Author Archives: Jose Marques Lopes PhD

Certain Medications and Smoking Cessation Can Protect Ocular MG From Becoming Generalized, Study Says

Treatment with immunosuppressive agents and Mestinon (pyridostigmine) protects against transition from ocular myesthenia gravis (MG) to a generalized form of the disease among patients with anti-acetylcholine receptor (AchR) antibodies, according to new research. Women, current or former smokers, and patients with thymus hyperplasia (enlargement) or…

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.