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Genetics Home Reference: neuromyelitis optica by nih.gov Posted Thu 26 Apr 2012 3:00pm On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed April 2012 What is neuromyelitis optica? Neuromyelitis optica is an autoimmune disorder that affects th ... Read on »
A handheld nerve conduction measuring device in carpal tunnel syndrome by Helge V. K. Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 11:27pm I visited Helsinki earlier this week and learned more about “A handheld nerve conduction measuring device in carpal tunnel syndrome.” The diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is primarily based on clinical symptoms and physical signs. Measuring nerve conduction (NC) velocity is a sensitive and specific adjun ... Read on »
Device for treating carpal tunnel syndrome - US Patent 6908475 by Helge V. K. Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 11:27pm Helge: Found this patent claim on the web. Read more about it on the original page... Device for treating carpal tunnel syndrome - US Patent 6908475: "Claims 1. A therapeutic device to be used to treat carpal tunnel syndrome comprising a pair of brackets having mounted thereon and movable relative to said brackets and is a pair of spring ... Read on »
Device for treating carpal tunnel syndrome - US Patent 6908475 by Helge V. K. Patient Expert Posted Tue 20 Nov 2007 12:00am Helge: Found this patent claim on the web. Read more about it on the original page... Device for treating carpal tunnel syndrome - US Patent 6908475 : "Claims 1. A therapeutic device to be used to treat carpal tunnel syndrome comprising a pair of brackets having mounted thereon and movable relative to said brackets and is a pair of sprin ... Read on »
Eye problems and Lupus? Who knew! by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted Thu 11 Sep 2008 2:07am A friend of mine had some eye problems a few years back that were never really explained. Since then, she's been diagnosed with Lupus, and she's now thinking the two are related. I never knew there was a link, but I then I saw this case study on Medscape featured back in May. The feature gets a little technical, but it's nonetheless interesting. ... Read on »
DEAR MORPHINE ADDICT! by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted Tue 21 Oct 2008 12:43am [This is a fake letter to me -- one I would receive if I moved from here to DC, had MS (I gave myself a more well-established disorder/disease to put too-fine-a-point on the idiocy I have to deal with), and was treated the way I am being treated by the folks at at Quack Pain Clinic (I didn't want to call it a pain management clinic for ob ... Read on »
Neuromyelitis Optica - Devic's Disease by Diana .. Posted Thu 19 Nov 2009 10:00pm I met my new neurologist and she is really a cracker jack. She is young and is on top of the research. She spotted what she thought were a couple of very small lesions on my May 09 MRI but they were tiny. My neuro testing went really well and she wanted to do some blood test on me for something called Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO) or Devic's Diseas ... Read on »
Mute by Jennifer Jaff Patient Expert Posted Wed 10 Feb 2010 4:40am At this pointI have no idea what to say. People ask me -- is health reform dead? Is something still on track? I have no clueand neither does anybody else. The President is holding a televised bipartisan summit on February 25. The Republicans are already getting nervous since he pretty much always out-performs them in style and graceeven if ... Read on »
Is Your Disease on the RARE List™ – If So, More Bad News! by Chris H. Posted Mon 06 Feb 2012 3:01pm I wonder if people truly understand what it means if their rare disease or disorder is on the RARE List™? Last week, the R.A.R.E. Project and  Global Genes Project , leading patient advocacy organizations representing the rare disease community, issued the RARE List™ , a stunning 65 page ... Read on »
NetBooks, iPhones, and Other Mobile Devices Helping the Handicapped – But Insurers and Medicare Don’t Cover – They Provide an $8 by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 14 Sep 2009 10:21pm Ok when we talk about saving some money on healthcare and technology being a solution, wake up folks, this is it.   This is one area that is somewhat “technology stupid” if you will. The fact that $8000.00 is paid for a device with normal internet surfing and other services disabled is nuts!   We are sure s pending a lot of money to make sure th ... Read on »