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2013-08-06 09:06:55

UC Davis researchers have identified how and where in the genome a cancer chemotherapy agent acts on and 'un-silences' the epigenetically silenced gene that causes Angelman syndrome, a rare neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by severe intellectual disability, seizures, motor impairments, and laughing and smiling. The agent, Topotecan, is a topoisomerase inhibitor, part of a class of drugs that in earlier research has been found to un-silence the Angelman gene, suggesting that it...

2013-08-05 23:01:54

UC Davis researchers have identified how and where in the genome a cancer chemotherapy agent acts on and ‘un-silences’ the epigenetically silenced gene that causes Angelman syndrome, a rare neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by severe intellectual disability, seizures, motor impairments, and laughing and smiling. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 UC Davis researchers have identified how and where in the genome a cancer chemotherapy agent acts on and ‘un-silences’ the...

2013-08-02 12:37:49

The substance protects the body's supply of a cell signal for muscle regeneration A trace substance in caramelized sugar, when purified and given in appropriate doses, improves muscle regeneration in a mouse model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. The findings are published today, Aug. 1, in the journal Skeletal Muscle. Morayma Reyes, professor of pathology and laboratory medicine, and Hannele Ruohola-Baker, professor of biochemistry and associate director of the Institute for Stem Cell...

2013-07-31 23:02:50

North American Seminars' Responsible CME program combines live hands-on training and online interactive training. An Algorithmic-Based Treatment Approach to Vestibular Dysfunction will be presented on November 2-3, 2013 in San Ramon, CA. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Combining live training and interactive online/DVD training, An Algorithmic-Based Treatment Approach to Vestibular Dysfunction presents a physical therapist with the ultimate vestibular physical therapy continuing...

2013-07-31 23:01:58

Premier surgeon Dr. Edward Berzin of Houston now offers Erb's Palsy surgery to provide relief for this common form of birth injury. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Texas surgeon Dr. Edward Berzin is offering a future to those suffering from Erb’s Palsy. By offering treatment to those with a brachial plexus injury, he is giving hope and a better quality of life to those in need. The most common cause of Erb’s Palsy is a complication during a pregnancy or childbirth. This...

2013-07-30 12:29:13

DUBLIN, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4p5wn9/drug_delivery_in) has announced the addition of a new report "Drug Delivery in Central Nervous System Diseases - Technologies, Markets and Companies [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4p5wn9/drug_delivery_in ]" to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The delivery of drugs to central nervous system (CNS)...

2013-07-30 04:21:16

CAMBRIDGE, England, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Designation granted by US FDA for the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia Convergence Pharmaceuticals Limited ("Convergence" or "the company"), the company focused on the development of novel and high value analgesic medicines for the treatment of chronic pain, is pleased to announce that its novel sodium channel blocker, CNV1014802 ('802), has been granted orphan-drug designation by the US Food and Drug...

2013-07-29 23:04:38

STAR (Sensory Therapies And Research) Center, the premier treatment center for children with sensory challenges announces that former Bronco Brandon Stokely, will be in attendance at their Playground Rock family event on August 3, 2013. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 STAR (Sensory Therapies And Research) Center’s 2nd Annual Playground Rock is a fun family-friendly fundraising event that takes place on their new sensory playground, built specifically for use in therapy sessions...

Video Game Use Higher Among Boys With Autism, ADHD
2013-07-29 18:50:42

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study says that children with autism spectrum disorder and ADHD are more likely to be hooked on video games. According to research published in the journal Pediatrics, boys with autism spectrum disorder or attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to spend excessive amounts of time playing video games. Scientists found that boys ages eight to 18 with these conditions spent nearly twice as much time on...

2013-07-27 23:03:11

New research raises concerns for consumers about birth defect risks as nationwide network of attorneys continues to offer free consultations for parents seeking information involving legal rights over allegations of medical malpractice and birth injuries. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 27, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/medicalmalpractice/cerebralpalsy-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople announced today that a newly released medical research study* has found that children who are...


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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