Rare and Orphan Diseases




Rare – Always Present and Never Forgotten

The experience of attending Rare Disease Day at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) exceeded the confines of the definition for rare and instead should be more appropriately defined as extraordinary shares a new Medika author.

Hair Loss: The Hidden Toll of Stress

I LOOK IN THE MIRROR AND SEE A YOUNGISH FACE. I turn a bit to discover a bald patch on the crown of my head....

It’s Time to Reconsider Deadly Munchausen’s Syndrome by Proxy

The little-talked-about or diagnosed syndrome may be more prevalent in healthcare than we know.