Medscape

New Consensus Guidance on Myasthenia Gravis
Medscape
Lead author, Donald B. Sanders, MD, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, explained to Medscape Medical News that many different therapies are used for myasthenia gravis, but few "if any" good clinical trials have provided the data ...



Siouxland Matters

Your Health Matters: Myasthenia Gravis causes fatigue, muscle
Siouxland Matters
It's not a common condition. In fact, a disorder called "myasthenia gravis" affects only about 20 people out of every 100-thousand in the country. Still, one Hawarden man knows he's not the only one in our area dealing with this, which is why he's ...



Neurology Advisor

Consensus Guidelines for the Treatment of Myasthenia Gravis
Neurology Advisor
Myasthenia gravis (MG) is estimated to affect up to 60 000 Americans and over 700 000 people worldwide, though rates are likely even higher because the disease remains underdiagnosed. The prognosis for patients with MG has improved in recent years, ...



Eculizumab shows promise in treating refractory generalized myasthenia gravis (gMG)
HealthCanal.com (press release) (blog)
Newly reported data from a clinical trial led by a UNC School of Medicine researcher show that eculizumab may be helpful in treating treating refractory generalized myasthenia gravis (gMG), an extremely rare neuromuscular disorder characterized by ...



Myasthenia Gravis Market Research Report -An In-Depth, High Quality, Transparent and Market-Driven, Expert ...
Medgadget.com (blog)
Market-Reports-World20 Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disease that affects the nerves and muscles and is characterized by muscle weakness and fatigue, especially weakness of the muscles controlling eye and eyelid movement, facial expression, ...

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Nation News

Move to make Bajans more aware of condition
Nation News
She said the organisation was still in education mode as some of its members were still learning about the condition. Myasthenia gravis is a condition that is characterised by weakness of certain muscles. “A lot of people do not know about myasthenia ...



Fox5NY

What is myasthenia gravis?
Fox5NY
NEW YORK (FOX 5 NEWS) - Six years ago while eating dinner Elizabeth Roque started to feel the first symptoms of an autoimmune disorder known as myasthenia gravis. Suddenly, she could not move some parts of her body. Neurologists are familiar with ...



Medscape

Success With Stem Cell Transplant in Myasthenia Gravis
Medscape
Seven patients with severe myasthenia gravis who received autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplants have experienced long-term remission that has been symptom and treatment free for many years. "We are always reluctant to talk about this type of ...



News-Medical.net

Study explores two new antibodies believed to cause myasthenia gravis
News-Medical.net
A study of patients from across the nation with myasthenia gravis is helping determine the incidence of two new antibodies believed to cause the disease, and whether these patients need different treatment strategies. Researchers are examining the ...



FiercePharma

Alexion's Soliris didn't ace its myasthenia gravis trial, but it might still win big sales
FiercePharma
Alexion Pharmaceuticals ($ALXN) wants to take its ultra-orphan drug Soliris into yet another disease: myasthenia gravis, a rare neuromuscular disorder. After all, at a list price of $700,000, every new patient added to the drug's target market adds new ...
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