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Neurologic Diseases Found to Be the Largest Cause of Disability Worldwide - LWW Journals



Neurologic Diseases Found to Be the Largest Cause of Disability Worldwide 
LWW Journals
In an analysis of data for 195 countries, the Global Burden of Disorders Study Group found that neurological disorders caused 250.7 million disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) in 2015, an increase of 7.4 percent from 1990. Stroke was reported to be ...

 


Aptinyx to Present Preclinical Data for NMDA Receptor Modulators ... - PR Newswire (press release)



Aptinyx to Present Preclinical Data for NMDA Receptor Modulators ... 
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EVANSTON, Ill., Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Aptinyx Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing transformative therapies for challenging neurologic disorders, today announced the presentation of results from several studies of novel N ...

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NEUROLOGY NOW - LWW Journals



NEUROLOGY NOW 
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Like Schwartz, many people with chronic neurologic diseases struggle with weight management. Disease progression, medications, and related symptoms and conditions such as depression can contribute to weight loss or gain. Finding effective strategies to ...

 


Study: Unusual neuroinflammation may underlie cognitive problems in cART-treated HIV patients - News-Medical.net



Study: Unusual neuroinflammation may underlie cognitive problems in cART-treated HIV patients 
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The researchers conducted pathologic evaluation of all major brain regions to characterize the composition of cellular infiltrates and investigated associations between the severity of CNS inflammation and SIV viral loads in the plasma, cerebrospinal ...

 


Unique pattern of brain inflammation may explain neurocognitive ... - Science Daily



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Unique pattern of brain inflammation may explain neurocognitive ... 
Science Daily
Almost half of combination antiretroviral therapy (cART)-treated HIV patients experience some degree of neurocognitive impairment (neuroHIV). To search for underlying pathology, scientists analyzed the brains of monkeys infected with simian ...
Brain Inflammation Pattern May Explain Neurocognitive Impairment in HIV Patients on Antiretroviral Drugs Scicasts (press release) (blog)

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In the Pipeline-Movement Disorders: Tau Appears to Spread into Fetal Grafts in Huntington's and Parkinson's Brains - LWW Journals



In the Pipeline-Movement Disorders: Tau Appears to Spread into Fetal Grafts in Huntington's and Parkinson's Brains 
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The investigators examined brains from two sporadic PD patients and two HD patients, as well as three non-neurologic controls. Patient brains were removed within two to 14 hours of death and then preserved. Regions both within and beyond the graft were ...

 


Her Chronic Pain Was a Medical Mystery. Was It an Unexplained Condition? - Daily Beast



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Her Chronic Pain Was a Medical Mystery. Was It an Unexplained Condition? 
Daily Beast
... pain disorders like Levine's: What if they were caused by an overactive immune system? Oaklander treated Levine as if that were the case and the pain?thankfully?disappeared within five days. ?I didn't know how I was going to live with that level ...

 


Ben Lovejoy: Donating brain 'my way of giving back to hockey' - ESPN



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Ben Lovejoy: Donating brain 'my way of giving back to hockey' 
ESPN
"Brain donation is critical to developing methods to prevent and treat neurologic disorders. Professional athletes can create better outcomes for themselves, their teammates, and their children by pledging their brain or raising funds, and we hope Mr ...

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Brain Circuits Thought Long Dead After Stroke Might Just Be ... - WBUR



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Brain Circuits Thought Long Dead After Stroke Might Just Be ... 
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Doctors involved in a study using adult stem cells to treat stroke patients were shocked at how successful the therapy was in some cases. While patients generally show very little improvement after six months, a few regained movement and speech years ...

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Therapeutic Plasma Exchange Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forec - DC Velocity



Therapeutic Plasma Exchange Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forec 
DC Velocity
The procedure is used mainly in renal and metabolic diseases, hematologic and neurologic disorders. The conventional apheresis methods include two technologies such as centrifugation and membrane filtration for the removal of pathogen from plasma. The ...