The PREFER Project is Working to Include the Patient Voice in Mitochondrial Disease Research

PREFER PREFER stands for Patient Preferences in Benefit-Risk Assessments during the Drug Life Cycle. It is a multi-stage project developed by Newcastle University's Welcome Centre for Mitochondrial Research in effort…

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Study Finds Similar Survival Rates in Idiopathic and Disease Associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
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Study Finds Similar Survival Rates in Idiopathic and Disease Associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

According to a story from Pulmonary Hypertension News, a recent study found that patients with disease-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension had similar rates of survival compared to patients with idiopathic pulmonary…

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Join the 2019 Walk for Behcet’s Disease in Orlando, Florida for Awareness Day!

Behcet’s Awareness Day is May 20th! Behcet’s disease (also known as Behçet’s and Behçet’s syndrome) is a rare condition that causes chronic inflammation which manifests as ulcers (commonly referred to…

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At The Crossroads: The Opioid Crisis vs. Brain Implants (A “Pacemaker” for the Brain)

  China’s attempt to stem the tide of drug addiction through brain surgery has been problematic. Yet a recent article in the Himalayan Times reports that six of the eight…

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Cystic Fibrosis Patient Goes “From Bed-Bound and Tube-Fed to School-Attending and Sushi-Eating” with Engineered Phage Therapy

Phage Therapy Phages, or bacteriophages, are the natural enemy of viruses. They are the most abundant organisms in the biosphere. Researchers have used phages as treatments before, however after the…

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