UCSF Scientists Use Genes as an On/Off Switch to Fight Autoimmune Diseases and Cancer
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UCSF Scientists Use Genes as an On/Off Switch to Fight Autoimmune Diseases and Cancer

  Immunotherapies are in the forefront for treating autoimmune diseases and cancer. Northwestern University and the University of California San Francisco conducted a study using genes that have the potential…

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UCSF Scientists Use Genes as an On/Off Switch to Fight Autoimmune Diseases and Cancer
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UCSF Scientists Use Genes as an On/Off Switch to Fight Autoimmune Diseases and Cancer

  Immunotherapies are in the forefront for treating autoimmune diseases and cancer. Northwestern University and the University of California San Francisco conducted a study using genes that have the potential…

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Disposable Medical Scopes are Becoming Even More Paramount During COVID-19

Disposable Scopes Disposable scopes are exactly as they sound. Medical scopes utilized for the bladder, lungs, colon, etc. can be made reusable or disposable. Disposable scopes allow faster and more…

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ICYMI: Financial Help Available for Rare Disease Patients Affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic
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ICYMI: Financial Help Available for Rare Disease Patients Affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Natalie Homan from In The Cloud Copy The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the lives of millions around the world in an incredibly short span of time. It’s hard to…

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Industry Leaders Team Up to Advocate for Rare Disease Patients Despite the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Industry Leaders Team Up to Advocate for Rare Disease Patients Despite the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Natalie Homan from In The Cloud Copy Two businesses that advocate for patients with rare and orphan diseases announced recently that they are teaming up to help patients get…

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Company Raises $14 Million Towards Sanfilippo Syndrome and Other Rare Disease Research
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Company Raises $14 Million Towards Sanfilippo Syndrome and Other Rare Disease Research

According to a story from Sanfilippo News, the healthcare tech company RDMD has recently announced that it has raised $14 million in Series A financing that will be dedicated towards…

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NIH-Backed Survey Investigates the Impact of COVID-19 on the Rare Disease Community
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NIH-Backed Survey Investigates the Impact of COVID-19 on the Rare Disease Community

According to a recent press release published by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a new survey spearheaded by the Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network (RDCRN) is seeking to understand…

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Emergency Recommendations for Radiation Treatment During COVID-19 for Blood Cancers
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Emergency Recommendations for Radiation Treatment During COVID-19 for Blood Cancers

In the face of COVID-19, considerations and procedures regarding the use of radiation for blood cancer patients may need to be modified. When the risk of severe infections from COVID-19…

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AI System Created To Speed Up Epileptic Diagnosis is Tested on Dravet Syndrome
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AI System Created To Speed Up Epileptic Diagnosis is Tested on Dravet Syndrome

As reported in Dravet Syndrome News, in a new study, researchers created an artificial intelligence system which could diagnose epileptic conditions more rapidly and easily than existing systems. Epilepsy is…

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Remote Patient Monitoring during COVID-19: A List of Helpful Vendors
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Remote Patient Monitoring during COVID-19: A List of Helpful Vendors

As the world grows more technologically advanced, so does the medical field. Doctor-patient communication can happen over the phone or email. Telemedicine abounds. More technology is being pointed towards remote…

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Researchers Discover Method to Predict Survival in Low-Risk Myelodysplastic Syndromes
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Researchers Discover Method to Predict Survival in Low-Risk Myelodysplastic Syndromes

A recent study published in Blood Cancer Journal has established a new method for effectively predicting survival outcomes for patients with low-risk myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS). The method is known as the…

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May 16th is Hereditary Angioedema Day : Spreading Rare Disease Awareness
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May 16th is Hereditary Angioedema Day : Spreading Rare Disease Awareness

May 16th is celebrated annually as Hereditary Angioedema (HAE) Awareness Day. The event was established with the goal of spreading awareness about this rare condition among both the general public…

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