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Passage of Illinois House Bill 2290 Adds Crucial Due Process Protection Governing Sterilization of Adults With Disabilities

... fundamental rights at stake, and the history of involuntary sterilization of people with disabilities, most ... Quinn to put an end to the tragic history of involuntary sterilization and take a giant step forward for ... Court upholding the denial of a petition for involuntary sterilization of a 26-year-old woman, Equip for ...

Three Drinks a Day Doubles Risk of Tremor

... of drinks a day can double the risk of developing involuntary (essential) tremor, a neurological disorder that ... which is the part of the brain involved in involuntary tremor. Alcohol is often used to relieve symptoms ... and worsen symptoms. The exact cause of involuntary tremor is unclear, but it's believed to be caused ...

Statement of Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis on COBRA subsidy under American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

... COBRA continuation coverage as a result of an involuntary termination of employment that occurred at any ... The COBRA election opportunity relates to an involuntary termination of employment that occurred at some ... under the group health plan at the time of the involuntary termination of employment? In general, ...

FDA approves first drug for Huntington's disease

... most disabling symptoms of Huntington's disease, involuntary writhing movements known as chorea. Chorea is one ... in 2006, found that the medication cut down involuntary movements on average by about 25 percent, with ... found it to be effective to treat the excessive involuntary movements of Huntington's. Much of the work ...

Virginia Tech Review Panel Calls For Reform of Mental Health Treatment Law

... stating in part that "The Virginia standard for involuntary commitment is one of the most restrictive in the ... treatment law. The panel recommended that the involuntary treatment criteria be improved to "allow involuntary treatment in a broader range of cases involving ...

Abnormal Brain Circuits May Prevent Movement Disorder

... have shown that muscles contract abnormally and patients can't stop the involuntary movements. The identification of a specific abnormality in people with the ... 30% of people who carry the mutated gene called DYT1 will develop the involuntary movements that can prevent them from living a normal life, according to ....

Spencer's Benefits Reports COBRA Survey Finds Recession Takes Hold: More Were Eligible, Fewer Signed Up, Costs Stay High

... election opportunities for health benefits under COBRA in cases of involuntary termination. Eligible individuals pay only 35 percent of their COBRA ... period beginning September 1, 2008 and ending December 31, 2009 due to an involuntary termination of employment that occurred during that period. The ...

5th International Scientific Symposium on Tourette Syndrome to Focus on Latest Research and Treatment

... on Tourette Syndrome (TS) -- the complex neurological disorder that causes involuntary movements and sounds -- convene to disseminate and share the latest ... has both neurological and psychiatric aspects," he added. Marked by involuntary movements and vocalizations called tics, Tourette Syndrome is an inherited ...

Jobless Should Evaluate COBRA, Medicare in Light of 2009 Recovery Act

... in effect for up to nine months. Allsup provides more detail about involuntary versus voluntary termination on Allsup.com. Who Qualifies If you lost your job due to an involuntary termination within the period listed above and don't have access to other ...

Decreased activity of basal ganglia is the main cause of abnormal muscle constrictions in dystonia

... Dystonia is a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary abnormal muscle constrictions. More than 300,000 people in North America ... movements. The research team has concluded that this is the main cause of involuntary abnormal muscle constrictions in dystonia patients. "Now we understand ...

Coerced medication used in psychiatric care despite lack of clinical evidence

... the studies that were reviewed had been admitted to psychiatric care on an involuntary basis. "It is clear from our review that there is little clinical ... USA, Sweden, Finland, Germany, Canada and Denmark. "Legislation for involuntary psychiatric treatment exists in all European Union member states and in ...

First generation antipsychotic drugs as effective as newer ones in some children

... muscle side effects, including stiffness, muscle cramps, restlessness and involuntary movements. With some older drugs, the involuntary movements can lead to permanent physical disabilities. There were more ...

Britney Spears: Let's Talk About All of Us

... can be a difficult process. It takes time. It may involve relapses. involuntary treatment may be necessary in some instances, but only as a last resort, ... Bipolar Disorder: http://www.nami.org/bipolar/factsheet involuntary Treatment: http://www.nami.org/involuntarytreatment Family and Peer ...

Sunrise Reports Financial Results for Second-Quarter 2009

... loan, joint venture and construction agreements; the risk that a group of the Company's creditors, acting together, could force the Company into an involuntary bankruptcy proceeding; the Company's ability to sell its Germany communities and settle the related debt within a reasonable time period, and to ...

FDA Approves INVEGA(R) SUSTENNA(TM) for the Acute and Maintenance Treatment of Schizophrenia

... site, sleepiness, dizziness, feeling of inner restlessness, and abnormal muscle movements, including tremor (shaking), shuffling, uncontrolled involuntary movements, and abnormal movements of the eyes. This is not a complete list of all possible side effects. Ask your doctor or treatment team if ...

INVEGA(R) Approved as the First and Only Treatment for Schizoaffective Disorder

... with INVEGA(R) in the treatment of schizoaffective disorder were: Abnormal muscle movements, including tremor (shaking), shuffling, uncontrolled involuntary movements, and abnormal movements of the eyes, sleepiness, heartburn, constipation, weight increase, and sore throat. This is not a complete ...

Atlanta Sleep Medicine Clinic Views Representative Henry Waxman's Denial of Restless Leg Syndrome as a Sign of General Lack of Awareness of the Sleep Disorder

... urge to move your legs when resting, sitting, or lying down A strong desire to move your legs that is relieved after walking around involuntary leg movements while awake or asleep Tiredness or inability to concentrate during the day Difficulty falling or staying asleep at night ...

Novasys Medical Receives $18.95 Million in Second Tranche of Series D Financing

... past year. We're confident this is a huge opportunity in an underserved market." Female Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) SUI is the involuntary leakage of urine associated with coughing, sneezing, laughing and recreational activities. It is caused by a variety of factors---most commonly ...

First Coast Medicare to Provide Case by Case Reimbursement for the Renessa(R) Treatment for Incontinence in Women

... effective non-surgical treatment for women who suffer from the debilitating effects of SUI. Female Stress Urinary Incontinence SUI is the involuntary leakage of urine associated with laughing, coughing, sneezing and recreational activities. The condition is caused by a variety of factors, most ...

Death at Assisted Living Facility Points to Desperate Need for Better Regulations from the State

... to close the Cambridge Brightfield assisted living facility. Earlier this month, an aide at the center in Hatfield, PA., was indicted for involuntary manslaughter in the death of a 79-year-old resident, Ronald Myers, there last October 9. She had fed Mr. Myers hot cereal, which severely scalded his ...

Why Huntington's Shows Up in Midlife

... disease, including why it affects the nervous system only during adulthood. An inherited and incurable condition, Huntington's disease causes involuntary body movements and problems with mental processing, including dementia. The symptoms usually don't appear until middle age, and the disease is ...

Stars Spotlight Personal Triumphs Over Stuttering

... stuttering is a genetic and neurological disorder, rather than a function of anxiety or stress. The condition prompts varying degrees of involuntary vocal cord tightening (depending on the individual patient), as well as difficulty with both breathing and mouth movement. Although treatable and, ...

People With Huntington's Report Discrimination

... of British Columbia surveyed 233 people in Canada who were at risk of developing Huntington's disease, a degenerative disorder that leads to involuntary movements, personality changes, psychiatric issues and loss of intellectual functioning. People with Huntington's disease usually begin to show ...

Favorable Vote From FDA Advisory Committee on SEROQUEL Pediatric Supplemental New Drug Applications

... be discontinued in any patient if the absolute neutrophil count is 1000/mm3. Tardive dyskinesia (TD), a potentially irreversible syndrome of involuntary dyskinetic movements, may develop in patients treated with antipsychotic drugs. The risk of developing TD and the likelihood that it will become ...

Scorpion Anti-Venom Speeds Children's Recovery

... nerve poisoning caused by the bark scorpion's sting, a new study finds. It typically took less than two hours for the irregular eye movements, involuntary thrashing of limbs, breathing difficulties and other symptoms to disappear in all eight children in the study who were given the drug after ...

Brain Stimulation Therapy Eases Tough-to-Treat Depression

... brain stimulation was effective in relieving symptoms of primary dystonia in children. People with this movement disorder suffer from disabling involuntary muscle contractions, explained researchers led by Dr. Jan Mehrkens of Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich, Germany. According to the authors, ...

Isolagen Receives Bridge Financing to Allow it to Seek Debtor-in-Possession Financing in Connection With a Possible Filing Under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code

... of 20% per annum with principal and interest on the Notes due on the earlier of June 20, 2009 or the date that the Company files for voluntary or involuntary bankruptcy. If the Company receives debtor-in-possession financing in any bankruptcy proceeding, the holders of the Notes shall have the right ...

Hill-Rom Reports Second Quarter Financial Results

... increase our customer presence and support; reduction in non-sales, non-research and development expenses; a voluntary early retirement program, and involuntary job eliminations. We also wrote-off certain operating assets associated with these initiatives. In conjunction with these actions we recognized a ...

Amber Court Assisted Living Communities Reaffirms Its Commitment To Seniors On Medicaid

... The company operates 200 facilities throughout the country, including 8 in southern New Jersey. It avoided a $66,000 fine when it halted the involuntary discharge of 90-year-old Lillie Hatcher from Lindsay House in Pennsville. Health Care Association of NJ represents the long-term care industry. ...

Amber Court Assisted Living Communities Reaffirms its Commitment to Seniors on Medicaid

... savings. The company operates 200 facilities throughout the country, including 8 in southern New Jersey. It avoided a $66,000 fine when it halted the involuntary discharge of 90-year-old Lillie Hatcher from Lindsay House in Pennsville. Health Care Association of New Jersey represents the long-term care ...

FDA Advisory Committee Recommendation on SEROQUEL XR Supplemental New Drug Applications

... discontinued in any patient if the absolute neutrophil count is < 1000/mm3. Tardive dyskinesia (TD), a potentially irreversible syndrome of involuntary dyskinetic movements, may develop in patients treated with antipsychotic drugs. The risk of developing TD and the likelihood that it will become ...

Maryland Mystery Author Organizes Fundraising Ride for Rare Neurological Disorder

... mystery-- Identity Crisis-- about a crime-solving, Laurel, Maryland attorney. That year, she also developed dystonia, a movement disorder that causes involuntary clenching and spasms in her left hand and foot. Motivated by the desire to spread the word and raise money to find a cure, Mack teamed with DMRF to ...

FDA Advisory Committee Recommendation on SEROQUEL XR Supplemental New Drug Applications

... discontinued in any patient if the absolute neutrophil count is < 1000/mm3. Tardive dyskinesia (TD), a potentially irreversible syndrome of involuntary dyskinetic movements, may develop in patients treated with antipsychotic drugs. The risk of developing TD and the likelihood that it will become ...

Weight gain early in life leads to physical disabilities in older adults

... limitations." Houston added that dropping weight later in life can lead to problems with mobility because weight loss later in life is usually involuntary and the result of an underlying chronic condition. The study is based on data collected in the Health, Aging and Body Composition study, which ...

FDA Advisory Committee Documents for SEROQUEL XR Available on AstraZeneca Web Site

... discontinued in any patient if the absolute neutrophil count is < 1000/mm3. Tardive dyskinesia (TD), a potentially irreversible syndrome of involuntary dyskinetic movements, may develop in patients treated with antipsychotic drugs. The risk of developing TD and the likelihood that it will become ...

Study Suggests Treatment with Paliperidone ER Significantly Improves Symptoms of Schizoaffective Disorder

... has been released. The most common side effects that occurred with INVEGA(R) were restlessness and extrapyramidal disorder (for example, involuntary movements, tremors and muscle stiffness). Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains "forward-looking ...

Single embryo transfer is the cheapest and most effective strategy for assisted reproduction

... should also be considered. Apart from the children born, the well-being of their parents and other family members should be considered. For example, involuntary childlessness could have an influence on the well-being of the couples, and a severely handicapped child may have a considerable impact on the ...

JCI table of contents: March 23, 2009

... of individuals have genetic mutations that cause them to have very low levels of magnesium (Mg2+), which can cause altered heart beats, seizures, and involuntary muscle contraction. Study of these patients has provided a lot of our information about how Mg2+ levels are normally controlled, which is of clinical ...

Sleepless in Botswana

... shuts off. The device utilizes an all natural, ancient deep breathing technique borrowed from yoga and meditation. The technique moderates the involuntary nervous system without the use of drugs. Improved breathing positively effects the entire body - including lowering blood pressure, reducing heart ...

AstraZeneca Announces SEROQUEL XR is Now Available to Treat Bipolar Depression

... in any patient if the absolute neutrophil count is < 1000/cubic mm. Tardive dyskinesia (TD), a potentially irreversible syndrome of involuntary dyskinetic movements, may develop in patients treated with antipsychotic drugs. The risk of developing TD and the likelihood that it will become ...
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