Cause of Paralyzing Illness in Kids Remains Elusive

For several years, the CDC has been investigating the condition, called acute flaccid myelitis (AFM). It's a rare disease that attacks tissue in the spinal cord, causing muscles and reflexes to weaken.
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 21, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales &Marketing Network) -- SmartPharm Therapeutics, a preclinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on developing next-generation, non-viral gene therapies for the treatment of rare diseases, today anno... Biopharmaceuticals, Personnel SmartPharm Therapeutics, gene therapy
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In this study, we present our contemporary experience in managing this rare condition from two major tertiary centers. This is a retrospective observational cohort study.
Source: Journal of Vascular Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
This report aimed to discuss the reason for IVCT in a case of pregnancy-induced hypertension with decreased antithrombin III and protein S and the anticoagulation strategy.
Source: Journal of Vascular Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion: Long-term OS and RFS after the surgical resection of primary chest wall sarcoma were clinically acceptable. PMID: 31624714 [PubMed]
Source: Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Tags: Korean J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Source Type: research
Authors: Schroader B, Kong SX, Anderson S, Williamson T, Sireci A, Shields K Abstract INTRODUCTION: The development of precision medicine and targeted therapies have revolutionized cancer treatment. Historically, treatment was chosen based on the tumor-histology, but can now be tailored to patient-specific actionable biomarkers. Investigations have shown up to 40% of cancer patients who undergo molecular testing have an actionable biomarker with a drug currently available, and that patients benefit from these drugs. In 2018, larotrectinib became the first drug developed and approved exclusively as a tumor-agnostic ...
Source: Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Expert Rev Anticancer Ther Source Type: research
The investment will be used to build a clinical-stage portfolio for rare diseases, including treatments for Fragile X syndrome.
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Patients with the metabolic disorder classical galactosemia suffer from long-term complications despite a galactose-restricted diet, including a below average intelligence level. The aim of the current review ...
Source: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases - Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Tags: Review Source Type: research
National Institutes of Health has awarded a research team from Yale and other universities $7.8 million to establish a rare disease network called MGNet.
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CONCLUSION: These updated guidelines will contribute to increase the level of urological care for diagnosis and treatment of UTUC. PMID: 31610873 [PubMed - in process]
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Publication date: Available online 15 October 2019Source: Annals of Medicine and SurgeryAuthor(s): Sardar Hassan Arif, Ayad Ahmad MohammedAbstractAbdomen cocoon is a rare disease in which a thick peritoneal membrane wraps the intestine causing the bowel loops to adhere to each other. It may be either primary(idiopathic) or secondary to other causes like previous abdominal surgery. Most patients present with abdominal pain and intestinal obstruction. The condition is usually diagnosed intraoperatively.Case 1A 30-year-old male patient presented with abdominal pain and bilious vomiting. The patient had similar previous attack...
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