29 Jul
Myocarditis News


The incidence of myocarditis in children is uncertain but it is estimated that 1 per 100,000 children per year are affected. It has been reported that 0.05% of...
28 Jul
Myocarditis News

Myocarditis and COVID-19…A Game Plan for the Resumption of Sport and Exercise after Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Infection

Myocarditis, a rare disease, can affect us all. The high risk age population is from puberty through early 30s, and it is the 3rd leading cause of Sudden...
27 Jul
Awareness & Fundraising

How Can I Help Spread the Word About Myocarditis and the Myocarditis Foundation?

Many of you have offered to help raise awareness about Myocarditis. We have put together some information that perhaps you could share with others at community...
24 Jul
Myocarditis News

Calling All College Attendees… Have You Heard The News?

The EveryLife Foundation for Rare Diseases has established the #Rareis Scholarship Fund for anyone over the age of 17, resident of the United States and...
22 Jul
Awareness & Fundraising

Exercise During Myocarditis Recovery

Good heart health is often related to exercise, keeping blood pressure low and strengthening the heart muscle. However, exercise can actually harm a heart...
17 Jul
Myocarditis News

Great News for Pericarditis Sufferers!

Great News for Pericarditis Sufferers! Kiniksa announced yesterday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Orphan Drug designation for...
6 Jul
Awareness & Fundraising

“Still Defending” is the Story of a Professional Soccer Player Struck by Viral Myocarditis

In December 2017, Drew Beckie was in Finland to train with a top circuit soccer team who he had a tentative playing contract with.  While visiting friends in...
29 Jun
Research News

Great News for Recurrent Pericarditis Sufferers…

Earlier today, Kiniksa announced an update on rilonacept, an investigational therapy in development for the treatment of recurrent pericarditis.  Kiniksa...
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