post-polio syndrome

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post-po·li·o syndrome

A condition affecting poliomyelitis patients several decades after the initial infection, characterized by fatigue, muscular deterioration, joint pain, and respiratory problems.
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When eradication day dawns and polio is finally banished to the history books, Post Polio Syndrome (PPS) will remain with survivors for decades to come.
A NORTH WALES politician has agreed to help identify any possible sources of funding to help sufferers of Post Polio Syndrome.
An approach to the patient with suspected post polio syndrome.
One of the more scientifically rigorous of these studies focused on the pain associated with post polio syndrome (PPS) (see Vallbona, et al.
They would then see the error of their ways George Senior Holmfirth Polio still with us POST Polio Syndrome affects 120,000 people in the UK; more than Parkinson's but this neurological condition - for which there is no cure - receives a fraction of the attention.
Members of the British Polio Fellowship know of the impact polio has, with 120,000 people in the UK having Post Polio Syndrome (PPS).
For Royal Ascot, Janice teamed up with national charity The British Polio Fellowship, in a bid to raise awareness of Post Polio Syndrome (PPS).
The British Polio Fellowship is committed to supporting and empowering more than 120,000 people in the UK living with the late effects of Polio and Post Polio Syndrome (PPS) and we hope MPs declining an increase, will consider us.
Despite this, we are still not in a position to say the UK is "polio free" as there are approximately 120,000 people still living with the late effects of polio and Post Polio Syndrome (PPS), that are going largely unnoticed.
Mr Fisher, who now suffers from Post Polio Syndrome, a hangover from the disease which causes the health of polio sufferers to deteriorate in later life, said: "People were falling like flies from this disease every year.
I WOULD like to ask readers to spare a thought for those in their community living with the late effects of polio and Post Polio Syndrome (PPS) and support our 'Winter Warmth' campaign.
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