Here’s what we know about CTE, the brain condition that affected Danny Frawley

News emerged this week former AFL footballer Danny Frawley was suffering from a brain disease called CTE when he died last year, according to reports received by the Victorian Coroner. Chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, refers to changes in the brain that have been linked to repeated blows to the head, sometimes seen in former players of sports such as […]

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Toddler with rare genetic condition waves to dad through a window every day

Emmie Gizatullin, who’s just two and a half years old, was born with a one in a million genetic condition called Kniest Dysplasia, the rarest form of dwarfism that affects fewer than 150 people worldwide. The toddler, from Colchester, Essex, went into total isolation with her mum Hannah, 40, and her brother Adam, 11, earlier this week to stay safe […]

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‘Smart’ devices help reduce adverse outcomes of common heart condition

A new study, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, highlights the feasible use of mobile health (mHealth) devices to help with the screening and detection of a common heart condition. Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a heart rhythm condition that causes an irregular and sometimes, abnormally fast heart rate. In AF, the heart’s upper chambers (atria) contract […]

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Parents tell of saving son from a condition which blights daughter

Parents tell of the bittersweet joy of saving their son through IVF from a hereditary condition which blights their six-year-old daughter Jeremy Norton, 35, from Wigston, Leicestershire, has Marfan Syndrome The condition is where the connective tissue throughout the body is too fragile  Consequently the walls of the aorta, main body artery, can become weakened   Lisa and Jeremy Norton from […]

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Carpenter's condition causes ulcers on his face, chest and arms

Carpenter says he looks like a ZOMBIE because of a rare condition that causes pus-filled ulcers on his face, chest and arms Steve Young, of Devon, was diagnosed with pyoderma gangrenosum in August The carpenter has since had to give up his job because of the ulcers on his body The 32-year-old claims that he spends half-an-hour every day dressing […]

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24-year-old’s fainting was a clue to her fatal heart condition

Christie Tolosky went to her family doctor’s office to get a prescription for a toothache. She collapsed and was dead within an hour, leaving doctors looking for clues about what happened to the otherwise healthy 24-year-old. An autopsy revealed the answer. While planning the funeral, Barbara Tolosky, Christie’s mother and a registered nurse, saw the cause of death listed as […]

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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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Overwhelmed At Work? You May Be Experiencing This Condition

Have you ever felt like you just couldn’t bear to go to the office one more day? Or that your workload is beyond insurmountable? If you’re saying “yes” and “yes,” there’s a chance that you may have experience burnout — and most Americans have. It is a state of mental, emotional and physical exhaustion which occurs when we feel overworked, overwhelmed […]

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