Jessica Lynn has an educational background in writing and marketing. She firmly believes in the power of writing in amplifying voices, and looks forward to doing so for the rare disease community.

    Microvascular Decompression Could Offer Trigeminal Neuralgia Relief
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    Microvascular Decompression Could Offer Trigeminal Neuralgia Relief

    Trigeminal neuralgia is characterized by intense and debilitating chronic pain affecting one side of the face. Currently, there are a number of treatment options to reduce pain: tricyclic antidepressants, anticonvulsants,…

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    Informing Treatment Decisions for Psoriatic Arthritis: A Discussion with Dr. Soumya Chakravarty
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    Informing Treatment Decisions for Psoriatic Arthritis: A Discussion with Dr. Soumya Chakravarty

    From November 10-14, 2022, various stakeholders within the rheumatology sphere connected at the American College of Rheumatology’s (ACR) Convergence 2022. During ACR Convergence, described as the world’s premier rheumatology experience,…

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    Balancing CXCL5 Levels Could Potentially Treat Lupus
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    Balancing CXCL5 Levels Could Potentially Treat Lupus

    Currently, the standards-of-care for lupus include anti-malarial drugs such as hydroxychloroquine, corticosteroids and immune-suppressive therapies, and biologics such as Benlysta. But new therapies are urgently needed, especially as anywhere between…

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    Marathons, Mindfulness, and Multiple Sclerosis: How Jennifer Found Balance (and Challenge!) through her Diagnosis (Pt. 2)
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    Marathons, Mindfulness, and Multiple Sclerosis: How Jennifer Found Balance (and Challenge!) through her Diagnosis (Pt. 2)

    Before you read on, make sure to check out Part 1 of Jennifer's story. In Part 1, we discuss what multiple sclerosis is, its symptoms, treatment options, and Jennifer's journey from diagnosis…

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    Hockey Community Fundraises After Multiple Families Touched by Sarcoma

    The Rogers, Minnesota hockey community is strong and unified; if something happens to someone in their ranks, they step up to assist. But nothing could have prepared them for the…

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    Marathons, Mindfulness, and Multiple Sclerosis: How Jennifer Found Balance (and Challenge!) through her Diagnosis (Pt. 1)
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    Marathons, Mindfulness, and Multiple Sclerosis: How Jennifer Found Balance (and Challenge!) through her Diagnosis (Pt. 1)

    If there is one lesson that Jennifer embodies in full, it’s this: always live life to your fullest. That’s what Jennifer aims to do every day. As an education consultant,…

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    Interview: Dr. Yver Discusses ASH, SerpinPC, and the Need for Novel Hemophilia Treatments
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    Interview: Dr. Yver Discusses ASH, SerpinPC, and the Need for Novel Hemophilia Treatments

    The American Hematology Society (ASH) held its 64th Annual Meeting in December 2022. During the Meeting, a variety of stakeholders—including physicians, researchers, and industry members—gathered to discuss research, trends, and…

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