Peripheral 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, ...

Nature Genetics:?现导致一?先天性无痛症的基因?异  -  23 Nov 2009
生物谷3 Peripheral Neuropathy Group, VIB Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Antwerp, Antwerpen, Belgium. 4 Neurogenetics Laboratory, Institute ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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)If peripheral nerves are damaged, this is referred to as peripheral neuropathy. This is commonly seen with the diabetic foot as nerves in the feet and lower ...

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 ...

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 ...

Controlling diabetes  -  ‎Nov 7, 2009‎
Malaysia StarPeripheral neuropathy is a condition involving the nerves outside the central nervous system, mainly in the arms and legs. Nerves are the communication ...

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. ...

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 ...

NeoPharm Presents the Phase I Data for Patients with Metastatic Solid Tumors  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
WELT ONLINE...majority of cancer patients in this trial, particularly peripheral neuropathy and edema, the two treatment limiting toxicities observed with Taxotere®. ...

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. ...

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 ...

Daily Planner: November 20  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Enterprise-RecordChico Peripheral Neuropathy Support: 10 am-noon. Challenges, ways to stay active while experiencing pain or numbness. Speakers. Enloe Conference Center ...

New Drug Regimen Shows Promising Results for Advanced Biliary-Tract Cancers  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
DG NewsThe most common adverse events were fatigue, neutropenia, peripheral neuropathy, high blood pressure, and gastrointestinal events. ...

US Food and Drug Administration grants priority review for Actelion's ...  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung)Cases of peripheral neuropathy have been reported in patients with type 1 Gaucher disease treated with Zavesca®. Peripheral neuropathy seems to be more ...

Upstate vets' say VA hospital or nursing home needed in Upstate  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
Greenville News...an ulcer on his foot, had a kidney removed a year ago because of a malignant growth, has peripheral neuropathy and had a hip replacement. ...

Health bulletin board  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
The Spokesman ReviewPeripheral Neuropathy Support Group – Dr. Nicholas Tanner will speak on the problems and solutions for feet of peripheral neuropathy and diabetic patients. ...

Health Matters : What is Diabetic Neuropathy ?  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung)Diabetic peripheral neuropathy usually produces symptoms that are symmetric. Frequently, there is numbness, tingling, pain and increased sensitivity to ...

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 ...

Exelixis Reports Encouraging Phase 1 Data for the PI3K Inhibitor XL147 ...  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
WELT ONLINE...anemia (47%), thrombocytopenia (47%), nausea (33%), diarrhea, peripheral neuropathy and rash (each 27%) and alopecia, anorexia and vomiting (each 20%). ...

Schering-Plough Reports Potent Antiviral Activity With Narlaprevir (SCH 900518 ...  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
Reuters...acute hypersensitivity (angioedema, bronchoconstriction, anaphylaxis and cutaneous eruptions), hypertriglyceridemia, and peripheral neuropathy. ...

Vitamin B12 and your health  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Jamaica Gleaner...hyperactivity, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Multiple Sclerosis, spinal cord disease, peripheral neuropathy and optic nerve damage leading to blindness. ...

Daily News: Vision Loss Concerns with New Anti-Seizure Medication  -  ‎Nov 7, 2009‎
Nurse.comMore serious adverse effects include peripheral neuropathy and the risk of suicidal thoughts and behavior. Remind parents of infants and patients treated ...

Photo Release -- Competitive Technologies' Medical Device Receives Innovation ...  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
ReutersTreatment to decrease pain associated with chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN), which can be difficult to treat with traditional methods. ...

In This Issue: Multifaceted Research  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
Annals of Family MedicineAccuracy of mono-filament testing to diagnose peripheral neuropathy: a systematic review. Ann Fam Med. 2009;7(6):555–559.[Abstract/Free Full Text] Ewart R, ...

New Mexico approves 5 medical marijuana producers (5:06 am)  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
Las Cruces Sun-NewsThe qualifying conditions include: severe chronic pain, painful peripheral neuropathy, intractable nausea/vomiting, severe anorexia/cachexia, ...

Fall prevention: Wireless sensors to the rescue?  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
mobihealthnews...patients with peripheral neuropathy, which causes a loss of sensation in the foot, and other patients with health issues that affect their balance. ...

Nine Men We Still Miss: AIDS Robs the World of Some of the Brightest Lights  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
AfterElton.comCraig had become diabetic, had peripheral neuropathy that caused constant pain in his legs and feet, as well as chronic, severe diarrhea to the point that ...

Drug May Reverse Type 1 Diabetes Ocular Complications Naltrexone hydrochloride ...  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
ModernMedicine..."Moreover, it may be reasonable to evaluate the impact of NTX on other non-ocular complications of diabetes, such as peripheral neuropathy, and its role, ...

THE VITAL VOICE GETS INTIMATE WITH MICHAEL KEARNS  -  ‎Nov 8, 2009‎
Vital VOICEHowever, that said, I have peripheral neuropathy because of the HIV drugs so I have issues with my feet. I've never said this in an interview yet, ...

Benefits application simplified for Vietnam veterans  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
Stanly News & Press...and Subacute Transient Peripheral Neuropathy, AL Amyloidosis, Chloracne, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Diabetes Mellitus (Type 2), Hodgkin's Disease, ...

Synta Pharmaceuticals Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q)  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
GuruFocus.com2.8%), peripheral neuropathy (1.9% vs. 1.2%), vomiting (1.9% vs. 1.5%), and infusion related reaction (1.9% vs. 2.2%). We continue to use the Black-Scholes ...

FAQ: Rapid Heartbeat  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
24 Medica..._ nerve damage, known as peripheral neuropathy, that affects the nerves attached to the heart. This is often due to diabetes, a condition that results in a ...

Competitive Technologies Announces Outlook for Fiscal 2010 and Financial ...  -  ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
ReutersTreatment to decrease pain associated with chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN), which can be difficult to treat with traditional methods. ...

State ex rel. Daimler Chrysler Corp. v. Industrial Commission of Ohio  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
Leagle, Inc.The patient also has serious other medical problems which affect his overall condition and these include: diabetes, diabetes with peripheral neuropathy, ...

Reverend's cancer fight 'an amazing testimony' for his Wesley Chapel church  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
Tampabay.comHe has peripheral neuropathy, for example, which affects him from the knees down: He can't feel his toes and his legs are numb. "If this has to be my 'thorn ...

Diagnosis and care critical for diabetics  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
Queens CourierKnown as peripheral neuropathy, this condition reduces one's ability to feel pain, heat, or cold – making it easier for cuts, blisters, and sores to be ...

Charity briefs  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
Southtown StarCMT is a slowly progressive peripheral neuropathy that results in muscular atrophy and sensory loss in the arms and legs and causes chronic pain. ...

CVAC Systems, Inc. and Compass Equity Group, Inc. Announce Leasing Agreement  -  ‎Nov 7, 2009‎
PR-CANADA.net (press release)...the Cyclic Variations in Altitude Conditioning™ (CVAC™) process in treating metabolic disorders, glucose homeostasis and diabetic peripheral neuropathy. ...

The role of diet in TB  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
Health24.comE, niacin, folic acid and selenium for up to 43 months had a significantly lower risk of developing neurological fallout (peripheral neuropathy) and had ...

Does drug used for neuropathic pain relieve discomfort from abdominal adhesions?  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
HealthJockey.comSupposedly, neuropathic pain is pain caused by shingles and peripheral neuropathy. Adhesion pain is known to be an ordinary complication after abdominal or ...

Community events calendar  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
Daily GleanerFredericton's peripheral neuropathy support group will meet at 1p.m. at Stepping Stones Seniors Centre. For more information, call Sharon at 454-1551. ...

WarraPharm to commercialise colorectal cancer therapy  -  ‎Nov 8, 2009‎
NewsMaker (press release)...“Adverse events associated with colorectal cancer treatment, such as peripheral neuropathy (nerve damage), phlebitis (vein inflammation), hand-foot syndrome ...

New head for US genome institute  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Scientist...contributions to human illnesses, including identifying genes linked to hereditary deafness, vascular disease, and inherited peripheral neuropathy. ...

Health scams: Most of the claims simply are not true  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
Inland Valley Daily BulletinAt age 74, I have osteoarthritis, peripheral neuropathy, a heart condition and bad knees. Are these short-cut remedies of any value? ...

UM Receives $1.8 Million To Develop Therapy For Neuropathic Pain  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
Medical News Today (press release)...that the use of HSV vectors holds promise not only for the treatment of pain but also ultimately for the treatment of peripheral neuropathy itself. ...



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