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
... C-SPAN, Waxman was recorded saying that Restless legs
Syndrome is a disease created by pharmaceutical ... legs. When you have RLS, you just can't keep your legs
still. At night it's a problem as well. Someone ... you know when you are getting tired because your legs
begin to get really uncomfortable. You feel like ...
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Practicing Clinicians Exchange Forms Partnership With Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation
... (PCE) has formed a partnership with the Restless legs
Syndrome (RLS) Foundation to provide continuing ... characterized by an irresistible urge to move the legs
combined with unpleasant sensations in the legs. ... suffering from RLS."
About the Restless legs
Syndrome Foundation: Established in 1992, the RLS ...
Weizmann Institute scientists show white blood cells move like millipedes
... the surface of the blood vessels. Tens of these legs
attach and detach in sequence within seconds ... to the blood vessel wall, the white blood cell legs
'dig' themselves into the endothelium, pressing down on its surface. The fact that these legs
which had been thought to appear only when the ...
Common Drug Eases Restless Legs Syndrome
... shows promise in easing the symptoms of restless legs
syndrome, a Spanish researcher reports.
Some 5 ... of adults in the United States have restless legs
syndrome (RLS), a disorder that causes people to ... information
For more information on restless legs
syndrome, visit the U.S. National Institute of ...
Journal Chest: January news briefs
... COMPRESSION DEVICES EFFECTIVE FOR RESTLESS legs
Pharmacotherapy for restless legs
syndrome (RLS) may be ineffective or complicated ... the RLS severity score and Johns Hopkins restless legs
severity scale score. All quality of life domains ...
Spinal Anesthesia Doesn't Cause Restless Leg Syndrome
... Spinal anesthesia won't cause or worsen restless legs
That's the conclusion of a new study ... anesthesia and found no difference in restless legs
syndrome symptoms between the groups.
"Our ... in Germany. "This is important, because restless legs
syndrome is a very unpleasant condition that ...
Survey Shows People With Varicose Veins Unaware of Health Risks; Most Never Consider Treatment
... Varicose veins -- unsightly bulging
veins in the legs
-- force many embarrassed sufferers to cover up, ... of the
skin, are most commonly seen in the legs
and ankles. Varicose veins occur
when veins have trouble carrying blood from the legs
back to the heart due
to faulty valves and ...
BME (BioMedical Enterprises, Inc.) Announces U.S. Launch of the Barbed OSStaple(TM) (BOSS) Nitinol Implant
... an orthopaedic nitinol implant with barbs on the legs
bone adhesion. Like the BME OSStaple(TM) ... when surgeons want the added security of
to stabilize the implant.
Made of nitinol, a ... temperature. During this process, the implant's legs
back change shape to compress bone. In ...
Sleep variables affecting school performance are different with each educational level
... high students are most likely to report restless legs
at sleep onset. High school students reporting ... with higher grade point averages.
syndrome (RLS) is when you have a strong urge to ... deep inside the legs.
The urge to move the legs
grows worse at night and eases in the morning. ...
BME (BioMedical Enterprises, Inc.) Announces U.S. Launch of the OSSAnchor(TM) Grip Nitinol Soft Tissue Anchor
... is a
nitinol implant with aggressive barbs on the legs
for bone adhesion, and
teeth on the underside of ... temperature. During this process, the
change shape to anchor into bone. In addition, the movement
of the legs
pulls the bridge of the staple down onto the ...
Rotigotine Skin Patch May Ease Restless Legs Symptoms
... contain the drug rotigotine help relieve restless legs
syndrome (RLS), according to a German study.
... in terms of dose of rotigotine to treat restless legs
syndrome between 1 mg over 24 h to 3 mg over 24 ... Disorders and Stroke has more about restless legs
-- Robert ...
Drugs for Restless Legs Syndrome Have Downsides
... The drugs that are widely used to treat restless legs
syndrome do provide relief, but they are burdened ... associated with using the therapy."
syndrome is a neurological disorder in which the ... interfering with sleep. NEDA drugs quiet the legs
by mimicking the activity of dopamine, a molecule ...
May/June 2008 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
... and Side Effects of Treatment for Restless legs
A meta-analysis of 14 trials involving 3,197 patients with restless legs
syndrome finds that although drug therapy using ... Dopamine Agonists on Symptoms of Restless legs
By William L. Baker, Pharm.D., et al
Medicare to consider public opinion about medical maggots
... she attributes medicinal maggots as saving her legs
and her life (Maggots, Miracles Me, published ... not. It seems like it is often easier to get your legs
chopped off, and insurance will even pay for it, ... even though maggot therapy could save your legs
and a lot of money, too.
Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces LUVOX CR Launch Plans and Reports Development Pipeline Progress at Investor Day Presentation
... medical needs in fibromyalgia syndrome,
syndrome, recurrent acute repetitive seizures, ... treatment of moderate to severe restless legs
has been successfully evaluated ... trial in the fourth
quarter of 2008. Restless legs
syndrome affects up to 10 percent of the
Neupro(R) Filed with the FDA for the Treatment of Restless Legs Syndrome
... moderate-to-severe restless legs
ATLANTA, Dec. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- ... as a
treatment for moderate-to-severe restless legs
syndrome (RLS) has been
accepted for filing by ... by monitoring the
International Restless legs
Severity Scale (IRLS), a ...
A New Reason to Quit for the Great American Smokeout
... can be caused by
PAD, clogged arteries in the legs
that limit their ability to walk ... arteries in the heart, clogged arteries
in the legs
also increase the risk for a heart attack or ... makes them less elastic. Clogged arteries in the legs
can cause severe
leg pain and limit mobility.
Few Americans Know of Leg Artery Danger
... a very common blockage of blood vessels in the legs
that boosts heart risk.
"I don't think that ... of Cordis Corp.
In PAD, arteries in the legs
are narrowed or blocked with fatty deposits. ... but often produces no symptoms. PAD can damage legs
enough to cause amputation, and it can also ...
National Movement Disorders Interactive Experience Center Comes to Tampa Bay for First Time
... tremor, spasticity,
dystonia, and restless legs
syndrome are chronic and ... such as dystonia, spasticity, tremor, restless legs
Parkinson's disease, tics and ... People Living with Parkinson's Restless legs
Syndrome Foundation Rett Syndrome Research ...
Natural aorta grafts have few side effects for infection-prone patients
... to antibiotics, they are at risk of losing their legs
Since the veins of the leg return ... harvest. Few differences were noted between the legs
that had been operated upon and those that had ... unusual after removing the deep veins of the legs
to treat these difficult graft infections, Dr. ...
Researchers Discover the Tale Behind Short Dogs
... News) -- Certain breeds of dogs may have developed distinctively short legs
following a single change to the genetic code during their evolution, ... the known calcification of growth plates that prevents these breeds' legs
from growing, a condition known as disproportional dwarfism, or ...
Jury Awards Valley Medical Center Patient $1.8 Million for Nursing Negligence
... room that evening.
"She told her family and her doctor that her legs
felt better than they had felt in years," said Robert Gellatly, a partner ... nurse for more than 50 years - began experiencing severe pain in her legs
later that evening, and repeatedly asked the nurse to call her doctor.
Infants Should Be Screened for Hip Trouble
Symptoms associated with hip dysplasia in infants can include: legs
that appear asymmetrical during diaper change or a limp or waddle as a ... -- consisting of a soft brace, straps and Velcro --that helps to hold the legs
in an optimal position for hip development. If the condition is not ...
Transform, the Largest Plastic Surgery Clinic, States That Men Are More Vain Than Women
National Meningitis Association Launches Interactive Online Panel About Meningitis Dangers
... died from meningococcal disease. Brendan began complaining of pain in his legs
one evening, and by the following afternoon he was so weak that he ... amputate Lauren's right hand, the fingertips of her left hand and both her legs
below the knee. Lauren also had to undergo a kidney transplant due to ...
Arterial disease of the leg frequently overlooked in patients with heart disease
... in which the arteries become blocked with plaque and blood supply to the legs
is reduced, affects eight million people in the U.S. Early detection of ... the Ankle-Brachial Index, the ratio of the blood pressure in the lower legs
to blood pressure in the arms, which is normally the first test ...
Parkinson's disease medication triggers destructive behaviors
... to treat Parkinson's disease, but low doses also are used for restless legs
syndrome. They uniquely stimulate brain limbic circuits, which are thought ... therapeutic doses. Very low doses, such as those used to treat restless legs
syndrome, carry much less risk."
"For some patients, a reduction in the ...
Pot Belly Boosts Risk for Restless Legs Syndrome
... a big belly or being obese appears to increase the risk for restless legs
syndrome (RLS), a new study finds.
Some 5 percent to 10 percent of ... disorder.
For more information on restless legs
syndrome, visit the U.S. National Institute of Neurological Disorders ...
Abbott Initiates U.S. Study of Absolute Pro(TM) Peripheral Stent System for Iliac Artery Disease
... people in the United States,* and occurs when the blood vessels in the legs
become blocked or narrowed by plaque, reducing blood flow to the limbs. ... common symptom of PAD is claudication, a sharp, cramp-like pain in the legs
that occurs when walking or exercising. For patients with iliac artery ...
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and the face. While this procedure is not covered by insurance, it is a ...
Simple Test Helps Predict Heart Attack Risk
... diagnose PAD, is a painless test that compares the blood pressure in the legs
to the blood pressure in the arms to determine how well the blood is ... angioplasty and the catheter-delivered stent, which were first used in the legs
to treat peripheral arterial disease, interventional radiologists ...
'Seeing' Stem Cells Helps in Fight Against Peripheral Arterial Disease
... from a healthy donor's bone marrow and inject the cells into the patients' legs
where circulation problems exist, stimulating the growth of new or more ... angioplasty and the catheter-delivered stent, which were first used in the legs
to treat peripheral arterial disease, interventional radiologists ...
Children's Hospital Central California and CVS/Pharmacy Wheelchair Fund Featured in "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition"
... Hospital Central California , is a mother of four who was born with no legs
and one complete arm. In one week, the Extreme Team led by De Young ... She eventually went into septic shock, which led to the amputation of both legs
and several fingers. Madison's parents met Mary Ann during her time in the ...
Animals Respond to Acupuncture's Healing Touch
... News) -- After surgery for a ruptured disk two years ago, Nelly's legs
remained extremely weak. She could barely move, became lethargic and lost ... aging dog to Alvarez's clinic after a gradual weakening of the dog's hind legs
had led to fecal incontinence.
"As you can imagine, not many owners can ...
Human Ancestors Put Best Foot Forward 1.5M Years Ago
... perspective article in the journal. This creature had the longer legs
and shorter arms of modern man, rather than the longer arms and shorter legs
of the more ape-like ancestors.
According to fossil records, the ...
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... for permanent skin pigmentation as well as swelling and ulcers on the legs
Traditional varicose vein treatment methods such as vein ... to eliminate them for cosmetic reasons. Spider veins are common on the legs
and on the face, which makes them difficult to hide or cover up with ...
Pregnancy-related hormonal changes linked to increased risk of restless legs syndrome
... occurs during pregnancy is more pronounced in pregnant women with restless legs
syndrome (RLS) than in controls.
During the last trimester of ... movement disorder that involves an almost irresistible urge to move the legs
at night. This urge tends to be accompanied by unusual feelings or ...
What to Do If You Have Unsightly Veins
... veins, expert says
SATURDAY, Jan. 24 (HealthDay News) -- Your legs
may be hidden by snow pants this time of year, but women who have spider ... of varicose and spider veins by eliminating the excess pressure on your legs
that cause veins to surface.
Wear compression stockings. Support ...
Problems Tied to Obesity Also Seem to Affect Sleep
... excessive sitting or standing during the day causes a fluid shift in the legs
during sleep that may have a role in the development of sleep apnea.
When people lie down to sleep, fluid that has been retained in the legs
during the day gets redistributed to the upper body, Dr. T. Douglas ...