Cell Encapsulation Technique That Could Treat Glaucoma and Hemophilia May Make Insulin Injections a Thing of the Past

  According to Science Blog, a therapeutics company is on its way to creating an implantable, insulin-producing device that may give injections a run for their money. Therapies similar to…

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New Research Approach to Improve Outcomes for Those with Metastatic Breast Cancer and More
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New Research Approach to Improve Outcomes for Those with Metastatic Breast Cancer and More

  According to UWHealth, the researchers at UW Carbone Cancer Center look behind the five-year survival rate for cancer and instead consult what they call their "core facility--Cancer Prevention and…

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First of Its Kind Organization Offers In-Home Care for Kids with Spinal Muscular Atrophy

  According to the Santa Cruz Sentinel, Josalyn Catarino is an 11-year-old who loves Disneyland, TV romance shows, the ocean, and getting her fingernails painted. This, of course, sounds like any…

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New Partnership May Have Implications for Those with Dravet, Alzheimer’s, Epilepsy, and More

According to Newswire, the two companies, BioMotiv and Cure Network Dolby Acceleration Partners (CNDAP) partnered up together in order to create small molecules that can potentially treat various neurological disorders, including…

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This SLP’s Mission to Expand Resources for Those with ALS, Muscular Dystrophy, and More

  According to ASHA.org, when Tiffany Turner graduated, she set out to expand opportunities for fellow speech language pathologists like herself. Turner saw a great need in her community for…

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Results from First Study on Patient-To-Patient Connectivity in Those with FCS

  According to DAIC, Akcea Therapeutics Inc., has recently announced their publication of results from their study analyzing patient-to-patient connectivity towards the management of the rare disease familial chylomicronemia syndrome (FCS).…

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Possible Breakthrough Therapy for Premature Babies with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
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Possible Breakthrough Therapy for Premature Babies with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

According to 9News, Harry Campbell was born very premature at 27 weeks. Not only this, but his dimensions were almost unfathomable. Harry was able to fit into the palm of…

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For the First Time in 30 Years: A New Advancement in Rhabdomyosarcoma Treatment
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For the First Time in 30 Years: A New Advancement in Rhabdomyosarcoma Treatment

  According to MedPage Today, a phase III study showed that 6 additional months of chemotherapy for maintenance led to a sizable increase in the 5-year overall survival rate for…

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First Major Treatment Advance for PV Has Been Approved by the FDA
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First Major Treatment Advance for PV Has Been Approved by the FDA

  According to BioSpace, a new treatment for pemphigus vulgaris (PV) has been recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The treatment, Rituxan (rituximab), is geared towards adults who have…

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Genome Canada Launches DNA Testing Program for Rare Diseases Including Coffin-Siris Syndrome

  According to a story reported by Global News Canada, Michelle Quinlan said it was seven years before doctors correctly diagnosed her daughter, Avery, with Coffin-Siris syndrome. A new project by…

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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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