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  Encyclopedia: List of neurological disorders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The original version of this list is from the NIH public domain [1] Zellweger syndrome is a rare, congenital disorder (present at birth), characterized by the reduction or absence of peroxisomes (cell structures that rid the body of toxic substances) in the cells of the liver, kidneys, and brain.
Ataxia-telangiectasia (AT) is a primary immunodeficiency disorder that occurs in an estimated incidence of 1 in 40,000 to 1 in 300,000 births (Lederman, 2000).
Ramsay-Hunt syndrome is a disorder that is caused by the destruction of one of the ganglions of the facial nerve, which is responsible from the movements of facial muscles, the touch sensation of a part of ear and ear canal, the taste function of the frontal two-thirds of...
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/List-of-neurological-disorders   (5722 words)

 Wikinfo | Neurological disorder
Neurological disorders are a group of disorders that involve the central nervous system (brain, brainstem and cerebellum), the peripheral nervous system (including cranial nerves), and the autonomic nervous system (parts of which are located in both central and peripheral nervous system).
Major branches are headache, stupor and coma, dementia, seizure, sleep disorders, trauma, infections, neoplasms, neuroophthalmology, movement disorders, demyelinating diseases, spinal cord disorders, and disorders of peripheral nerves, muscle and neuromuscular junctions.
They are not traditionally listed as neurological diseases because their causes are not definitely determined as biological, although there are good reasons to suspect that bipolar disorder and schizophrenia have neuro-chemical causes.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Neurological_disorder   (201 words)

 List of medical topics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This list of medical topics does not include terms from anatomy, dentistry, veterinary medicine, nor the names of medical practitioners, institutions and individual pathogens and diseases.
List of notifiable diseases - should be reported to health officials
List of distinct cell types in the adult human body
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_medical_topics   (445 words)

 THE MERCK MANUAL, Sec. 14, Ch. 179, Disorders Of Movement
Disorders of the cerebellum and its inflow or outflow pathways produce deficits in the rate, range, and force of movement.
A group of disorders characterized by progressive ataxia due to degeneration of the cerebellum, brain stem, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and, occasionally, the basal ganglia.
Syndromes include Menzel's dominant disorder (with cranial nerve deficits and spasticity); the Dejerine-Thomas sporadic or recessive syndrome, in which parkinsonism is prominent; Azorean motor systems degeneration (Machado-Joseph disease); and cerebellar ataxia with autonomic insufficiency (Shy-Drager syndrome).
www.merck.com /pubs/mmanual/section14/chapter179/179g.htm   (513 words)

 HHS - Office of Budget   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The causes of neurological disorders include trauma, infections, toxic exposure, developmental defects, degenerative diseases, tumors, gene mutations, systemic illness, vascular events, nutritional deficiencies, immune reactions, and adverse effects of essential treatments, such as cancer chemotherapy.
As scientists unravel the complex processes that underlie neurological disorders, ranging from acute stroke to the inexorable chronicity of Parkinson's disease, common themes are emerging, leading to the hope that similar therapeutic and preventive strategies will also apply.
The collective wisdom of scientists and physicians throughout the nation is especially suited to confronting the broad spectrum of neurological disorders and the scope of science that is essential to progress.
www.hhs.gov /budget/testify/b20020313f.html   (1857 words)

 Topica Email List Directory
This is a list specifically for those who have experienced phrenic nerve damage as a result of corornary surgery, injury or other ways.
The list is intended to be a source of sharing of information with other people in the same situation.
While this list is geared to the affected individual, family members and friends are also invited to join.
lists.topica.com /lists/phrenicnerve?cid=3486   (99 words)

 An International Classification of Neurological Visual Disorders in Children
The two different definitions evolved because the field of neurological visual disorders in children was new and because of inadequate communication between the various research groups.
It may be difficult to separate ocular from neurological disorders, as for example optic nerve atrophy is clearly a neurological disorder, but generally accepted as an eye abnormality.
The impact of visual disorders, the range of activities and participation in the environment, are not apparent in early childhood.
www.aph.org /cvi/articles/jan_1.html   (1347 words)

 Rehabilitation for Neurological Disorders
Disorders of the nervous system, which may be helped by physical medicine and rehabilitation, may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Neurological rehabilitation programs can be conducted while a person is a hospital inpatient, or on an outpatient basis.
The goals of a neurological rehabilitation program include helping the individual to return to the highest level of function and independence, and improving the overall quality of life for that individual - physically, emotionally, and socially.
www.guthrie.org /healthinfo/Topics/content.asp?pageid=P00801   (521 words)

 Medical College of Wisconsin Healthlink Topics: Neurology
Using functional magnetic resonance imaging brain scans, researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin are looking for a way to spot patients at high risk for Alzheimer's disease even before they develop symptoms.
Even as BSE takes center stage, people are dying of preventable diseases by the hundreds of thousands.
List all articles under Neurology alphabetically or by date
healthlink.mcw.edu /neurological-disorders   (757 words)

Although the list deals with primarily CNS-associated disorders, in some cases the term does not distinguish between a CNS cause or a peripheral or neuromuscular cause.
Thus this list is not meant to be considered my own, but rather is a compilation.
Often a consequence of a disorder in the cerebellum.
spot.colorado.edu /~dubin/talks/agnosia.html   (1426 words)

 Paraneoplastic Neurological Disorders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Paraneoplastic neurological disorders (PNDs) are rare syndromes that are caused by, or associated with, an underlying neoplasm.
These antigens, common to both neoplastic and normal neural tissue, are recognized as foreign and lead to autoantibodies attacking both the tumor as well as portions of the nervous system.
Dalmau, J., et al., Ma1, a novel neuron- and testis-specific protein, is recognized by the serum of patients with paraneoplastic neurological disorders.
www.athenadiagnostics.com /site/content/diagnostic_ed/neuro_disorders/paraneoplastic.asp   (348 words)

 Parkinson's Disease: New Treatments Slow Onslaught of Symptoms
About 50,000 Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson's yearly, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, which estimates that the total cost of health care for Parkinson's patients will exceed $5.6 billion this year.
Some of these lists deal with Parkinson's as one of a number of neurological disorders.
One list member announced that he is marrying his doctor, and he invited everyone on the list to his wedding.
www.fda.gov /fdac/features/1998/498_pd.html   (2354 words)

 Cerebral Hypoxia Information Page: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
During recovery, psychological and neurological abnormalities such as amnesia, personality regression, hallucinations, memory loss, and muscle spasms and twitches may appear, persist, and then resolve.
NINDS health-related material is provided for information purposes only and does not necessarily represent endorsement by or an official position of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke or any other Federal agency.
Advice on the treatment or care of an individual patient should be obtained through consultation with a physician who has examined that patient or is familiar with that patient's medical history.
accessible.ninds.nih.gov /disorders/anoxia/anoxia.htm   (455 words)

 Web Forum Support Groups ~ MGH Neurosurgical Service
The information on this list may help you learn the opinions of other patients, and may suggest questions you can ask of your doctors or research yourself, but it is not medical advice.
Posting those messages to the list sometimes also causes confusion since the thread of the message is missing from the current discussion on the list.
The list is self-monitoring, which means the subscribers work together to keep the list functioning well in terms of communication.
neurosurgery.mgh.harvard.edu /WebForum.htm   (2503 words)

 Gluten-Free Page - Celiac Disease/Gluten Intolerance Web Sites
Neurological Disorders and hidden Gluten Sensitivity is a study abstract.
Coeliac-UK was an earlier incarnation of this list and the archives may still be of interest (any new posts are spam).
GFCFKids is a mailing list for families with an autistic member on a gluten and casein free diet.
www.panix.com /~donwiss/gflinks   (3305 words)

 All About Multiple Sclerosis : MS news and information on diagnosis, symptoms & treatments
It also has a list of famous people with multiple sclerosis and personal accounts, poems and essays by people with MS.
Here is a list of famous people living with the disease.
And here's a list of all the pages that have been added or updated recently - this is updated every Saturday.
www.mult-sclerosis.org   (829 words)

 Glossary of Neurological Terms & Disorders
The following list is intended to be helpful to patients and students in understanding neurological terminology.
a neurological disorder that includes a writing disability (agraphia or dysgraphia), a lack of understanding of the rules for calculation or arithmetic (acalculia or dyscalculia), an inability to distinguish right from left, and an inability to identify fingers (finger agnosia).
Primarily found in children, moyamoya is a rare disorder charecterized by the narrowing of arteries leading to the brain
www.strokecenter.org /education/glossary.html   (7616 words)

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You may be wondering, “How did my neurological system become so unbalanced?” Well, the fact of the matter is that chronic health conditions do not just "happen." There can be a genetic component that predisposes someone to becoming chronically "unwell," but research shows there are other factors–often within our control–that are usually the cause.
This may lead to certain levels of neurological impairment such as mental confusion, loss of concentration, Depression and Anxiety, to name a few.
It is suggested that an overgrowth of Candida yeast may be responsible for a variety of neurological symptoms, including Brain Fog and Depression, due to the multitude of toxins that this fungus gives off.
www.jigsawhealth.com /articles.aspx?m=article&articleID=85   (1939 words)

 The Ketogenic Resource   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Cerebral palsy is a long term disorder causing impaired control of movement.
The disorder is caused by damage to the motor control areas of the brain which disrupts the brain's ability to control movement and posture.
A list of the best web resources on the ketogenic diet, epilepsy and related subjects.
www.mynchen.demon.co.uk   (516 words)

 The NTSAD Diseases Family: Tay-Sachs Disease   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Sachs also recognized the familial nature of the disorder, and, by observing numerous cases, he noted that most babies with Tay-Sachs disease were of eastern European Jewish origin.
A complete list of laboratories affiliated with the Quality Control Program is available on our website or through our Home Office.
The Genetic-Disease email Discussion List for private networking with others affected by genetic diseases, focusing on, but not limited to, the Jewish population.
www.ntsad.org /pages/t-sachs.htm   (2032 words)

 Neurological Disorders - Alternative approaches to treating neurological disorders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
There are many clinics around the world that treat people with neurological disorders.
The following are a few of the clinics that treat many conditions, including neurological disorders.
If you have a clinic that you think should be added to the list, be sure to contact our webmaster.
www.cancure.org /neurological_disorders.htm   (156 words)

 Fetal Surgery - fetal surgery for spina bifida   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Fetal surgery for spina bifida is intended to decrease the handicaps associated with spina bifida by protecting the fetuses previously exposed spinal tissue from additional damage by the amniotic fluid and intrauterine movement.
As an added and unexpected benefit, it was discovered that the procedure apparently affects the way the brain develops in utero, allowing certain malformations of the brain, typically associated with spina bifida, to correct themselves.
Depending on the gestational age at delivery, premature babies are at risk for lung immaturity, blood transfusion, brain hemorrhage, organ immaturity, and the risk of death.
www.fetal-surgery.com   (959 words)

 Facial Neuralgia Resources Homepage
Facial Neuralgia Resources is a patient-to-patient resource for victims of face pain caused by disorders of the cranial nerves.
Before using or even considering any treatment listed here, we strongly urge you to talk with a qualified medical expert.
lists these drug companies, the medicines covered and eligibility criteria.
facial-neuralgia.org   (577 words)

 Neurological Problems in Cats   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
These are the disorders that I can think of that might be present.
Dysautonomia is a disorder of the autonomic nervous system that can affect both dogs and cats but is much more common in cats.
This condition can be confused with cerebellar abiotrophy, a different disorder in dogs in which the puppy has a normal cerebellum at birth but it gradually dies.
www.vetinfo.com /catneuro.html   (6367 words)

 Health Resources on the Web   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Suggested reading for more in-depth information and a list of referrals where users may obtain additional resources on mitochondrial myopathies are included.
A listing of neurological disorders with links to related information and research pages from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
Suggested reading for more in-depth information and a list of referrals where users may obtain additional resources on polymyositis are included.
www.verus-admin.com /MedicalList/ahmvwa/list.asp?type=url&categoryid=48   (447 words)

 Internet Public Library: Neurological & Neuromuscular Disorders
The ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) March of Faces is a patient/caregiver governed and operated non-profit organization, dedicated to heightening public awareness of ALS, and advocating on issues of people with ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease).Website includes information on the disease, a newsletter, and awareness and advocacy resources.
This national non-profit foundation is dedicated to educating "parents, families and  the educational and medical communities" regarding infant anencephaly (a developmental brain disorder characterized by the absence of a cranial vault).
Families of SMA (Spinal Muscular Atrophy) is a non-profit organization, founded for the purposes of encouraging support for people with SMA and to promote research into the causes and cure of Spinal Muscular Atrophies.
www.ipl.org /div/aon/browse/hea14.52.00   (1739 words)

 Advanced Techniques For Overcoming CFS, FMS and GWS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Below is a short list of systems that can go down, due to bad molecules.
It is always possible that the patient has a disorder that is understood, yet a test to see it does not exist.
For a more extensive list, one can read the above books, get out a pad of paper, place two vertical lines on each page to divide it into thirds, and write down each disorder that you see on the left, the test for it in the middle, and the treatment on the right.
www.beatcfsandfms.org   (4127 words)

 Transverse Myelitis Association
Transverse Myelitis is a rare neurological disorder that is part of a spectrum of neuroimmunologic diseases of the central nervous system.
The membership of The Transverse Myelitis Association includes persons with all of these disorders, their family members and caregivers and the medical professionals who treat people with these disorders.
The TMA assists in the development of local support groups and is involved in various fund-raising efforts, such as Reading for Rachel, to raise awareness and funds for research.
www.myelitis.org   (272 words)

 'Alien Hand' Syndrome Turns Limbs Monstrous
Writing in the February issue of the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry, the Israeli team describes a case of 'alien hand' associated with a possible case of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD), a degenerative brain disorder caused by infectious particles called prions.
The study authors note that one common factor between the diseases associated with the phenomenon is that all these disorders involve several parts of the brain at once, suggesting that simultaneous damage to the parts of the brain that control movement may be responsible.
Based on their findings, the investigators advise that Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease be added to the list of neurological disorders that prompt 'alien hand.' Inzelberg says future studies are planned ``to understand better the mechanisms involved in this rare condition.'' SOURCE: Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry 2000;68:103-104.
www.rense.com /politics6/hand.htm   (594 words)

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