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2014-03-18 23:29:58

The MSA Coalition announced in January 2014 the funding of five MSA research grants for a total of $219,000 including the project "Peripheral delivery of brain-targeted neurosin as a novel treatment for MSA". This pre-clinical proof-of-concept study in mice is being led by Eliezer Masliah, M.D. (University of California San Diego). San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 The Multiple System Atrophy Coalition has awarded a $50,000 grant to Dr. Eliezer Masliah of the University of...

2014-03-18 12:31:24

Patients Rapidly Shifting to New Oral Therapies PHILADELPHIA, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Union, LLC announced today on its website http://multiplesclerosis.net the topline results from its "2014 MS in America" survey of over 5,000 multiple sclerosis (MS) patients. This survey is one of the largest of its kind ever conducted. Symptoms - Diagnosis - Treatment Gap Even though scientific evidence[i] shows that early treatment can reduce the risk of disease progression,...

2014-03-18 08:33:26

MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The 6(th) Annual Trek for Tourette will see thousands of people from communities across Canada putting their feet down to support The Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada (TSFC) in its annual fundraising drive. On Sunday, March 30( th), 2014, Canadians from all walks of life will be trekking - rain, snow or shine - to generate much-need donations and to bring awareness to Tourette Syndrome (TS), a poorly understood, heavily stigmatized...

2014-03-14 23:24:40

The MSA Coalition announced in January 2014 the funding of five MSA research grants for a total of $219,000 including the project "Stem cell-based Therapeutics Platform for MSA." The project is being led by Vikram Khurana, M.D, Ph.D. (Massachusetts General Hospital) and could lead to genomics and small molecule discovery platform for multiple system atrophy (MSA). Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 The Multiple System Atrophy Coalition has awarded a $50,000 grant to...

2014-03-13 23:29:22

Peripheral neuropathy can cause severe amounts of pain for diabetic patients. A local medical office in Charleston is offering a new therapy for foot neuropathy pain. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Recent numbers by the American Diabetes Association show that over 25 million Americans suffer from diabetes. Peripheral neuropathy pain in diabetes is one of the most common symptoms to arrive from this condition. Neuropathy pain is a chronic inflammation to a nerve outside of the...

2014-03-12 11:41:32

Two existing definitions of chronic multisymptom illness (CMI) -- one by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and another from a study of Kansas Gulf War veterans -- should be used by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to guide research and treatment of Gulf War veterans, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine.  Determining which definition to use in different circumstances should be based on specific needs.  Furthermore, the term "Gulf War illness" should replace...

2014-03-12 11:39:12

Gender identity issues more likely among children with autism and related disorders or ADHD, study finds Children and teenagers with an autism spectrum disorder or those who have attention deficit and hyperactivity problems are much more likely to wish to be another gender. So says John Strang of the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC, USA, leader of the first study to compare the occurrence of such gender identity issues among children and adolescents with and without...

2014-03-06 23:31:53

The Law Offices of Steven H. Heisler, Baltimore personal injury attorney, is pleased to help spread the word about an orthotic garment available to help those with movement disorders. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Many who suffer from balance disorders, including multiple sclerosis and some forms of cerebral palsy, are finding a new treatment option can improve their balance and steady their gait. The system, invented by San Francisco physical therapist Cindy Gibson-Horn and...

2014-03-05 23:23:42

Movement Disorders Center One of Nine Sites Nationwide Doing the Test (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 The North Shore-LIJ Health System’s Movement Disorders Center will be one of nine sites in the United States taking part in a clinical trial of a new drug for Tourette syndrome, the health system announced today. The drug, AZD5213, targets the histamine H3 receptor. Histamine is commonly associated with allergies and the immune system, but it also plays a role in regulating dopamine and the...

2014-03-04 23:02:28

Researchers from Université Laval and CHU de Québec have found high levels of a certain protein in individuals affected by essential tremor, a progressive neurological disorder that affects millions. This discovery is very timely as March is National Essential Tremor Awareness Month in the U.S. Lenexa, KS (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 A team of researchers from Université Laval and CHU de Québec identified unusually high levels of a certain protein in the brains of people...


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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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