Editor’s Choice: CIDP Athletes, Parents Turned Researchers, and Commonplace Medicines with Concerning Correlations

Happy Thursday!

We hope everyone’s new year is off to a good start. If you’re in need of some inspiration, we’re highlighting a story of a woman with CIDP accomplishing athletic feats. Next, we have a story about parents searching for a treatment for their child’s rare disease. Our final two articles discuss potential hazards every day medicines may pose.

Sit back and enjoy this week’s Editor’s Choice.


Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy Didn’t Stop This Woman From Finishing Her 11th Chicago Marathon

CIDP and running aren’t two things you usually see together– however, one woman, who once struggled to walk, has completed yet another marathon.


When Parents of Children with Rare Diseases Become Researchers

What do you do when your child has a disease without an established treatment?


Marfan and Ehlers-Danlos Patients May Want to Avoid This Class of Antibiotics

Are you at risk for an aortic aneurysm or dissection? Here are some things you should know.


Study Shows Heartburn Drug Correlates with an 250% Increased Stomach Cancer Risk

An updated study discusses the increased occurrence of stomach cancer in users of this type of drug.

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