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Skeletal Rare Diseases Academy launched by IOF

Skeletal Rare Diseases Academy launched by IOF

A new International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) initiative has been launched to support communication, educational programmes, and research advances in rare disorders of the bone. The...
long-term COVID-19 symptoms

COVID-19: 29% of doctors have treated patients with long-term symptoms

According to a survey conducted by the British Medical Association (BMA), a third of doctors have treated patients with long-term COVID-19 symptoms, including chronic...
Groundbreaking research to restore myelin sheaths in multiple sclerosis

Groundbreaking research to restore myelin sheaths in multiple sclerosis

A groundbreaking study has identified an important mechanism that can be used to control the restoration of myelin sheaths in patients with degenerative diseases,...
Reducing liver transplant waiting-list mortality in Europe

Reducing liver transplant waiting-list mortality in Europe

A European study has demonstrated that prioritising patients for liver disease transplants using the Model for End-stage Liver Disease Sodium (MELD-Na) score could reduce...
Newly discovered disease mechanism triggers chronic inflammation

Newly discovered disease mechanism triggers chronic inflammation

For the first time, scientists have uncovered a disease mechanism whereby fat crystals cause chronic inflammation of the immune system. Scientists at the University of...
Could the T cells of COVID-19 patients offer clues to immunity?

Could the T cells of COVID-19 patients offer clues to immunity?

T cells are a vital part of the body’s immune response to many viruses, so could they offer an insight into COVID-19 immunity? Gladstone Institutes...
African region declared free of wild polio

African region declared free of wild polio

The Africa Regional Certification Commission certified the WHO African Region as wild polio-free after four years without a case. With this historic milestone, five of...
Cystic fibrosis: searching for a cure

Cystic fibrosis: searching for a cure

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation aims to deliver treatment, care and – eventually – a cure for CF. Cystic fibrosis (CF), which affects more than 70,000...
COVAX initiative: the COVID-19 vaccine Global Access Facility

COVAX initiative: the COVID-19 vaccine Global Access Facility

Countries across the world are engaging in discussions to participate in COVAX, a global initiative working with vaccine manufacturers to provide countries with access...
Diagnostic definition developed for Functional Cognitive Disorder

Diagnostic definition developed for Functional Cognitive Disorder

A diagnostic definition has been developed for Functional Cognitive Disorder, a neurodegenerative condition that is often mistaken for dementia. UK academics and clinicians have collaborated...
Examining the impact of COVID-19 on the rare diseases community

Examining the impact of COVID-19 on the rare diseases community

An online survey launched by the National Institutes of Health-supported (NIH) Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network (RDCRN) aims to find out how the COVID-19...
Colorectal cancer: diagnosis and treatment

Colorectal cancer: diagnosis and treatment

HEQ examines risk factors and screening protocols for the world’s third most common form of cancer - colorectal cancer. With more than 1.8 million new...

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