Rare disease advocates are marking the 40th anniversary of the landmark Orphan Drug Act, which has led to over 1100 approvals for new therapies.
The Alliance for Regenerative Medicine aims to help in the development of safe and effective regenerative therapies that can benefit rare disease patients.
A pulmonary fibrosis foundation and a professional medical association have teamed up to slash the time it takes to diagnose idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
An updated set of clinical practice guidelines has been issued for the diagnosis and treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in adults.
Aytu BioPharma has developed an endotracheal respiratory catheter which its CEO says has “tremendous potential” in IPF, PAH, and other respiratory diseases.
Pulmonologist MeiLan K. Han, MD, MS, leads groundbreaking research on oxygen delivery in chronic lung disease and has also written a book on the subject.
Three Lakes Foundation, Yale University, and the University of Pittsburgh are joining forces to speed up the search for treatments for pulmonary fibrosis.
When it comes to rare disorders, Israel—a New Jersey-sized nation of 9.3 million that’s made headlines this year for its highly successful coronavirus vaccination campaign—is clearly an emerging powerhouse.
Nearly 11 years ago, Dallas, Texas retiree Bill Vick was training for a triathlon and noticed that his swimming performance had started to decline. At the time, he was 72 and seemingly in peak health. “I went to the doctor, not because I felt bad, but because I was worried about my times and distances,…
NEW YORK, New York — Noah Greenspan, DPT, says the pulmonary fibrosis (PF) patients and others who had been coming to his Pulmonary Wellness and Rehabilitation Center until he closed it in March 2020 in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic were among “the oldest, sickest, most complex patients in the book.” Since then, the…