Navigation Links
Fabio Adds Star Power to Myositis Advocates

On Sept. 21, Fabio and patients with a chronic disease – myositis -- will speak to congressional staff members about this rare muscle disease. Most likely none of the staff// hearing them on this day – designated 'Myositis Awareness Day' in many states -- has any experience with this little-known and poorly understood disease. Internationally-known male model and actor Fabio does, and he will speak of a close personal friend, who is prominent in Europe and has the form of myositis, that results in muscle wasting and has no treatment or cure. Fabio will talk about the need for more research into this debilitating disease, now the most common muscle disease of people more than 50 years old.

Myositis is a chronic neuromuscular disease that causes muscle weakness and has several forms. Because it's rare, physicians often fail to diagnose it; and myositis patients hope that greater awareness and patient and physician education from Myositis Awareness Day will lead to earlier diagnosis and more effective treatment.

The Myositis Association estimates that there are 30,000 to 50,000 people with myositis in the United States, many of whom have yet to be diagnosed or are not being properly treated. The Myositis Association is a patient support, education and advocacy group that represents myositis patients on every continent. TMA has awarded more than $2 million in research grants and fellowships in the first four years of its research program.


Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Exercising To Music Found To Boost Brain Power
2. Stretching May Not Decrease Risk Of Injury In Power Sports
3. Warning Signs On Powered Baby Milk
4. Testing Your Health & Charging Your Mobile At One Go - Check Out The Urine Powered Batteries
5. Does Magnet Therapy Posses Healing Powers?
6. Soft Drinks Can Strengthen Memory Power
7. Killing Power Of Bleach Enhanced By Addition Of Vinegar
8. Direct To Home: Television Provides Powerful Fillip to Smoking Cessation Campaigns.
9. Mind Training Can Unravel The Power Of The Subconscious Mind
10. 3-D Imaging For Monitoring Reactor Systems, Power Plants
11. Figment of Imagination? A Powerful US Economy Gives Rise to Fatal Heart Attacks
Post Your Comments:

(Date:6/26/2016)... ... 27, 2016 , ... Quality metrics are proliferating in cancer care, and are ... the eye of the beholder, according to experts who offered insights and commentary in ... Managed Care. For the full issue, click here . , For the American ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... Lake Orion, Clarkston, Michigan (PRWEB) , ... June ... ... direction with respect to fertility once they have been diagnosed with endometriosis. These ... tolerable intercourse but they also require a comprehensive approach that can help for ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... First Choice Emergency ... named Dr. Sesan Ogunleye, as the Medical Director of its new Mesquite-Samuell Farm facility. ... Director of our new Mesquite location,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 2016 , ... A recent article published June 14 on E ... goes on to state that individuals are now more comfortable seeking to undergo not ... as calf and cheek reduction. The Los Angeles area medical group, Beverly Hills Physicians ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 24, 2016 , ... Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. announced that 20 ... by their peers for this recognition are considered among the top 2 percent of ... honors as members of this year’s Legal Elite Hall of Fame: Miami Shareholders ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... and BOGOTA, Colombia , June 23, 2016  Astellas today announced the establishment of Astellas ... Brasil as the company,s second affiliate in Latin America . ... ... of Astellas Farma Colombia ... ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... The vast majority of dialysis patients currently ... are usually 3 times a week, with treatment times ... time, equipment preparation and wait time.  This regimen can ... patients who are elderly and frail.  Many elderly dialysis ... centers for some duration of time. Residents ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... YORK , June 23, 2016 ... waters, but it continues to present great opportunities to ... companies for today: Intrexon Corp. (NYSE: XON ... Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA ), and ... more about these stocks and receive your complimentary trade ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: