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  1. New Migraine Treatments 2021

    A migraine is a moderate to severe headache described as a beating pain on one side of the head. It can be accompanied by other symptoms, including sensitivity to sounds and light, or feeling sick (nausea, vomiting).

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  2. Pseudobulbar Affect Treatments

    Pseudobulbar Affect (PBA) is a neurological condition that causes outbursts of uncontrolled or inappropriate laughing or crying. It is also known by other names including emotional lability, pathological laughing and crying, involuntary emotional expression disorder, compulsive laughing or weeping, or emotional incontinence.

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  3. New Renal Cell Carcinoma Treatments 2021

    Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) also called kidney cancer or renal cell cancer is a disease in which malignant cancer cells are found in the lining of tubules in the kidney. RCC accounts for more than 80% of all kidney cancers.

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  4. New Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatments 2021

    Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease where the immune system attacks body tissues. It primarily affects joints, but it can also cause inflammation of organs, such as the lungs, eyes, skin, and heart.

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  5. New Multiple Sclerosis Treatments 2021

    Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic, inflammatory, autoimmune disease of the central nervous system that disrupts communication between the brain and other parts of the body.

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  6. New Parkinson’s Disease Treatments 2021

    Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive brain disorder that causes shaking and muscle stiffness, and slows movement.

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  7. New Colorectal Cancer Treatments 2021

    Colorectal cancer or colon cancer is cancer of the large intestine (colon), which is the final part of the digestive tract. Both colon cancer and rectal cancer can be referred to as colorectal or bowel cancer, but there is a slight difference between the two based on where the cancer begins.

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  8. New ALS treatments 2021

    There are several ALS medications that are not yet approved in any country and currently under clinical trial. Read about the latest approved treatments.

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  9. New HER2 Positive Breast Cancer Treatments 2021

    Human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) is a growth-promoting protein on the outside of all breast cells. Breast cancer cells with higher than normal levels of HER2 are called HER2-positive.

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  10. New Triple Negative Breast Cancer Treatments 2021

    Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) is a cancer that tests negative for progesterone and estrogen receptors, and excess HER2 protein. This means that the growth of the cancer is not fuelled by the estrogen and progesterone hormones, or by the HER2 protein. So, TNBC does not respond to hormonal therapy medicines or medicines that target HER2 protein receptors.

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  11. What is Aimovig? | Information & Faq | TheSocialMedwork

    Aimovig (erenumab) is a preventive migraine treatment that works by blocking the activity of calcitonin gene-related peptide, a molecule that is involved in migraine attacks

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  12. Newly approved medicines for Cystic Fibrosis

    Here is an overview of each medicine to help guide you and your physician when making a treatment decision for Cystic Fibrosis: 

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  13. Marcus’ Story: “Maybe if we can explain the future, it will help someone create the future”

    Marcus was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in 2016. For the past four years he has been committed to raising awareness about the underfunded disease and the path to finding a cure.

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  14. How we safely transport your medicines: An interview with our logistics team

    Our logistics team is responsible for delivering medicines to patients anywhere they may be. Every medicine is treated with extra care to ensure its safe and timely delivery.

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  15. Spotlight on the Patient Support Team: Assisting patients from all over the world

    When our patients submit an inquiry for a medicine, they are then personally contacted by one of our Patient Support team members who assist them through the entire process of ordering, sourcing and delivering their medicines.

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  16. TheSocialMedwork commitment during the COVID-19 outbreak

    Here are some frequently asked questions and answers that touch on important COVID-19 related updates.

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  17. Medicine pricing explained

    After submitting a request and receiving a quote from our Patient Support Team, patients often have many questions regarding the price that they receive. In this article, you can find a breakdown of the total cost of a medicine we are supporting you to access in addition to resources on how you can possibly get it reimbursed.

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  18. An easy prescription guideline

    In order to help you expedite the request process with us, we put together a quick prescription guideline.

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  19. What is Tudca? | Information & Faq | TheSocialMedwork

    5 common questions about the supplement that may be useful for ALS, Parkinson's and Alzheimers.

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  20. Promising new data analysis for Alzheimer’s disease treatment

    New analysis of Biogen’s aducanumab shows reduction in clinical decline in Alzheimer’s disease.

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  21. How to spot a scam website

    As a pioneer of a completely new type of global service, we understand that trust, security and credibility are paramount–especially when paying for medicines which are essential and often the only treatment option available. There are an increasing number of scam websites and we ourselves have been the subject of one such scam. In this article we’ll give you tips on how to spot these fakers.

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  22. Matt's story: I'm doing fine

    I’m lucky. It's been 4 years since the first MND symptoms, only my voice has been impacted.

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  23. David's story: Nothing to lose

    Two and a half years after his diagnosis, David found a medicine with off-label application for MND.

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  24. New Parkinson's therapy approved by the FDA

    Kyowa Hakko Kirin's Parkinson's therapy, Nourianz (istradefylline), gains FDA approval as an add-on to levodopa/carbidopa.

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  25. China approves edaravone for ALS

    Radicut/Radicava (edaravone), shown to slow the progression of ALS, is now approved for patients in China.

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  26. SMC rejects two cystic fibrosis drugs

    Orkambi and Symkevi have been rejected by the Scotland Medicines Consortium (SMC) due to their conclusion that the costs outweigh the benefits.

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  27. EMA recommends approval of Vitrakvi (larotrectinib)

    Vitrakvi (larotrectinib) recommended by the CHMP for approval in the EU.

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  28. Fiona's story: PBC, my mother and me

    fiona 2xAfter 40 years with primary biliary cholangitis, Fiona's mother is still alive thanks to her daughter's dedication and a liver transplant.

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  29. Marc's story: A brief look at life with ALS in the US

    After 3 years of living with ALS, Marc found a new medicine on the other side of the world. 

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  30. Mark & Dee's story: For better, not worse

    With tears, laughter and hope, Mark and his family find their own way to cope with ALS.

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