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Guillain Barre Syndrome: Promising young footballer struck down by rare disease twice – ABC News

Guillain Barre Syndrome is a rare autoimmune disease, but the odds of contracting it twice are 10…

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Disability campaigners create ‘giant graveyard’ outside Court to highlight threat of assisted suicide challenge – Independent Catholic News

Disability Rights campaigners today (Tuesday 1 May) are creating a ‘giant graveyard’ outside the Royal Courts of…

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Gloucester mum asked at school gates if she was drunk – the reality was far worse – Gloucestershire Live

A mum who was asked if she was drunk at the school gates discovered her stumbling was…

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A Newport child struck down by virus which left her paralysed has now started school – South Wales Argus

A NEWPORT toddler struck down with a rare illness and given a 10 per cent chance of…

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Breakthrough study on mosquito brains could crack the code to creating viable Zika vaccine – News-Medical.net

Deakin neuro-engineers have conducted an investigation into how mosquito brains are affected by the Zika virus, in…

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What you need to know about Guillain-Barre syndrome – Reading Eagle

Guillain-Barre syndrome is a serious condition that requires immediate hospitalization because it can worsen rapidly. In GBS, your…

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Sons inspired to help dad who nearly died and was left in a wheelchair after illness – Warrington Guardian

THE sons of a ‘kind-hearted man’ battling a rare autoimmune disorder have vowed to take on a series of fundraising challenges in a…

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Patients with Guillain-Barre Also Had Zika Infection (JAMA) – MedPage Today

Acute Zika virus infection was a risk factor for contracting Guillain-Barré syndrome, adding to the known association between the two, a case-control study…

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Findings add to evidence of association between Zika virus and Guillain-Barre syndrome – Medical Xpress

An examination of cases of Guillain-Barré syndrome in Puerto Rico identified Zika virus infection as a risk factor, according to a study published…

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Zika Seems Not to Worsen Guillain-Barre Symptoms – MedPage Today

Researchers in Puerto Rico said they found no difference in disability rates at 6 months in patients with Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) linked to…

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Toddler left paralysed by rare condition could go years unable to walk – Grimsby Telegraph

A two year old boy left paralysed from the neck down by a rare condition could be unable to walk for years after…

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A single genetic glitch may explain how Zika became so dangerous – Reuters

A single genetic change that occurred in 2013 may explain how Zika acquired the ability to attack fetal nerve cells, causing a severe…

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Runner Rory Coleman completes 1000th marathon – BBC News

A runner who feared he would never walk again after being struck down by a rare virus has completed his 1,000th marathon. Rory Coleman,…

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Cardiff runner Rory Coleman gears up for 1000th marathon – BBC News

A runner who feared he would never walk again after being struck down by a rare virus is to take part in his…

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Paralysed and on ventilator in intensive care but insurers refuse to fork out as holiday wasn’t cancelled in person – Scottish Daily Record

Charlene Burke was in intensive care for a month after being completely paralysed by a freak illness. She had planned a family holiday but,…

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Young mum-to-be paralysed and left in coma after suffering stroke caused by pregnancy – Mirror.co.uk

An expectant mum was left paralysed and in a coma for nearly two weeks after suffering a stroke caused by her pregnancy. Danielle Pownall…

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We may be able to use Zika virus to attack brain cancer cells – New Scientist

Zika can cause babies to be born with severe brain damage – but we may be able to harness the virus to fight…

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Improve Your Digestion & Repair Your Gut Using A Simple, 1-Ingredient Juice – Collective Evolution

I love starting my mornings with an organic juice, but it’s no secret that juicing is not only expensive but time consuming. Who…

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Pilates pays off for pair on the road to recovery from rare muscular condition – Knutsford Guardian

TWO women who suffer from a rare muscle-reducing condition have revealed the secret that led to them regaining their independence – Pilates. Hayley Watson…

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Niece’s death from Guillain-Barre Syndrome leaves many questions – Elko Daily Free Press

Dear Doctor: Could you explain Guillain-Barre syndrome? My 57-year-old niece died of it, but it’s still a mystery to me. Dear Reader: First, please…

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Zika vaccine moves a step closer – The London Economic

A jab to protect pregnant women’s babies against the Zika virus could be on the horizon. Experiments on mice found a single dose of…

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How Pat Barker’s “Regeneration” Helped Me Embrace My Disabled Identity – Bustle

I was a college freshman in 2011, and it was the spring semester, though that year felt uncommonly cold. Every Tuesday and Thursday,…

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Worcester fitness instructor’s remarkable recovery from being “a prisoner in my own body” – Droitwich Advertiser

IT ISN’T a surprise to discover 58-year-old Steve Breakwell first became interested in sports and physical activity when he was a young lad…

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Mum with Guillain-Barre syndrome vows to walk again – Stuff.co.nz

Michaela Melrose misses the simple pleasure of being able to hold her two young children in her arms. Struck…

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Family urge West Lothian people to raise funds for Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity after revealing how it helped their daughter – Scottish Daily Record

A family from Livingston has urged West Lothian people to raise funds for the newly-named Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity after revealing how it…

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Boyfriend of woman struck down by deadly syndrome creates heartbreaking video to show her journey – 9Honey

A year ago, Crystal Brown was just like any other mother-of-two. Fast forward…

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Look at this incredible hand-drawn map of Manchester by artist Carl Lavia aka Sketch – Manchester Evening News

Think you know Manchester like the back of your hand? You’re not alone; artist Carl Lavia certainly does,…

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Cotswolds mother used hypnotherapy to cure paralysis – Daily Mail

A mother-of-two whose face was paralysed by a nerve disease is now grinning from ear to ear, after self-hypnosis restored her smile. Dipti Tait,…

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I Thought I Had A Hangover – Three Weeks Later I Was Paralysed – Huffington Post UK

Three weeks. Three weeks is all it took for me to go from being a healthy active young man in my twenties, juggling…

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Nine months ago Rory Coleman was paralysed but he has just completed the world’s toughest race – WalesOnline

Nine months ago he was paralysed by a rare post-viral syndrome but now Rory Coleman has completed the world’s toughest race – the…

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Four reasons why we shouldn’t forget about Zika – The Conversation

A group of researchers investigating yellow fever, in 1947, discovered a new virus in a sick monkey – the Zika virus. The researchers…

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Man re-learning how to walk completes five mile challenge for CERU – Leamington Observer

RE-LEARNING how to walk did not stop a generous man in his tracks when he completed a five mile walk – raising £1,500…

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Further investigation needed on Zika link to Guillain-Barré syndrome – Waterbury Republican American

The first study providing evidence for Zika virus infection causing Guillain–Barré syndrome has been released in The Lancet. Researchers looked at a Zika…

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What Are the Differences Between MS and Guillain-Barré Syndrome? – EmpowHer

Multiple sclerosis and Guillain–Barré syndrome are both autoimmune diseases where the protective myelin coverings of the nerves are attacked by one’s own immune…

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Ga. woman struggles with paralyzing disorder Guillain-Barré syndrome – FOX 5 Atlanta

NEWNAN, Ga. – Glenda Pope is at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Newnan, working her way back from a frightening place: being paralyzed. She…

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Three pregnant women in Florida test positive for Zika – CNN

Zika has been associated with the birth defect microcephaly and Guillain–Barre, a rare syndrome where the immune system attacks nerves. Microcephaly is a…

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‘Strong evidence’ of Zika virus and Guillain-Barré syndrome link – NHS Choices

“Scientists have amassed the strongest evidence yet that the Zika virus can cause the serious neurological condition Guillain–Barré syndrome,” The Guardian reports. A…

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Further investigation needed on Zika link to Guillain-Barre syndrome – Quad-Cities Online

“The risk is very small; however, there can be some association between Zika infection and subsequent development of Guillain–Barre syndrome and further evidence…

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Increase in Guillain-Barré syndrome linked to Zika virus outbreak in French Polynesia – 2 Minute Medicine

1. This case-control study of a Zika virus outbreak in French Polynesia showed that an increased incidence of Guillain–Barré syndrome was associated with…

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Strong proof that Zika causes Guillain-Barre – Health24

A study published this week was the strongest piece of evidence yet that that the Zika virus causes the neurological disorder Guillain–Barre Syndrome,…

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Panama Zika case count rises to 118, 1st suspected case Guillain-Barre syndrome – Outbreak News Today

In addition, health authorities in Panama reported on Wednesday the first case of Guillain–Barre syndrome (GBS) in a 50-year-old man, which has been…

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New study ‘strongest’ proof Zika causes Guillain-Barre Syndrome: WHO – Yahoo News

Geneva (AFP) – A study published this week was the strongest piece of evidence yet that that the Zika virus causes the neurological…

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Zika virus: scientists present strong evidence of Guillain-Barré link – The Guardian

They estimate that 24 people in every 100,000 infected with the Zika virus developed Guillain–Barré in French Polynesia, developing the muscle weakness that…

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Honduras: Pregnant woman has Guillain-Barre, possibly Zika – Yahoo News

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Health officials in Honduras say a 29-year-old pregnant woman showing symptoms of the Zika virus has been diagnosed with…

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More Evidence Links Guillain-Barre Syndrome, Zika Virus – Voice of America

The World Health Organization reports evidence of a suspected link between Guillain–Barre Syndrome, a neurological disorder, and the Zika virus is growing, but…

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Zika Virus Linked To Birth Defects, Paralysis-Causing Guillain-Barre Syndrome – Headlines & Global News

As previously reported by HNGN, the mosquito-borne Zika virus has been linked to birth defects in newborns, causing brain and skull deformities. Now…

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​Zika virus not to blame for south Wales spike in Guillain-Barre despite link – South Wales Evening Post

But health officials in Wales have said previously that there is no connection between the virus and a spike in cases of Guillain–Barre…

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More Of Colombia’s Guillain-Barre Cases Appear To Be Linked To Zika – NPR

Colombia has seen about 100 cases of Guillian-Barre so far linked to Zika, including 3 people who have died. There are concerns that…

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Zika Virus News: Guillain-Barre The Next Threat? – Health Aim

Sounds scary – but Guillain-Barre in its more aggressive form has come to light in some places in Colombia which have witness more…

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Zika Virus And Guillain-Barré Syndrome: Link Between Two US Cases And The Neurological Disorder ‘Looks Strong’ – Medical Daily

This past Thursday, the CDC told Time it had confirmed the presence of a rare neurological disorder that can cause paralysis, Guillain-Barré syndrome,…

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