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Delayed care has one Augusta VA patient fearing for his life

...Newton joined the Air Force in 1972. Almost a year after he enlisted, a biopsy performed by Navy Medical staff found he had rhabdomyolysis, a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down and is released into the bloodstream, possibly resulting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-14/delayed-care-has-one-augusta-
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...has written on her Twitter feed that her "off season is a little paused at the moment" because of the ailment, called rhabdomyolysis, and she is "doing everything possible for a speedy" recovery.Heavy exertion can cause muscle cells to leak enzymes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-11-25/overtime
Deaths from conditioning sessions prompt new guidelines

...with no lifeguard," he said.Many of the athlete injuries cited involve a muscle-damaging condition called exertional rhabdomyolysis, rhabdo for short. Intense exertion can cause muscle cells to leak enzymes and protein into the blood. Symptoms include...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2012-06-27/deaths-conditioning-sessi
Group pushes for statin's ban after woman's death

...muscle-destroying condition called rhabdomyolysis occurred during studies involving...market in 2001, linked to dozens of rhabdomyolysis-caused deaths worldwide. In studies...the records: l Seven patients with rhabdomyolysis, including the 39-year-old American...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/05/bus_407764.shtml
Business
Group seeks ban of latest statin because of muscle side effect

...muscle-destroying condition called rhabdomyolysis occurred during studies involving...market in 2001, linked to dozens of rhabdomyolysis-caused deaths worldwide. In studies...the records: -Seven patients with rhabdomyolysis, including the 39-year-old American...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/05/liv_407798.shtml
Life & style
FDA approves another statin, this one controversial

...potentially fatal, muscle-destroying condition called rhabdomyolysis occurred in patients taking higher-than-recommended...associated with other statins, too, but full-fledged rhabdomyolysis is very rare. One other statin, Baycol, was pulled off...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/14/liv_384307.shtml
Life & style
Group wants special warnings on cholesterol drugs

...deaths from a side effect called rhabdomyolysis. That's a rare but life-threatening...FDA records to uncover 772 cases of rhabdomyolysis since 1997 among the six statins sold...But Wolfe said he found another 385 rhabdomyolysis cases among users of the other five...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/08/23/tec_320735.shtml
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...Regents. The review will involve independent experts.The university acknowledged Wednesday the players are affected by rhabdomyolysis, a condition that involves the release of muscle fiber into the bloodstream and can cause kidney damage. It can be caused...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2011-01-27/overtime
Sports
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...2000, 2004 and 2007 -- without incident.He says he has no idea why last month's workout apparently gave the players rhabdomyolysis, which releases muscle fibers into the bloodstream and can cause kidney damage. They've all been released from the hospital...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2011-02-03/overtime
Sports
Drugs raise health debate

...But according to the watchdog group Public Citizen, Crestor also caused a serious muscle-wasting disorder known as rhabdomyolysis and kidney failure in three patients. One of those patients died. The group petitioned the Food and Drug Administration...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/13/met_408613.shtml
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