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2014-09-23 23:13:56

In his new role, Philip plans to use his position on the Board to advance MSA awareness, educate health professionals and collaborate with other charities to make government funding available to MSA patients. Philip is already well known in the MSA community for his tireless campaign with Tim’s MSA Shoe, an iconic symbol of Multiple System Atrophy. Detroit MI (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 The Multiple System Atrophy Coalition, a growing nonprofit 501(c) 3 organization dedicated to...

2014-07-04 23:03:58

The 'Make Their Mark' MSA Awareness Tour salutes Mark Versel, who died from Multiple System Atrophy, a rare and terminal neurodegenerative disease. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 Two cyclists begin their ride of more than 850 miles today, the 4th of July, to raise awareness of multiple system atrophy (MSA), a rare and terminal neurological disease that took the life of a loved one. Neil Versel and Malcolm Versel will bike from Neil's home in Chicago to Washington, D.C., in...

2014-06-05 23:16:18

New officers focused on uniting the multiple system atrophy community to defeat the rare and terminal, neurodegenerative disorder. Expansion of the Board of Directors will be announced soon as important work continues. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 The Multiple System Atrophy Coalition has elected new officers of its board of directors during their annual general meeting. Incorporated in 1999, The Multiple System Atrophy Coalition is a growing nonprofit 501 (c) 3 organization...

2014-05-20 23:15:14

Riders will 'Make Their Mark' to salute their father and brother, who died from Multiple System Atrophy, a rare and terminal neurodegenerative disease. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Two cyclists will ride more than 850 miles this summer to raise awareness of multiple system atrophy (MSA), a rare neurological disease that took the life of a loved one. Neil Versel and Malcolm Versel will bike from Neil's home in Chicago to Washington, D.C., in memory of their father and...

Astronauts Experience Low Blood Pressure When Returning To Earth
2012-10-26 03:58:37

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists reported in the FASEB Journal that they have determined a major cause of astronauts experiencing low blood pressure after returning to Earth from space. The report solves the biological mystery of how this happens by showing that low gravity compromises the ability of arteries and veins to contract normally. Prevention and treatment strategies developed for astronauts may also hold promise for elderly populations on Earth...

Renal Denervation Shows Health Benefits In A Number Of Areas
2012-08-28 11:34:02

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Dull headaches, Dizzy spells. Nosebleeds. These are just a few of the symptoms of high blood pressure. There are medications to treat high blood pressure, but not all patients can be treated with the drugs available on the market. After conducting various studies, researchers recently discovered that renal denervation could lead to the reduction of blood pressure at a significant and sustained rate over an 18-month period for...

2012-03-21 05:44:52

(Ivanhoe Newswire)-- Are you at risk for developing heart failure? If you have hypotension, you may be! Heart failure affects 5.7 million people in the United States and caused over 281,000 deaths in 2008. Researchers found that there may be more of a connection between orthostatic hypotension and heart failure in people 45-55 years old bracket compared to those aged 56-64. High blood pressure, which was present in over half of people who developed heart failure, may be partially...

2012-03-19 19:26:28

People whose blood pressure drops rapidly when they move from lying down to standing, known as orthostatic hypotension, may have a higher risk of developing heart failure, according to research published in Hypertension, an American Heart Association journal. The link between orthostatic hypotension and heart failure was stronger in people 45-55 years old compared to those 56-64, researchers said. High blood pressure, which was present in over half of people who developed heart failure,...

2012-01-26 12:50:56

Performing CT scans in the emergency department for patients experiencing dizziness may not be worth the expense — an important finding from Henry Ford Hospital researchers as hospitals across the country look for ways to cut costs without sacrificing patient care. According to the Henry Ford study, less than 1 percent of the CT scans performed in the emergency department revealed a more serious underlying cause for dizziness — intracranial bleeding or stroke — that...


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