The development of new drugs currently focuses on just 60 percent of potential drug targets, a new study indicates.
Although a disease may be rare, patients and families share a common struggle. Zoe Gale tells us about the challenges she faced when diagnosed with a rare disease.
Heather is living with epidermolysis bullosa, a genetic skin condition that causes constant pain due to unstoppable internal and external blistering. This is her story.
The theme of Rare Disease Day 2018 is research. Rare Disease UK asked Maria, mum to Alex, what taking part in research has meant for her family.
The theme of Rare Disease Day 2018 is research. Rare Disease UK asked Sam, mum to Issy, what taking part in research has meant for her family.
Scientists have found a novel mechanism through which mutant p53 enhances metastasis by controlling tumour metabolism, as well as revealing how this process is influenced.
For previously healthy children, brain infections are rare. But about one out of every 10,000 people who are exposed to common viruses like herpes simplex or influenza will develop a potentially deadly disease, encephalitis.