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  • stiff
  • NORD gratefully acknowledges Scott D. Newsome, DO, FAAN, Associate Professor of Neurology, Director of Stiff Person Syndrome Center, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, for assistance in the preparation of this report. (rarediseases.org)
  • Stiff-person syndrome (SPS) is a rare acquired neurological disorder characterized by progressive muscle stiffness (rigidity) and repeated episodes of painful muscle spasms. (rarediseases.org)
  • Stiff-person syndrome has been described in the medical literature under many different, confusing names. (rarediseases.org)
  • Stiff-person syndrome is considered by many researchers to be a spectrum of disease ranging from the involvement of just one area of the body to a widespread, rapidly progressive form that also includes involvement of the brain stem and spinal cord (PERM). (rarediseases.org)
  • Stiff person syndrome (SPS), also known as stiff man syndrome (SMS), is a rare neurologic disorder of unclear cause characterized by progressive rigidity and stiffness. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patients with stiff person syndrome (SPS) suffer progressive stiffness in their truncal muscles, which become rigid and stiff because the lumbar and abdominal muscles engage in constant contractions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wikipedia
  • You may wish to ask factual questions about Shadow person at the Reference desk , discuss relevant Wikipedia policy at the Village pump , or ask for help at the Help desk . (wikipedia.org)
  • Organization
  • In relation to personnel, any person who is lost to his organization by reason of being declared dead, wounded, diseased, detained, captured or missing. (wikipedia.org)
  • A person who is not a battle casualty, but who is lost to his organization by reason of disease or injury, including persons dying from disease or injury, or by reason of being missing where the absence does not appear to be voluntary or due to enemy action or to being interned. (wikipedia.org)
  • drugs
  • 7 8 Many people (28-33%) self-manage their pain with non-prescription analgesics, 1 6 9 most commonly paracetamol and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). (bmj.com)
  • To investigate whether people who inject drugs have poorer responses to direct-acting antiviral treatment, researchers from the Kirby Institute searched for all studies which reported the outcomes of direct-acting antiviral treatment in cohorts that included current or recent drug users (within the previous 12 months), or people receiving OST. (infohep.org)
  • The review identified 38 studies with 3634 participants including five randomised clinical trials (634 participants) and five analyses of clinical trials conducted after the trial was completed to investigate responses in people who used drugs (517 participants). (infohep.org)
  • Antiepileptic drugs stop seizures for 70% of people with epilepsy and cause a number of side effects. (cochrane.org)
  • found
  • Another study by Sullivan and colleagues found women with Parkinson's disease were 60 percent more likely to say they had a routine lifestyle as a young adult (such as getting up and going to bed at the same time every day) compared with people without Parkinson's. (livescience.com)
  • The "reasonable person" construct can be found applied in many areas of the law. (wikipedia.org)
  • A 2007 survey of over 55,000 people found that chronotypes tend to follow a normal distribution , with extreme morning and evening types on the far ends. (wikipedia.org)
  • SPS occurs in about one in a million people and is most commonly found in middle-aged people. (wikipedia.org)
  • Families
  • The aims of Neurosupport are to provide advice, information and support to people with a neurological condition, their families and care professionals, and to raise the awareness of neurological conditions in the community at large. (ucl.ac.uk)
  • Support
  • The treatment pillar includes a range of interventions and support programs that encourage people with addiction problems to make healthier decisions about their lives. (vancouver.ca)
  • fact
  • I can vouch that Shadow People are darker than darkness, and that white shadow people are of an indistinguishable color (to me) but it doesn't mean I can be of a legitimate source, in fact there's no person that can be guaranteed as a legitimate source for this topic. (wikipedia.org)
  • specific
  • An eye care professional who has examined the patient's eyes and is familiar with his or her medical history is the best person to answer specific questions. (nih.gov)
  • While the specific circumstances of each case will require varying kinds of conduct and degrees of care, the reasonable person standard undergoes no variation itself. (wikipedia.org)
  • lives
  • A society in which all people live long, healthy lives. (healthypeople.gov)
  • the environment the person lives in, especially the patterns of light they are exposed to through seasonal changes as well as through lifestyle (such as spending the day indoors and using electric lights in the evening). (wikipedia.org)
  • given
  • Randomized or quasi- randomized studies investigating the effects of one or more vitamins given alone or in addition to AEDs to people of any age with any type of epilepsy. (cochrane.org)
  • The intent of a party can be determined by examining the understanding of a reasonable person, after consideration is given to all relevant circumstances of the case including the negotiations, any practices the parties have established between themselves, usages and any subsequent conduct of the parties. (wikipedia.org)
  • medical
  • In relation to personnel, any person killed in action , missing in action or who died of wounds or diseases before being evacuated to a medical installation. (wikipedia.org)
  • In relation to personnel, any person incapacitated by wounds sustained or diseases contracted in a combat zone, as well as any person admitted to a medical installation for treatment or recuperation for more than a day. (wikipedia.org)
  • typical
  • In some practices, for circumstances arising from an uncommon set of facts, this person is seen to represent a composite of a relevant community's judgement as to how a typical member of said community should behave in situations that might pose a threat of harm (through action or inaction) to the public. (wikipedia.org)
  • As a legal fiction , the "reasonable person" is not an average person or a typical person, leading to great difficulties in applying the concept in some criminal cases, especially in regards to the partial defence of provocation. (wikipedia.org)
  • older
  • Objectives To compare the efficacy and safety of single versus combination non-prescription oral analgesics in community-derived people aged 40 years and older with chronic knee pain. (bmj.com)
  • Watch
  • Right Wing Watch is a project of People For the American Way dedicated to monitoring and exposing the activities and rhetoric of right-wing activists and organizations. (pfaw.org)
  • usually
  • Once a person catches Epstein Barr virus, it is believed that the virus remains in his or her body for life, though it usually does not cause further illness. (sa.gov.au)
  • Usually, people who are night owls stay awake past midnight, and extreme night owls may stay awake until just before or even after dawn. (wikipedia.org)
  • half
  • What actually surprised me about the graph is that France and Canada and Germany and Sweden have significantly slower spending growth than we do, even as they spend much less than we do -- in some cases, less than half as much per person. (washingtonpost.com)
  • More than half of the studies (25) were carried out in people receiving OST. (infohep.org)
  • color
  • The term may also be used with other collective categories of people such as "communities of color", "men of color" (MOC), and "women of color" (WOC). (wikipedia.org)
  • French colonists used the term gens de couleur ("people of color") to refer to people of mixed African and European descent who were freed from slavery in the Americas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Joseph Tuman argues that the term "people of color" is attractive because it unites disparate racial and ethnic groups into a larger collective in solidarity with one another. (wikipedia.org)
  • means
  • Person-to-person transmission through the fecal-oral route (i.e., ingestion of something that has been contaminated with the feces of an infected person) is the primary means of HAV transmission in the United States. (cdc.gov)
  • usage
  • A casualty , as a term in military usage, is a person in military service , combatant or non-combatant , who becomes unavailable for duty due to several circumstances, including death , injury, illness, capture or desertion . (wikipedia.org)
  • In military usage, a casualty is a person in service killed in action , killed by disease , disabled by injuries, disabled by psychological trauma , captured , deserted , or missing , but not someone who sustains injuries which do not prevent them from fighting. (wikipedia.org)
  • The American Heritage Guide to Contemporary Usage and Style cites usage of "people of colour" as far back as 1796. (wikipedia.org)
  • research
  • The findings add to a growing body of research suggesting Parkinson's is more likely to afflict people with rigid, cautious personalities. (livescience.com)
  • Last
  • Last month, more than 200 people gathered at a protest against Dolphinaris that was organized by Empty the Tanks . (thedodo.com)
  • cases
  • However, cases resulting in judgment notwithstanding verdict , such as Liebeck v. McDonald's Restaurants , can be examples where a vetted jury's composite judgment were deemed outside that of the actual fictional reasonable person, and thus overruled. (wikipedia.org)
  • simply
  • People should not be denied life-saving treatments, simply because of their recent drug use," said Associate Professor Jason Grebely from the Kirby Institute at the University of New South Wales. (infohep.org)