The news about the danger of the West Nile Virus in some areas of the U.S. and other countries is known to most of us. Given this news on WNV, it is important that neuropathy patients and those patients with neurological illness, in areas prone to mosquito infestation, take extra precautions […]
Did FDR Actually Suffer from Peripheral Neuropathy?
The question remains, did former President Roosevelt have Polio or a Peripheral Neuropathy known as GBS and why should we care? In August 1921, at the age of 39, while vacationing at Campobello Island in Canada, soon to be President Franklin D Roosevelt contracted an illness characterized by the acute […]
Zika virus and onset of Guillain-Barré Syndrome
NARBERTH, Pa., Jan. 26, 2016 — The GBS|CIDP Foundation International and its Global Medical Advisory Board is closely monitoring the suspected link between the Zika virus and the onset of Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS). GBS is a rare inflammatory disorder of the nerves outside of the brain and spinal cord with […]