If you’re observing Memorial Day, enjoy the upcoming long weekend. Going to use the time to brush up on a little rare disease news? We’ve got three articles to help you along. The first details a study that found a potential cause for a group of rare childhood neurological disorders. The second article highlights some direct-from-the-doctor advice for muscular dystrophy patients to stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. And finally, a new report finds that the opioid prescription rate in hemophilia patients is much higher than reported.
A recent University of Sheffield news release explores findings which highlight a potential cause of leukodystrophies: immune cells
Are opioids an effective and frequently-prescribed treatment for hemophilia? Actually, according to Hemophilia News Today, opioids are prescribed at a much higher rate than reported.
Doctors are sharing their advice for patients with Becker or Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Check out their suggestions on how to stay safe and healthy.