NORD to Honor Rare Disease Pioneers
...ation, for making available to the patient community Xenazine(R), the first treatment to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the jerky
movements (chorea) associated with Huntington's disease
CSL Behring, for developing and bringing to market RiaSTAP(TM), the first and only tre...
New Study Data: JANUVIA™ (sitagliptin) Significantly Reduced Blood Sugar Levels and Was Not Associated with Hypoglycemia in Elderly Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
...ymptoms of hypoglycemia may include shakiness, dizziness, sweating, hunger, headache, pale skin color, sudden moodiness or behavior changes, clumsy or jerky
movements, seizure, confusion and unconsciousness.
Use of JANUVIA in the elderly
Of the total number of subjects (n=3,884) in pre-approval...
Neupro(R) Filed with the FDA for the Treatment of Advanced-Stage Parkinson's Disease
...ectiveness of medications
wear off and Parkinson's symptoms return) and favorable increases in "on"
time without troublesome dyskinesia (fragmented or jerky
most frequently-reported adverse events in rotigotine clinical trials
included application site reactions, nausea, vomiting, dizziness...
Attempt to Build Artificial Muscles from Carbon Nanofibres in the Offing
...es using carbon nanofibres .
Artificial muscles change length in response to a stimulus, thereby creating a smoother, more human-like motion than jerky
electric motors or pneumatic devices. As such, they could be used to power robots, prosthetic limbs and artificial tissue for implantation, say scient...
Dystonia Awareness Week: 4 -11 June, 2007
...h this malady have no voluntary control over their muscular movements, which results in spasms and sustained contractions. These give rise to repeated jerky
movements of parts of the body and awkward postures.
Dystonia affects men and women; especially those above 40. Children may also be affected...
Test Drug Seen as Best Hope in Decades for Tackling Parkinson's
... wears on and the disease progresses.
That forces doctors to raise the dose of this drug, which induces unwanted side-effects, including spastic, jerky
So, if isradipine can slow the death of dopamine neurons, the L-DOPA "honeymoon" could be significantly extended.
"If we could do...
New Method For Measuring Dyskinesia In Parkinson's Being Developed
...mmon language’ if we are to successfully address this difficult complication of Parkinson’s treatment.”
Dyskinesiascan be lurching, dance-like or jerky
and are distinct from the rhythmic tremor commonly associated with Parkinson’s DISEASE.. Hood says they are a research priority for the MJFF because p...
jerky in Medical Technology
jerky in Medical Dictionary
... the feet or hands are vaguely comparable to dancing or piano... chorea n. Any of various disorders of the nervous system marked by involuntary, jerky
movements, especially of the arms, legs, and face, and by More about Sydenham's Chorea : Causes and symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prognosis Preven...
... Angelman syndrome (AS) is a neuro-genetic disorder characterized by intellectual and developmental delay, sleep disturbance, seizures, jerky
movements especially hand-flapping, frequent laughter or smiling, and usually a... Information for doctors and families. Research, activities and ...
jerky in Biological News
Working memory has limited 'slots'
... and Brain. So the brain gets a series of snapshots of about a quarter-second, separated by brief gaps.
The working memory system smoothes out this jerky
sequence of images by retaining memories from each snapshot so that they can be blended together. These memories typically last just a few seconds, Lu...
Study finds drug may cut down involuntary movements
...ts about 30,000 people in the United States.
"Huntington's disease is an inherited brain disorder that causes patients to experience uncontrollable jerky
movements (chorea), as well as changes in personality, behavior, thinking and memory. There are no FDA-approved treatments for the chorea. Anti-psych...
jerky in Biological Technology
North-woods beef jerky maker adopts RFID to track shipments
With the help of Wisconsin-based ABC Computers , Jack Links Beef Jerky
will be able to keep up with the requirements of big distributors such as Wal-Mart, which is requiring its suppliers to add wireless tracking devices to their products.
Jack Links is headquartered in Minong, Wisconsin.
FDA Approves RISPERDAL(R) to Treat Adolescents with Schizophrenia and Children and Adolescents with Bipolar Mania
...by muscle rigidity, fever and can be
serious. You may have heard the term "tardive dyskinesia." These are usually
persistent, uncontrollable, slow or jerky
facial or body movements that can
be caused by all medications of this type. If you have these symptoms, talk
to your health care professional. Studi...
Courage and time
... society a role at work called "nervous mind energy." Youve seen the way people gather (late) for the "critical" staff meeting: everyone is hyper with jerky
eye movements as if this is a key intrusion in their lives because theyre so busy. The next time you attend a meeting, suggest everyone stop for three...
Imagine the possibilites if you had very high-speed broadband
...ent of about $40 U.S. per month - customers get a suite of applications like full video teleconferencing and home automation.
By contrast, we have jerky
streaming video and stutter-start audio.
But there is hope. Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of visiting Nortel Networks' Carling Campus, in...
Meat-snack maker selects Prescient Applied Intelligence tech package
... Inc. solutions to increase operating efficiencies and expand marketing efforts, Prescient reported Wednesday.
Link Snacks sells a variety of beef jerky
snacks under the Jack Link's brand and reports to be the fastest-growing global meat snacks company.
Jack Link's plans to use Prescient's Demand P...
Efforts to avoid friendly fire spawned ancestor of todays RFID
...ation and commerce.
See previous WTN coverage on RFID:
RFID: a 30-year project
Bar Codes Have a New Best Friend RFID
North-woods beef jerky
maker adopts RFID to track shipments
Eric Kleefeld is a writer for WTN in Madison. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. ...
RFID technology is opportunity for Wisconsin companies
With headquarters in northern Wisconsin, the maker of Jack Link's beef jerky
has five manufacturing facilities, a U.S. distribution center, and is a leading producer in the beef jerky
meat snacks category. The initial RFID rollout has taken place at the Minon...