Electrical Brain Stimulation Could Effectively Treat Neurodegenerative Ataxias

According to Newswise, new findings indicate that electrical stimulation of the spinal cord and brain may be effective in treating symptoms of a group of rare neurological movement disorders, neurodegenerative ataxias.…

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Clinical Trials Underway for Potential Lupus Nephritis and FSGS Treatment
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Clinical Trials Underway for Potential Lupus Nephritis and FSGS Treatment

According to Business Wire, a pharmaceutical company, Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc., recently announced that they have enrolled the first lupus nephritis patients in the AURORA 2 extension study. Not only this, but Aurinia…

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First Approved Fabry Treatment Option for Canadians in Nearly Fifteen Years
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First Approved Fabry Treatment Option for Canadians in Nearly Fifteen Years

Amicus Therapeutics is an American therapeutics company based in Cranbury, New Jersey. They're new groundbreaking treatment announcement, however, has very little to do with America, or even New Jersey for that…

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Things to Know Before Familial Hypercholesterolemia Day
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Things to Know Before Familial Hypercholesterolemia Day

The Familial Hypercholesterolemia Foundation's main mission is to raise awareness of familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) to the public. As part of this goal, the FH Foundation annually hosts Familial Hypercholesterolemia Awareness…

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Err on the Side of Caution When It Comes to This Familial Hypercholesterolemia Treatment
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Err on the Side of Caution When It Comes to This Familial Hypercholesterolemia Treatment

According to some Finnish researchers, children with heterozygous familia hypercholesterolemia (HeFH) should use statins as a treatment with caution. Though they have proven to be able to lower lipid levels…

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This New Method for Obtaining Stem Cells Could Benefit Cystic Fibrosis Patients
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This New Method for Obtaining Stem Cells Could Benefit Cystic Fibrosis Patients

In a study at the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill), researchers found that there may be a much more effective new way to isolate lung stem cells in order…

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Staying In-The-Know with Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia Treatment
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Staying In-The-Know with Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia Treatment

Although there are treatments currently available with a proven track record against rare types of cancers, such as Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia, with any treatment, however successful, there will be a handful…

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