voxelotor as a Treatment for Sickle Cell Disease

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a rare blood condition. It causes sickling in the red blood cells which results in the blockage of blood vessels and capillaries. The sickling process…

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Specific Gene Mutation Found to Cause Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis in Twin Toddlers

While juvenile idiopathic arthritis remains to be the most common rheumatic disease in children, researchers have long been stumped at its caused. The best prediction was that it originated as…

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New Phase 1 Clinical Trial for Potential Oral Medication for Non-Tuberculous Mycobacterial (NTM) Infections

Non-tuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) infections are caused by bacteria found in the environment. In healthy individuals, these bacteria normally cause no harm. However, for those who have a compromised immune system or who…

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Don’t Miss The Final Screening of “Take A Look At This Heart,” About Love and Intimacy in the Disabled Community

A rarely addressed subject that comes up in discussions about people with disabilities is the subject of romantic relationships, intimacy, and parenting. More than likely, a lot of day to…

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Xenon Issues Updates on Two of Its Investigational Drug Candidates
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Xenon Issues Updates on Two of Its Investigational Drug Candidates

According to a story from globenewswire.com, the biopharmaceutical company Xenon Pharmaceuticals, Inc., recently announced the latest updates on the progress of two of its experimental products. The first is called…

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This Research Partnership Will Investigate the Relationship Between Obesity and Pancreatic Cancer
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This Research Partnership Will Investigate the Relationship Between Obesity and Pancreatic Cancer

According to a story from prweb.com, researchers from the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center and the Allegheny Health Network (AHC) Cancer Institute have entered a partnership that plans to investigate…

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Experimental Treatment for Sézary Syndrome Earns Fast Track Designation
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Experimental Treatment for Sézary Syndrome Earns Fast Track Designation

According to a story from pm360online.com, the drug developer Innate Pharma SA recently announced that its experimental therapy IPH4102 has been granted Fast Track designation from the US Food and…

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After The Death of a Loved One, This Couple is Determined to Find a Treatment for Fatal Familial Insomnia
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After The Death of a Loved One, This Couple is Determined to Find a Treatment for Fatal Familial Insomnia

According to a story from wired.com, everything changed for Sonia Vallabh and her husband Eric Minikel after Sonia's mother died from a mysterious illness. Sonia's mother Kamni was in her…

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Industry First: For-Profit Donates Rights of Potential New Pediatric Leukemia Drug to Non-Profit

Notable Labs Notable Labs was created after founder, Matt De Silva, felt he was left in a helpless point, following a year of research on treatment options for his father's Glioblastoma…

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Women Negative for BRCA Mutations Still Need Breast Cancer Screenings
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Women Negative for BRCA Mutations Still Need Breast Cancer Screenings

An article originally published by CBS New York recently emphasized the importance of regular mammograms for detecting breast cancer, even in families with no history of mutated BRCA genes. What…

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Study Indicates Earlier Diagnosis of PAH and ILD in Systemic Sclerosis may be Possible

Systemic Sclerosis (SSc) is a rare disease that causes the skin to thicken and form into scar tissue. It can affect various parts of the body including the gastrointestinal track,…

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Results of Levodopa Study Highlight Why Better Parkinson’s Disease Therapies are Needed
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Results of Levodopa Study Highlight Why Better Parkinson’s Disease Therapies are Needed

According to a story from Parkinson's News Today, a recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine highlights the key weakness of Levodopa, one of the most common treatments…

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Recently Approved Drug Ultomiris Performs Well in Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome Trial
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Recently Approved Drug Ultomiris Performs Well in Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome Trial

According to a story from statnews.com, the biotechnology company Alexion Pharmaceuticals recently announced that its product Ultomiris, which was recently approved as a treatment for paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria, was also…

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