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  • Leprosy Treatment
    People with leprosy can receive treatment for free from their doctor or through a Hansen's Disease Clinic. This eMedTV article discusses the various treatment options in detail, including antibiotics commonly used and supportive care.
  • Leprzy
    Approximately 1 to 2 million people worldwide are permanently disabled because of leprosy. This eMedTV resource describes symptoms of this disease and explains what treatment options are available. Leprzy is a common misspelling of leprosy.
  • Lifestyle Changes for CFS
    Lifestyle changes for CFS (chronic fatigue syndrome) may involve learning how to better cope with stress. This eMedTV article explores different lifestyle changes for CFS patients, which may include carefully increasing one's physical activity.
  • Living With Autoimmune Diseases
    People who are living with autoimmune diseases often have difficulty with self-esteem. This eMedTV article includes information on how to reduce the side effects, thus increasing self-esteem for those living with autoimmune diseases.
  • Living With Pulmonary Fibrosis
    At times, it can be difficult to cope with having pulmonary fibrosis. As this eMedTV page explains, some important things in living with pulmonary fibrosis is to get ongoing medical care, stay active, follow a healthy diet, and seek support as needed.
  • Living With Sarcoidosis
    If you have sarcoidosis, regular follow-up care is an important part of living with your condition. This eMedTV article provides detailed information on support groups, specialists, medications, and other considerations for those with sarcoidosis.
  • Living With Scleroderma
    This portion of the eMedTV library discusses areas of concern for people living with scleroderma and offers tips on overcoming or managing these things. For example, an occupational therapist can help make daily tasks easier to perform.
  • Localized Scleroderma
    Unlike systemic scleroderma, localized scleroderma does not affect the internal organs. This eMedTV page describes this type of scleroderma in more detail, including how long it may last, possible symptoms, and areas of the body that may be affected.
  • Lung Sarcoidosis
    Lung sarcoidosis is characterized by the formation of tiny lumps of cells (granulomas) in the lungs. As this eMedTV article explains, this condition is not a form of cancer. This portion of the Web site provides an overview of lung sarcoidosis.
  • Mechanism of Action of Benlysta
    As this eMedTV page explains, Benlysta works to treat lupus by binding to and blocking the action of a certain antigen. This article further discusses Benlysta's mechanism of action and provides a link to more detailed information.
  • Menveo
    Menveo is a vaccination that offers protection against bacterial meningitis and other conditions. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this injected vaccine, explaining who can use it, how it works, possible side effects, and more.
  • Menveo and Breastfeeding
    As with most vaccines, Menveo (meningococcal vaccine) is considered safe for nursing women. This portion of the eMedTV library addresses Menveo and breastfeeding, including information on why it's important to discuss your situation with your doctor.
  • Menveo and Pregnancy
    As a pregnancy Category B drug, Menveo may be given to a pregnant woman if the benefits outweigh the risks. This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at receiving the vaccine during pregnancy and stresses the importance of talking to your doctor.
  • Menveo Dosage
    This eMedTV Web page talks about the Menveo dosing guidelines, explaining how the dosing schedule varies by age group. This article also discusses how -- and how often -- the meningococcal vaccine is given.
  • Menveo Drug Interactions
    As explained in this eMedTV page, Menveo has the potential to interact with certain drugs, especially those that affect the immune system or the blood's ability to clot. This article covers potential interactions and what can happen if they occur.
  • Menveo Side Effects
    Commonly reported Menveo side effects include pain at the injection site, headache, and muscle pain. This eMedTV segment takes you through the side effects of this vaccine, including rare but serious symptoms that require immediate medical attention.
  • Menveo Uses
    This eMedTV article explains that Menveo is designed to prevent bacterial meningitis, bloodstream infections, and other invasive meningococcal diseases. This resource covers the uses of Menveo in more detail, including information on off-label uses.
  • Menveo Vaccine Information
    An injected vaccine, Menveo is used to prevent bacterial meningitis and certain other diseases. This eMedTV Web page offers more information on Menveo, including how the vaccine works and possible side effects. A link to more details is also included.
  • Menveo Warnings and Precautions
    If you have a mild illness, such as the common cold, you can receive Menveo. However, as explained in this eMedTV page, you should postpone the vaccine in case of moderate or severe illness. This article offers more warnings and precautions for Menveo.
  • Monkeypox
    Monkeypox is a very rare viral disease that can be transmitted through animal to human contact. This part of the eMedTV archives explores this illness, including its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options.
  • Monkeypox in the United States
    The first case of human monkeypox in the United States occurred in June 2003. As this eMedTV page explains, monkeypox was introduced to the United States when a shipment of animals from Ghana was imported to Texas.
  • Monkeypox Infection
    What is monkeypox? As this eMedTV segment explains, it is a rare viral infection that is sometimes described as a milder form of smallpox. This article takes a brief look at monkeypox and provides a link to more detailed information.
  • Mortality Rate of Typhoid Fever
    If treatment is not received, the mortality rate of typhoid fever is between 12 and 30 percent. This eMedTV Web page examines factors that affect the mortality rate and highlights how treatment can reduce the rate to less than 1 percent.
  • Myasthemia Gravis
    Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disease that prevents muscle contractions from occurring. This eMedTV segment describes the condition in more detail and lists its possible symptoms. Myasthemia gravis is a common misspelling of myasthenia gravis.
  • Myasthenia Diagnosis
    Tests used to make a myasthenia diagnosis include a blood test and an edrophonium test. This eMedTV segment explains the process of making a myasthenia diagnosis, including information on why myasthenia gravis may be difficult to diagnose.
  • Myasthenia Gravies
    Myasthenia gravis is a disease that affects the transmission of signals from nerves to muscles. This eMedTV article offers a brief description of myasthenia gravis. Myasthenia gravies is a common misspelling of myasthenia gravis.
  • Myasthenia Gravis
    Myasthenia gravis is a disease characterized by a certain type of muscle weakness. As this eMedTV article explains, the weakness increases during activity and improves after rest. This page lists the causes, symptoms, and treatments of this disease.
  • Myasthenia Gravis and the Thymus Gland
    In adults with myasthenia gravis, the thymus gland is abnormal (it contains unusual types of immune cells). This eMedTV segment describes the current research that is examining the correlation between myasthenia gravis and the thymus gland.
  • Myasthenia Gravis and Who It Affects
    As this eMedTV article explains, myasthenia gravis can affect men and women of any age or ethnic group; however, it occurs most commonly in women under 40 and men over 60. This page talks about myasthenia gravis and who it affects.
  • Myasthenia Gravis Causes
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, myasthenia gravis is caused by a defect in the transmission of nerve impulses to muscles. This article discusses this topic in detail and talks about how the disorder is considered an autoimmune disease.
  • Myasthenia Gravis Disease
    Myasthenia gravis is characterized by a certain type of muscle weakness. This eMedTV Web page takes a closer look at myasthenia gravis, with a brief overview of who this disease affects, treatment options, and more.
  • Myasthenia Gravis Prognosis
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, the prognosis is good for many people with myasthenia gravis. This segment briefly describes the outlook for people with this condition and explains who is most likely to see an improvement in their symptoms.
  • Myasthenia Gravis Research
    As this eMedTV article explains, an important area of focus in myasthenia gravis research is to improve current treatment options for those who have the disease. This eMedTV resource provides an overview of current myasthenia gravis research.
  • Myasthenia Gravis Symptoms
    This portion of the eMedTV library provides a list of several myasthenia gravis symptoms, such as drooping of one or both eyelids, blurred or double vision, and impaired speech. This Web page covers both common and uncommon signs and symptoms.
  • Myasthenias Gravis
    Myasthenia gravis is a disease that is characterized by muscle weakness. This eMedTV article offers a brief description of this disease and provides a link to more information. Myasthenias gravis is a common misspelling of myasthenia gravis.
  • Myasthenis Gravis
    Myasthenia gravis is characterized by weakness that increases with activity and improves with rest. This eMedTV article takes a quick look at some basic facts about this disease. Myasthenis gravis is a common misspelling of myasthenia gravis.
  • Myesthenia Gravis
    An autoimmune disease, myasthenia gravis is characterized by certain types of muscle weakness. This eMedTV resource provides a brief overview of the condition. Myesthenia gravis is a common misspelling of myasthenia gravis.
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