Category Archives: Care

Head transplantation

Closing a gap for rare diseases or simply a bridge too far Last weekend I opened my Saturday newspaper and was captivated by a rather intriguing story about human head transplantation. The question I was left with after reading the … Continue reading

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One day………………..

We will have the tools and techniques at our disposal to diagnose all the rare disorders if we wish to do so. These diagnoses will be attained in a matter of weeks instead of years, and close to the onset … Continue reading

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To cure is good, to care is ……..

Added-value of social software platforms Developing therapies for rare disorders, so-called orphan drugs, is becoming increasingly popular within the pharmaceutical sector. However, developing a drug takes a long time: around 10-15 years. Moreover, for some rare diseases developing a curative … Continue reading

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