Drug-price reforms need not affect research on rare diseases – or the Canadians who have them

On Aug. 9, the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board of Canada announced new drug-pricing regulations for new patented medicines that […]

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Scientists see hope in a rare disease drug Wall Street has all but written off

A manda Moore can still smell the room. It was Jan. 26, 2016, and she was standing in a doctor’s […]

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Immunotherapy drug shows promise in treating rare pregnancy cancer

‘ An immunotherapy drug has the potential to treat a rare pregnancy cancer belonging to a group of diseases called […]

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Inherited, rare skin disease informs treatment of common hair disorders, study finds

It is almost axiomatic in medicine that the study of rare disorders informs the understanding of more common, widespread ailments. […]

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Syria: President Assad makes rare look outdoor capital for Eid

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad joined Eid al-Fitr prayers at a mosque in third city Homs on Wednesday in a unprecedented […]

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Understanding the mechanism of rare blinding disorder passed from parents to their children

Scientists have identified a key mechanism that damages the cornea in Meesmann epithelial corneal dystrophy, a rare blinding disorder, which […]

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Understanding the mechanism of rare blinding disorder passed from parents to their children

Scientists have identified a key mechanism that damages the cornea in Meesmann epithelial corneal dystrophy, a rare blinding disorder, which […]

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