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Chronic Fatigue Patients Show Brain Abnormalities

Chronic Fatigue Patients Show Brain Abnormalities

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a condition marked by chronic, intense exhaustion that does not improve with bed rest and affects over 1 million adults and children in the United States....

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2014-10-30 23:11:55

The state grant will be used to provide behavioral therapy to children with autism who live in Corpus Christi and the surrounding areas. Corpus Christi, TX (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), Inc. today announced the receipt of a $448,000 Autism Program grant from the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS). The grant will allow CARD to provide home-based, center-based, and school services for up to 24 months to underserved...

2014-10-30 23:03:21

Daily Gossip reviews the Neuropathy Miracle Program, the newest method to treat nerve pain, regardless of the cause leading to its development. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 The Neuropathy Miracle Program review indicates that some of the most common symptoms of neuropathy include a prickling or ticking sensation, a flaming sensation in the nerves, but also sudden pain. These are the symptoms which patients commonly experience when suffering from this disorder. The new program...

2014-10-30 23:02:57

Researchers with the UC Davis MIND Institute will develop and evaluate tests designed to measure and track changes in the cognitive functioning of people who typically are difficult to assess accurately: those with an intellectual disability, formerly termed mental retardation. The research will be funded through a new, five-year, $3.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). SACRAMENTO, Calif. (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Tests will track improved thinking and...

2014-10-30 08:35:33

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: NBIX) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation for its Vesicular Monoamine Transporter 2 inhibitor, NBI-98854, in tardive dyskinesia. A breakthrough therapy designation is granted for a drug that is intended to treat a serious or life-threatening disease or condition and preliminary clinical evidence indicates that the drug may...

2014-10-28 23:10:37

Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation announces new educational opportunities including broadcast of select presentations from the International 3S Symposium and live broadcast of new Signature Lecture Series featuring author Carol Stock Kranowitz. (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 The Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation is excited to announce that on November 11, the Foundation’s Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) University will broadcast select presentations from the 17th annual...

2014-10-28 23:00:56

Researchers using a combination of different imaging techniques have found structural abnormalities in the brains of people with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), according to a new study published online, October 29, in the journal Radiology. The results suggest a potential role for imaging in diagnosing and treating the condition. OAK BROOK, Ill. (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Researchers using a combination of different imaging techniques have found structural abnormalities in the brains of...

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2014-10-21 03:30:12

Provided by Karen N. Peart, Yale University About 20% of younger siblings of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) will develop the condition by age 3. A new study by Yale School of Medicine researchers has found that 57% of these younger siblings who later develop the condition already showed symptoms at age 18 months. Published in the October Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, this is the first large-scale, multi-site study aimed at...

2014-10-20 12:30:43

LONDON, October 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Britain's largest conference bringing together experts from the reconstructive, cosmetic and non-surgical worlds witnessed this weekend the unveiling of new technology to help treat facial paralysis; developed by a plastic surgeon and the animation teams that worked on blockbusters such as Harry Potter, The Mummy, bestselling video game Grand Theft Auto and the L'Oreal 'Makeup Genius' app. Revolutionary new iPad software to aid...

2014-10-20 08:32:09

NEW YORK and RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioPontis Alliance for Rare Disease and the Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation (HNF), both philanthropies, announced today the creation of a joint venture to develop drug candidates for the treatment of the rare disease known as Charcot- Marie-Tooth (CMT) Disease. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141019/152981LOGO BioPontis Alliance announced its alliance model earlier this month. Today's partnership announcement with HNF...

2014-10-18 16:21:09

DALLAS, October 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Autism - Pipeline Review, H2 2014" and "Endometriosis - Pipeline Review, H2 2014" market research reports to its store. The reports provide an overview of the Autism's and Endometriosis's therapeutic pipeline. They cover comprehensive information on the therapeutic development for Autism and Endometriosis, complete with comparative analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target, mechanism...


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Cephalalgia is a peer-reviewed medical journal published by SAGE Publications on behalf of the International Headache Society. The journal is subtitled 'An International Journal of Headache'. The journal was established in 1981 and is published tri-weekly (or 16 times per year). It was previously published by Blackwell Publishing. The editor-in-chief is David W. Dodick of Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. Cephalalgia provides an international forum for research, review and discussions on...

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St. Louis Encephalitis is a disease caused by the Culex mosquito borne St. Louis Encephalitis virus. It is related to Japanese encephalitis virus and is a member of the Flaviviridae subgroup. It mainly affects the United States and occasionally hits Canada and Mexico. The name goes back to 1933 within five weeks in autumn an encephalitis epidemic of explosive proportions broke out in the vicinity of St. Louis, Missouri. Over 1000 cases were reported and the National Institute of Health...

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Lymphocytic choriomeningitis (LCM) is a viral disease, spread by rodents, that presents as aseptic meningitis, encephalitis, or meningoencephalitis. Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus (LCMV) is the causative agent and is a member of the Arenaviridae family. The name is from the tendency of an individual to have high levels of lymphocytes during infection. It is spread by the common house mouse. Mice become chronically infected by keeping the virus in their blood. Female mice will...

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