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2013-12-03 23:02:00

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists identify enzyme that could lead to better diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. Memphis, Tenn. (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists have identified an enzyme that can halt or possibly even reverse the build-up of toxic protein fragments known as plaques in the brains of mice with Alzheimer’s disease. The research appeared in a recent edition of the scientific...

2013-12-02 23:26:05

A new article named “how to stop vertigo” released on the site Healthreviewcenter.com offers 33useful tips that help people deal with this health issue. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 The article on the site Healthreviewcenter.com offers 33 tips on how to stop vertigo fast. “How to stop vertigo” is a useful article for people who want to prevent and treat this health problem at home. Lien Nguyen – the writer of this article – indicates that smoking tobacco has been...

2013-11-29 23:23:55

Latest study evaluated results from thousands of children to compare birth risks. Resource4thePeople's national network of attorneys continues offer of free consultations for parents seeking information involving compensation for alleged medical malpractice in such cases. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/medicalmalpractice/cerebralpalsy-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople announced today its latest information update for families who may have been...

2013-11-29 23:00:12

The new “10 natural remedies for fatigue“ article on the site Vkool.com covers simple tips to help people abolish stress and anxiety easily and effectively. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 The new “10 natural remedies for fatigue“ article on the site Vkool.com delivers useful tips on how to eradicate tiredness and fatigue without using any kind of drugs or supplements. This article is actually ideal for those people who want to stop the chronic fatigue condition naturally...

2013-11-27 23:30:08

Facial nerve paralysis can cause spasms of muscles on the opposite side of the face making the asymmetry of the face even more prominent and causing a lot of discomfort for the patient. Masha Banar, PA-C, uses Botox and Dysport safely to balance the muscles, fix the asymmetry, and improve patient's quality of life. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 “There is a long list of medical issues we could help our patients with,” says Masha Banar, PA-C of Visage Sculpture cosmetic...

Autism Therapy Retrains Fight FLight response
2013-11-26 12:47:37

Ranjini Raghunath for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Our senses work together to paint a picture of the world around us. The way we respond to stimuli outside (a sight or a smell, for instance) depends on how well our senses work together and how the brain processes this 'integrated' signal. However, a simple activity such as smelling a flower can turn into a nightmare when the signals don’t integrate and the brain is not able to understand these garbled signals. This is...

Study Sheds Light On Treatment For Parkinson's Disease
2013-11-25 07:02:43

NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Scientists at the National Institutes of Health have used RNA interference (RNAi) technology to reveal dozens of genes which may represent new therapeutic targets for treating Parkinson's disease. The findings also may be relevant to several diseases caused by damage to mitochondria, the biological power plants found in cells throughout the body. "We discovered a network of genes that may regulate the disposal of dysfunctional...

2013-11-21 12:44:06

The ability to differentiate your own body from others is a fundamental skill, critical for humans' ability to interact with their environments and the people in them. Now, researchers reporting in Current Biology, a Cell Press publication, on November 21 provide some of the first evidence that newborn babies enter the world with the essential mechanisms for this kind of body awareness already in place. In addition to this insight into normal human development, the researchers stress the...

Brain Imaging Distinguishes Learning Disorders
2013-11-21 08:46:42

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The first anatomical evidence that the brains of children with a nonverbal learning disability may develop differently than the brains of other children has been discovered by a Michigan State University researcher. Nonverbal learning disability (NVLD) has long been considered a "pseudo" diagnosis. The study findings, published in Child Neuropsychology, could someday help educators and clinicians better distinguish between and treat...


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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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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