Acute Transverse Myelitis – A Rare Clinical Manifestation of Lyme Neuroborreliosis

We report rare manifestation of a common disease and emphasize the importance of considering LD in the differential diagnosis of acute transverse myelitis, particularly in residents of endemic areas.
Source: IDCases - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

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PARKINSON ’S disease symptoms develop slowly over a long period of time, and may be caused by nerve damage in the brain. One of the most common warning sing soft the neurodegenerative condition is constipation. This is how many times you should poo in a single week, or risk Parkinson’s disease.
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Authors: Aloia E, Orselli P, Sciaccaluga C Abstract In patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention with placement of stents, a triple antithrombotic therapy is empirically established, which consists of the combination of dual antithrombotic therapy (aspirin plus a P2Y12 inhibitor) and an oral anticoagulant agent. This choice is guided by the desirable result of reducing cerebrovascular and coronary ischemic events. However, there is an unwelcome outcome: an increased incidence of bleedings. On this matter, in 2018, a North American Perspective Update was published, about a year ...
Source: Current Cardiology Reviews - Category: Cardiology Tags: Curr Cardiol Rev Source Type: research
Abstract Dry eye disease (DED) is a common inflammatory disorder of the ocular surface. Millions of people are affected by DED worldwide. Lifitegrast is a novel drug designed to inhibit DED-associated ocular inflammation. Four clinical trials have shown that lifitegrast is well tolerated and effective in improving symptoms and signs of DED over 12 weeks. A fifth trial showed long-term safety over 1 year. Lifitegrast has been in clinical use for more than one year in the United States and was recently approved in Canada (in December 2017). In this review, we discuss lifitegrast's novel mechanism of action and provi...
Source: J Pharm Pharm Sci - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Tags: J Pharm Pharm Sci Source Type: research
by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. One of the changes that the Trump administration tried to make to the Affordable Care Act was to eliminate the requirementthat employer insurance plans cover the full cost of contraception. The new rules would have allowed businesses and nonprofits a religious and moral exemption from providing such coverage beginning this past Monday. Under the Obama administration, the Courts carved out exemptions for businesses that were religious in nature or that were privately run by a family of faith (see Little Sisters v.…
Source: blog.bioethics.net - Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Tags: Cultural Ethics Featured Posts Philosophy & Ethics religion; morality Source Type: blogs
President Donald Trump's pick to be the next U.S. Attorney General, William Barr, told a Senate panel on Tuesday he is willing to reconsider the Justice Department's current position of not defending the country's healthcare law, commonly called Obamacare, in court.
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Legal battle over Trump's exemptions to no-cost birth control rule may be bound for Supreme Court
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(Natural News) A senior official in the Trump administration who recently spoke with The Daily Caller on the condition of anonymity has expressed full-fledged support for the continued partial shutdown of the federal government, revealing that the vast majority of government workers do absolutely nothing of use or value anyway – and in many cases,...
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CONCLUSIONS: Given the similarities in the in itial clinical profiles of these arboviruses, it is important to perform a detailed clinical analysis, laboratory diagnosis, and patient follow-up.
Source: Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical - Category: Tropical Medicine Source Type: research
Stakeholder after stakeholder has raised concerns that the Department of Health and Human Services ’ proposed International Pricing Index (IPI) Model would put patient access to medicines in Medicare Part B at risk – medicines that are necessary to treat complex conditions like cancer, rheumatoid arthritis and autoimmune diseases. One of the most common concerns is that patients in the United States will experience the same access restrictions that patients face abroad if the U.S. government proceeds with copying the flawed pricing practices of foreign governments. Recently,IHS Markit released a study that show...
Source: The Catalyst - Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Part B Access Medicare Source Type: news
Orthopedic device company Ossio said yesterday that it won FDA 510(k) clearance for its OssioFiber BonePin family of products. The Woburn, Mass.-based company said that products in the OssioFiber BonePin family feature a proprietary bio-integrative material that it claims provides stability and secures bone fixation during healing with no permanent hardware left behind. The company said its newly cleared OssioFiber BonePins feature a proprietary fixation material, composed of a natural mineral fiber matrix, that it says aims to be the “first credible replacement to permanent fixation implants.” “Surgical ...
Source: Mass Device - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: 510(k) Featured Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Orthopedics Regulatory/Compliance ossio Source Type: news
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