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Category Archives: Neurology

What is Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease?

Source: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is a rare, degenerative, invariably fatal brain disorder. It affects about one person in every one million people per … Continue reading

June 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Concussion : Symptoms of Concussion

April 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Scan May Detect Signs of NFL Players’ Brain Disease

Source: Stephanie Smith, CNN Los Angeles (CNN) — An insidious, microscopic protein that has been found in the brain tissue of professional football players after death may now be detectable … Continue reading

January 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

What is ALS?

Source: ALS Association Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease,” is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. … Continue reading

January 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Θ What Is Water On The Brain?

Source: Medical News Today / Neurology / Neuroscience Hydrocephalus, also called Water on the Brain is a condition in which there is an abnormal build up of CSF (cerebrospinal fluid) … Continue reading

September 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

What is Fahr’s Syndrome?

Source: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Fahr’s Syndrome is a rare, genetically dominant, inherited neurological disorder characterized by abnormal deposits of calcium in areas of the brain that … Continue reading

September 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

¤ What is Zellweger Syndrome?

Source: Genetics Home Reference The Zellweger spectrum is a group of conditions that have overlapping signs and symptoms and affect many parts of the body. This group of disorders includes … Continue reading

September 24, 2012 · Leave a comment