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    Development of Behçet's disease in a Caucasian with human leukocyte antigen B51 after immigration to Japan.
    News, published 2 months ago

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    Novel genetic analysis in Behçet's disease
    News, published 3 months ago

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    In a recent report, Fei and coworkers presented the results of the first genome-wide analysis of patients with BD. These findings suggest new pathways for investigation in this complex disease.

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    The effect of Behçet's disease on sexual function and psychiatric status of premenopausal women.
    News, published 3 months ago

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    CONCLUSION: FSD is more common in BD patients than in healthy subjects. We conclude that depressive mood according to the BDI scale correlates with the sexual status of BD patients, and this may be because of the depressive effect of BD as a chronic disease.

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    Writing for Life
    News, published 3 months ago

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    Millie was a poet, new media artist, mathmetician, and patient advocate. Unfortunately, she passed away at age 36 with complications related to her Behcet's disease. Her mother Martha shares Millie's amazing story here.

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    Richards ready for 400 title defence
    News, published 3 months ago

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    Richards, who set the American 400m record of 48.70 in 2006, suffers with the rare ailment Behcet's disease, which can cause mouth ulcers that make eating painful and lesions that bring pain to the skin on her legs.

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    Is headache in Behçet's disease related to silent neurologic involvement?
    News, published 6 months ago

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    OBJECTIVES: Headache is an interesting issue in Behçet's disease (BD). This study aimed to investigate if headache or a special type of headache was correlated with silent neurologic involvement in BD patients without any neurologic sign.

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    Infliximab treatment trial in a patient with neuro-Behçet's disease unresponsive to other treatments
    News, published 7 months ago

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    This case supports that infliximab, anti-TNF-alpha agent, is a good candidate for neuro-Behçet's disease treatment when it is resistant to conventional immunosuppressive agents such as corticosteroids or methotrexate.

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    Behçet disease: evolution of clinical manifestations.
    News, published 7 months ago

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    Clinical phenotypes of Behçet disease (BD) vary among ethnic groups. We chronologically analyzed the clinical manifestations of BD in 412 patients meeting the Japanese criteria for BD seen at 2 Yokohama City University...

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    Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of Behcet's disease quality of life questionnaire.
    News, published 8 months ago

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    Currently, there is one Behcet's disease (BD) specific self reporting questionnaire developed and published in the literature, The Leeds BD-quality of life (QoL). We conducted a cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the Arabic version of the Leeds BD-QoL...

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    UNL student wins Truman scholarship - Lincoln Journal Star
    News, published 8 months ago

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    Schlichting plans to use the scholarship to pursue master's degrees in public health and public policy. Equal access to health care is important to Schlichting, who was diagnosed with a rare autoimmune disorder, Behcet's disease, during her freshman year of college.