Rare sleep disorder common among veterans with PTSD

Military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder or concussion suffer from a thrashing form of sleep behavior at a rate that is far higher than the general population, according to a new study by researchers at the VA Portland Health Care System and Oregon Health & Science University. The finding was published online this week in the journal Sleep. Researchers next […]

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This Model Just Opened Up About a Rare Condition That Causes Her Skin to Shed Every 2 Weeks

Being comfortable in your own skin can be tricky regardless of what you look like. But it can be even more difficult if you didn’t grow up seeing people who look like you represented in modeling campaigns, in the media, or even on the street. That’s what led Jeyza Gary to become a model, according to an as-told-to Refinery29 essay she […]

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Florida toddler born with 'Batman' mask due to rare skin condition to seek treatment in Russia

Fox News Flash top headlines for Sept. 24 Fox News Flash top headlines for Sept. 24 are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com A Florida toddler who was born with a marking on her face that resembles a “Batman” mask will soon travel to Russia in the hopes of receiving an innovative treatment for a rare skin condition. Luna Fenner was […]

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Woman has a rare vaginal clamping syndrome that prevented sex

Woman, 25, who discovered she has vaginal clamping syndrome while trying to lose her virginity celebrates FINALLY being able to have sex with her husband Mary Staud, 25, was horrified when a tampon got stuck inside her in 2010 It had to be surgically removed at hospital while she was in agony Four years later, she tried to consummate her […]

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Encephalitis identified as rare toxicity of immunotherapy treatment

After a cancer patient receiving an immunotherapy developed encephalitis and died 18 months into treatment, researchers at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) investigated why the complication occurred, performing a molecular analysis of the disease’s pathology and mining data to determine the incidence of similar occurrences. The molecular analysis revealed the presence of T cells known to react to Epstein-Barr virus in […]

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Abby Lee Miller Survives Rare, Aggressive Cancer That Attacked Her Spine and Left Her Unable to Walk

Dance Moms star Abby Lee Miller announced she’s won her battle with Burkitt lymphoma. “The cancer is completely gone,” the 53-year-old reality TV star told People. Miller told People that she’s thankful to those who have helped her through her debilitating illness. “I’m more than grateful. I’m thankful. I was always grateful, but I think I must say, ‘Thank you,’ a hundred […]

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This Woman Went to the Dentist With a Bump in Her Mouth—It Turned Out to Be a Rare Cancer

American tennis star Nicole Gibbs announced earlier this week that she had pulled out of the French Open to undergo surgery for salivary gland cancer. The 26-year-old said her diagnosis came after her dentist asked her about a growth on the roof of her mouth during a routine appointment last month.  Gibbs, currently ranked number 117 globally by the Women's Tennis Association, shared on Twitter that she's scheduled to […]

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Mum lost twin babies and needed organ transplant because of rare condition

But after making the brave decision to try for another baby with her now husband Max, 30,  she fell pregnant with Ava following a year wait. Louise wasn’t convinced little Ava, who is now one, would be born alive until being welcomed into the world on March 20, 2018. She said: ‘I never thought I would have another child. When […]

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Scientists define the role for a rare, influential set of bone marrow cells

Researchers have defined the roles of various cells in the bone marrow that are thought to control the fate of the nearly half million blood cells that develop there each day. Scientists at NYU School of Medicine behind the new work say little had been known about the fraction of cells examined in the study, the “microenvironment” that makes up […]

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Spitting Image! Cardi B Gives a Rare Glimpse of Daughter Kulture’s Face

Twins! Cardi B keeps her 9-month-old daughter, Kulture, out of the public eye, but she showed the little one off on Thursday, April 11 — and she looks just like her mom. “Good morning, pretty girl,” the rapper, 26, said in a black-and-white video on her Instagram Story as her baby babbled. She captioned the rest of the footage, “She […]

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