Authorities say his condition may have been exacerbated by a brain disease that has been found in a number of ex-football players.
An eight-year-old Grosse Ile boy is still re-learning to walk after he was paralyzed by a rare disease. Landon Johnson couldn’t walk after the antibodies his body created to fight a common childhood virus began attacking his spine.
Landon’s doctor says he developed Transverse Myelitis … a condition where the antibodies produced to fight one illness, even the common cold, turn on the body and attack the spine.
Dr. Jack Kevorkian should be released from the hospital within the next few days, according to his long time friend and health advocate.
If you have a compromised immune system and are getting into the later years of life, it’s strongly recommended that immunization against influenza be obtained every fall.
Two workers at Selfridge Air National Guard Base have been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease, an official said Tuesday.