News tagged with dyskinesia

Researchers discover cause of rare disease

A large, international team of researchers led by scientists at the University of California, San Francisco has identified the gene that causes a rare childhood neurological disorder called PKD/IC, or "paroxysmal kinesigenic ...

Dec 16, 2011
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Gene hunters find cause of rare movement disorder

(Medical Xpress) -- After a challenging two-decade hunt, scientists have pinpointed the gene responsible for a rare disease that causes seizures in infancy and sudden, uncontrollable movements in adolescence and early adulthood.

Dec 16, 2011
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In the genome, an answer to a mysterious movement disorder

Children with a rather mysterious movement disorder can have hundreds of attacks every day in which they inexplicably make sudden movements or sudden changes in the speed of their movements. New evidence reported in an early ...

Dec 15, 2011
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