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Science, industry economics, patients are boosting research on rare disease drugs - and hope

...condition, wasting months on an ineffective treatment. Then Children's Hospital of Los Angeles doctors diagnosed infantile spasms, which often cause autism and mental disabilities.Jenna got the only approved treatment, adrenocorticotropic hormone costing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-25/science-industry-economics
Back spasms force Jones out of lineup

...the New York Mets on Saturday after he was hampered by back spasms in the clubhouse before the game. Jones said he was talking...sledgehammered me in the back." Jones said after the game the spasms were gone, but he was still experiencing some pain when he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/27/bra_196576.shtml
Braves
McGrady misses game because of back spasms

...missed the Magic's game Wednesday night against the Raptors because of back spasms. McGrady is listed as day-to-day. In the previous two NBA seasons, back spasms have kept him out of nine games. He's second in the NBA in scoring, averaging...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/05/nba_403494.shtml
NBA
Spasms sideline Johnson

...left-hander's ailing back. Johnson will miss his final regular-season turn Thursday night against Baltimore because of back spasms. The AL East champions hope he will be ready for the postseason. "It's one of those things," Yankees manager Joe Torre...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/27/bas_98304.shtml
Baseball
Braves rout Red Sox

...Bobby Cox hurried to the mound in the fourth inning Saturday night, he feared the worst. This time it wasn't a bronchial spasm that felled the 37-year-old left-hander, who left his May 7 start after being short of breath, but a strained hamstring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/11/bas_290983.shtml
Baseball
Technology gives tremor sufferer new lease on life

...her friends from church, and not eat. Every forkful of potato salad she would aim for her mouth would likely fly off in a spasm of tremors, an affliction she had battled since she was a teen-ager that grew worse about 16 years ago. The solution at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/04/ent_252290.shtml
Things to Do
John Wall leads Wizards past Spurs

...more inconsistent season than the San Antonio norm because of injuries. Ginobili returned after missing one game with back spasms, and Marco Belinelli missed his second consecutive game with a mildly strained left groin. TIMBERWOLVES 110, PACERS 101In...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-01-13/john-wall-leads-wizards-past-
Pot user convicted despite medical claim

...he can get relief from painful muscle spasms pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana...five years of torment from violent muscle spasms, "until finally a friend of mine said...has prescribed various narcotics for the spasms, but to reach the level where the spasms...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/27/met_257388.shtml
Metro
Pacers rally past Heat behind C.J. Miles

...winter time."The Cavs, who have dropped two straight and three of four, also were without starting forward Kevin Love (back spasms) and forward Shawn Marion (sprained ankle) for their game with the Bucks.James' injury is the latest piece of news in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-12-31/pacers-rally-past-heat-behind
Hawks remain undefeated

ATLANTA -- Steve Smith was on the bench with back spasms, Alan Henderson was in street clothes and Dikembe Mutombo...played without leading scorer Chris Webber, who also had back spasms, and 7-foot-7 center Gheorge Muresan, who is on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/19/oth_217749.shtml
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