PNH And USS Syndromes - Mystery Diagnosis
PNH (paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria) is a rare illness that is potentially deadly. It can turn a patient's urine red in the morning, lead to anemia, form dangerous blood clots, and lead to a stroke. It can also cause Budd-Chiari syndrome, which is a blockage of the vein that leads blood away from the liver. USS (undifferentiated seronegative spondyloarthropathy) is a rare illness that affects the vertebral column. It can cause inflammation of the eyes, 'locking' of joints to where you can't move them, lower back pain, and many other symptoms.
The Woman Who Kept Falling Down - Mystery Diagnosis
This is the story of NDRF's (ndrf.org) founder, Linda J. Smith and her struggles to find an accurate diagnosis. Dysautonomia is a general term used to describe a breakdown, or failure of the autonomic nervous system. The autonomic nervous system controls much of your involuntary functions.
"The Kid" (1921) - Charlie Chaplin
The Kid is a 1921 American silent comedy-drama film written by, produced by, directed by and starring Charlie Chaplin, and features Jackie Coogan as his adopted son and sidekick. This was Chaplin's first full-length movie. It was a huge success, and was the second-highest grossing film in 1921, behind The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. In 2011, The Kid was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant."