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Acupuncture, moxibustion may relieve myasthenia gravis symptoms

A traditional Chinese medicine practice that combines acupuncture and moxibustion, given along with standard treatments, may ease symptoms for people with myasthenia gravis (MG) more effectively than conventional medications alone. That’s according to “Acupuncture and moxibustion treatment for myasthenia gravis: A systematic review and meta-analysis,” which…

Soliris benefits maintained after patients switch to Ultomiris: Study

The initial treatment benefits of Soliris (eculizumab) were maintained after people with generalized myasthenia gravis (gMG) switched over to Ultomiris (ravulizumab-cwvz), a small real-world study confirmed. Most patients who completed a survey almost six months after switching said they preferred Ultomiris due to treatment convenience, lower frequency…

Asthma therapy may help ease symptoms of MuSK-positive MG

Treatment with an oral version of salbutamol, the active ingredient of medications used for asthma and other respiratory conditions, may help ease symptoms in some people with MuSK-positive myasthenia gravis (MG), a small study reports. The study was published as a letter to the editor, titled “…

Unusual symptoms of ocular MG in young girl ease after treatment

A young girl who showed unusual symptoms of ocular myasthenia gravis — persistent upper eyelid droopiness and outward deviation of the right eye — saw her symptoms ease after she received standard treatment, a case report shows. “This case emphasizes the diverse presentation of MG in ophthalmology, with ocular…