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To be sure, patients suffering from chronic, debilitating conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's are among the most medically challenged and knowledgeable in the country.
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.
1 -- cover -- color) After 10 years of debilitating epileptic seizures, surgery opens the door on a whole new life
One hundred and sixteen autoworkers who were unable to perform at their jobs due to the debilitating effects of CTS took part in the double blind study.
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.
Siemens Medical Solutions today opened the doors to a new state-of-the-art research facility dedicated exclusively to the development of molecular imaging biomarkers, which will become in vivo diagnostic tools for identifying debilitating diseases such as cancer, and neurological diseases at their earliest stages.
Patients suffering from debilitating diseases should not have to fear that ongoing research that may one day cure them will be discontinued.
They are Helistat-G, which targets Helicobacter pylori, the bacterium believed to cause peptic ulcers, and Diffistat-G, which treats a serious and debilitating form of nosocomial (hospital acquired) diarrhea.
Straus and a multicenter group of colleagues studied 24 patients with persisting EBV antibodies who had suffered debilitating fatigue for an average of 6.
In the workplace, these diseases are often so debilitating that people are forced to change their occupation.
When three of Martin Atkinson-Barr's relatives contracted a stomach infection on top of debilitating Lyme disease, they hoped a prescription for a decades-old antibiotic would make them well.