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GBS/CIDP Foundation International Appoints Patricia A. Bryant as Executive Director

... nerves and is characterized by the rapid onset of weakness and often paralysis of the legs, arms, breathing ... is a rare disorder of the peripheral nerves with weakness occurring over two or more months and is characterized by gradually increasing weakness of the legs and, to a lesser extent, the arms. ...

Suffering From Back and Neck Pain? Investing in Treatment Pays Off in the Long Run

... so it is important to have it checked. 4. weakness and numbness in your legs If you experience a sudden onset of weakness or numbness in your legs, you should speak to a ... may indicate a serious problem. Other causes of weakness or numbness can be spinal stenosis - a condition ...

Spinal fluid proteins signal Lou Gehrig's disease

... hard to diagnose because symptoms such as muscle weakness are common in other ailments and currently, there ... 31 patients complained of muscle problems such as weakness and cramps. Next, the researchers tested the ... disease. For instance, a patient complaining of weakness in the legs or reduced grip strength could be ...

Video: Getting in Shape From the Inside Out for the New Year

... bladder weakness. Many women think that bladder weakness is a reality of pregnancy or getting older, but ... with stress urinary incontinence, cure bladder weakness (1). "Little time is spent explaining to ... lives of people living or working with bladder weakness or incontinence. TENA(R) products feature ...

Conseco Reports Preliminary Fourth Quarter and Year-End Results

... of business and fully remediate the material weakness in internal controls." Preliminary results ... performed in an effort to remediate the material weakness in internal controls disclosed in its 2006 Form ... (x) our ability to remediate the material weakness in internal controls over the actuarial reporting ...

JCI online early table of contents: March 3, 2008

... from a new model for potassium-induced muscle weakness HyperKPP is a genetic muscle disorder that causes muscle weakness in response to resting after strenuous exercise ... abnormally slow muscle relaxation, muscle weakness following potassium exposure at levels typical in ...

GlaxoSmithKline Obtains Exclusive U.S. OTC Marketing Rights to MEVACOR(R) (lovastatin) from Merck & Co., Inc.

... use of MEVACOR 40 mg or more. Muscle pain or weakness in patients taking prescription MEVACOR should be ... myopathy manifested as muscle pain, tenderness or weakness with creatine kinase (CK) above ten times the ... promptly unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness (see list below and ...

Hill-Rom Reports Third Quarter Financial Results

... continue to increase significantly. Internationally, we are seeing the weakness we anticipated in parts of Europe and in Asia; however, there are a number ... revenue. Solid growth in our home care business was offset by continued weakness in extended care. Other Third Quarter Financial and Operational ...

New Jefferson study may redefine how a chronic auto-immune disease is diagnosed

... a patient. CIDP is a neurological disorder characterized by progressive weakness and impaired sensory function in the legs and arms. It affects about ... that include tingling or numbness (beginning in the toes and fingers), weakness of the arms and legs, loss of deep tendon reflexes, fatigue, and abnormal ...

Mini-Stroke Can Mean Major One Within Hours

... is to "seek medical attention immediately, particularly if you have either weakness or speech disturbance that lasts more than 10 minutes," said the study's ... : blood pressure reading that is high C : clinical symptoms of physical weakness D : duration of the TIA "Patients should be investigated and ...

Women More Likely to Experience Non-Traditional Stroke Symptoms

... stroke symptoms are well known and include a sudden onset of numbness or weakness on one side of the body, trouble talking, loss of vision, or coordination ... or emergency medical services. Sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg, especially on one side of the body; ...

Rush University Medical Center orthopaedic experts examine overhead

... of diffuse shoulder pain aggravated by overhead activity and will notice weakness and decreased velocity. Night pain down the arm to the elbow is also ... sense of heaviness, achiness or cramping in the arm. Numbness, tingling, weakness of grip and loss of manual dexterity may also be symptoms experienced ...

Pregis Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Financial Results

... performance in the first half of the year, while unprecedented economic weakness in both the North American and European economies negatively impacted us ... $15 million to $20 million, which will help offset the economic weakness we believe will continue throughout 2009." Segment Performance ...

Genes May Help Drive Rotator Cuff Injury

... of repetitive stress or overuse take their toll on the relevant muscles. weakness and/or pain when lowering or lifting the arm could be a sign of a tear, ... even if most don't know it because they don't hurt or have profound weakness or any symptoms. So understanding why it happens is fundamental to perhaps ...

January 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Stroke Symptoms, Personal Health Records and Volunteering

... Typically stroke warning signs occur suddenly and may include painless weakness in an arm or leg, numbness or weakness of the face or one side of the body, slurring of the speech or language ...

ETHICON Launches the Latest Innovation in Hernia Repair Platform; PROCEED(TM) Ventral Patch (PVP(TM) Device)

... hernias occur near the belly button or navel, which has a natural weakness from the blood vessels of the umbilical cord. These hernias may occur in ... after birth, and may resolve at 3 or 4 years of age. However, the area of weakness can persist throughout life and can occur in men, women, and children at ...

New approach to protect the hearts of patients with muscular dystrophy

... About muscular dystrophy Muscular dystrophy is characterized by weakness and progressive degeneration of the muscles, including the heart muscle. ... a prevalence of roughly one in 3,600 boys. The first signs of muscular weakness appear at roughly age 5, leading to a progressive loss in the ability to ...

Orchid Cellmark Reports First Quarter 2008 Financial Results

... quarter, when important areas of strength were obscured by a few areas of weakness related to the timing of work, especially in our forensic casework ... quarter, when important areas of strength were obscured by a few areas of weakness related to the timing of work, especially in our forensic casework ...

Conseco Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End Results

... long-term care closed block of business and fully remediate the material weakness in internal controls." Fourth quarter 2007 results: -- Net operating ... to which we are subject; (x) our ability to remediate the material weakness in internal controls over the actuarial reporting process that we ...

7-year neck pain study sheds light on best care

... and surgery should only be considered if there is associated pain, weakness or numbness in the arm, fracture or serious disease. The Bone and Joint ... who experience Grade 3 neck pain -- that is neck pain accompanied by pain, weakness and/or numbness in the arm, also referred to as a "pinched nerve", ...

SLU researchers show how to stop muscle weakness caused by myasthenia gravis

... Severe muscle weakness caused by myasthenia gravis a highly debilitating autoimmune disorder ... gravis affects approximately 400 per 1 million people. The severe muscle weakness caused by the disease brings a host of other complications, including ...

Scientists identify gene responsible for statin-induced muscle pain

... countries. But for some patients, accompanying side effects of muscle weakness and pain become chronic problems and, in rare cases, can escalate to ... more diffuse muscle soreness and cramps. This kind of symptomatic muscle weakness and pain is quite frequent, but often difficult to quantitate. Known by ...

Muscular Dystrophy Treatment Shows Promise

... In early research, scientists were able to rid mice of muscle stiffness, weakness THURSDAY, Nov. 15 (HealthDay News) -- When injected into mice, a novel compound eliminated the severe muscle stiffness and weakness that is a disabling symptom of one form of muscular dystrophy. But the ...

Conseco Reports Third Quarter Results

... in specified disease earnings identified by our material control weakness remediation procedures. -- An $11 million reduction in earnings for ... to which we are subject; (viii) our ability to remediate the material weakness in internal controls over the actuarial reporting process that we ...

New center to lead international muscular dystrophy research effort

... condition, which is genetic in origin, is characterized by a progressive weakness of muscles starting in the face, shoulder blades and upper arms. The age ... of patients eventually become wheelchair bound. Over time, the muscle weakness can also spread to other parts of the body. While the disease is ...

James B. Hawkins Appointed to IRIDEX Board of Directors

... acceptance of the company's products, and the impact of any continuing weakness and uncertainties related to general economic conditions or weakness in overall demand in the company's markets, especially with regard to the ...

William Moore Appointed to IRIDEX Board of Directors

... acceptance of the company's products, and the impact of any continuing weakness and uncertainties related to general economic conditions or weakness in overall demand in the company's markets, especially with regard to the ...

MDS Reports Third Quarter 2007 Results

... revenues were down 2% compared to the same quarter last year, as weakness in both early clinical and bioanalytical revenues more than offset ... nearly level year-over-year, as stronger medical isotopes revenues offset weakness in cobalt therapy unit sales. Organic growth in revenues and adjusted ...

IRIDEX Announces Closing of $5.0 Million Private Placement

... acceptance of the company's products, and the impact of any continuing weakness and uncertainties related to general economic conditions or weakness in overall demand in the company's markets, especially with regard to the ...

Hissey Kientz Announces the Launch of Herbal Fen Phen Lawyers Website

... conditions, which can lead to delays in properly diagnosing the disease. The most commonly reported symptoms of PPH include shortness of breath, weakness and repeated fainting or passing out. Women are more likely to show early PPH symptoms than men. A physician may wish to perform medical tests in ...

Cambrex Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

... year. Sales volumes, adjusted for foreign currency, are expected to be somewhat negative compared to last year's second half. We continue to see weakness in the custom development sector, particularly where we support our customers' early clinical trial production requirements, and we are seeing price ...

FDA extends review of Pennsaid(R) diclofenac sodium topical solution

... risks associated with doing business outside of the United States, foreign currency exchange rates, issues related to our existing material weakness in accounting for income taxes or potential environmental liabilities. These and other factors are identified and described in more detail in our ...

STAAR Surgical Generates Cash From Operations During Second Quarter

... the increased underlying demand for the Visian products despite the global economic downturn. Revenue growth was negatively impacted by the weakness of international currencies, primarily the Euro, versus the dollar. U.S. Visian ICL units were down 18% during the second quarter versus an ...

Tyco International Reports Third Quarter Earnings from Continuing Operations Before Special Items of $0.58 Per Share and GAAP Earnings of $0.51 Per Share

... revenue grew 4% organically with growth in all geographic regions. Systems installation and service revenue declined 15% organically mostly due to weakness in North America and Europe as a result of continuing lower sales to commercial customers. Operating income was $233 million and the ...

People Over 60 at Risk for 'Silent Stroke'

... is experiencing any symptoms of stroke, call emergency medical services immediately, the academy states. Common signs of stroke are: Sudden weakness or numbness of the arms, legs or face, especially on one side Quick onset of blurred vision in one or both eyes Difficulty walking, dizziness, ...

IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results

... results reflect our continued focus on productivity in the current economic environment," said Jonathan Ayers, Chief Executive Officer. "Economic weakness reduced pet visits to U.S. veterinary clinics, our largest customer segment, by an estimated 4% year over year, similar to the first quarter of 2009. ...

FDA Approves Expanded Use of Lilly's FORTEO(R) [teriparatide (rDNA origin) injection] to Treat Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis

... If you take more FORTEO than prescribed, call your healthcare provider. If you take too much FORTEO, you may have nausea, vomiting, weakness or dizziness. Keep your FORTEO delivery device in the refrigerator between 36 degrees to 46 degrees F (2 degrees to 8 degrees C). Do not ...

Management Health Solutions, Inc. Announces Optimal Inventory Control™ (OptIC™) Solution

... clinical supply inventory management process. OptIC™ drives sustainable improvements in the clinical supply chain by identifying areas of weakness and implementing inventory management best-practices. By counting clinical supplies and analyzing clinical supply data, MHS is able to quantify ...

Strength Testing Could Reduce Pitching Injuries

... are subjected to significant stresses during the pitching motion, placing them at risk for injury. By demonstrating an association between shoulder weakness and throwing-related injuries, we hope that future injuries might be prevented by focusing strength-training programs on those areas that are ...

Study Suggests Preseason Shoulder Strength May Determine Injury Severity for Baseball Pitchers

... are subjected to significant stresses during the pitching motion, placing them at risk for injury. By demonstrating an association between shoulder weakness and throwing related injuries, we hope that future injuries might be prevented by focusing strength training programs on those areas that are ...
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