Guillain-Barre syndrome can also be referred to as “acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy” and “Landry’s ascending paralysis.” GBS is a rare neurological inflammatory disorder of the peripheral nerves that are located outside the brain and spinal cord.
Immune globulins, also called immunoglobulins, are proteins secreted by our white blood cells. Immunoglobulins are glycoproteins that act as antibodies that recognize antigens such as bacteria or viruses and destroy them. While babies initially receive immunoglobulins from their mothers through
Tibsovo is an anti-cancer prescription medication also known by the generic name ivosidenib. It is indicated for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and cholangiocarcinoma, which is bile duct cancer. Acute myeloid leukemia is the most common type of leukemia
Myasthenia gravis (MG) is a chronic autoimmune disorder in which the body's own antibodies destroy the communication between nerves and muscles, consequently weakening skeletal muscles. This condition can affect any of the voluntary muscles of the body, but certain muscle
IV nutrition therapy, also called parenteral nutrition (PN), is the intravenous administration of nutrients directly into the bloodstream. Because there are medical conditions (acute and chronic) that prevent patients from receiving oral nutrition, intravenous nutritional therapies are needed in many
Cyclophosphamide is a chemotherapy medication currently available as a generic and as the trademarked brand names, Cytoxan and Neosar. This medication is available as oral tablets or capsules that must be swallowed whole and as injectable solutions that are administered