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Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis - Google News
Grub & Giggles: Laughter is good medicine for Slidell teen battling life ... - The Times-Picayune

Grub & Giggles: Laughter is good medicine for Slidell teen battling life ...
The Times-Picayune
Within a matter of days, the young woman was diagnosed with Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis (HLH), a life threatening autoimmune disease, according to Kathryn's godparents, Armando and Carole Ruiz. “She is your typical teenager. Her attitude is ...


Friday, April 04, 2014 8:00:01 PM

Sick Sean building up for Legoland trip - shropshirestar.com

Sick Sean building up for Legoland trip
shropshirestar.com
Within a week his liver started to fail and his spleen became enlarged and the doctors realised Sean also had hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, or HLH, another rare condition where the immune system attacks the body's organs. “For nearly two weeks ...


Saturday, April 12, 2014 9:19:04 AM

Treatment for Epstein-Barr virus should be tailored at diagnosis - Healio

Treatment for Epstein-Barr virus should be tailored at diagnosis
Healio
“Despite several advances in the treatment of Epstein–Barr virus (EBV) in recent years, patients with EBV-associated hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (EBV-HLH) do not always show satisfactory outcomes,” the researchers wrote. To improve the ...


Monday, April 07, 2014 7:19:41 AM

Woman in high stakes fight against rare disorder - Brownsville Herald

Woman in high stakes fight against rare disorder
Brownsville Herald
She knows the odds of her contracting hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, or HLH, were slim in the first place, as the disease is usually found only within infants, and she knows the treatments she is undergoing are wholly new in the medical science world.


Saturday, March 22, 2014 11:49:24 PM

Q&A: Spread the word - Texas A&M The Battalion

Q&A: Spread the word
Texas A&M The Battalion
Jennifer Reiley, city desk editor, sat down with Angela Herrera, Class of 2012, who started BTHO-HLH (hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis) in March 2013, a little over a year after she was diagnosed with the immune disease. THE BATTALION: What ...


Friday, April 04, 2014 12:59:52 AM

A difficult goodbye for head of local social agency, by Steve Gilbert - The Keene Sentinel

A difficult goodbye for head of local social agency, by Steve Gilbert
The Keene Sentinel
Marcello, who had been on a leave of absence since last summer, has hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, or HLH, a disease that afflicts 1 in 2 million. It's generally inherited by infants, almost unheard of in adults. It's as complicated to understand ...


Tuesday, April 08, 2014 12:15:54 PM

Fan Phoebe's in seventh heaven as Stoke City's Glenn Whelan pops in - Stoke Sentinel

Stoke Sentinel

Fan Phoebe's in seventh heaven as Stoke City's Glenn Whelan pops in
Stoke Sentinel
... 7s scheme as a thank you for helping her cope with her illness. Phoebe needed two bone marrow transplants as well as multiple blood and platelet transfusions after being struck down with Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis but is now fit and healthy.


Friday, April 04, 2014 7:01:22 AM

Former Student's Memory to be Honored with Bone Marrow Drive - Ferris State Torch

Ferris State Torch

Former Student's Memory to be Honored with Bone Marrow Drive
Ferris State Torch
Former Student's Memory to be Honored with Bone Marrow Drive. Jessica Parham was a 20-year-old Ferris State University student diagnosed with HLH (Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis), a blood disease where the body fights itself. A bone marrow ...


Tuesday, March 25, 2014 5:05:48 PM

5 Viruses That May Pose Health Threats for Your Patients - Medscape

Medscape

5 Viruses That May Pose Health Threats for Your Patients
Medscape
The infection caused hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, a rather unusual complication. The key point, however, is that the virus was locally acquired. The thought is that this is probably one among other cases that may be in Texas. Outbreaks also have ...


Tuesday, March 25, 2014 4:22:22 PM

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