News & Views: Tag: Rare diseases
In support of the second ever Aicardi Syndrome Awareness Day, Porterhouse Medical is proud to share some vital information about the disease. Aicardi syndrome, which primarily affects females, is an extremely rare condition with an incidence of approximately 1 in 100,000 people . Although the condition affects very few individuals, it is a devastating diagnosis; there is no …
Sickle cell disease (also called sickle cell anaemia) is a devastating inherited blood disorder, and patients who have it are categorised as ‘clinically extremely vulnerable’ to COVID-19 . Although it is rare, sickle cell disease is the fastest growing genetic disorder in the UK , and there is an urgent need for increased awareness of the disease to help …
We are delighted to congratulate Suzanne on her well-deserved promotion, and welcome her to the Porterhouse Medical Advisory Group.
Porterhouse Medical looks at some of the opportunities and challenges presented by the rare disease market, and how successfully navigating the space requires a different approach to medical communications.
Shockingly, one baby is diagnosed with an MPS or related disease every eight days in the UK and there is currently no cure. To help raise awareness of MPS, our article looks at some facts about, and symptoms of the disease.
To help raise awareness for Rare Disease Day, our intern interviewed Debbie, the office manager at Porterhouse Medical, on what it’s like to live with a rare disease.
The Porterhouse team made us proud by ‘wearing jeans to change lives’ on Jeans for Genes Day last Friday.
On the last day of February each year, countries worldwide take part in Rare Disease Day to raise awareness of a diverse group of disorders that affect fewer than 1 in 2,000 people in Europe or fewer than 200,000 people in the USA.