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Data Presented at the American Academy of Neurology Show XP13512/GSK1838262 Significantly Improved Symptoms of Moderate-to-Severe Primary Restless Legs Syndrome

... investigational compound to treat Restless legs Syndrome (RLS), showed that it significantly ... is characterized by a compelling urge to move the legs and by uncomfortable and unpleasant sensations in the legs often described as creeping-crawling, throbbing, ...

Rotigotine Transdermal System Shows Significant Symptom Reduction and Tolerability in Patients with Restless Legs Syndrome

... over placebo using the International Restless legs Syndrome Study Group Rating Scale (IRLS) and ... to the body for 24 hours. About Restless legs Syndrome Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a chronic and progressive ...

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 ...

Major Restless Legs Study Completes Enrollment With Support From MediciGlobal

... were supported by a very experienced MediciGlobal team." Restless legs Syndrome (RLS) involves an irresistible urge to move the legs (medically known as akathisia ). It is estimated that 7% to 10% of the ...

APTA Supports Surgeon General's 'Call to Action' to Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism

... percent of passengers on long flights may develop a DVT(2). A clot in the legs may dislodge and travel to the lungs, called pulmonary embolus. The symptoms of leg DVT include swelling in one or both legs and tenderness in the calf. Symptoms of a pulmonary embolus include ...

Video: New Research Discovers Independent Brain Networks Control Human Walking

... control circuit in the brain. The ability to train the right and left legs independently opens the door to new therapeutic approaches for correcting ... Adaptation of hybrid walking, in which varying speeds were applied to legs walking in opposite directions, was found to interfere with subsequent ...

Takeda Provides Update on the Investigational Fixed-Dose Combination of alogliptin and ACTOS(R) (pioglitazone HCl)

... or sulfonylureas, you may be at risk for low blood sugar. Some people taking ACTOS may experience flulike symptoms, mild-to-moderate swelling of legs and ankles, anemia, and weight gain. Patients with diabetes should have regular eye exams. If you experience vision problems, consult your doctor ...

ADHD Genes Found; Known to Play Roles in Neurodevelopment

... functions that made sense biologically." For instance, said White, the team found four deletions of DNA in a gene recently linked to restless legs syndrome, a type of sleep disorder common in adults with ADHD. Another deletion occurred in a gene for a glutamate receptor. Glutamate is a ...

Value of Genetic Testing for Preventing Blood Clots Unproven, According to New AHRQ Study

... as a history of deep-vein thrombosis. As many as 600,000 Americans each year may have deep-vein thrombosis -- blood clots that form in the legs or pelvis. The condition occurs most commonly in people who are sedentary for a long period of time, such as when recovering from surgery or ...

New Analysis Shows Efficacy of SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) in Anti-TNF Experienced Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

... heart failure. Tell your doctor right away if you get new or worsening symptoms of heart failure like shortness of breath or swelling of your lower legs or feet. Rarely, people using TNF blockers can have nervous system problems such as multiple sclerosis. Tell your doctor right away if you ...

Two-Year Data Show Patients Receiving SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) Experienced Sustained Improvement in Signs and Symptoms of Psoriatic Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis

... heart failure. Tell your doctor right away if you get new or worsening symptoms of heart failure like shortness of breath or swelling of your lower legs or feet. Rarely, people using TNF blockers can have nervous system problems such as multiple sclerosis. Tell your doctor right away if you ...

Large, Long-Term Study Shows Avandia Has No Increased Overall Cardiovascular Risk Compared to Other Commonly Used Diabetes Medicines

... medical attention, regardless of what diabetes medicines you are taking. If you take AVANDIA, tell your doctor right away if you: have swollen legs or ankles, a rapid increase in weight or difficulty breathing, or unusual tiredness; experience changes in vision; become pregnant. Before ...

Back to Normal: Surgery Improves Outcomes for Spine Patients

... To be included in the study, all patients had to meet certain criteria, including: nerve pain in the legs spinal stenosis revealed on cross-sectional imaging degenerative spondylolisthesis evident in radiograph imaging symptoms ...

FDA Approves ADCIRCA(TM) (Tadalafil) Tablets for the Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

... mild to moderate in intensity and included headache, muscle pain, flushing, nasopharyngitis, respiratory tract infection, nausea, pain in the arms, legs or back, upset stomach and nasal congestion. "Our dedicated team at United Therapeutics looks forward to working closely with the PAH community ...

Video: ev3 Inc. Announces First Patient Enrollments in DEFINITIVE LE Post-Market Study

... to critical leg ischemia, a condition where not enough blood is being delivered to the leg to keep the tissue alive. Total loss of circulation to the legs and feet can cause gangrene and lead to amputation. About the SilverHawk Plaque Excision System The SilverHawk Plaque Excision System is a ...

New Studies on Once-Daily Extended Release Pramipexole Presented at American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting

... indicated in the U.S. for the treatment of the signs and symptoms of idiopathic Parkinson's disease (PD) and for moderate-to-severe primary restless legs syndrome (RLS). Pramipexole is supported by more than a decade of real-world experience in the treatment of Parkinson's disease, with more than 10 ...

University of Redlands Student Cody Unser Documentary Run to Start Today in L.A.

... for Integrative Studies, where students work with faculty members to design their own degrees. When Cody was 12, her breath went short and her legs numb during a school basketball game. It hit fast, and left Unser, of Albuquerque, paralyzed from the chest down. However, she refused to let that ...

NHS National Innovation Centre Cites VNUS Closure(R) Procedure as Select Innovative Technology

... Vascular Surgeon from Charing Cross NHS Hospital & Imperial College London. Varicose veins are caused by increased pressure in the legs as a result of venous reflux and faulty valves in the leg veins. Left untreated, venous reflux can lead to painful varicose veins, swelling in the ...

CRESTOR(R) Reduced Risk of Blood Clots in the Veins

... occurs when a blood clot forms in a vein. The most common form of VTE is deep vein thrombosis (DVT), which occurs in the 'deep veins' usually in the legs or pelvis. An embolism is created if the clot travels through the venous system. Blood clots lodging in the lungs are known as a pulmonary embolism ...

March 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights Knee Repair Surgery, Anxiety Disorder and Preventing Blood Clots

... in the larger, "deep" veins that are the final conduits funneling blood back to the heart. The condition occurs usually in the largest veins of the legs and pelvis. Many factors increase risk, including certain cancers, advanced age, living in a nursing home, use of hormone replacement therapy, ...

Oh, My Aching Back: Give Me a Shot of Ozone

... to treat at the source of the disease internally. As the inventors of angioplasty and the catheter-delivered stent, which were first used in the legs to treat peripheral arterial disease, interventional radiologists pioneered minimally invasive modern medicine. Many conditions that once ...

Metastatic Bone Disease Patients Can Walk in Lazarus' Footsteps

... to treat at the source of the disease internally. As the inventors of angioplasty and the catheter-delivered stent, which were first used in the legs to treat peripheral arterial disease, interventional radiologists pioneered minimally invasive modern medicine. Today, interventional oncology is a ...

Freezing Prostate Cancer Does a Man's Body Good

... to treat at the source of the disease internally. As the inventors of angioplasty and the catheter-delivered stent, which were first used in the legs to treat peripheral arterial disease, interventional radiologists pioneered minimally invasive modern medicine. Today, interventional oncology is a ...

Freezing Kidney Cancer: Hot Treatment Should Be New Gold Standard for Destroying Small Tumors

... to treat at the source of the disease internally. As the inventors of angioplasty and the catheter-delivered stent, which were first used in the legs to treat peripheral arterial disease, interventional radiologists pioneered minimally invasive modern medicine. Today, interventional oncology is a ...

For Old or Young Dialysis Patients, AV Fistulas Remain Pure Gold

... to treat at the source of the disease internally. As the inventors of angioplasty and the catheter-delivered stent, which were first used in the legs to treat peripheral arterial disease, interventional radiologists pioneered minimally invasive modern medicine. Today many conditions that once ...

Beating Blood Clots after Joint Replacement

... Oral agents, like warfarin Injectable agents, like low molecular weight heparins Mechanical compression, sleeves on a patient's legs to help stimulate blood flow One problem patients have with warfarin, Dr Friedman explains, "is the fact it is hard to manage the ...

American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2009 Annual Meeting 'Highlights and Hot Topics'

... 14 times more likely to be a victim of abuse (24 times more likely if younger than 18 months of age) than their peers. Children with broken arms and legs who were older than age 18 months were likely to have suffered accidents, but the presence of these same fractures on children under the age 18 ...

For Iraq Veterans, Headaches Continue After Traumatic Brain Injury

... doctor with specialized training in diagnosing, treating and managing disorders of the brain and nervous system such as multiple sclerosis, restless legs syndrome, Alzheimer's disease, narcolepsy, and stroke. For more information about the American Academy of Neurology, visit www.aan.com . ...

Young Smokers Increase Risk for Multiple Sclerosis

... doctor with specialized training in diagnosing, treating and managing disorders of the brain and nervous system such as multiple sclerosis, restless legs syndrome, Alzheimer's disease, narcolepsy, and stroke. For more information about the American Academy of Neurology, visit www.aan.com . ...

Can Exercising Your Brain Prevent Memory Loss?

... doctor with specialized training in diagnosing, treating and managing disorders of the brain and nervous system such as multiple sclerosis, restless legs syndrome, Alzheimer's disease, narcolepsy, and stroke. For more information about the American Academy of Neurology, visit www.aan.com . ...

Study Shows No Standardized Approach to Epidural Steroid Injections for Back Pain

... was mixed with the steroid. Epidural steroid injections (ESI) are minimally invasive procedures used to treat pain in the neck, arms, back and legs caused by inflamed nerves. While injections in the lumbar (low back) region are low risk, injections in the thoracic (mid back) and cervical (neck) ...

GSK Believes There Is No Liver Safety Issue With AVANDIA; Responds to Public Citizen Petition

... medical attention, regardless of what diabetes medicines you are taking. If you take AVANDIA tell your doctor right away if you: have swollen legs or ankles, a rapid increase in weight or difficulty breathing, or unusual tiredness; experience changes in vision; become pregnant. Before taking ...

Takeda Submits a New Drug Application in the U.S. for Alogliptin (SYR-322) / ACTOS(R) (pioglitazone HCl) for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes

... ACTOS, as it could increase your chance of becoming pregnant. Some people taking ACTOS may experience flu-like symptoms, mild-to-moderate swelling of legs and ankles, and anemia. Some people, particularly women, are at higher risk of having bone fractures while taking ACTOS. When taking ACTOS with ...

Five-Year Data Confirm That Early Treatment with Betaseron(R) at First Sign of Disease Can Delay Progression to MS

... fatigue or tiredness, dimness of vision in one or both eyes, weakness in one or more extremities, numbness and tingling in the face, arms, legs and trunk of the body, spasticity (muscle stiffness), dizziness, double vision, slurred speech and loss of bladder control. About Bayer HealthCare ...

Omeros and The Parkinson's Institute and Clinical Center Enter into a Collaboration Agreement to Evaluate Novel Target for the Treatment of Movement Disorders

... validation of a previously unknown link between this molecular target in the brain and movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease and Restless legs Syndrome (RLS). "We believe that the data from our earlier studies are the first to establish a link between our target and any movement disorder," ...

Society of Interventional Radiology Applauds Report's Uterine Fibroid Embolization Recommendations

... to treat at the source of the disease internally. As the inventors of angioplasty and the catheter-delivered stent, which were first used in the legs to treat peripheral arterial disease, interventional radiologists pioneered minimally invasive modern medicine. Today, interventional radiology ...

FDA Updates Label for AVANDIA(R) to Include Clinical Findings Demonstrating Sustained Glycemic Control for Up to Five Years

... medical attention, regardless of what diabetes medicines you are taking. If you take AVANDIA, tell your doctor right away if you: -- Have swollen legs or ankles, a rapid increase in weight or difficulty breathing, or unusual tiredness -- Experience changes in vision -- Become pregnant -- ...

Two Large, Independent Outcomes Trials Offer New Important Safety Information on Cardiovascular Effects of AVANDIA(R)

... attention, regardless of what diabetes medicines you are taking. If you take AVANDIA, tell your doctor right away if you: -- Have swollen legs or ankles, a rapid increase in weight or difficulty breathing, or unusual tiredness -- Experience changes in vision -- Become pregnant ...

Sangamo BioSciences Announces Presentation of Phase 1b ZFP Therapeutic Data at American Diabetes Association Meeting

... of three treatments (Day 0, 60 and 120). Subjects will receive injections in a distribution pattern that targets the major peripheral nerves in the legs and feet. The symptoms of diabetic peripheral neuropathy and any changes that occur during the trial will be evaluated based on neurological ...

Large, Long-Term Veterans Affairs Diabetes Trial (VADT) Reveals Important Cardiovascular Safety News on AVANDIA(R)

... attention, regardless of what diabetes medicines you are taking. If you take AVANDIA, tell your doctor right away if you: - Have swollen legs or ankles, a rapid increase in weight or difficulty breathing, or unusual tiredness - Experience changes in vision - Become pregnant Review ...
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