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.

    Nucala Granted Priority Review For Treatment of Hypereosinophilic Syndrome
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    Nucala Granted Priority Review For Treatment of Hypereosinophilic Syndrome

      According to a drug filing and press release from Pharmaceutical Business Review, the FDA granted a priority review to GlaxoSmithKline for their humanized monoclonal antibody therapy, Nucala (mepolizumab). Currently,…

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    The Importance of Cancer Screenings in Patients with Scleroderma, Dermatomyositis
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    The Importance of Cancer Screenings in Patients with Scleroderma, Dermatomyositis

      This year, because of COVID-19, many healthcare-related events and symposiums have been moved online. However, that doesn't mean that the insights are any less helpful! In the virtual ACR…

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    TNF Inhibitors Increase Risk of Central Nervous System Inflammation for Patients with Autoimmune Disorders
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    TNF Inhibitors Increase Risk of Central Nervous System Inflammation for Patients with Autoimmune Disorders

    According to MedScape, tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors present severe issues for patients with autoimmune disorders. In particular, patients exposed to TNF inhibitors may experience inflammation throughout their central nervous…

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    Is There Too Much Variability in Hyperkalemia Management?
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    Is There Too Much Variability in Hyperkalemia Management?

      The virtually-held National Kidney Foundation 2020 Spring Clinical Meetings explored various topics relating to nephrological conditions, treatment, and patient outcomes. One presentation, spearheaded by Dr. Adam Weinstein, MD, and…

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    Scientists Explore the Epigenetic Causes of PAH
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    Scientists Explore the Epigenetic Causes of PAH

      Recently, researchers from European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) looked to understand the cause of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). They collaborated with Stanford University through the Life Sciences Alliance. Because…

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    C4 Genes as a Double-Edged Sword: Sex-Based Differences in Lupus, Schizophrenia, and Sjögren’s Syndrome
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    C4 Genes as a Double-Edged Sword: Sex-Based Differences in Lupus, Schizophrenia, and Sjögren’s Syndrome

      Women can do anything that men can do, and vice versa. Well, while that sentiment may be true in our everyday life, it isn't quite true on a genetic…

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    A New and Beneficial Tactic for People with Multiple Sclerosis? Mindfulness Training
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    A New and Beneficial Tactic for People with Multiple Sclerosis? Mindfulness Training

    Being at peace with ourselves and our lives makes daily living so much easier. Of course, sometimes it's easier said than done. But one tactic may help improve comfort, confidence,…

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