Pooch Parade in South Park to benefit Myasthenia Gravis Association
Tribune-Review
Little did Weintraub know at the time that his party would turn into an annual Pooch Parade fundraiser for The Myasthenia Gravis Association of Western Pennsylvania that attracts dog owners from across the South Hills and raises an average of $6,000 ...



Myasthenia Gravis News

Management of Treatment-Resistant Eye Condition in Patients with Myasthenia Gravis is Unmet Need, Researchers ...
Myasthenia Gravis News
Alteration of eye movement due to muscle weakness is not uncommon among patients with myasthenia gravis (MG). But now researchers at University of Cape Town (UCT) have identified the main characteristics of patients with juvenile-onset MG and of ...



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'You're not in this alone': Myasthenia gravis patients support each other
Timesonline.com
From left, Randy Miller, of Mars, Stanley and Tharina Simantrias, of Hopewell Township, and William Ganjos, of Harmony Township, share a laugh during a Myasthenia Gravis Association of Western Pennsylvania support group meeting on a recent Saturday ...



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Rituximab Improves Outcomes in Patients With Anti-MuSK Myasthenia Gravis
Neurology Advisor
Patients with myasthenia gravis (MG) and anti-muscle-specific kinase (MuSK) antibodies typically have a more severe disease presentation, with early bulbar, neck, and respiratory muscle weakness. Results from a multicenter, blinded, prospective study ...



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MG Respiratory Failure Requires Specific Treatments in the ER, Review Contends
Myasthenia Gravis News
Myasthenic crisis is a common complication in patients with myasthenia gravis (MG), marked by exacerbation of MG symptoms and respiratory failure. But with the rarity of MG, and its similarity to a range of other neuromuscular diseases, proper ...



FDA Grants Orphan Drug Status to Argenx's ARGX-113 for Treating Myasthenia Gravis
Myasthenia Gravis News
MG is an autoimmune disease triggered by immunoglobulin G auto-antibodies, or IgGs. They attack critical signaling proteins at the junction between nerve and muscle cells. The attacks impair the signals, leading to muscle weakness. The FDA grants ...



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Researchers Find ONX-0914 Halts Progression of Myasthenia Gravis in Animal Study
Myasthenia Gravis News
Now, researchers investigated the effects of ONX-0914 on the experimental autoimmune myasthenia gravis (EAMG) rat model, an animal model for human disease. The results showed that IV administration of ONX-0914 in rats stopped ongoing EAMG.



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#NORDsummit – Despite Criticism, Orphan Drug Act Is Working to Advance Needed Treatments, FDA Says
Myasthenia Gravis News
As Congress begins debate this week to overhaul the U.S. tax code, lawmakers should leave the Orphan Drug Act (ODA) — and the tax incentives it offers pharmaceutical companies to develop therapies for rare diseases — off the table. That's the message ...

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Global Myasthenia Gravis Market and Competitive Landscape 2017 ...
Business Wire (press release)
The "Global Myasthenia Gravis Market and Competitive Landscape - 2017" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. Global Myast.

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Bel Marra Health (blog)

What causes a myasthenic crisis? Symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, prevention
Bel Marra Health (blog)
what causes a Myasthenic crisis is a complication of a condition known as myasthenia gravis, which is characterized by weakness and rapid fatigue of voluntarily controlled muscles. It is considered a neuromuscular autoimmune disease that can affect the ...


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