Behind The Mystery
A specialized, recurring segment devoted to rare and genetic diseases, Behind The Mystery highlights the emotional, scientific, and medical aspects associated with rare and genetic diseases. We clarify the often-complex issues by offering easy-to-understand explanations from top experts in the field. Our goal is to expand awareness for rare and genetic diseases through partnerships with pharmaceutical and biotech companies while giving voices to the patients, families, and advocates affected via our national television platform.
Behind The Mystery is a proud media partner of NORD (National Organization for Rare Disorders). Read the announcement of our partnership here!
Dravet syndrome is a rare form of epilepsy that typically begins between 1 and 18 months of age. Additional features include behavioral and developmental delays, sleeping difficulties, chronic infections and more. Diagnosis can be made through a neurological exam, MRI, and normal or nonspecific EEG findings.
ADH1 (Autosomal Dominant Hypocalcemia Type 1) is a rare, genetic condition related to hypoparathyroidism, that can result in chronically low levels of calcium in the blood and high levels of calcium in the urine.
Go Behind the Mystery of uveal melanoma and learn more about ways to help those with COPD.
Melanoma is a type of cancer that usually affects the skin, but uveal melanoma is a disease in which cancer cells form in the eye.
Join us as we look back at some of the most memorable moments from our rare and genetic disease series, Behind the Mystery.
We're revisiting important Behind The Mystery stories! Meet two inspiring women who confronted their diseases and overcame impossible odds.
We're going Behind the Mystery of Sarcoidosis, learning about Calibrate, and more.
Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disease that can affect almost any organ in the body, but most commonly targets the lungs and lymph nodes. Due to the high unmet medical need for patients with advanced or chronic forms of the condition, there is an urgency for effective and accessible treatment options.
LGS is a rare neurodevelopmental disorder that evolves over time in very young children from treatment-resistant seizures.