A New Method of Delivering Drugs Through the Blood-Brain Barrier To Treat Neurological Disorders

Over the past decade, scientists have made many life-saving advances in all areas of medicine. They have created molecular agents to target neurodegenerative diseases. But they were stopped right there…

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Natural Language Processing is Changing How We Research Rare Diseases
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Natural Language Processing is Changing How We Research Rare Diseases

Diagnosing Rare Diseases Diagnosing rare diseases is historically difficult. Physicians are taught to think about horses instead of zebras because horses are abundantly more common. For instance, if you're tired…

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This Father and Daughter Were Born Without Ears or Cheekbones. Now, They’re Helping Others with Treacher Collins Syndrome
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This Father and Daughter Were Born Without Ears or Cheekbones. Now, They’re Helping Others with Treacher Collins Syndrome

As reported in MSN, Duane Zingale explained that one aspect of being born with Treacher Collins syndrome is that you’re extremely memorable. Duane was born without ears or cheekbones. He…

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A Surgery To Treat Obesity Found to Significantly Lower Risk of Pancreatic Cancer
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A Surgery To Treat Obesity Found to Significantly Lower Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

According to EMJ, findings from an analysis spanning 20 years has found that weight loss surgery used to address obesity also significantly lowers a person's risk of developing pancreatic cancer.…

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People with IBD are Concerned Their Medication Raises Their Risk of Coronavirus
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People with IBD are Concerned Their Medication Raises Their Risk of Coronavirus

As reported in EMJ Reviews, the world is on alert, being told to wash their hands and keep distance amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. However, patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)…

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Patients Who Received CRISPR Gene Editing for Beta Thalassemia and Sickle Cell Disease Remain Pain Free
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Patients Who Received CRISPR Gene Editing for Beta Thalassemia and Sickle Cell Disease Remain Pain Free

  The initial CRISPR treatment for sickle cell disease was administered to Victoria Gray in July 2019. Victoria, a resident of Forest, Mississippi, was born with sickle cell and has…

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Infusion of Yescarta Resulted in 44 Percent 4-year Overall Survival Rate in Large B-cell Lymphoma
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Infusion of Yescarta Resulted in 44 Percent 4-year Overall Survival Rate in Large B-cell Lymphoma

  A recent announcement by Gilead Company citing data from Kite Pharma, one of its premier companies, set out remarkable results from Kite’s Zuma-1 clinical trial. The findings confirmed that…

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Emmaus Life Sciences Makes Drug For Sickle Cell Disease Free For Those That Can’t Pay
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Emmaus Life Sciences Makes Drug For Sickle Cell Disease Free For Those That Can’t Pay

As reported in PR NewsWire;  in an effort to help the entirety of the sickle cell disease community, Emmaus Life Sciences, Inc has announced a program that will provide their…

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Elite Gamer Holiday Charity Tournament Raises $42K for Cure Rare Disease
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Elite Gamer Holiday Charity Tournament Raises $42K for Cure Rare Disease

Looking for a feel-good story? Then look no further. In December, telecom company Cox worked to make a difference for the rare disease community. The organization headed its Elite Gamer…

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