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  • 31 Days of CF: Steven’s Story
    This post was originally published on this site View this post on Instagram Day 14 of 31 Days of CF ⁣ Topic: Working Full Time⁣ ⁣ In life expectations are placed upon us to achieve milestones, and in the life of a person with cystic fibrosis everyday can feel like a milestone. I did not […]
  • 31 Days of CF: Maddie’s Story
    This post was originally published on this site View this post on Instagram Day 16 of 31 Days of CF ⁣⁣ Topic: Balancing work, grad school, and health⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Here are @saltymaddie93 experiences: ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ In fall of 2017 I started my Master’s of Public Health program at @uofminnesota. I went to the first week […]
  • How Does Your Garden Grow?
    This post was originally published on this site A few weeks ago, I told you that I’d made a decision: I had to slow down. I think and talk quickly. I work quickly and drive much too fast for my grandmother’s liking. Basically, everything in my life was fast, and picking up speed with each […]
  • What the Falck Is Going On?
    This post was originally published on this site Stranded. Not on a desert island but in an empty hospital ward. Earlier, it had been filled with fellow MSers getting their Ocrevus (ocrelizumab) infusions. I write “fellow,” but as ever, we blokes were in the minority — there were only two of us. Research indicates that […]
  • Caring for the Opposite Sex: Dealing with Intimacy Challenges
    This post was originally published on this site In the United States, 2.1 million men age 65 and older have Alzheimer’s disease. With Father’s Day approaching, we recognize that these numbers represent many dads, though fewer men than women have the disease. Caregiving isn’t gender-specific. Among Americans age 71 and older, 16 percent of women […]
  • Want to Pray for a Disabled Person? Ask First
    This post was originally published on this site If you live with a visible disability or illness, then there’s a good chance you’ve experienced a stranger coming up to you and asking to pray for you. As someone who has lived for 21 years with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) and uses a motorized wheelchair, I […]
  • Susan G. Komen, Cancer Australia to Co-fund Metastatic BC Research
    This post was originally published on this site A new partnership between Susan G. Komen and Cancer Australia will grant a researcher $450,000 over three years to study metastatic breast cancer. Through a Career Catalyst Research Grant provided by the International Collaborative Research Partnership, Delphine Merino of La Trobe University in Australia will focus on providing […]
  • 31 Days of CF: Jenny’s Story
    This post was originally published on this site View this post on Instagram Day 17 of 31 Days of CF⁣⁣ Topic: My child’s knowledge of my CF⁣⁣ ⁣ This is @jenny_livingston experience: ⁣⁣ ⁣ My nine-year-old daughter, Morgan, has known the words “cystic fibrosis” for as long as she can remember. As a parent, I […]
  • First Patient Dosed in Phase 2 Trial Evaluating Ampligen-Keytruda-Chemo Combo for Ovarian Cancer
    This post was originally published on this site The first patient has been dosed with Hemispherx Biopharma‘s experimental treatment Ampligen (rintatolimod), in combination with Keytruda (pembrolizumab) and cisplatin, for recurrent ovarian cancer. The investigator-sponsored Phase 2 trial (NCT03734692) is expected to treat 45 ovarian cancer patients who responded to platinum-based chemotherapy for at least six months. […]
  • Lenabasum Promotes Sustained Improvements in Systemic Sclerosis Patients, Extension Study Shows
    This post was originally published on this site People with diffuse cutaneous systemic sclerosis (dcSSc) treated with lenabasum keep improving after 21 months of treatment, results from a Phase 2 open-label extension study show. Robert Spiera, MD, from Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, and principal investigator of the Phase 2 study, shared the data in […]