Author Archives: Iqra Mumal, MSc

Patterns of Muscle Weakness in MG Patients Tend to Shift, Study Finds

People with myasthenia gravis suffer from diverse patterns of muscle weakness, which tend to shift frequently throughout the disease’s course, a new study shows. The study, “Heterogeneity and Shifts in Distribution of Muscle Weakness in Myasthenia Gravis,” was published in the journal Neuromuscular Disorders. Myasthenia gravis (MG) is…

Patients with FSHD Can Develop Myasthenia Gravis, Report Indicates

Patients with facioscapulohumeral dystrophy (FSHD) — a type of muscular dystrophy — can develop myasthenia gravis, possibly because of underlying immune dysfunction. A letter to the editor describing the case, titled “A case of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy and myasthenia gravis with positivity of anti-Ach receptor antibody: a fortuitous association?” was published…

2021 Myasthenia Gravis Survey Results

BioNews Survey Infographic

Myasthenia Gravis News conducted a survey from Feb. 11-March 28 to gain greater insight into the characteristics of the MG community and disease management. Results of the survey have now been published. Click on the image to view the infographic, and click here to read the story.