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Medical News Today: Flu-like illness raises risk the risk of stroke

Two new research studies show that the chance of experiencing a stroke are significantly higher after flu or flu-like illness. Researchers are looking for a link between flu-like illness and the risk of stroke. Each year, nearly 800,000 people in the United States experience a stroke. The risk factors include weight, smoking status, age, and… Read More »

Peanut allergy treatment around the corner but cost raises concerns

Allergies Peanut allergy treatment around the corner but cost raises concerns Scientists think treatment in which children take increasing doses of peanut protein will be approved next year The first medical treatment for children with peanut allergies is likely to be approved next year but there are concerns about its affordability, even though it consists… Read More »

Rare disease analytics platform Raremark raises $3.9M

This morning London-based data platform Raremark announced that it landed $ 3.9 million (£3 million) in a funding round led by AlbionVC and Ananda Ventures, with participation from Oltre Ventures and Cass Entrepreneurship Fund. The platform, which focuses on rare diseases, plans on using the new money to build a patient engagement and data analysis… Read More »