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Own Your Health Wellness Fair – April 5

Speakers * Vendors * Healthy Snacks * Raffle Prizes Explore steps you can take to improve your own health.   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm Elmhurst Memorial Hospital Lower Level Conference Area 155 E. Brush Hill Rd; Elmhurst, Illinois 60126 Opening Remarks: What Can I Do to Improve My Own Health? Demonstrations Eat Well – learn to make… Read more »

MG Clinical Trials: Your Questions Answered

On October 27, 2019, Conquer Myasthenia Gravis hosted its Fall Patient Seminar. Speakers:                 Click to see these videos from the seminar. And keep reading below for seminar highlights. Clinical Trials: What MG patients need to know – Rabia Malik, MD Clinical Trials Q&A: What Patient, Doctor &… Read more »

Looking for a Myasthenia Gravis Clinical Trial?

As of January 2020, a number of clinical drug trials are recruiting participants. Details about these studies can be found at www.clinicaltrials.gov. Biotech companies also may have a webpage dedicated to the therapy they are studying.   Sponsor: argenx BVBA. A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Multicenter Phase 3 Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability… Read more »

Volunteers Needed – the Core of Conquer MG

Will you keep this work going? A message from Bob Rosecrans, Conquer MG Chairperson Conquer MG is at a crossroads and the organization’s existence requires people to step up and volunteer to assist with numerous programs. The organization is supporting an NIH-funded grant called MGNet, working with its Chicago-based Medical Advisory Board, providing financial patient… Read more »

Mindful Breathing – Simple but Powerful

by Julie Rowin, MD Modern science is catching up to the ancient wisdom of mindfulness and movement-based practices such as Meditation, Yoga, Breathing, Tai Chi and Qigong. These ancient techniques have plentiful scientific evidence backing beneficial effects as far reaching as improved psychological health, immune function, hormone balance and cognitive function. The Science Stress elevates… Read more »