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FOX Carolina
FDA releases new warning about common antibioticsthese drugs, saying they can cause disabling side effects, pain in the muscles
FDA releases new warning about common antibiotics
FOX Carolina / Posted 12 hours ago
these drugs, saying they can cause disabling side effects, pain in the muscles and tendons, hallucinations and peripheral neuropathy, among others. Doctors said Cipro is the most commonly prescribed of the fluoroquinolones. "22 million Americans... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Anything is possible: Guardian angel inspires woman who lost her legs2012 I had them amputate my right leg.” Lori lost both of her legs in 2012 aft
Anything is possible: Guardian angel inspires woman who lost her legs
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 16 hours ago
2012 I had them amputate my right leg.” Lori lost both of her legs in 2012 after several bouts of cancer and severe neuropathy. “I wasn’t going to let it get me down,” Lori said. “No matter what happens to me there is always someone worse... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Patients in ‘immediate danger,’ but state didn’t stop pain doctor for years59, of Enumclaw, who has been treated at the Tacoma site for more than two year
Patients in ‘immediate danger,’ but state didn’t stop pain doctor for years
The Seattle Times / Posted 20 hours ago
59, of Enumclaw, who has been treated at the Tacoma site for more than two years. He said he has painful peripheral sensory neuropathy associated with AIDS, and struggled to find care. “I’d rather just curl up in a corner because the pain is so... Read more
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Business Wire
RELIEF THERAPEUTICS Holding AG Announces Signing of a Term Sheet to Acquire FirstString Research, Inc.of sarcoidosis (already in Phase III) and low dose interleukin-6 (atexakin alfa
RELIEF THERAPEUTICS Holding AG Announces Signing of a Term Sheet to Acquire FirstString Research, Inc.
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
of sarcoidosis (already in Phase III) and low dose interleukin-6 (atexakin alfa) for the treatment of peripheral diabetic neuropathy (already in Phase II). Aviptadil development in sarcoidosis focuses the drug on an orphan disease market, in which... Read more
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CBS News
Side effects prompt stronger warnings on some antibioticssymptoms of the neuromuscular disease myasthenia gravis. The potential for seri
Side effects prompt stronger warnings on some antibiotics
CBS News / Posted yesterday
symptoms of the neuromuscular disease myasthenia gravis. The potential for serious nerve damage (irreversible peripheral neuropathy) was detailed in 2013. Finally, last year an FDA advisory committee said uncomplicated sinus, urinary and... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
FDA approves safety labeling changes for fluoroquinolone antibioticsWarning. In August 2013, the agency required updates to the labels to describe
FDA approves safety labeling changes for fluoroquinolone antibiotics
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
Warning. In August 2013, the agency required updates to the labels to describe the potential for irreversible peripheral neuropathy (serious nerve damage). In November 2015, an FDA Advisory Committee discussed the risks and benefits of... Read more
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express
Blind mum marries blind boyfriend with her blind son as a page boySchool for the Blind. Tony became visually impaired eight years ago because of
Blind mum marries blind boyfriend with her blind son as a page boy
express / Posted 2 days ago
School for the Blind. Tony became visually impaired eight years ago because of a condition called Leber's Hereditary Optic Neuropathy. And her son Vinnie, two, from a previous relationship, recently lost his sight from the effects of two brain... Read more
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MedCity News
Vitamins and Minerals: What Are Americans Missing? Part 3 of a 3-Part Seriessupplement. This definition of deficiency also was associated with significantl
Vitamins and Minerals: What Are Americans Missing? Part 3 of a 3-Part Series
MedCity News / Posted 3 days ago
supplement. This definition of deficiency also was associated with significantly increased risks for peripheral neuropathy and disabilities. [8] NHANES data (2003-2004) show 7% of Americans aged 6 years or older are deficient in vitamin... Read more
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iol.co.za
Nurse seeks HIV compensation after needle jabbe declared 100% disabled, they said she was now “severely functionally disable
Nurse seeks HIV compensation after needle jab
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
be declared 100% disabled, they said she was now “severely functionally disabled” and was also suffering from peripheral neuropathy (nerve damage) and could barely stand. But the fund would not budge, saying the neuropathy was not a side effect... Read more
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Business Wire
FICO Pro David Howe Seeks Obama Appointment as Credit Czarfew challenges and life events, including a spinal cord injury that has progres
FICO Pro David Howe Seeks Obama Appointment as Credit Czar
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
few challenges and life events, including a spinal cord injury that has progressed into significant right hand atrophy and neuropathy, I’ve known no hardship or adversity. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for too many of our citizens who... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Duke to lead early-stage clinical trials for promising new neurological therapiesmillion to lead early-stage clinical trials for new drugs to treat neurological
Duke to lead early-stage clinical trials for promising new neurological therapies
News-Medical-Net / Posted 6 days ago
million to lead early-stage clinical trials for new drugs to treat neurological conditions such as Alzheimer's disease and neuropathy. The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, part of the National Institutes of Health, has... Read more
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The New Statesman
The £7m fingers: how Jeff Beck became a guitar hero by saying no50 years of guitar music in two hours. He asked Clapton to play but he is suffe
The £7m fingers: how Jeff Beck became a guitar hero by saying no
The New Statesman / Posted 6 days ago
50 years of guitar music in two hours. He asked Clapton to play but he is suffering from the nerve condition peripheral neuropathy. Beck is worried about him; he says that he googled it and sent Clapton a list of websites offering... Read more
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FOX News
6 signs a sudden dizzy spell could be harmfulCardiovascular disease (arrhythmias or congestive heart failure), and condition
6 signs a sudden dizzy spell could be harmful
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
Cardiovascular disease (arrhythmias or congestive heart failure), and conditions that are most typical in diabetics—such as neuropathy (nerve damage) or hypoglycemia (low blood sugar)—can all cause this dizzy or lightheaded sensation. 4. You have a... Read more
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Business Wire
NeuroMetrix Reports Q2 2016 Financial Results and Highlightsaccurate and cost-effective screening, diagnosis and monitoring of peripheral n
NeuroMetrix Reports Q2 2016 Financial Results and Highlights
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
accurate and cost-effective screening, diagnosis and monitoring of peripheral neuropathies including diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN). Recent Highlights: Quell shipments totaled 11,201 devices and 9,676 electrode reorder packages with a... Read more
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TribLIVE
‘Chemo bags’ provide supplies for first-time cancer patientslose their hair; sunscreen, because cancer patients can burn more easily; glove
‘Chemo bags’ provide supplies for first-time cancer patients
TribLIVE / Posted 8 days ago
lose their hair; sunscreen, because cancer patients can burn more easily; gloves and socks because chemotherapy can cause neuropathy, or numbness, in the hands and feet; and a notebook for jotting down questions they want to ask their... Read more
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Soccer Way
Tabarez to continue as Uruguay boss despite illness sought to clarify his condition - which was reported to be Guillain-Barre syndr
Tabarez to continue as Uruguay boss despite illness
Soccer Way / Posted 9 days ago
sought to clarify his condition - which was reported to be Guillain-Barre syndrome - saying he is suffering from "chronic neuropathy". "My illness I have talked about with who I need to talk about it with," he said. "All the higher ups at the AUF... Read more
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soccernews
Tabarez to continue as Uruguay boss despite illnesssought to clarify his condition – which was reported to be Guillain-Barre syndr
Tabarez to continue as Uruguay boss despite illness
soccernews / Posted 9 days ago
sought to clarify his condition – which was reported to be Guillain-Barre syndrome – saying he is suffering from “chronic neuropathy”. “My illness I have talked about with who I need to talk about it with,” he said. “All the higher ups at the AUF... Read more
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Western Weekender
Don’t get cold feet this winterthat are complications of diabetes. Infections from cold, wet feet This is ve
Don’t get cold feet this winter
Western Weekender / Posted 9 days ago
that are complications of diabetes. Infections from cold, wet feet This is very important if you suffer from peripheral neuropathy or general foot numbness. It is all too easy to slip on a pair of thongs or sandals because they are “simple to... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Study reports BV therapy may be curative in some Hodgkin lymphoma patientsprognosis." Dr. Chen went on to point out that, though 56 of the patients trea
Study reports BV therapy may be curative in some Hodgkin lymphoma patients
News-Medical-Net / Posted 9 days ago
prognosis." Dr. Chen went on to point out that, though 56 of the patients treated in the study experienced mild peripheral neuropathy (an adverse event characterized by tingling in the extremities, commonly reported among those treated with BV), 88... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Pain clinic patients worry as DEA moves toward revoking doctor’s registrationReiten said she takes hydromorphone and methadone to fight fibromyalgia, chroni
Pain clinic patients worry as DEA moves toward revoking doctor’s registration
The Seattle Times / Posted 10 days ago
Reiten said she takes hydromorphone and methadone to fight fibromyalgia, chronic back pain and foot problems, including neuropathy. “They’re taking patients who are being responsible and following the rules and they’re screwing us, basically,”... Read more
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Business Wire
Seattle Genetics and Takeda Announce Publication of Final Data from ADCETRIS® (Brentuximab Vedotin) Monotherapy Pivotal Phase 2 Clinical Trial in Relapsed or Refractory Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma in Bloodin remission, and nine received no further therapy. The most common adverse ev
Seattle Genetics and Takeda Announce Publication of Final Data from ADCETRIS® (Brentuximab Vedotin) Monotherapy Pivotal Phase 2 Clinical Trial in Relapsed or Refractory Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma in Blood
Business Wire / Posted 10 days ago
in remission, and nine received no further therapy. The most common adverse events of any grade were peripheral sensory neuropathy, fatigue, nausea, neutropenia and diarrhea. Treatment emergent peripheral neuropathy was experienced by 56... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Today's Humane Society Telethon 'Pet of the Day."with hopes of finding him or her a new home. This is Gallie, a very special ca
Today's Humane Society Telethon 'Pet of the Day."
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 11 days ago
with hopes of finding him or her a new home. This is Gallie, a very special cat! He's diabetic and suffers from diabetic neuropathy. His illness does not slow him down but he will require a special care and a diet. He's about four years old and... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Adams County man missinga camouflage baseball hat and brown boots. Police say Bing is known to walk ar
Adams County man missing
WAOW Wausau / Posted 11 days ago
a camouflage baseball hat and brown boots. Police say Bing is known to walk around the woods and fields. He suffers from neuropathy in both of his legs and has trouble walking and if he were to fall he might not be able to pick himself back... Read more
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Salon.com
California needs to step up: Why millions of residents have fallen into health care gapswould still cost more than she could afford. And so, despite the fact that she
California needs to step up: Why millions of residents have fallen into health care gaps
Salon.com / Posted 12 days ago
would still cost more than she could afford. And so, despite the fact that she suffered from diabetes, high cholesterol, neuropathy and other ailments that required frequent doctors visits and a steady array of medications, she bought into a... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
79-old blind bicyclist to pedal 100 miles for charitywe were never able to ride together as we had hoped," he said. Healy lost sigh
79-old blind bicyclist to pedal 100 miles for charity
Detroit Free Press / Posted 13 days ago
we were never able to ride together as we had hoped," he said. Healy lost sight in both eyes due to nonischemic optic neuropathy, which he described as "a stroke of the optic nerve." He said it took about 10 years to lose sight in his left... Read more
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The Helena Daily World
King Biscuit Time radio show to mark 75 years"When they devote their time to talking on air with me - that's best enough." I
King Biscuit Time radio show to mark 75 years
The Helena Daily World / Posted 15 days ago
"When they devote their time to talking on air with me - that's best enough." In January 2016, Payne would experience neuropathy "all over his body" which would hospitalize him and require intense rehab. After several months absent from the... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Johnston gardener stays busy with his one-acre plottends to his garden from sunrise to sunset, often pulling weeds on his hands an
Johnston gardener stays busy with his one-acre plot
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
tends to his garden from sunrise to sunset, often pulling weeds on his hands and knees. He does so despite suffering with neuropathy in his feet, legs and hands. "I like to see things grow," Jake said. "For me, gardening has always been a way of... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
India shows the way to better diabetes care at no added costcerebral circulation damage (cerebrovascular disease) •Gum disease •Heart dis
India shows the way to better diabetes care at no added cost
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 17 days ago
cerebral circulation damage (cerebrovascular disease) •Gum disease •Heart disease •Kidney disease (nephropathy) •Peripheral nerve damage (neuropathy) •Circulation problems in the legs (Peripheral vascular disease) •Foot ulcers and amput... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Support Groupsp.m. first Wednesday, Mayo Clinic, 4500 San Pablo Road, Cannaday Building, Room
Support Groups
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 19 days ago
p.m. first Wednesday, Mayo Clinic, 4500 San Pablo Road, Cannaday Building, Room 1107. (904) 953-6523. ■ Peripheral Neuropathy support group, 10-11:30 a.m. second Saturday, UF Health Jacksonville, 580 W. Eighth St. (904) 244-9719. ■ Post... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
Weekly health news roundup: Gluten-free diet, celiac disease, fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis, and shinglesthose over the age of 50. Other complications that can arise include bacterial
Weekly health news roundup: Gluten-free diet, celiac disease, fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis, and shingles
Bel Marra Health / Posted 19 days ago
those over the age of 50. Other complications that can arise include bacterial skin infection, ocular complications, motor neuropathy and meningitis. HZ is caused by reactivation of latent varicella zoster virus that causes chicken pox. IBD... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Thanks to friends, Bradenton woman gets trip of a lifetimeanother dose. "Right now, I am going through hair loss and I have nose sores,
Thanks to friends, Bradenton woman gets trip of a lifetime
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 20 days ago
another dose. "Right now, I am going through hair loss and I have nose sores, which are no fun," Virgilio said. "I have neuropathy in my hands and feet from the chemo, which feel like pins in my fingers and toes. My taste buds are shot. In the... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
FOX 17 reporter learns the experience of dementia through simulationmy sense of touch was diminished, and my headphones filled my hearing with ambi
FOX 17 reporter learns the experience of dementia through simulation
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 20 days ago
my sense of touch was diminished, and my headphones filled my hearing with ambient noise. I wore shoe inserts to simulate neuropathy and gloves to simulate joint problems, too. After a short briefing, it was time to begin. Lynn listed off five... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Quiz night to raise funds for RNIBInstitute of Blind People. The former Kings’ School and Peter Symonds College
Quiz night to raise funds for RNIB
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
Institute of Blind People. The former Kings’ School and Peter Symonds College student developed Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy in 2011. It affects the optic nerve and means he lost the majority of his vision. Now he wants to raise vital... Read more
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Business Insurance
Gender-based workers comp standards on trialsince “she has multiple risk factors for carpal tunnel syndrome primarily age a
Gender-based workers comp standards on trial
Business Insurance / Posted 21 days ago
since “she has multiple risk factors for carpal tunnel syndrome primarily age and gender” and “carpal tunnel compression neuropathy is almost ubiquitous in the female population in her age demographic,” the lawsuit states. • As a police officer,... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Argentine tango may prevent falls in cancer patientspost treatment, a new study has claimed. Up to 70 per cent of patients treated
Argentine tango may prevent falls in cancer patients
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
post treatment, a new study has claimed. Up to 70 per cent of patients treated with chemotherapy experience peripheral neuropathy as a side effect of cancer treatment, researchers said. The condition can cause loss of sensation in the hands,... Read more
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asianage
Argentine tango may prevent falls in cancer patientspost treatment, a new study has claimed. Up to 70 per cent of patients treated
Argentine tango may prevent falls in cancer patients
asianage / Posted 22 days ago
post treatment, a new study has claimed. Up to 70 per cent of patients treated with chemotherapy experience peripheral neuropathy as a side effect of cancer treatment, researchers said. The condition can cause loss of sensation in the hands,... Read more
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Business Wire
Seattle Genetics Announces European Commission Approval of ADCETRIS® (Brentuximab Vedotin) as Consolidation Treatment in Post-Transplant Hodgkin Lymphomadue to pulmonary toxicity (e.g., interstitial infiltration and/or inflammation)
Seattle Genetics Announces European Commission Approval of ADCETRIS® (Brentuximab Vedotin) as Consolidation Treatment in Post-Transplant Hodgkin Lymphoma
Business Wire / Posted 22 days ago
due to pulmonary toxicity (e.g., interstitial infiltration and/or inflammation). Warnings and Precautions Peripheral neuropathy (PN): ADCETRIS treatment causes a PN that is predominantly sensory. Cases of motor PN have also been reported.... Read more
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New Kerala
Tango therapy may cut risk of falls in cancer patients - newkerala.com #86583According to researchers nearly 70 per cent of cancer patients treated with che
Tango therapy may cut risk of falls in cancer patients - newkerala.com #86583
New Kerala / Posted 23 days ago
According to researchers nearly 70 per cent of cancer patients treated with chemotherapy will experience peripheral neuropathy as a side effect post treatment. Peripheral neuropathy is weakness, numbness or loss of sensation in the hands,... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
European Commission approves extended indication for Amgen's Kyprolis (carfilzomib) for the treatment of relapsed multiple myeloma patientswas similar in the two arms, however patients treated with Kd experienced a sig
European Commission approves extended indication for Amgen's Kyprolis (carfilzomib) for the treatment of relapsed multiple myeloma patients
News-Medical-Net / Posted 23 days ago
was similar in the two arms, however patients treated with Kd experienced a significantly lower rate of grade 2 or higher neuropathy events than those treated with Vd, a frequent dose-limiting toxicity in patients receiving bortezomib (6 percent... Read more
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FOX Business
Why Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Is Down 37.3% This Yearto show improvement in the measurable level of impairment due to nerve damage a
Why Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Is Down 37.3% This Year
FOX Business / Posted 23 days ago
to show improvement in the measurable level of impairment due to nerve damage against a placebo group, using the modified Neuropathy Impairment Score+7test.Among the 24 patients treated with patisiran for 24 months in the phase 2 open-label study,... Read more
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FOX Business
Why Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Is Down 37.3% This Yearto show improvement in the measurable level of impairment due to nerve damage a
Why Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Is Down 37.3% This Year
FOX Business / Posted 23 days ago
to show improvement in the measurable level of impairment due to nerve damage against a placebo group, using the modified Neuropathy Impairment Score+7test.Among the 24 patients treated with patisiran for 24 months in the phase 2 open-label study,... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
Shingles risk can increase with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD): Studythose over the age of 50. Other complications that can arise include bacterial
Shingles risk can increase with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD): Study
Bel Marra Health / Posted 23 days ago
those over the age of 50. Other complications that can arise include bacterial skin infection, ocular complications, motor neuropathy and meningitis. HZ is caused by reactivation of latent varicella zoster virus that causes chicken pox. IBD... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Argentine Tango dance holds potential to reduce fall risk among cancer survivors with neuropathy-- has the potential to significantly improve balance and reduce falls risk amo
Argentine Tango dance holds potential to reduce fall risk among cancer survivors with neuropathy
News-Medical-Net / Posted 23 days ago
-- has the potential to significantly improve balance and reduce falls risk among cancer patients experiencing peripheral neuropathy, according to new research conducted by a multidisciplinary research team at The Ohio State University. The pilot... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Support Groupsp.m. first Wednesday, Mayo Clinic, 4500 San Pablo Road, Cannaday Building, Room
Support Groups
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 23 days ago
p.m. first Wednesday, Mayo Clinic, 4500 San Pablo Road, Cannaday Building, Room 1107. (904) 953-6523. ■ Peripheral Neuropathy support group, 10-11:30 a.m. second Saturday, UF Health Jacksonville, 580 W. Eighth St. (904) 244-9719. ■... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Zsa Zsa remains positive despite breakupBy Anne Renee Suarez Zsa Zsa Padilla joined the fight against neuropathy when
Zsa Zsa remains positive despite breakup
Manila Standard Today / Posted 24 days ago
By Anne Renee Suarez Zsa Zsa Padilla joined the fight against neuropathy when she became an ambassador of Neurobion’s Neuropathy Awareness Movement, an advocacy campaign of Merck Inc. Philippines. “I’ve been using Neurobion for years now, and it... Read more
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MedCity News
5 must-read stories this week: McKesson-Change Healthcare deal, digital health lessons from Disneyland of Disney. Having already invented a commercially available electronic tu
5 must-read stories this week: McKesson-Change Healthcare deal, digital health lessons from Disney
MedCity News / Posted 26 days ago
land of Disney. Having already invented a commercially available electronic tuning fork to diagnose diabetic peripheral neuropathy, the Orono, Maine-based podiatrist adapted the technique for the smartphone with the aim of identifying fractures.... Read more
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FOX Business
Why Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Jumped 10.7% on FridaySymposium on Amyloidosis. So what: After two years of treatment with patisiran
Why Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Jumped 10.7% on Friday
FOX Business / Posted 27 days ago
Symposium on Amyloidosis. So what: After two years of treatment with patisiran, patients with familial amyloidotic polyneuropathy (FAP) had a mean 6.7 point decrease in their Modified Neuropathy Impairment Score (mNIS+7), a measurement of motor... Read more
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FOX Business
Why Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Jumped 10.7% on FridaySymposium on Amyloidosis. So what: After two years of treatment with patisiran
Why Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Jumped 10.7% on Friday
FOX Business / Posted 27 days ago
Symposium on Amyloidosis. So what: After two years of treatment with patisiran, patients with familial amyloidotic polyneuropathy (FAP) had a mean 6.7 point decrease in their Modified Neuropathy Impairment Score (mNIS+7), a measurement of motor... Read more
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Philly.com
Living with stage IV cancer: I've never felt more alivecancer. I didn’t want to admit I had cancer. Cautiously, I attempted to enter t
Living with stage IV cancer: I've never felt more alive
Philly.com / Posted 27 days ago
cancer. I didn’t want to admit I had cancer. Cautiously, I attempted to enter the surf, not wanting to set off chemotherapy neuropathy. In hindsight, I think I was acting how I expected a cancer patient to act. My mind was preoccupied with worry,... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Risk of blindness from spinal-fusion surgery has declined, study showsbetween 1998 and 2012. They looked for procedure codes for spinal fusion surger
Risk of blindness from spinal-fusion surgery has declined, study shows
News-Medical-Net / Posted 27 days ago
between 1998 and 2012. They looked for procedure codes for spinal fusion surgery and diagnosis codes for ischemic optic neuropathy occurring during or directly after the surgery. Ischemic optic neuropathy causes blindness by damaging the optic... Read more
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