Moyamoya Syndrome News

After two brain surgeries, a loss of language and a breakup, beat producer Tokimonsta reflects on a tough few years - Los Angeles Times



Los Angeles Times
 
After two brain surgeries, a loss of language and a breakup, beat producer Tokimonsta reflects on a tough few years 
Los Angeles Times
... during a recent afternoon at her Koreatown apartment she recalled those traumatic months when, after establishing herself as a globe-trotting force at dance music festivals, she was diagnosed with what turned out to be a syndrome known as Moyamoya.

 


David's battle: 'Who is supposed to take care of him?' - Radio New Zealand



Radio New Zealand
 
David's battle: 'Who is supposed to take care of him?' 
Radio New Zealand
David has neurofibromatosis type 1 and a rare condition called Moyamoya syndrome, which means blood doesn't flow to his brain properly. Ms Bennett describes her son as a superhero. "He is incredible. He keeps falling over... but he keeps on getting up ...

 


Moyamoya: A disease well fought in Bangladesh? - Dhaka Tribune



Dhaka Tribune
 
Moyamoya: A disease well fought in Bangladesh? 
Dhaka Tribune
In Japanese, the word ?Moyamoya? means ?puff of smoke,? but the disease it represents is a rare and progressive cerebrovascular disorder caused by blocked arteries at the base of the cranium. Moyamoya also describes the look of the tangle of tiny ...

 


Born with ?half a heart,? four hospitals said he was inoperable. They were wrong - Miami Herald



Miami Herald
 
Born with ?half a heart,? four hospitals said he was inoperable. They were wrong 
Miami Herald
Besides having hypoplastic left heart syndrome, a birth defect that affects normal blood flow in the heart, Calvin had narrow airways and suffered a minor stroke. His condition was considered too complex for surgery. At the family's urging, four other ...

 


Rare Disease Doesn't Stop Model from Shining - Rare Disease Report



Rare Disease Report
 
Rare Disease Doesn't Stop Model from Shining 
Rare Disease Report
For model and Moyamoya disease patient Liz Bos, it all started 2 years ago. While typing on her computer, she suddenly lost feeling in her left hand. After being rushed to the hospital, she eventually gained feeling back. But why it happened was a big ...

 


How doctors and physical therapists are working to keep dancers on their toes - Miami Herald



Miami Herald
 
How doctors and physical therapists are working to keep dancers on their toes 
Miami Herald
Common injuries include stress fractures, Achilles tendon flare-ups, knee and ankle issues, torn ligaments, shin splints, hamstring pulls and snapping hip syndrome. Dr. Farah Tejpar at Cleveland Clinic Florida in Weston has treated dancers who worry ...

 


Breastfeeding is best for both mothers and their babies - Miami Herald



Miami Herald
 
Breastfeeding is best for both mothers and their babies 
Miami Herald
Breast milk helps the baby fight disease. The cells, hormones and antibodies in breast milk protect babies from illness. Breastfed babies have fewer illnesses, such as ear infections, gastrointestinal illnesses, lower respiratory infections, asthma ...

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Walk at Bernards High to benefit research on rare disease afflicting boy - NJ.com



NJ.com
 
Walk at Bernards High to benefit research on rare disease afflicting boy 
NJ.com
He also suffered a stroke in May 2014 and was diagnosed with a second rare disorder called Moyamoya Disease. We will be having a fundraising walk this Saturday May 13th at the Bernards High School track, from 1:00-4:00 pm. All money raised goes ...

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Company recalls all of its soy butters and granola amid E. coli concerns - Miami Herald



Miami Herald
 
Company recalls all of its soy butters and granola amid E. coli concerns 
Miami Herald
SoyNut Butter initiated a recall Friday and expanded it Sunday over E. coli concerns after conversations with the Food & Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A CDC investigation into 12 E. coli cases across five ...

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Psoriasis, often misdiagnosed, may lead to heart disease and other serious ailments - Miami Herald



Miami Herald
 
Psoriasis, often misdiagnosed, may lead to heart disease and other serious ailments 
Miami Herald
For many people, this can lead to a misdiagnosis or undertreatment of psoriasis, which can lead to serious health complications including an increased risk for heart disease. Fortunately, there are many new medications that can help treat skin symptoms ...

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