4 Insects Used to Treat Wounds and Diseases

Tick in Spiderweb

(DGIwire) – Think bugs are annoying and have no redeeming qualities? Well, think again. A slew of research has exposed an amazing fact: insects can help address a wide variety of human ailments. More are being studied for use to treat wounds and diseases. Here are four examples of how insects have been shown to alleviate […]

Keeping Track of a Rare Blood Cell Disorder

Pipette mit Tropfen

(DGIwire) – One of the best ways to improve understanding of a disease is to collect comprehensive data from a wide swath of the population of patients who have it. This is certainly true regarding rare diseases for which treatment options are currently limited. One of the more ambitious undertakings of this sort in recent […]

Injecting a New Strategy to Treat a Rare Blood Disease

Male Patient Having Consultation With Doctor In Office

(DGIwire) —  Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) is an ultra-rare, life-threatening and debilitating disease of the blood. According to the National Institutes of Health, the symptoms of PNH can include intermittently dark urine, abdominal pain, back pain, thrombosis (blood clots), easy bruising or bleeding, headache and shortness of breath. The treatment of PNH is directed at […]

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