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  • We do need to be a little cautious about the term gravis, to which translators react differently; see Severy 2003, 149.

    Caesars’ Wives

  • In the podatus the gravis is a short horizontal stroke, the acutus a straight virga joining almost at a right angle; see third syllable of Gratia, third of salutifere, third of dogmata, etc.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • On the day of his death, tests showed that Static had myasthenia gravis, which is a rare autoimmune disease.

    Kentucky Injury Law Blog

  • Neurologists, discovering that in a whole host of diseases—MS, myasthenia gravis, myositis, Guillain-Barré syndrome—the body was destroying parts of its neuromuscular system, became designated specialists in those diseases.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Although she is carefully monitored, there is little the medical establishment can offer Kathleen for her lupus and myasthenia gravis other than steroids, a healthy diet, and boatloads of rest—especially since no new U.S. Food and Drug Administration–approved drugs have been developed for lupus in more than forty years.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Neurologists, discovering that in a whole host of diseases—MS, myasthenia gravis, myositis, Guillain-Barré syndrome—the body was destroying parts of its neuromuscular system, became designated specialists in those diseases.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Although she is carefully monitored, there is little the medical establishment can offer Kathleen for her lupus and myasthenia gravis other than steroids, a healthy diet, and boatloads of rest—especially since no new U.S. Food and Drug Administration–approved drugs have been developed for lupus in more than forty years.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • A pet-owner whose dog had myasthenia gravis put up $150,000.

    Desperate for a Treatment, One Physician Heals Himself

  • The reason for this desperate measure: Dr. Huberty suffers from myasthenia gravis, a rare neurological condition.

    Desperate for a Treatment, One Physician Heals Himself

  • His nanomole-per-liter antibody count, a traditional measure of myasthenia gravis, fell to near normal levels, according to independent hospital records reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.

    Desperate for a Treatment, One Physician Heals Himself

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