myasthenia : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a chronic progressive disease characterized by chronic fatigue and muscular weakness (especially in the face and neck); caused by a deficiency of acetylcholine at the neuromuscular junctions
- n any muscular weakness
- He was a victim of myasthenia gravis, a mysterious, uncommon disease which usually strikes adolescents or the elderly.
- Newly reported uses for old drugs: Prostigmine, a chemical long used against myasthenia gravis (a sometimes fatal fatigue -weakness disease) and lately found.
- Progress is being made in the treatment of myasthenia gravis, a baffling disease incapacitating about 100,000 Americans.
News & Articles
- MG fundraiser set here
June is Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month, and several events have been planned to bring awareness to this disease which is a chronic condition that causes muscles to tire and weaken easily.
June 13, 2013 - The St. Augustine Record