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autism and fitness
2014-09-29 03:00:54

Michelle Klampe, Oregon State University A new Oregon State University study of children with autism found that they are more sedentary than their typically-developing peers, averaging 50 minutes less a day of moderate physical activity and 70 minutes more each day sitting. The small study of 29 children, some with autism and some without, showed that children with autism perform as well as their typical peers on fitness assessments such as body mass index, aerobic fitness levels and...

2014-09-26 23:03:30

MarketOptimizer.org adds “PharmaPoint: Neuropathic Pain - Global Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022” to its store. Novel Therapies to Revitalize the Neuropathic Pain Treatment Market Landscape by 2022. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 With seven promising neuropathic pain (NP) treatments expected to be launched in the coming years, the NP therapeutics market value - covering painful diabetic neuropathy, postherpetic neuralgia and trigeminal neuralgia - is forecast to...

electroencephalogram autism
2014-09-24 03:00:27

Deirdre Branley, Albert Einstein College of Medicine A new study by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University suggests that measuring how fast the brain responds to sights and sounds could help in objectively classifying people on the autism spectrum and may help diagnose the condition earlier. The paper was published Sept. 22 in the online edition of the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities. [ Watch the Video: Science Talk: Brainwave Test...

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...


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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