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  • Reye syndrome
    Reye syndrome is sudden (acute) brain damage (encephalopathy) and liver function problems of unknown cause. The syndrome has occurred with the use of aspirin to treat chickenpox or the flu in children. However, it has become very uncommon since aspirin is no longer recommended for routine use in children.

  • National Reye Syndrome Foundation
    National Reye's Syndrome Foundation (NRSF) provides awareness to the public and medical community; raises funds for research; provide emotional support and guidance to people who have Reye's and their families. NRSF has local support groups with a directory available

  • Reye's Syndrome (Ages 3 to 8)
    Reye's syndrome is a rare disease that children can get while they're recovering from any viral infection, including the flu, a cold, or chicken pox. Although the cause of the disease is unknown, studies have found that children are more likely to get it if they take aspirin.

  • Reye Syndrome UK
    The National Reye's Syndrome Foundation of the United Kingdom was founded because there was a need in Great Britain for research into Reye's syndrome - principally a children's disease that affects the liver and brain.

  • The Reye Syndrome Story
    They call it a rare disease - Reye Syndrome. It is a neurological disorder that may result in brain damage and even death. And it is clearly a preventable disease.


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