Author Archives: Steve Bryson PhD

Woman Diagnosed Postpartum With MG, Autoimmune Liver Disease

A 31-year-old woman was diagnosed with two autoimmune conditions — myasthenia gravis (MG) and a liver disease called primary biliary cirrhosis — after giving birth, a recent case study reported. “Given the fluctuation of the immune status during the postpartum period, combined autoimmune diseases need to be taken into…

Circular RNA Implicated in MG, Study Suggests

Altered production of circular RNA impaired the process of muscle cell growth and regeneration in people with myasthenia gravis (MG), a study has suggested. More studies investigating the role of circular RNA in MG may identify new molecular markers to monitor disease progression and reveal therapeutic targets, the researchers…

Immunosuppressants May Reduce Risk of Ocular MG Progressing to gMG

Treatment with immunosuppressant medications can delay disease progression in patients with ocular myasthenia gravis, which affects only eye muscles, to a more generalized form in which other muscles are affected, a study has found. The findings also showed that thymus gland abnormalities, as well as irregular results on facial…

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.