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Report on the 34th Annual European MH Group meeting, June 10-12, 2015

by Dr. Henry Rosenberg MD, CPE

Monday, June 29, 2015 /

Tagged: General ·

The annual meeting of the European MH group took place in the charming city of Lille, France. About 80 physicians, scientists, students and clinicians who are studying the problem of malignant hyperthermia attended, giving 41 presentations. Attendees came from many countries inside and outside Europe including the Soviet Union, South …

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What Is Your MH IQ?

by Guest Contributor

Thursday, June 18, 2015 /

Tagged: General ·

by Charles B, Watson, MD, FCCM, and Barbara W. Brandom, MD The anesthesia community has the best understanding of Malignant Hyperthermia [MH] because it is a genetically determined illness that is most often recognized during or immediately after anesthesia with the potent inhalational agents and/or administration of succinylcholine. Moreover, a …

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MHAUS Membership Drive - 50% off

by MHAUS Staff

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 /

Tagged: General ·

May and June 2015 ONLY   Basic Healthcare Professional or Basic Patient/Family Memberships will be available for ½ the cost during these 2 months only! Hurry and become a member before the promotion ends on June 30, 2015! MHAUS Members get 30% off most of our MH educational products and …

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Ryanodine Receptor-1 (RYR1)Related Myopathy Research Study, 15-NR-0072 Volunteers Needed

by Guest Contributor

Friday, May 22, 2015 /

Tagged: General ·

The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland, is conducting a research study to determine if a drug that has been approved by the FDA for other indications reduces the severity of some symptoms in people with ryanodine receptor 1-related myopathy …

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The use of emergency medical cooling system pads in the treatment of Malignant Hyperthermia

by Guest Contributor

Monday, May 11, 2015 /

Tagged: General ·

Hendrik L. Dhaese", Patrick R. Martens 8 , Nicolas H. Miiller 8 , Isabelle M. Casier", Jan Paul J. Mulier a and Luc Heytens b a Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine, AZ Sint-Jan Brugge-Oostende AV, Campus Brugge, Brugge and "Universiteit Antwerpen, Campus Drie Eiken, Universiteitsplein 1, Wilrijk, …

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MHAUS President’s Challenge Nearly Met!

by Dianne Daugherty, MHAUS Executive Director

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 /

Tagged: Update on MH and MHAUS ·

Were you interested to know the results of the MHAUS President’s Challenge issued toward the end of November 2014 and was open through December 25, 2014? The challenge was ALMOST met completely!  We received donations equaling about 90% of the challenge, or $4,480 .  Thus, the total amount received will …

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Your Donations Save Lives!

by Dianne Daugherty, MHAUS Executive Director

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 /

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Giving blood to the Red Cross has been a “norm” for me and the positive feeling from helping where I can is always personally uplifting. Recently though, the Red Cross sent me an email to share just where my blood went and how it specifically helped patients in my local …

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Anesthesia Provider Malignant Hyperthermia Experiences Survey

by Guest Contributor

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 /

Tagged: General ·

There is currently an online survey endorsed by the Malignant Hyperthermia Association of the United States entitled:  "Survey of the Experiences and Practice related to Malignant Hyperthermia among Anesthesia Providers". The purpose of the survey is to develop a greater understanding of the experiences and practice of anesthesia providers in …

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Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Year End Review

by Dr. Henry Rosenberg MD, CPE

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 /

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As the calendar year comes to a close, I would like to take a few minutes of your time to highlight some of the activities and programs that MHAUS has either introduced or amplified over the past year and point out some of the scientific advances related to MH and …

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Remarks made at the MHAUS reception, December 14, 2014

by MHAUS Staff

Monday, December 29, 2014 /

Tagged: General ·

I would like to welcome you to the first MHAUS reception at the NY Post Graduate Assembly. Thank you all for coming. Particular thanks go to Eagle Pharmaceuticals, the company that developed and introduced Ryanodex , a new formulation of dantrolene introduced into clinical practice this past summer which is …

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