With 85% of patients unaware of clinical trials as an option at the time of their diagnosis, according to the NIH, it’s a shame that many parts of the application process are still needlessly complicated when a patient is aware and motivated. FindMeCure was founded with the mission of spreading awareness and making the process of finding and applying for…

Are people with respiratory diseases like COPD and asthma at risk during the Covid-19 pandemic? According to The European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI), a detailed investigation of 140 hospitals in Wuhan, China determined that  “Allergic diseases, asthma and COPD are not risk factors for SARS‐CoV‐2 infection.” However, the Respiratory Health Association of America cautions that while people…

Many of you will be directly affected by this pandemic even if you never test positive for Covid-19. Some of you already are. The last couple of weeks had us write many emails to patients applying for clinical trials informing them that the trial they are interested in has been suspended. This is heartbreaking for the FindMeCure team because we…

Covid-19 anxiety is its own topic in the mental health community already. For people who fight autoimmune disease, respiratory issues, diabetes, cancer or heart disease, however, anxiety is even more palpable. It doesn’t help that social distancing, which is the best practice recommended by experts and official guidelines, can have dire consequences to our mental and physical health.  In our…

The Coronavirus crisis that caught many governments unprepared to deal with a pandemic is far from over yet. Those of us who have the option are doing the responsible thing by staying at home to limit the risk of transmission and a further increase in the number of cases. Still, too many people can’t afford to make this choice as…

We know by now that while most cases of the Coronavirus are mild and highly manageable (as many as 82% by March 8), the new virus is most dangerous for the elderly and those with compromised immunity. This is why it’s perfectly understandable that even as sensible opinion leaders caution us to be alert but not anxious, Myasthenia gravis patients…

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