Author Archives: Joana Carvalho

UK Rare Diseases Framework Opens to Improve Diagnosis, Access to Care

U.K. Rare Diseases Framework, a government-led approach to raising national awareness of rare disorders, accelerating  diagnoses, and improving patient care and treatment, is now in practice. This  framework, signed by all four countries take make up the U.K. — England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland — builds on the success…

Ehlers-Danlos Society Receives Anonymous $1M Gift for Research

The Ehlers-Danlos Society has received an anonymous gift of $1 million to advance research in Ehlers-Danlos syndromes (EDS), hypermobility spectrum disorders (HSD), and related medical conditions. The generous gift has enabled the Ehlers-Danlos Society, in collaboration with The International Consortium on EDS and HSD,…