Author Archives: Kellie Benn

Muscle Damage Not Evident in LOPD Patients After Resistance Exercise

Strength training exercises did not aggravate muscle damage in people with late-onset Pompe disease (LOPD), although patients with significant changes in certain markers of muscle damage should be monitored while determining their best training regime. This result comes from the study “Muscle damage in response to a…

Video: BioNews’ Social Media Campaign Highlights #WhatMakesMeRare

In recognition of Rare Disease Day Feb. 29, BioNews Services launched a social media campaign last month asking patients to describe what makes them rare. Running Feb. 7–29, the #WhatMakesMeRare campaign was aimed at uplifting people with rare diseases by encouraging them to share their stories and perspectives. The…