Central nervous system disorders
A central nervous system disease can affect either the spinal cord (myelopathy) or brain (encephalopathy), both of which are part of the central nervous system.
The spinal cord transmits sensory r...
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Researchers Develop Drug Delivery Technique To Bypass Blood-Brain Barrier Deliver Drugs To Brain And Nervous System
Researchers at Massachusetts Eye and Ear/Harvard Medical School and Boston University have successfully prevented the development of Parkinson's disease in a mouse using new techniques to deliver drug...
Robin Williams Fights With His Wife In This Heart-Wrenching New Clip From His Final Film, Boulevard
The late actor stars in Boulevard, an indie drama in which he plays a lonely suburban husband, trapped in a crumbling marriage, coming to terms with his sexual orientation. In the clip, Kathy Baker, ...
The Adolescent Brain Develops Differently In Bipolar Disorder
In adolescents with bipolar disorder, key areas of the brain that help regulate emotions develop differently, a new study by Yale School of Medicine researchers shows. In brain areas that regulate emo...
Meningitis
Pneumococcal Meningitis is an Animation video by Focus Medica Pte. Ltd. The complete video can be purchased from http://itunes.apple.com/in/app/understanding...
Brain disorders
A neurological disorder is any disorder of the body nervous system. Structural, biochemical or electrical abnormalities in the brain, spinal cord or other nerves can result in a range of symptoms. Exa...
Meningitis
Meningitis (from Greek μῆνιγξ méninx, "membrane" and the medical suffix -itis, "inflammation") is an acute inflammation of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord, known collective...
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Spinal cord disorders
A spinal cord injury (SCI) is an injury to the spinal cord resulting in a change, either temporary or permanent, in the cord's normal motor, sensory, or autonomic function. Common causes of damage are...
Robin Williams Fights With His Wife In This Heart-Wrenching New Clip From His Final Film, Boulevard
The late actor stars in Boulevard, an indie drama in which he plays a lonely suburban husband, trapped in a crumbling marriage, coming to terms with his sexual orientation. In the clip, Kathy Baker, ...
Cavernous sinus thrombosis
Cavernous sinus thrombosis (CST) is the formation of a blood clot within the cavernous sinus, a cavity at the base of the brain which drains deoxygenated blood from the brain back to the heart. The ca...
So Much So Fast
So Much So Fast is a documentary written and directed by Academy Award nominees Steven Ascher and Jeanne Jordan. This film premiered in competition at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival, and won the Aud...
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Thalamocortical dysrhythmia
Thalamocortical Dysrhythmia (TCD) is a theoretical framework in which neuroscientists try to explain the positive and negative symptoms induced by neurological disorders like Parkinson's Disease, neur...
Sensory phenomena
Sensory phenomena are general feelings, urges or bodily sensations that precede or accompany repetitive behaviors associated with Tourette syndrome and tic disorders. These phenomena are also defined...
African meningitis belt
The African meningitis belt is a region in sub-Saharan Africa where the rate of incidence of meningitis is very high.
It consists of part of or all of (from West to East), the Gambia, Senegal, Gui...
Syringobulbia
Syringobulbia is a medical condition when syrinxes, or fluid filled cavities, affect the brainstem. This defect normally results from congenital abnormality, trauma or tumor growth.Mostly occurs withi...
Spinal muscular atrophies
Spinal muscular atrophies (SMAs) are a genetically and clinically heterogeneous group of rare debilitating disorders characterised by the degeneration of lower motor neurons (neuronal cells situated i...
Tic Talk: Living with Tourette Syndrome
Tic Talk: Living with Tourette Syndrome is a book written by Dylan Peters, a 9-year-old boy with Tourette syndrome (TS). In this personal narrative, Peters gives a timeline of events from his TS diag...
Neuronal loss in temporal lobe epilepsy
Temporal lobe epilepsy is a chronic neurological condition characterized by recurrent, unprovoked epileptic seizures (epilepsy) which originate in the temporal lobe of the brain. The seizures involve ...
Vascular myelopathy
Vascular myelopathy (vascular disease of the spinal cord) refers to an abnormality of the spinal cord in regard to its blood supply. The blood supply is complicated and supplied by two major vessel gr...
Meningitis Vaccine Project
The Meningitis Vaccine Project is an effort to eliminate the meningitis epidemic in Sub-Saharan Africa by developing a new meningococcal vaccine. The meningitis problem in that area is caused by a st...
Meningitis Vaccine Project - Wikipedia
Distal spinal muscular atrophy type 1
Distal spinal muscular atrophy type 1 (DSMA1), also known as spinal muscular atrophy with respiratory distress type 1 (SMARD1) and hereditary motor neuropathy type 6 (HMN6) — is a rare neuromuscular d...
Distal spinal muscular atrophy type 1 - Wikipedia
Periventricular leukomalacia
Periventricular leukomalacia (PVL) is a form of white-matter brain injury, characterized by the necrosis (more often coagulation) of white matter near the lateral ventricles. It can affect newborns an...
Spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy
Spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy (SBMA), also known as spinobulbar muscular atrophy, bulbo-spinal atrophy, X-linked bulbospinal neuropathy (XBSN), X-linked spinal muscular atrophy type 1 (SMAX1), an...
SLITRK1
SLITRK1 ("SLIT and NTRK-like family, member 1") is a human gene on chromosome 13q31.1. In 2005, medical researchers observed a de novo chromosomal abnormality in a patient with Tourette syndrome (TS) ...
Motor neurone disease
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease and Charcot disease, is a specific disorder that involves the death of neurons. In the United Kingdom the term motor neurone dis...
Motor neurone disease - Wikipedia
League of Denial
League of Denial is a book and subsequent documentary film, about traumatic brain injury in the National Football League (NFL), particularly concussions and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). The...
League of Denial - Wikipedia