Items Tagged ‘neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder’

September 5, 2019

FDA approves Mayo test drug for rare autoimmune disorder

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

Post-Bulletinby John Molseed After being dealt a rare autoimmune disease, Marlin Pruismann can no longer shuffle a deck of cards. However, autoimmune neurology researchers at Mayo Clinic have just stacked the deck in his favor. Pruismann, of Blairsburg, Iowa, has neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder. The disorder causes the immune system to attack optic nerves and […]

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Tags: Dr. Sean Pittock, Marlin Pruismann, neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder, Rochester Post-Bulletin

August 10, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for August 10, 2018

By Emily DeBoom Emily DeBoom (@emilydeboom)

NBC News, How to keep yourself (and your dog) cool in a heatwave by Vivian Manning-Schaffel — Thanks to climate change, summers are longer and hotter, and we only have more extreme vacillations in temperature to look forward to… The most serious heat-related illness, heatstroke is described by The Mayo Clinic as the body “overheating […]

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