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Hormones May Affect Neurological Disease Risk

Women are more vulnerable during certain stages of life, study finds TUESDAY, June 30 (HealthDay News) -- Fluctuating hormone levels may explain trends in the timing of women's susceptibility to neurological diseases such as Parkinson's, schizophrenia, Alzheimer's, Tourette's and atten...

Studies Reveal Exposure to Pesticides During Pregnancy Increases Risk of Premature Birth, Low-Birth Weight, Neurological Problems and Diabetes

The Organic Center draws conclusions from over 150 scientific studies: Balanced organic diet before and during pregnancy directly benefits childhood development BOULDER, Colo., May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Organic Center (TOC), a leading research institute focused on the science of o...

Maryland Mystery Author Organizes Fundraising Ride for Rare Neurological Disorder

LAUREL, Md., April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by Dystonia Medical Research Foundation: WHAT: Freedom Ride for Dystonia - Debbi Mack and the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF) -- www.dystonia-foundation.org -- host the first Freedom Rid...

HBO, Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease, UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center, UCSF Memory & Aging Center and The Alzheimer's Association, No. Cal. Present an Advance Screening of THE ALZHEIMER'S PROJECT: 'Momentum In Science'

Panel Discussion To Follow With Leading Alzheimer's Experts Featured In Film SAN FRANCISCO, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: HBO, Gladstone Institute Of Neurological Disease, UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center, UCSF Memory & Aging Center and ...

MxSecure, Inc. Completes Custom Document Management Interface for Roanoke Neurological Associates

MxSecure, Inc., the nation's leading provider of medical transcription services to group practices, multi-specialty clinics and community health centers, completes custom transcription to document management interface for Roanoke Neurological Associates. Scottsdale, AZ ...

Alzheimer's Association Releases Report That Predicts Doubling in Number of Californians With Neurological Disorder

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of Californians with Alzheimer's disease will nearly double to 1.1 million by 2030, with all race and ethnic groups, as well as every region of the state, experiencing dramatic increases, according to a report released today at the State C...

Sleep Disorder Could Signal Neurological Disease

Finding could help docs spot those at risk for dementia, Parkinsons, researchers say WEDNESDAY, Dec. 24 (HealthDay News) -- People with a disorder that causes them to kick or cry out during deep sleep are more likely to develop dementia or Parkinson's disease, a new Canadian study su...

Breakthrough "Neuro Nutrition" Targets the Brain and Vagus Nerve To Boost the Body's Immune, Hormone and Neurological Systems

The Vagus Nerve is the body's most powerful anti-inflammatory system, controlling digestion, detoxification, glucose metabolism as well as immune reciprocity. A new class of "polar lipids" can now nourish the cell membranes of neurons for unprecedented results in fighting the ravag...

At the synapse: Gene may shed light on neurological disorders

MADISON - In our brains, where millions of signals move across a network of neurons like runners in a relay race, all the critical baton passes take place at synapses. These small gaps between nerve cell endings have to be just the right size for messages to transmit properly. Synapses that grow t...

Study shows that administering calcium and magnesium effectively reduces neurological sensitivity

ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Researchers in the North Central Cancer Treatment Group (NCCTG) have shown that patients who receive intravenous calcium and magnesium before and after the chemotherapy drug oxaliplatin for the treatment of advanced colon cancer experience a significantly reduced incidence and ...

Therapy Yields Promise for Fatal Neurological Condition

Using harmless cold virus, injecting healthy gene into brain slowed Batten disease TUESDAY, May 13 (HealthDay News) -- A new gene therapy that involves injecting a harmless virus into the brain shows promise as a safe and effective way to slow Batten disease, a rare neurological disord...

HHS, Cleveland Clinic Collaborate to Advance Treatment for Neurological Disorders

May 6 Meeting to Examine Impact of Deep Brain Stimulation, or 'Brain Pacemakers' on the Lives of Patients With Parkinson's Disease, Traumatic Brain Injury WASHINGTON, April 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Cleveland Clinic are teamin...

Report on 547 New Medicines in Development for Neurological Disorders Released in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) delivered a new report today on medicines in the research pipeline for neurological diseases. The report found America's pharmaceutical research companies are testing 547 new medicin...

Chemical chaperone could open door to treatment of neurological disorder

An unexpected finding turned out to be a clue leading researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis to propose a new treatment approach for Niemann-Pick disease, a rare, deadly neurodegenerative disorder. To overcome the genetic defect in Niemann-Pick disease, the resear...

Some types of temporary neurological problems associated with increased risk for stroke, dementia

Patients who experience symptoms described as transient neurological attacks, such as temporary amnesia or confusion, may have a higher risk for stroke and dementia, according to a study in the December 26 issue of JAMA. Transient neurological attacks (TNAs) are episodes involving temporary (l...

Expert on Neurological Disease Available for Comment as Recovered Patient, Leon Fleischer, Receives Kennedy Center Award

Pianist overcame Dystonia, which affects more than 250,000 in U.S. CHICAGO, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Dystonia Medical Research Foundation: What: On Wednesday, December 26, CBS at 9pm (EST) will air the 30th Annual Kennedy Center Honors Gala ...

$1.4 million grant awarded to study 2 little-understood neurological disorders

NEW YORK (Dec. 17, 2007) -- The Leon Levy Foundation has awarded over $1.4 million in grants to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City in support of collaborative research into two little-understood neurological disorders: chemotherapy-related cognitive dysfunc...

Brain MRIs Find Hidden Neurological Problems

Blocked blood vessels most common discovery, researchers report WEDNESDAY, Oct. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Screening MRIs can uncover potential trouble in the brain, a new study suggests. As a matter of fact, that might happen more than 10 percent of the time, according to Dutch researc...

Connecticut Girl Fights Rare Neurological Disease

WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The pain Mary Remotti feels when her body is touched by the even the softest bed sheet or as she lies motionless on her bed washes over her like the heat of an intense fire. Her eyes water as she endures a constant burning, tingling pain, which she...

Kids' Vaccine Ingredient Not Likely Linked to Neurological Problems

CDC study finds no clear association between thimerosal, mental woes WEDNESDAY, Sept. 26 (HealthDay News) -- The latest study on thimerosal, a preservative used in childhood immunizations, should provide parents with reassurance that exposure to the agent will not cause neuropsychologi...

Special Conference: Women and Neurological Diseases

DETROIT, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- A free educational conference focusing on women and neurological diseases - and staffed primarily by women physicians from Henry Ford Hospital - will take place from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Troy Marriott, 200 W. Big Beaver Rd. The conferenc...

NYU study points to lasting impact of mild hearing loss on neurological processes

Mild to moderate forms of hearing loss can have a lasting impact on the auditory cortex, according to findings by researchers at New York Universitys Center for Neural Science. The study, which is the first to show central effects of mild hearing loss, appears in the latest issue of the Journal of...

Link Between Gastric Bypass Surgery and Neurological Conditions

A decade-long study by neurologists at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in Little Rock has found a link between the increasingly popular weight-loss surgery known as gastric bypass and several serious neurological conditions. Katalin Juhasz Pocsine, M.D., associate p...

WHO States, “One Billion People Are Affected By Neurological Disorders

Neurological ailments varying from migraines to Alzheimer's disease affect almost one billion people across the world. This was reported// by WHO in ‘Neurological disorders: Public health challenges’. The report states that 24 million people are affected by disease like Alzheimer's and other de...

Incidence of Neurological Disorders on the Rise

A review of data available on most of the common neurological disorders in the United States finds that the prevalence of Multiple Sclerosis// and Alzheimer’s diseases had increased since 1982. The study found nearly one out of 1,000 people have multiple sclerosis (MS). "Our estimate of MS pr...

America Sags Under Burden of Neurological Diseases

It is a research that throws light on the extent of neurological ailments in the land of dreams//. Compiling data from reams of medical research, Deborah Hirtz, and colleagues from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke analyzed 12 of the most common and treated neurologic...

Cocaine During Pregnancy can Cause Behavioral and Neurological Problems in the Child

A recent study by scientists at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development has observed an apparent link between prenatal exposure to cocaine and behavioral //and neurological problems in the child. In a recent issue of the Journal of Neuroscience, Gregg Stanwood, Ph.D., a...

Detection of Neurological Disorder is Just a Sniff Away!!

Simple sniff tests will now help detection of Neurological disorders in their early stage or even the chances of developing any of them//. Melbourne researchers have found a relationship between identification of various smells such as coffee, whisky, roses and bleach and neurological disorder...

Rare Neurological Disorder Linked to Flu shot

Vaccination against flu can trigger a potentially debilitating neurological disorder called Guillain-Barre syndrome in rare cases// according to Canadian researchers, although they do stress that these findings should not make people shy away from getting their shots. Lead author of the study b...

Pick Apples for Good Neurological Health, Says New Research

For those who think that picking and eating apples this time of year is just for fun and for the great taste of America’s favorite fruit, you may want to think again. //Apples and apple juice may be among the best foods that anyone could add to their diet, finds a collection of recent research stud...

Influenza Vaccination for children with neurological or neuromuscular disease

A new research shows that in Children with neurological or neuromuscular diseases are at increased risk for developing respiratory failure ,if they're hospitalized with influenza.// The results, which are reported in this week's Journal of the American Medical Association, are based on a ...

Multiple Sclerosis drug, Tysabri banned due to neurological disorders

Tysabri, which is used in the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis (MS), has been withdrawn from market after the two patients taking the drug complained of neurological disorders. The relationship between the drug and // Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML) is being researched by the scient...

Lorenzos oil for prevention of pediatric neurological disorder

Investigations have shown that daily oral doses of Lorenzos oil can prevent the spread of a form of pediatric neurological disorder// called X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy (X-ALD). Researchers from Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore have reported that use of Lorenzos oil have prevented the...

Botox for children with neurological impairments

Botox may be used to treat the problem of severe drooling by children suffering from neurological conditions// like cerebral palsy. Children suffering from cerebral palsy and other similar diseases have no cognition and hence do not have the control over the salivary reflex. This condition oft...

Link between athleticism and neurological disease

Neurological diseases seen in people who were student athletes and have always been slim are more likely to develop. Amyotropic lateral sclerosis (ALS)// is a rare and invariably fatal neurological condition. It's sometimes known as Lou Gehrig's disease, after the famous baseball player whose caree...

Combo Treatment May Ease Depression After Stroke

...nt events, problem solving, caregiver support and identifying and modifying negative thoughts. More information The U.S. National Institute of neurological Disorders and Stroke has more about post-stroke rehabilitation . -- Robert Preidt SOURCE: A...

Live recordings of cell communication

...n. This helps us characterise the properties of the molecules involved in vesicle-fusion. The new method opens great new prospects for the research of neurological and infectious diseases". Images on the nano-scale The researchers are using a method called FRET or Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer...

EHE International Supports The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research

...each new members who are eager to support our work to find a cure for this devastating disease." Parkinson's disease is a chronic, degenerative neurological disorder that affects roughly one million Americans and six million people worldwide and is the 14th leading cause of death worldwide. While the aver...

Celiac Disease Provides Clues To Solving Autoimmunity

...ons in nutrient absorption. For example, failure to properly absorb iron may lead to anemia, whereas failure to absorb folate may lead to a variety of neurological conditions. Malabsorption of specific nutrients may lead to such diverse conditions as osteoporosis, joint pain, chronic fatigue, skin lesions (eczema...

Cooling treatment after cardiac arrest is cost-effective, Penn study shows

...ty and Outcomes . "Having already established that hypothermia improves neurological outcomes after cardiac arrest, we now know that the therapy is also a good ...to examine the costs of caring for patients who survive cardiac arrest with neurological deficits a tremendous burden for the health care system and family caregiv...
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