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Mothers Of Children With Autism Less Likely To Have Taken Supplemental Iron During Pregnancy
2014-09-22 03:03:11

University of California - Davis Health System Mothers of children with autism are significantly less likely to report taking iron supplements before and during their pregnancies than the mothers of children who are developing normally, a study by researchers with the UC Davis MIND Institute has found. Low iron intake was associated with a five-fold greater risk of autism in the child if the mother was 35 or older at the time of the child's birth or if she suffered from metabolic...

2014-09-22 12:28:37

EDGEWATER, Md., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Summit School's featured speaker at the Zelma Wynn Symposium will be Dr. Brian Butterworth, author and international expert on dyscalculia. The symposium will take place on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at Summit's campus in Edgewater, MD. The symposium will address the neuroscience supporting dyscalculia, assessment, teacher intervention, technology enhanced learning, and parental/home support. Individuals with dyscalculia...

2014-09-19 12:25:14

NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An entire month is dedicated to one of the most common forms of inherited neuropathies - Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) - a debilitating neuromuscular disease affecting the arms, hands, feet and legs, causing extreme muscle atrophy, weakness, and foot and hand deformities. CMT affects 1 in 2,500 in the US and millions worldwide. CMT is a progressive disease, and over time patients lose the normal use of their legs, requiring mobility...

2014-09-17 23:14:01

Dr. Yusuf Mosuro, a leading pain management doctor in the Houston, Texas area is sharing some new insight into the effective treatment of spinal disc pain. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 While there are many different types of back and neck pain, some of the most disruptive and excruciating is that of spinal disc pain. Spinal disc problems are caused by a variety of different ways including accidents (automobile-related, sports-related and more), aging and several other...

2014-09-16 04:21:15

PARIS and NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The French biopharmaceutical company Pharnext SAS and the Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation (HNF) announced today an agreement to collaborate on programs to increase the awareness around Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease and support the development of a stronger CMT patient and research community. Pharnext will provide financial support to several HNF's initiatives including: -- Enhanced design and development of a specific section in...

2014-09-15 08:29:32

- Significantly Improved Agitation in 220-Patient 10-week Study - ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today announced positive results from its phase II clinical trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of AVP-923 for the treatment of agitation in patients with Alzheimer's disease. Treatment with AVP-923 was associated with significantly reduced agitation as measured by the primary endpoint, the agitation/aggression...

2014-09-11 12:26:57

National Institutes of Health Award will Fund Study of the Disease in Men FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- We've all heard the phrase "men are from Mars, women are from Venus." One team of researchers at Nova Southeastern University's (NSU) Institute for Neuro-Immune Medicine is taking a further look into the differences between the two genders by researching male and female patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). Mary...

2014-09-10 23:09:11

In a survey done with parents of autistic children in the United Kingdom, it was discovered that 61% of children with Autism Spectrum Condition are bullied at school. NoBullying discovers why today http://www.nobullying.com/over-60-of-autistic-children-are-bullied-at-school/ London, UK (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC) affects around half a million children in the United Kingdom so when the parents of 900 autistic children were interviewed and 61% of them said...

2014-09-09 23:06:44

Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation announces scholarship donation from Integrated Listening Systems. Applications for The iLs Mentorship Scholarship Award will be accepted through October 24, 2014. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Foundation today announced a scholarship donation for its popular Level 1 Intensive Mentorship training programs from Integrated Listening Systems (iLs). iLs is a multi-sensory assessment and training...

2014-09-08 23:03:16

Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville is part of a trial evaluating a new treatment for both ruptured and unruptured brain aneurysms. Jacksonville, Florida (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville is part of an international trial evaluating a new treatment for both ruptured and unruptured brain aneurysms. The worldwide study, WEB Intrasaccular Therapy Study (WEB-IT), is approved to enroll 139 patients at up to 25 sites in the U.S., Canada, and Europe and will evaluate...


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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