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2014-02-07 13:24:38

A genetic disorder that affects about 1 in every 2,500 births can cause a bewildering array of clinical problems, including brain tumors, impaired vision, learning disabilities, behavioral problems, heart defects and bone deformities. The symptoms and their severity vary among patients affected by this condition, known as neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1). Now, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a patient’s gender as a clear and simple...

2014-02-07 13:01:17

Researchers from North Carolina State University have found a link between a mutation in a gene called RAB 24 and an inherited neurodegenerative disease in Old English sheepdogs and Gordon setters. The findings may help further understanding of neurodegenerative diseases and identify new treatments for both canine and human sufferers. Hereditary ataxias are an important group of inherited neurodegenerative diseases in people. This group of diseases is the third most common...

2014-01-31 23:20:53

The Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation rolls out its education program and plans for professionals and the public for 2014. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 The Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Foundation unveiled its education programs for 2014 that include an emphasis in online programming and webinars. The educational programs are designed to educate professionals who diagnose and teach children with sensory processing disorder (SPD). SPD is a neurological disorder that...

2014-01-29 23:22:14

The Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation announces its 1st Annual Banquet of Champions honoree event with sponsorship opportunities. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 The Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Foundation will be presenting its 1st Annual Banquet of Champions honoree and charity event March 14, 2014 at the prestigious Inverness Hotel and Conference Center in Engelwood, Colorado. The Banquet of Champions is open to the public and offers sponsorship opportunities....

2014-01-29 13:25:22

Findings raise concerns about path to autism early intervention A new study from researchers at Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, shows improvement towards universal early screening for autism. The report, published online today in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, also found that few approaches to early detection, such as screening during well-child visits, were evaluated to understand their impact on early...

2014-01-29 08:30:04

Copayment Assistance Now Available to Medicare Patients Living with Multiple Sclerosis GAITHERSBURG, Md., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The HealthWell Foundation, an independent non-profit providing nationwide financial assistance to insured Americans with high out-of-pocket medication expenses, today announced the launch of a new fund to assist people with multiple sclerosis (MS). MS is a chronic, often disabling disease that attacks the central nervous system. The fund provides...

White Matter Quality In The Brain Is Crucial For Adding And Multiplying
2014-01-28 10:14:42

KU Leuven A new study led by Professor Bert De Smedt (Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, KU Leuven) has found that healthy 12-year-olds who score well in addition and multiplication have higher-quality white matter tracts. This correlation does not appear to apply to subtraction and division. ‘Grey’ cells process information in the brain and are connected via neural pathways, the tracts through which signals are transferred. "Neural pathways are comparable to a...

2014-01-28 08:27:30

Young Artist, Despite Dystonia, Uses His Artistic Skills To Raise Money For Dystonia Research LAS VEGAS, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine a potentially debilitating neuromuscular disease that is relatively unknown, yet affects a half-million Americans of various ages, and, despite ongoing research, so far has no known cure. In addition, treatments are currently limited and carry significant side effects and risk. Would this qualify as a disease worthy of public awareness and...

2014-01-27 23:25:31

National network of lawyers will resume availability for inquiries from consumers inquiring about legal options to seek compensation over medical malpractice allegations involving cerebral palsy and other birth injuries. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/medicalmalpractice/cerebralpalsy-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople announced today that its national network of attorneys will continue to offer free consultations in 2014 to consumers inquiring about...

2014-01-27 15:07:03

Prevalence unchanged when ASD combined with new social communication disorder; researchers say autism services appropriate for both A new study finds that the estimated prevalence of autism under the new DSM-5 criteria would decrease only to the extent that some children would receive the new diagnosis of social communication disorder (SCD). The study, funded in part by a research grant from Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, appears online in the...


Latest neurological disorders Reference Libraries

Cephalalgia, Journal
2012-04-25 14:12:25

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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2011-02-23 21:04:53

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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2011-02-17 16:02:53

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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.