ProHealth health Vitamin and Natural Supplement Store and Health
Log In  |  My Account  |  View Cart  View Your ProHealth Vitamin and Supplement Shopping Cart
800-366-6056  |  Contact Us  |  Help

|
|
|
|

Trending News

CDC Whistleblower Reveals Widespread Manipulation of Scientific Data and Top-Down Pressure on CDC Sc...

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Unlocking the Secrets of Peppermint, Acacia and Fennel

9 Health Benefits of Cucumbers

How Glutathione Can Save Your Life

Coenzyme Q10 Benefits Symptoms in Gulf War Veterans: Results of a Randomized Double-Blind Study

New Research Helps Explain Why Elderly Are Prone to Sleep Problems

Brain inflammation dramatically disrupts memory retrieval networks, UCI study finds

VIDEO: Relaxation - Ocean Voyager Part I

Clinical trial demonstrates safety, effectiveness of immunotherapy for AdV, BKV, and herpesviruses i...

Scientists discover how to 'switch off' autoimmune diseases

 
Print Page
Email Article

Polio survivors needed for ‘cognitive fatigue’ study – now recruiting in Johnstown, Pennsylvania

  [ 19 votes ]   [ Discuss This Article ]
www.ProHealth.com • June 5, 2008


A study of “Cognitive Function in Polio Survivors With and Without Post-Polio Syndrome (PPS)” is recruiting participants at the Conemaugh Health System’s Post-Polio Clinic in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.

The Clinic:

  • Offers an explanation of PPS risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options on its website.
  • [See also Wikipedia's entry on the question of a PPS-ME/CFS relationship.]
  • And has issued this study announcement via the non-profit patient education and advocacy organization Post-Polio Health International:
  • If you have fatigue, weakness, joint or muscle pain, difficulty with memory, concentration or attention, you may be experiencing post-polio syndrome (PPS). Neurologist William DeMayo, MD (director of the Post-Polio Clinic) and colleagues at the Conemaugh Health System in Johnstown, Pennsylvania are investigating problems involving mental fatigue that may affect concentration, memory, attention, etc.

    Qualified participants will receive the following free study-related items:

  • Physical and Neurological Exams
  • Laboratory Testing
  • Neuropsycological Testing
  • If you are at least 18 years old, have a history of polio, and are facing the problems described above, please contact the study nurse coordinator, Janet Goodard, RN, for more information and to determine if you might be a candidate for the study, at:

    Phone: 814-269-5288 or 800-585-5875
    E-mail: jgoodar@conemaugh.org

    The study will last a total of 2 to 4 weeks and require 2 to 3 visits to Conemaugh Health System, Johnstown, Pennsylvania.




    Please Discuss This Article:   Post a Comment 



    [ Be the first to comment on this article ]




     
    Free Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Newsletters
    Subscribe to
    Our FREE
    Newsletter
    Subscribe Now!
    Receive up-to-date ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia treatment and research news
     Privacy Guaranteed  |  View Archives

    Save on Vitamin B-12

    Featured Products

    Ultra ATP+, Double Strength Ultra ATP+, Double Strength
    Get energized with malic acid & magnesium
    Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor® Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor®
    Reduce Fatigue up to 45%
    Energy NADH™ 12.5mg Energy NADH™ 12.5mg
    Improve Energy & Cognitive Function
    Optimized Curcumin Longvida® by ProHealth Optimized Curcumin Longvida® by ProHealth
    Supports Cognition, Memory & Overall Health
    Ultra EPA  - Fish Oil Ultra EPA - Fish Oil
    Ultra concentrated source of essential fish oils

    Natural Remedies

    The Curcumin Revolution: The Curcumin Revolution: "Golden" Ticket to Better Health
    Running on Empty? Fuel Up with NADH Running on Empty? Fuel Up with NADH
    "It's Not Easy Being Green" - But It Is Healthy
    Reversing Neurodegeneration with a New Magnesium Compound Reversing Neurodegeneration with a New Magnesium Compound
    Could a B-12 Deficiency Be Causing Your Symptoms? Could a B-12 Deficiency Be Causing Your Symptoms?

    FIBROMYALGIA RESOURCES
    What is Fibromyalgia?
    Fibromyalgia 101
    Fibromyalgia Symptoms
    Fibromyalgia Treatments
    | CFS RESOURCES
    What is CFS?
    ME/CFS 101
    ME/CFS Symptoms
    ME/CFS Treatments
    | FORUMS
    Fibromyalgia
    ME/CFS
    ADVANCED MEDICAL LABS
    WHOLESALE  |  AFFILIATES
    GUARANTEE
    CONTACT US
    PRIVACY
    RSS
    SITE MAP
    ProHealth on Facebook  ProHealth on Twitter  ProHealth on Pinterest  ProHealth on Google Plus
    Credit Card Processing