Author Archives: Joana Carvalho

Test Helps Assess Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in LEMS, Case Report Shows

A post-exercise facilitation test, which measures muscle activity following voluntary muscle contraction or electrical stimulation, can help identify the effects of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) on nerves and muscles in people with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS), a case report shows. The study, “Use of Post-Exercise…

Catalyst Still Expecting Firdapse Approval in Canada in 2020

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Catalyst Pharmaceuticals is still expecting Firdapse (amifampridine) to be approved for the treatment of Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) in Canada later this year, the company announced in an update. The company’s new drug submission (NDS) to Health Canada seeking approval…