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Acupuncture Treatment For Peripheral Neuropathy

An ancient treatment for pain relief, acupuncture, may have some use in the treatment of painful diabetic  peripheral neuropathy according to a research paper published in “Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology.” The study showed acupuncture improved nerve conduction and assessment of subjective symptoms in 16 of the 21 patients who received the treatment over a period […]

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Toxic Neuropathy Drugs

“There is a daunting list of toxins that can affect the peripheral nervous system,” according to a study published by Dr. Hani Kusiaf of the Department of Neurology at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. A host of potentially toxic neuropathy and myopathy drugs are unintentionally being released from research laboratories around the world, because the […]

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Alemtuzumab Approved For Multiple Sclerosis

The FDA has approved alemtuzumab (Lemtrada) as a treatment for patients with multiple sclerosis. The FDA was careful to cite that use of alemtuzumab was a high-risk option since the drug may cause an increased risk for malignancies, including thyroid cancer, melanoma, lymphoproliferative disorders, neuropathy, which in some instances proved fatal. The medication is also marketed as Campath, which […]