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Why this is one teen’s biggest Christmas ever even though it might be his last – Centre Daily Times

Maddox Hyde limped out of his bedroom and around a deluge of cards and packages, donning red…

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Paralysed man denied disability benefit because he lived abroad – while working for the government – Daily Post

A man who was left paralysed was refused disability benefit because he’d lived abroad – even though…

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Brave five-year-old girl who was left paralysed by a terrifying virus is fighting to walk again just three years after doctors gave her a 10 per cent chance of survival – Daily Mail

A brave little girl left paralysed by a terrifying virus is fighting to walk again – just…

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The inspirational story of boy who lost his sight and use of his limbs ‘virtually overnight’ – Chronicle Live

From being a fit and healthy teenager to lying paralysed in a hospital bed, Cameron Smith’s world…

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Geoffrey Daintith hopes to walk again after being paralysed by Guillain-Barre syndrome – Warrington Guardian

A DAD who has been left paralysed by a rare autoimmune disorder has made it his ‘main…

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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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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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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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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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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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Colombian Clinic Probes A Mystery: Is Zika Triggering A Rare Disorder? – NPR

For the last month, he’s been in the intensive care unit of a health facility called Clinica Norte in Cucuta, a city in…

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Guillain-Barre Syndrome – Pipeline Review, H2 2015 – Medgadget.com (blog)

This report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutic development for Guillain-Barre Syndrome, complete with comparative analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug…

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Guillain-Barré syndrome: The other deadly disease lurking in Zika mosquitoes – The Independent

Guillain-Barré is a rare and sometimes life-threatening condition in which the immune system attacks the nerves causing paralysis. Hundreds of cases have been…

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Find Information About: – WebMD

Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) can happen to anyone, but it’s most common in people 50 years old or older. It usually shows up a…

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Guillain-Barré, Zika Virus Connection Getting Stronger as Paralysis Cases Increase in Latin America – Latin Post

Paralysis and neurological disorders, such as the Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS), are increasing in Latin American countries and its links to the Zika virus…

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Zika virus: Scientists ‘on the verge’ of linking disease to paralysing Guillain-Barre syndrome – The Independent

The mosquito-borne virus is believed to cause brain damage and make a child’s head to grow smaller than expected. Colombian researchers told Sky…

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Cases of Guillain-Barre syndrome soar in Latin America amid Zika virus fears – Daily Mail

A neurological disorder which can cause temporary paralysis is on the rise in several Latin American countries that are also seeing an outbreak…

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Pregnant mom relives paralysis of Guillain-Barré amid Zika virus scare – Today.com

The Dubuque, Iowa, mom spent 84 days in the hospital, much of the time paralyzed and in severe pain, away from her three…

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Zika: WHO announced an increase in cases of Guillain Barré syndrome – Solar News

“It’s important for physicians and health care providers across Texas to be aware of the latest information – which continues to evolve -…

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WHO warns against rush to link Zika virus to Guillain-Barré syndrome – The Guardian

WHO warns against rush to link Zika virus to Guillain-Barré syndrome. Though a World Health Organisation official acknowledged three reported deaths from the…

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US to study Zika virus link to Guillain-Barre in Puerto Rico – Daily Mail

Dr James Sejvar, a neuroepidemiologist at the CDC, told Reuters: ‘Right now we’re focusing on Puerto Rico, where we’ve just started seeing cases…

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US to study Zika link to Guillain-Barre in Puerto Rico – Reuters UK

Right now we’re focusing on Puerto Rico, where we’ve just started seeing cases of Zika as well as cases of Guillain-Barre syndrome,” Dr….

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The OTHER killer disease in Zika mosquitos: Guillain-Barré syndrome – Daily Mail

It is believed that the Zika virus can cause Guillain-Barré syndrome, a rare but sometimes life-threatening autoimmune disease which around 20 per cent…

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Martinique reports two Zika-related Guillain-Barré syndrome cases – Outbreak News Today

These two cases do not represent an unusual increase of GBS in Martinique. However, further investigations are needed to understand the potential role…

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Here’s the Other Zika Problem Experts Are Worried About – TIME

Associated brain damage that characterizes microcephaly, experts from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently completed the initial stages of…

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Colombia sees three deaths due to Guillain-Barré syndrome, linked to Zika virus – International Business Times, India Edition

International Business Times, India Edition Three people infected with the Zika virus in Colombia died after showing symptoms of Guillain-Barré syndrome, which is believed…

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What is Guillain-Barré syndrome and is it caused by the Zika virus? – International Business Times UK

International Business Times UK A link between Zika and Guillain-Barré syndrome was first proposed in 2014 in French Polynesia. With the World Health Organisation…

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‘Unusual’ forms of Guillain-Barré syndrome found in south Wales as toddler battles illness – ITV News

Eight adults in south Wales have been diagnosed with unusual forms of Guillain-Barré Syndrome – which occurs when the body’s immune system attacks…

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Colombia fears ‘explosion’ of nerve disease from Zika – Yahoo News

Scientists suspect Guillain-Barre is linked to Zika, which is also blamed for brain damage in newborn babies, though the World Health Organization says…

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Colombia, Venezuela look for Zika links to Guillain-Barre – Daily Mail

Colombian Deputy Health Minister Fernando Ruiz said Friday that his country has recorded 41 cases of Guillain-Barre syndrome that appear to be linked…

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