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Holden is one of these kids whose parents are brave enough to take a risk both for his own benefit and for the children outside of clinical trials who nevertheless might need the drug in development. Holden is fighting Crohn’s disease - a kind of inflammatory bowel disease, which causes abdominal pain, severe, sometimes bloody diarrhea, weight loss, and malnutrition.…

Although the Pain Awareness Month already passed, we at FindMeCure want to reserve a central place for this topic on our blog. There have been many talks on chronic pain in the recent years as it turns out that hundreds of well-known conditions, such as Rheumatoid Arthritis, Ulcerative Colitis, Migraine and so many more, cause long-term pain. There is one…

In the middle of the last century sociologist Erving Goffman came up with the theory of social performativity - the concept that, as Shakespeare said some four centuries prior, we are all actors and the world is our stage. We perform a variety of roles, claims Goffman, in our day-to-day lives: the roles of a parent, a student, an employee,…

" I felt afraid to leave the house - what if I can’t remember where I live?  Does anybody else battle debilitating brain fog while on thyroid replacement therapy? When is it just “brain fog” and when is something you need to see a doctor for?" This is what a patient, currently going through thyroid hormone replacement therapy, shares about their fears, experiences,…

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