Eyelids Are Involved in Myasthenia Gravis
DEAR DR. ROACH: When I sit and take a meal or drink coffee, my eyes slowly close! But I'm not asleep. My daughter or son-in-law will speak my name or bump my foot to get me to open my eyes. I was having coffee the other day and actually dropped my cup. I am getting worried. I'm 80 years old and in good health. - Anon. ANSWER: The most concerning condition that comes to mind would be...
- Myasthenia Gravis and Related Disorders I; Proceedings.
Research and Markets: Myasthenia Gravis Therapeutics - Pipeline Assessment and Market Forecasts to 2019
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Myasthenia Gravis: Undiagnosed for Years, What These Siblings Thought Was Laziness or Clumsiness Turned Out to Be a Rare Neuromuscular Disorder
In 1963, I first heard the words "myasthenia gravis," and I was happy to add them to my vocabulary. For eight years or more before then, "MG" already had been a part of my life, but I mistook it for laziness, awkwardness and clumsiness.
- Bayhill Therapeutics Announces the Successful Clearance of an IND for BHT-3034 for the Treatment of Myasthenia Gravis.
- Research and Markets: Myasthenia Gravis Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2012.
Research and Markets: Myasthenia Gravis - Pipeline Review, H1 2012
Research and Markets Laura Wood, Senior Manager.
Research and Markets: Myasthenia Gravis - Pipeline Review, H2 2012
Research and Markets Laura Wood, Senior Manager
- Amarin Announces Results from Exploratory Phase 2a Study of EN101 in Myasthenia Gravis.
Event Aids Myasthenia Gravis Fund
WAYNE - The annual Myasthenia Gravis Walk-a-thon around Packanack Lake will take place Saturday. The event will help fund research and services for people living with the neuromuscular and autoimmune disease. Myasthenia gravis affects about 70,000 people nationwide.
Myasthenia Gravis Walk-a-Thon Helps Raise Money, Awareness ; 300 Take Part in Fund-Raiser
WAYNE Jennifer Comer had what most may consider an unusual reaction when a doctor told her she had an incurable, little-known disease: She was relieved. For Comer, 29, learning in 1993 that she had a disabling neuromuscular disease called myasthenia gravis (MG) put an end to a lifetime of worrying and wondering why. Why throughout her childhood did she have spells of double vision? Why did her...
Doctor From Scott Spent Years Seeking Cure for Disease
As a prominent anesthesiologist Dr. Pearl McNall was recognized for her years of involvement in the research and quest for a cure for myasthenia gravis, or MG, a debilitating neuromuscular disease. Dr. Richard P. Blume, a retired physician with the MG Treatment Center and a former member of the MGA Medical Advisory Board, recalled Dr. McNall as a forthright, caring physician who understood the...
- The fire's out and all the baked goods are gone, thanks to a mass turn-out for the recent fundraiser for MG (Myasthenia Gravis).
Donald J. Grebner
METAMORA, Ill. - Donald J. "Donnie" Grebner, 75, of Metamora, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at Snyder Village, Metamora, with his beloved family by his side. For 17 years, he fought a brave fight with Myasthenia Gravis and inspired all with his perseverance and courage.
- ASPERVA REPORTS ON PHASE III TRIAL FOR MYASTHENIA GRAVIS.
A Walk to Aid People with Muscular Disease
WAYNE -- The 14th annual Myasthenia Gravis Walk-a-Thon will take place Saturday and includes one lap around Packanack Lake. Proceeds are earmarked for the Garden State Chapter of the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation to support patient services and research. Myasthenia gravis is a chronic, autoimmune, neuromuscular disease that causes severe crippling weakness.
The Rev. Carol Lynn Battled Disorder to Lead Productive Life
The Rev. Carol Lynn was a wife, mother and devout Christian who for 57 years was able to take adversity and turn it into a blessing. That is how James Lynn described his wife, a Methodist minister who fought the ravages of the neuromuscular disorder myasthenia gravis, underwent 22 surgeries and yet led a productive life.
Myasthenia Affects Muscles
Dear Dr. Donohue: You probably have discussed this disease before, but it didn't apply to me then. I have been diagnosed with myasthenia gravis. I am a 79-year-old woman in good health. How serious is this? Now it affects only my vision. My doctor has prescribed Mestinon. Does myasthenia progress? -- F.M. Answer: Muscles work only when nerves connect to muscles by way of a chemical messenger...
- Research and Markets: Myasthenia Gravis Therapy Area Pipeline Report.
Topeka Author Recalls Stress ; Book Intended to Help Caregivers Cope with Dilemma
Topeka resident Cynthia Stotlar had her hands full a few years ago. In addition to running Creative Business Solutions, she was the primary caregiver for her dying mother, father and husband. Her mother, Elizabeth Byrd, who battled cancer and Alzheimer's disease, died in 2004. Her father, Jesse Byrd, died in April 2008 after being diagnosed with myasthenia gravis and severe diabetes, which...
Martin Jacobs of Teaneck; Led Anti-Smoking Push Worldwide
Martin A. Jacobs, of Teaneck, a decades-long leader in the anti- smoking movement, died May 14 at age 77. The cause was the neuromuscular disease myasthenia gravis, his wife, Joyce, said.
- Research and Markets: This Report Provides Insight into the Pipeline Status of Myasthenia Gravis Drugs by Company and By Stage As Well As a Summary of the Latest News and Developments.
Wayne Event to Aid Myasthenia Gravis Fund
WAYNE - The eighth annual Myasthenia Gravis Walk-a-Thon around Packanack Lake will take place May 14. The three-mile walk will raise money that will go toward research and services for people with the neuromuscular and autoimmune disease that affects about 70,000 people nationwide.
- Corixa and Beaufour Ipsen Collaborate to Develop and Commercialize Corixa's AnergiX.MG technology For the Treatment of Myasthenia Gravis.
Gerecke Named Neurology Chief at Mercy Medical Center in Downtown Baltimore
Bonnie J. Gerecke, M.D., has been named chief of the Division of Neurology and medical director of rehabilitation at Mercy Medical Center in downtown Baltimore. Gerecke's areas of interest include peripheral neuropathy, neuromuscular disorders, myasthenia gravis, ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or "Lou Gehrig's Disease") and EMG (electromyography, a technique for evaluating and...