Tag: "myositis" at medical news
Inflammatory Myopathy may Indicate Intolerance to Gluten
...rticularly 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 hypothesis must now be tested using immunosuppressants, as has been done with other extraintestinal manifest...
Early Statin Therapy for Patients Reduces Death, Cardiovascular Events
...ontrols 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 atorvastatin, begun within 14 days of hospitalization for acute coronary syndrome, they conclude. Source-...
Fabio Adds Star Power to Myositis Advocates
...t. 21, Fabio and patients with a chronic disease – myositis
-- will speak to congressional staff members about...'s rare, physicians often fail to diagnose it; and myositis
patients hope that greater awareness and patient and physician education from Myositis Awareness Day...
MRSA Linked with Rise in Bacterial Infections
...uthors investigated the 45 cases of pyomyositis or myositis
in otherwise healthy children who were hospitalized at Texas Children's Hospital from 2000 through 2005. Sixteen of these cases were caused by CA-MRSA and 10 by CA-MSSA (methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus). The number of cases increased...
Proteins – A New Way to Treat Children's Muscle Diseas
...le of HSP60 in inflammatory myositis. Inflammatory myositis
(IM) is the name given to a group of diseases that...nd polymyositis. For children, the conditions of myositis
are complex and are characterized by muscle damage due to an inflammatory process of the blood vesse...