Newly Discovered Genetic Disease Is More Common Than Expected

Jan. 25, 2023 – A recently discovered inflammatory disease known as VEXAS syndrome is more widespread and dangerous than previously understood, a new genetic analysis suggests. While it’s rare, researchers believe the disease may affect tens of thousands of men in the US and may frequently go undiagnosed. “Is VEXAS really more common than we … Read more

How to Live a Full Life With Myasthenia Gravis

By Stefani Shea-Akers, as told to Keri Wiginton In 2013, when I was an English teacher at a community college, teaching became difficult. I struggled to speak during class. I had some general weakness and trouble breathing. I had to drive between classes because I could no longer walk between them. I told a nurse … Read more

25-Year-Old Woman In UK Lives Off Digestive Biscuit Due To Rare Stomach Condition

Talia Sinnot was diagnosed with gastroparesis. A 25-year-old woman from the United Kingdom has been living off a diet of digestive biscuits after being diagnosed with a rare stomach disease. The woman, Talia Sinnot, was diagnosed with gastroparesis, a condition that causes food to move slowly or not at all from the stomach to the … Read more