Neuropathy

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Let's look into neuropathy and its cure  -  23 Nov 2009
The News InternationalPeripheral neuropathy is related to the disorder of nerves that carry information to and from the brain and spinal cord. It can produce pain, ...

Systematic disconnect  -  23 Nov 2009
Indiana Daily StudentFor Stafford the lack of transportation poses an acute problem because he suffers form neuropathy, making his trips to the shelter and food pantry ...

Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp. Announces Positive Data on NGX426 in the Potential ...  -  23 Nov 2009
FOXBusiness...by these results suggesting that NGX426 could be effective in the treatment of acute pain such as migraine and chronic pain, such as neuropathy. ...

Q&A: Diabetes cases rising rapidly among adults  -  23 Nov 2009
News-Leader.com...non-healing wounds and subsequent amputations, increased risk of stroke and heart attack, neuropathy (nerve damage), and nephropathy (kidney damage). ...

Human Genome Sciences and Aegera Therapeutics Announce Initiation of Clinical ...  -  23 Nov 2009
WELT ONLINE...oral small molecule HSP90 modulator, which is in Phase 2a development for the treatment of painful diabetic neuropathy in North American and Europe.

Advanced Biliary-Tract Cancers: Promising New Drug Regimen  -  23 Nov 2009
Medical News TodayThe most frequent adverse events were fatigue, gastrointestinal events, peripheral neuropathy, high blood pressure, and neutropenia which is an abnormally ...

2 Your Health:Blood test prevents neuropathy  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
WCBDAbout 60 percent of people with diabetes have some degree of peripheral neuropathy, or peripheral nerve damage. Traditionally, high levels of. ...

Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
NorthJersey.comEnglewood – The Northern New Jersey Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group will meet Thursday, Nov. 19 from 7:30 to 9 pm at Englewood Hospital and Medical ...

Sales of Therapies to Treat Diabetic Retinopathy, Diabetic Neuropathy and ...  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
PR Newswire (press release)The new Pharmacor report entitled Diabetic Retinopathy, Diabetic Neuropathy and Diabetic Nephropathy finds that the diabetic retinopathy drug market will ...

Neuropathy Support group meets Nov. 24  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
The-News-LeaderThe North East Ohio Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group is for anyone with burning, tingling in their legs, hands feet, etc. The group meets the fourth ...

Sole Use of Monofilament Not Recommended to Diagnose Peripheral Neuropathy  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
MedscapeNovember 11, 2009 — The sole use of monofilament testing is not recommended to diagnose peripheral neuropathy, according to the results of a systematic ...

Bob Mount: Neuropathy not given much attention  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Opelika Auburn NewsHe examined me from head to toe, checked my balance and rendered his diagnosis: “Professor, indications suggest you are suffering symptoms of neuropathy. ...

Poniard Pharmaceuticals Announces Updated Positive Clinical Data from Phase 2 ...  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
PR Newswire (press release)The randomized, controlled Phase 2 trial is evaluating picoplatin as a neuropathy-sparing alternative to oxaliplatin for the first-line treatment of ...

Detecting, managing diabetes is aim  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
San Angelo Standard TimesIt usually affects diabetics because of neuropathy — nerve damage that greatly diminishes sensation. In the instance of gangrene, surgery is necessary to ...

Self-healing photo-neuropathy and cervical spinal arthrosis in four sisters ...  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
7thSpace Interactive (press release)The cause of brachioradial pruritus (a localized itching on the arms or shoulders) is controversial. The role of sun and cervical spine disease has been ...

Neuropathy group plans to meet soon  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
Daily RepublicThe Mitchell Area Neuropathy Support Group will meet at 2 pm on Wednesday, Nov. 18, in the community room of Countryside Living, Mitchell. ...

Anemia from Declining Kidney Function in Diabetic and Hypertensive Patients  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
National Anemia Action CouncilAdditionally, diabetic retinopathy and diabetic neuropathy are prevalent in patients who have had diabetes for many years. ...

Biotalk with NeurogesX CEO Tony DiTonno  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
East Bay Business Times...possibly growing to 100 over time. What's more, DiTonno says, NeurogesX also has tested the patch for HIV neuropathy and diabetic neuropathy.

AIDS Patients Now Living Longer, But Aging Faster  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
NPRWestmoreland began suffering from neuropathy, a type of nerve damage that can occur in the feet. It later spread to his hands. He started showing signs of ...

Millennium Initiates First Clinical Trial with the First Oral Proteasome Inhibitor  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Earthtimes (press release)Risks associated with VELCADE therapy include new or worsening peripheral neuropathy, hypotension throughout therapy, cardiac and pulmonary disorders, ...

Dr. Chris Milkie Explains What You Need to Know About Your Diabetic Foot Problems  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
India Business Blog (blog)For some people, symptoms of neuropathy develop before diabetes is ever diagnosed. Neuropathy is defined as nerve damage caused by diabetes. ...

Proper foot care can help diabetics  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Indian Country Today...“Diabetics, especially those with significant peripheral neuropathy, are less likely to walk for exercise and would therefore have a higher risk for blood ...

BHU researchers busy finding solutions  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
Times of IndiaVARANASI: Even as the region is witnessing increasing cases of diabetic retinopathy (DR) and diabetic neuropathy (DN), health experts of Banaras Hindu ...

World Diabetes Day - Understand Diabetes and Take Control  -  ‎Nov 14, 2009‎
eNews Park ForestCombined with reduced blood flow, neuropathy in the feet increases the chance of foot ulcers and eventual limb amputation. Diabetic retinopathy is an ...

CNSBio Inc. to Present Latest Clinical Trial Data for CNSB015 at Neuropathic ...  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
PR Newswire (press release)Dr. Kate Cherry, MD, PhD, Head of the Neuropathy and Drug Toxicity Group at the Burnet Institute in Melbourne, Australia will share results of the Company's ...

How do you explain the hot, burning sensation in my feet?  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
Telegraph.co.ukThe burning sensations in your feet and ankles are possibly caused by peripheral neuropathy, a disturbance of the nerves that transmit information from the ...

Veteran spends his time recognizing Oregon's vets  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
OregonLive.comHe has neuropathy in his legs and sometimes falls down. He also carries the scars of being told not to wear his uniform at home, the protester who spit at ...

Sangamo 3Q loss narrows on payments, lower costs  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
ForbesSB-509 is a potential treatment for diabetic neuropathy and Lou Gehrig's disease. Shares of Sangamo added 47 cents, or 8.6 percent, to $5.95 in morning ...

Coenzyme Q10 Shows Potential in Preventing and Treating Diabetic Neuropathy  -  ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
Alternative Health JournalThe authors state, "In addition to its effects on mitochondrial alterations, these positive effects of CoQ10 on diabetic neuropathy can be attributed to its ...

Get help and support from health groups in Hernando County  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
Tampabay.com..."Understanding Neuropathy — The First Step on the Road to Recovery" free seminar: 2 pm Tuesday, Wellington clubhouse, 400 Wexford Blvd. The speaker will be ...

At 60, she's got attention of men again  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
Chicago Sun-TimesThrow in the neuropathy caused by chemotherapy treatments, and I'm really blessed that I haven't been reduced to shuffling. There is, however, an upside to ...

Letter: Check the fine print  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Enterprise-RecordBecause I have neuropathy in both feet from chemotherapy; I have to be very careful. I returned them a week later and was told they would gladly take them ...

/CORRECTION -- The Quigley Corporation/  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
CNNMoney.com (press release)...incurred as a result of the completion of the QR-333 Diabetic Neuropathy Phase IIb study, results of which were previously reported on July 22, 2009. ...

Helping diabetics keep their feet and toes healthy: a NetWellness column  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
Plain DealerDiabetic neuropathy occurs when the body is not able to manage the sugar levels in the blood properly. Having high concentrations of glucose can cause ...

Make the Most of Caring for Your Feet  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Chicago Tribune...problems because high blood sugar (glucose) reduces blood flow, and causes hardening of the blood vessels and nerve damage (neuropathy) in the feet. ...

Health Matters : What is Diabetic Neuropathy ?  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung)Diabetic neuropathy is a late complication of Diabetes mellitus. It can affect almost any region of the nervous system. Any of the nerves may be involved, ...

Parker Waichman Alonso LLP Files Suit Against the Manufacturers of Super ...  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
ReutersMs. Rankin stopped using the denture adhesive creams in March 2009 after she was diagnosed with neuropathy. Ms. Rankin's lawsuit alleges that because of her ...

Blind man's tough, and ready to train you  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Bromley TimesJames O'Driscoll, 37, from Hayes, sunk into depression when he lost his sight 11 years ago due to a rare condition, called Optic Neuropathy, ...

Tennis clinic planned for those fighting fatigue  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
Savannah Morning NewsThe six-week course is designed to help raise spirits and improve the health of those struggling with the effects of neuropathy, diabetes, surgery, ...

NeoPharm Presents the Phase I Data for Patients with Metastatic Solid Tumors  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
WELT ONLINEOf particular note, in this heavily pretreated cancer patient population, no patient was observed with clinically significant neuropathy, even those ...

The Article in Brief  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
Annals of Family MedicineBackground This systematic review evaluates monofilament testing for diagnosis of peripheral neuropathy of the feet, a condition that causes numbness or a ...

Acupuncture and Cancer  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
Los Angeles IndependentAcupuncture has been found to be effective with postoperative pain, neuropathy and treatment side-effects. Licensed acupuncturist Antonia Balfour will ...

Local doctor studies effectiveness of drug for diabetics  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
Aiken Standard (subscription)Dr. Mackie Walker at Carolina Musculoskeletal Institute has checked and rechecked the effectiveness of a new drug for diabetic peripheral neuropathy. ...

Controlling diabetes  -  ‎Nov 7, 2009‎
Malaysia StarThe word neuropathy is derived from two parts: “neuro? referring to the nerve, and “pathy? indicating disease. Peripheral neuropathy is a condition ...

Learn about Hunter St. during booksigning atTitles tomorrow  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
Peterborough ExaminerNeuropathy meeting: The next Neuropathy Support Group Meeting takes place Monday, Nov. 16 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the Peterborough Chamber of Commerce, ...

USAISR Researcher Dr. Andriy Batchinsky Identifies Vicor's PD2i(R) Nonlinear ...  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
CNNMoney.com (press release)...rate variability and Vicor will be commencing a clinical trial to determine its efficacy to detect the presence of diabetic autonomic neuropathy (DAN). ...

SHAPE study details health impact of OPs  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
Farmers GuardianFrom this, a smaller sample of 47 people was randomly selected for a detailed clinical assessment of 'peripheral neuropathy', damage to the nervous system ...

Dallas Author and Spirituality Expert Suffers in Silence from PN Disease  -  ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
PR-USA.net (press release)The peripheral neuropathy condition which sidelined the Christian self help provider is a permanent condition inflicted during a surgery in 2001. ...

Mercury Found in Nearly ALL Fish  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
Stop Aging NowAdults with high mercury levels can have vague symptoms such as trouble walking, muscle weakness, peripheral neuropathy, vision changes, memory loss and ...

Mangalore: Vishwa Vaidya Ayurvedashram Conducts 'Care and Cure Madhumeha Camp'  -  ‎Nov 14, 2009‎
Daijiworld.comDiabetes has the potential to develop into several ailments like chronic kidney failure (requiring repetitive dialysis), neuropathy, visual loss (due to ...



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