Sunlight May Cause Rash in Autoimmune Disease
... associated with skin inflammation in study of myositis
THURSDAY, Aug. 6 (HealthDay News) -- ... developed an autoimmune muscle disease called myositis
were more likely to develop the form known as ... U.S. National Library of Medicine has more about myositis
-- Robert ...
Sun exposure may trigger certain autoimmune diseases in women
... developed an autoimmune muscle disease called myositis
were more likely to develop the form known as ... at the onset of the disease and the type of myositis
and autoantibodies that people developed. ... and polymyositis are the two major forms of myositis
and both are considered autoimmune diseases, in ...
Neuropathy Patients, Doctors and Medical Professionals Rally in Sacramento to Demand Access to Lifesaving Medical Treatments
... to critical therapies such as IVIG (intravenous immune globulin) which is used to treat patients suffering from neuropathy, multiple sclerosis, myositis
and pemphigus, among other conditions."
Neuropathy Action Awareness Day, sponsored by the Neuropathy Action Foundation (NAF) and the Alliance ...
New Bill Offers Medicare Reimbursement Fix for Intravenous Immune Globulin
... GBS/CIDP Foundation International, Infusion Nurses Society, International Pemphigus and Pemphigoid Foundation, Jeffrey Modell Foundation, The myositis
Association, National Patient Advocate Foundation, The Neuropathy Association, Neuropathy Action Foundation, Patient Services Inc., and Platelet ...
Licorice May Block Absorption of Organ Transplant Drug
... said they didn't know how much licorice might cause a toxic reaction in humans.
Cyclosporine is also used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile myositis
and various skin conditions, and it is known to interact poorly with some medicines, foods and herbs. St. John's wort, onions and ginger, for ...
Recent developments at the Burnham Institute
... to an epigenetic therapy.
Of Mice and Men: Mouse model for the study of Muscular Dystrophy
A new mouse model for the study of Inclusion Body myositis
(IBM), a type of muscular dystrophy, has been developed by Dr. Zeev Ronai and a worldwide team of researchers. The protein RNF5 is over-produced in ...
Fabio Adds Star Power to Myositis Advocates
... 21, Fabio and patients with a chronic disease – myositis
-- will speak to congressional staff members ... 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 ...
MRSA Linked with Rise in Bacterial Infections
... infection of skeletal muscle that produces an abscess within the muscle. myositis
is also a muscle infection, but does not form an abscess. The study authors investigated the 45 cases of pyomyositis or myositis
in otherwise healthy children who were hospitalized at Texas Children's ...
Proteins – A New Way to Treat Children's Muscle Diseas
... is known about the role of HSP60 in inflammatory myositis. Inflammatory myositis
(IM) is the name given to a group of diseases that cause inflammation in ... are dermatomyositis and polymyositis.
For children, the conditions of myositis
are complex and are characterized by muscle damage due to an inflammatory ...
Inflammatory Myopathy may Indicate Intolerance to Gluten
... need for more studies to be carried out to confirm or support these findings. The results are particularly important in the case of inclusion-body myositis
-- for which there is no effective treatment -- since we can now suggest that a gluten-free diet may improve the situation of a patient. This ...
Early Statin Therapy for Patients Reduces Death, Cardiovascular Events
... safe value,” the authors continue. “Our study showed that intensive statin therapy and controls experienced comparable rates of hepatitis, myositis
and rhabdomyolysis. Serious adverse events were rare.”
The statin regimen with the most evidence of effectiveness is an 80-milligram dose of ...