Posts Tagged: immune disorder

Jack Osbourne’s Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis at Age 26

Recently in the news, 26-year-old Jack Osbourne, son of Ozzy and Sharon, announced that he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS). While some might think that being diagnosed with MS at 26 is a bit young, the truth is that MS is the most common chronic neurodegenerative disease affecting young people. The peak time a… Read more »

Discovery Suggests New Approaches for Drug Development

Investigators at the National Institutes of Health identified a genetic mutation in three unrelated families that cases a rare immune disorder, according to a study published in this month’s issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. The researchers named this immune disorder PLCG2- associated antibody deficiency and immune dysregulation, or PLAID. Its symptoms include… Read more »