Mike’s Story: Overcoming COVID-19 and Guillain-Barré Syndrome
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Mike’s Story: Overcoming COVID-19 and Guillain-Barré Syndrome

  When it comes to COVID-19, many people believe, "Well, it can't happen to me!" But with 16.8 million diagnosed cases worldwide, and nearly 4.5 million of those in the…

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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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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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Helpful Resources for CIDP Patients
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Helpful Resources for CIDP Patients

Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP) is a rare disease that affects the nervous system. It causes peripheral nerves and nerve roots (the sites where nerves are attached to the central…

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FDA Approves Investigational New Drug Application For an Experimental Treatment for Guillain-Barre Syndrome
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FDA Approves Investigational New Drug Application For an Experimental Treatment for Guillain-Barre Syndrome

According to a story from BioSpace, the biotechnology company Cellenkos, Inc., recently announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given the company the go ahead to begin…

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Vacation Gone Wrong: Teen Opens Up About Her Sudden Paralysis Due to Rare Disease

People Magazine published an article about 20-year-old Kara Dunn who suddenly became paralyzed during a vacation to Spain, due to a rare disease she didn't know she had. Guillain-Barré Syndrome…

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New Evidence Uncovered Connecting Risk Factors Between Zika Virus and Guillain-Barré syndrome
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New Evidence Uncovered Connecting Risk Factors Between Zika Virus and Guillain-Barré syndrome

New findings are coming from a recent study led by researchers at the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) that could have long-term implications for Zika Virus research. Evidence showed that…

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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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