News tagged with spinal fluid
A new marker of Alzheimer's disease can predict how rapidly a patient's memory and other mental abilities will decline after the disorder is diagnosed, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
They identified blood-based biological markers that are associated with the build up of a toxic protein in the brain which occurs years before symptoms appear and irreversible brain damage has occurred.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia May 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
When trying to determine the root cause of a person's dementia, using an MRI can effectively and non-invasively screen patients for Alzheimer's disease or Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration (FTLD), according to a new study ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Dec 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
An innovative strategy for regenerating skeletal muscle tissue using cells derived from the amniotic fluid is outlined in new research published by scientists at the UCL Institute of Child Health.
Medical research Jun 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A marker for Alzheimer's disease rises and falls in the spinal fluid in a daily pattern that echoes the sleep cycle, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Sep 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A novel test that measures proteins from nerve damage that are deposited in blood and spinal fluid reveals the rate of progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in patients, according to researchers ...
Neuroscience Nov 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Inherited forms of Alzheimer's disease may be detectable as many as 20 years before problems with memory and thinking develop, scientists will report July 20, 2011, at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists in Nottingham have found abnormal levels of seven different proteins in spinal fluid could act as markers for detecting Alzheimers disease.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Surgery has a more profound effect than anesthesia on brain pathology and cognition in Alzheimer's animal model
(Medical Xpress)—A syndrome called "post-operative cognitive decline" has been coined to refer to the commonly reported loss of cognitive abilities, usually in older adults, in the days to weeks after surgery. ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Sep 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new, implantable device for treating chronic pain passes an important safety test.
Medical research Mar 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
In two to five percent of women with breast cancer, tumor cells migrate into the spinal fluid invading the tissue surrounding the brain and spinal cord called the meninges. While a rare complication, the condition is challenging ...
Cancer Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Take a millionth of a human brain and squeeze it into a special chamber the size of a mustard seed. Link it to a second chamber filled with cerebral spinal fluid and thread both of them with artificial blood ...
Medical research Jul 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Teasing out the exact type or types of dementia someone suffers from is no easy task; neurodegenerative brain diseases share common pathology and often co-occur. Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Apr 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Approximately five to ten percent of patients with primary or metastatic cancer suffer from devastating neurological complications such as headaches, seizures, confusion, difficulty swallowing and visual disturbances. ...
Cancer Jul 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
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