A Brief Discussion of How Cell and Gene Therapies are Being Improved for Future Generations

  While the last few years have seen major advances in all areas of the pharmaceutical industry, some of the newest and brightest talents are now focusing on cell and…

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Research Team Identifies Diagnostic Errors in Three Classes of Disease Associated with a High Death Rate or Permanent Disability

  The number of people in the U.S. who are permanently disabled or who die each year as a result of misdiagnosis is estimated to be over 100,000. EurekAlert recently reported…

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A Plasma Shortage is Affecting Common Variable Immune Deficiency Patient’s Access to Treatment

Heather White Heather White is a 41-year-old woman who was diagnosed with common variable immune deficiency (CVID) back in 2004 after fighting frequent bouts of pneumonia. Doctors believe that she…

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4 out of 5 Functional Neurological Disorder Patients Have Lasting Neurological Symptoms
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4 out of 5 Functional Neurological Disorder Patients Have Lasting Neurological Symptoms

  Functional neurological disorder is a conversion disorder. This type of complex disorder is often thought to be linked with psychological symptoms, serious stress, or mental distress. With functional neurological…

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New Bill Could Allow Easier Access to Complex Rehabilitation Technology for Rare Disease Patients

H.R. 2408 H.R. 2408 is a new piece of federal legislation otherwise known as the "Ensuring Access to Quality Complex Rehabilitation Technology Act." Essentially, this act creates a new category…

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This Neurologist is Committed to Developing New Therapies for Multiple Sclerosis, but Challenges Lie Ahead
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This Neurologist is Committed to Developing New Therapies for Multiple Sclerosis, but Challenges Lie Ahead

According to a story from CityScene, Ohio State University's Dr. Michael Racke is considered one of the country's cutting edge researchers in the field of multiple sclerosis treatment. He is…

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2019 Marks the 10 Year Anniversary of the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America’s Art Showcases
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2019 Marks the 10 Year Anniversary of the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America’s Art Showcases

According to a story from Multiple Sclerosis News Today, 2019 is the tenth year that the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) has conducted its Art Showcases initiative. The program…

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Sisters with Multiple Sclerosis Share Their Scary Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Story In an Effort to Spread Awareness

An Unexpected Emergency Kristin Hardy and her sister Margaret are no strangers to rare disease. Kristin has primary progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) and Margaret has relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. Margaret also…

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