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Neurological Disorder Gene Identified

...the chance appearance of a strain of impaired pale tremor mice . The discovery of the gene mutation means ...europathy and died. The team named the strain pale tremor mice for their lack of normal pigment and the severe trembling they developed soon after birth. Wh...

Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards $710,000 to Understanding of Parkinson's Disease Subtypes

...d factors including smoking, disease duration, and tremor as an initial symptom. Stephen Van Den Eeden, PhD, of the Kaiser Foundation Research Institute will assess predictive factors -- including age at diagnosis, gender, family history and race -- that may bear on mortality in Parkinson's disease. Oth...

Epilepsy Drug Shows Improvement in Parkinson Disease Patients

...nson disease symptoms in these patients, including tremor and other disabling dyskinesias”, claims Murata. Source-Eurekalert...

Snake Like Robots Designed to Assist Surgeons

...bot, the steady-hand, may curb a surgeon's natural tremor and allow the doctor to inject drugs into tiny blo...At this scale, even the best surgeons display some tremor in their hands. Yet the slightest uncontrolled movements can be troublesome during surgery on micros...

New Method For Measuring Dyskinesia In Parkinson's Being Developed

...e-like or jerky and are distinct from the rhythmic tremor commonly associated with Parkinson’s DISEASE.. Hood says they are a research priority for the MJFF because patients often cite them as one of the most disabling aspects of living with the disease. Goetz and Nutt have already consolidated elements of...

Researchers Try Early Surgical Intervention to Treat Parkinson's Symptoms

...es and movement. Key symptoms of Parkinson's are tremor (shaking), difficulty with balance, slowness of movement, and rigidity. Other symptoms can include stiff facial expression, shuffling walk, muffled speech and depression. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) estimates there are as many as 500,00...

Parkinson's Disease Has Genetic Roots

... brain to create the protein dardarin, which means tremor in Basque. The dardarin is comprised of 2,527 amino acids. A new mutation wherein amino acid No. 2,019 in the form of glycine is also created in the abnormal version. The first such change in the Middle East Region could have taken place as early ...

Bipolar Risk Gene Identified

...w disadvantages like weight gain, kidney problems, tremor etc. Dr Blair’s reports that lithium alters the FAT gene and its expression along with the other FAT proteins associated in increasing the risk of bipolar disorder. In conclusion the scientist tells that further research is necessary to identify ...

Botox Found To Be Effective for Voice Tremors

...ying doses. Results were evaluated using a patient tremor rating scale (on a five-point scale). All of the participants reported an effect from the injection, with an average improvement of 1.6 points after six weeks.The main adverse effects of the treatment were breathiness and difficulty in swallowing. T...

Studies On Hearing Loss Discovers New Causes

...greying, sensorineural hearing loss, and essential tremor that seem to be reproducible at varying levels fro...reying in their 20s. The women developed essential tremor in their 20s, and the man in his 50s. All of the individuals had blue eyes without heterochromia (a ...

Fragile X-Associated Tremor /Ataxia Syndrome Need Guidelines For Diagnostic Tests

Fragile X-associated tremor /ataxia syndrome (FXTAS) needs guidelines to have ... examined a 70-year-old woman with mild ataxia and tremor that became severe after receiving chemotherapy to treat breast cancer. She had two sons with Fragil...

Common drugs to treat essential tremor

... be used to // treat essential tremors. Essential tremor is a neurological condition that leads to a kind o...r. Involuntary movements of the muscle produce the tremor of the hands, head, neck, face etc. It affects few people after age of 40 and most people after the ...

Essential tremor can lead to dementia

... had pointed out that the condition of// essential tremor can be responsible for increased risk of dementia. Essential tremor is a neurological condition that leads to a kind of movement disorder. Involuntary movements of the ...

Tremors connected to Body Mass Index

... from the most common movement disorder, essential tremor (ET),// are more prone to have a lower body mass index than their healthy counterparts. Essential tremor is a disorder of unknown origins, but doctors believe it may be neurodegenerative in nature. The con...

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