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Mysterious inflammatory syndrome in children potentially linked to COVID-19 reported in Montreal

It began in Europe about two months ago, has spread to cities along the U.S. east coast and is now being reported in Montreal: clusters of a rare and mysterious illness in children that may be linked to COVID-19. The latest alert comes from New York City’s health department, which, on Monday, reported 15 cases… Read More »

What is the anorexia-cachexia syndrome

Relevant to patient’s nutritional intake is the negative impact of antineoplastic therapies. A defining feature of cancer anorexia-cachexia is loss of muscle, but fat may be lost as well. Infections may also contribute to anorexia-cachexia syndrome, as does loss of what is the anorexia-cachexia syndrome mass due to prolonged inactivity. The results determine whether the… Read More »

Pelvic Congestion Syndrome – A Common, Undiagnosed, And easy to treat cause of pelvic pain.

Do you suffer from pelvic pain or discomfort? Have you been told its normal or no treatment offered? Then this article is for you.  Pelvic pain is something that plagues up to 40% of women of childbearing age, yet the overwhelming of these patients are frustrated due to a lack of answers, or worse yet,… Read More »

Researchers identify genes associated with polycystic ovary syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects one in 10 women of reproductive age. It is characterized by irregular menstrual cycles, facial hair or acne and an increased number of eggs arrested in development. Many women also suffer from weight gain, Type 2 diabetes and depression. While first characterized by the medical community in the mid-1930s, few… Read More »

FDA Approves Firdapse (amifampridine) for Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

FDA Approves Firdapse (amifampridine) for Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome Print this page November 28, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Firdapse (amifampridine) tablets for the treatment of Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) in adults. LEMS is a rare autoimmune disorder that affects the connection between nerves and muscles and causes weakness and other… Read More »