Webinar: Using the Rare Disease Cures Accelerator for a DMD Progression Model
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Webinar: Using the Rare Disease Cures Accelerator for a DMD Progression Model

On July 21, 2021, Patient Worthy attended an online webinar presentation titled "How RDCA-DAP Can Help Inform Optimal Trial Design in Progressive Rare Disease." Organized by the Critical Path Institute…

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If It Looks and Acts Like the Flu but Isn’t the Flu, Then What Is It?
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If It Looks and Acts Like the Flu but Isn’t the Flu, Then What Is It?

This question is what the doctors at Massachusetts’ Cambridge Hospital were trying to determine. According to a recent article in the New York Times, a twenty-two-year-old man was rushed to…

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Compassion Corner: Being Human Does Not Take Much Effort; It Only Takes Fifty-six Seconds
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Compassion Corner: Being Human Does Not Take Much Effort; It Only Takes Fifty-six Seconds

  Compassion [kuhm-pash-uhn] noun A feeling of deep sympathy and sorrow for another who is stricken by misfortune, accompanied by a strong desire to alleviate the suffering. Compassion Corner is…

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NYUAD Researchers Identify the Code That Regulates Liver Regrowth: A New Form of Regenerative Medicine May Follow
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NYUAD Researchers Identify the Code That Regulates Liver Regrowth: A New Form of Regenerative Medicine May Follow

  Researchers at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) have discovered the code that is associated with the liver’s genome (complete set of DNA) and its ability to regenerate. According to a…

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Individuals with Gastroparesis or Crohn’s Disease May Be More Susceptible to Auto-Brewery Syndrome

Auto-Brewery Syndrome Auto-brewery syndrome is also known as gut fermentation syndrome. It occurs when fungi or bacteria within the gut produce ethanol by endogenous fermentation. Several different strains may be…

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