Rare diseases better known and better recognized

Rare diseases better known and better recognized

24th August 2017
Today, there are very few remedies for rare diseases. In Vivo shares how doctors and patients are fighting to advance the research.

Close to 7.2 percent of the Swiss population suffers from a rare disease. One of them is a young woman with a genetic intolerance to light. You can discover her story, and the experiences of patients fighting to improve care for rare diseases, in the latest edition of the magazine In Vivo.

The edition also includes and interview with the French psychiatrist Serge Tisseron on the importance of empathy in hospitals.

Available in English and French, the magazine In Vivo, produced by LargeNetwork, comes out three times a year. It is distributed by the Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV) and to subscribers (www.invivomagazine.com.) The publication is free, so the subscription only covers shipping fees.