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Minneapolis doctors test, treat monster disease

[Star Tribune, October 23, 2016] Vampire folklore may have been inspired by a rare disease called porphyria, which can cause sensitivity to sunlight and protruding canine teeth, but Dr. Claus Pierach doesn’t like to draw attention to such theories.

Of course, he didn’t help matters when he told me about the treatment he helped invent decades ago.

With human blood. In a laboratory. In a basement.

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Posted on October 24, 2016 in Abbott Northwestern HospitalnewspapersStar Tribune

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