News tagged with neurological problems
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists' picture of how a gene strongly linked to Alzheimer's disease harms the brain may have to be revised, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found.
Medical research May 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPScs) from the skin of patients with Dravet syndrome (DS) show Dravet-like functional impairment when they are converted into neurons, finds research in BioMed Central's open ...
Medical research May 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The future of health care could be found in a tiny, paper-thin skin patch that collects vital information. The Bio-patch sensor developed by researchers at Stockholm's KTH Royal Institute of Technology is ...
Other Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of Bristol have revealed new insight into the function of a key protein attributed to impaired learning and memory in Down's syndrome. The findings, published ...
Medical research Apr 08, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Practical Neurology Visual Review, a powerful educational tool for mastering the clinical practice of neurologic diagnosis, is now available in a fully revised and updated Second Editon.
Neuroscience Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
As research efforts go, this one is high risk. Which is to say, it could easily fail.
Medical research Feb 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
Washington State University researchers have linked orchards and vineyards with a greater prevalence of West Nile virus in mosquitoes and the insects' ability to spread the virus to birds, horses and people.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Take-home CPR kit offers efficient, effective training for families of children with serious health conditions
(Medical Xpress)—Many children with chronic disease or serious health conditions are at risk of cardiac arrest. Teaching their parents to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation can save kids' lives and prevent ...
Other Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In 1999, Dr. Huda Zoghbi and colleagues at Baylor College of Medicine identified the genetic cause of Rett syndrome (a neurological disorder that begins after birth) – MECP2 mutation. Too little of the MeCP2 protein associated ...
Medical research Dec 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A new substance class for the treatment of multiple sclerosis and other neurodegenerative diseases now promises increased efficacy paired with fewer side effects.
Medications Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A new study finds that survival after in-hospital cardiac arrest improved substantially from 2000 to 2009 in U.S. medical centers, probably because established guidelines were followed.
Cardiology Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
New animal studies provide additional support for investigating stem cell treatments for Parkinson's disease, head trauma, and dangerous heart problems that accompany spinal cord injury, according to research findings released ...
Neuroscience Oct 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Many people with multiple sclerosis for years have taken the natural supplement Gingko biloba, believing it helps them with cognitive problems associated with the disease.
Neuroscience Sep 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Aubagio (teriflunomide) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat adults with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS).
Medications Sep 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The leading pediatricians' group in the United States is again urging parents to get all children aged 6 months or over immunized in preparation for the coming flu season.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 1