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According to the company, Soliris is a first-in-class terminal complement inhibitor and is currently approved for the treatment of patients with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) and atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS), two debilitating, ultra-rare and life-threatening disorders caused by chronic uncontrolled complement activation.
Consumers are concerned--after a lifetime of hard work accumulating assets to assure a comfortable retirement or to pass on to heirs--that the result of their life's toils will be wiped out by a long-term debilitating illness.
Our study showed that a substantial proportion (5%) of acute, debilitating diarrheal illness throughout Indonesia can be ascribed to shigellosis; moreover, S.
In humans, warding off the debilitating and life-threatening symptoms of Alzheimer's disease may help patients and their families cope with the condition's devastating effects.
Every nuance of your posture can affect whether you contract this debilitating disease.
Although almost all our TD cases were mild, some can be severe, even debilitating, and there is no way to predict who will develop the more severe forms," the researchers conclude.
To meet the CDC's definition, a patient must have debilitating tiredness for more than six months and must exhibit at least eight of 11 symptoms, including sore throat, mild fever and muscular aches.