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Molecule known to slow inflammation linked to scleroderma, could be treatment target
A variation of the molecule can contribute to fibrosis and scleroderma.
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Helping the most medically complex infants navigate care
For Lena Long, the Little Victors League has been ‘invaluable’ as her family works through managing her health
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Molecule known to slow inflammation linked to scleroderma, could be treatment target
A variation of the molecule can contribute to fibrosis and scleroderma.
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Doctors discover novel way to treat gastrointestinal complication in child with trisomy 18
Faith Smith spent nearly a year in and out of the hospital for pancreatic problems. Because of her complex medical issues, the standard approach to treatment wasn’t an option
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Making music with only his eyes
ALS didn’t keep a man from his lifelong passion for producing music
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Got questions about weight-loss drugs? These experts have answers
Courtney Weirauch didn’t know what lymphangioleiomyomatosis was – but she quickly learned about the rare lung condition and how it would impact her life.
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1 in 8 Americans over 50 show signs of food addiction
Highly processed foods can act on the brain in ways that spark cravings, emotional reactions and signs of addiction, and a new poll shows how many older adults experience this.
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A rare diagnosis and a young mother who’s spreading the word
Courtney Weirauch didn’t know what lymphangioleiomyomatosis was – but she quickly learned about the rare lung condition and how it would impact her life.
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Researchers circumvent radiation resistance in subtype of brain tumors
University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center researchers find ZMYND8 gene plays a critical role in conferring radiation resistance on brain tumors with IDH1 mutation.
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Hospitals without highest stroke care designation may miss them after heart procedure
Using stroke as a measure of quality after TAVR could put stroke centers at a disadvantage, the study suggests