Coronavirus Vaccines: “We Have to Sprint, While Also Not Tripping, Falling and Getting Hurt”

 Sean Boyle is a PhD candidate at Emory University. He just signed up to participate in a trial for a coronavirus vaccine when he doesn't know the risks. That's because…

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Woman Faces Temporary Paralysis After Being Diagnosed with Guillain-Barre Syndrome
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Woman Faces Temporary Paralysis After Being Diagnosed with Guillain-Barre Syndrome

According to a story from wptv.com, young mother Sierra Henderson, whose first child is just 18 months old, reported to an urgent care facility recently with some unusual symptoms: a…

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Is Zika a Risk Factor For Guillain-Barre Syndrome? New Research Sheds Light
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Is Zika a Risk Factor For Guillain-Barre Syndrome? New Research Sheds Light

You may have heard the buzz during the Zika outbreak in 2016. Many professionals suspected a relationship between the Zika virus and Guillain Barre Syndrome (GBS). Guillain Barre Syndrome is…

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A Years-Long Recovery: One Man’s Blog about His Experience with GBS
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A Years-Long Recovery: One Man’s Blog about His Experience with GBS

Joe Beernink has a blog describing his experience with Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS). More than three years ago, he wrote about his recovery and his healing process. He was told that the recovery…

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After Being Paralyzed For 10 Weeks, a Guillain-Barre Syndrome Patient Will Walk Again
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After Being Paralyzed For 10 Weeks, a Guillain-Barre Syndrome Patient Will Walk Again

Dancers have amazing muscle control. Through hard work and practice, they learn to make the tiniest movements precisely. So imagine the terror former dancer Emily Thompson, then only 20, felt…

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Guillain-Barre Syndrome Can Go From Bad to Worse… and Very Quickly!
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Guillain-Barre Syndrome Can Go From Bad to Worse… and Very Quickly!

Guillain-Barre syndrome, or GBS, occurs when the body's immune system attacks the nerves. People will usually notice tingling and weakness in their arms and legs. As annoying as that can feel,…

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From Hospital Room to Football Field: The Amazing Story of One Guillain-Barre Survivor
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From Hospital Room to Football Field: The Amazing Story of One Guillain-Barre Survivor

Inspiration comes from many different places, but the best inspiration usually comes from seeing someone achieve greatness in the face of obstacles. That is exactly what a Navy midshipman by the…

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Guillain-Barre Syndrome Survivors Connect Through Online Community
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Guillain-Barre Syndrome Survivors Connect Through Online Community

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke states Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) affects 1 in 100,000 people. Let that sink in. 1 in 100,000 equates to 0.001%. Compare that to the…

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That Tingling in Your Feet Might Be GBS – Know the Symptoms
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That Tingling in Your Feet Might Be GBS – Know the Symptoms

Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) occurs when the body's immune system attacks the peripheral nerves, damaging the myelin insulation. Muscle weakness in the arms and legs are often the first signs of…

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