Myoclonus ataxia and refractory coeliac disease
Cortical myoclonus with ataxia has only rarely been reported in association with Coeliac Disease (CD). Such reports also suggested that it is unresponsive to gluten-free diet. We present detailed electro-clinical characteristics of a new syndrome of ...
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 07:04:00 GMT
Study: Vets Disagree on Equine Neurologic Assessments
‚ÄúDisagreement between vets is not due to the vet failing his/her duty or not being good enough, but partially because ataxia is a really difficult clinical sign, especially if it is subtle,‚ÄĚ Olsen said. Is that horse lame, or is he exhibiting ...
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:00:00 GMT
Walk, Stroll 'n Roll for Ataxia
GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn -- The 5th annual Walk, Stroll 'n Roll for Ataxia is Saturday, Sept. 13th. The Twin Cities Ataxia Support Group is dedicated to improving the lives of persons affected by ataxia through support, education and research. After the 5K ...
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:02:00 GMT
Third International Symposium on Autosomal Recessive Spastic Ataxia of Charlevoix-Saguenay (ARSACS)
The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital is hosting an international symposium to discuss the advances in our understanding of ARSACS (Autosomal Recessive Spastic Ataxia of Charlevoix-Saguenay) in the larger context of mitochondrial dysfunction in ...
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:23:00 GMT
Living with disabilities: it takes a community
After multiple tests and visits to specialists, Izzy, now 13, was diagnosed with Friedreich‚Äôs Ataxia (FA) in 2010, a rare, debilitating, neurodegenerative disorder with no current treatment or cure. FA affects only one in every 50,000 people in the U.S ...
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:50:00 GMT
Global Ataxia Central Nervous System Market: New market research published
26.08.2014 14:52:02 - Ataxia Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com (live-PR.com) - The clinical trial report, Ataxia Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014 provides data on the Ataxia clinical ...
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:02:00 GMT
Alicia‚Äôs Fun Day to raise awareness of Ataxia
For the past five years, fun days have been held at The Hut, in Old Ashby Road, raising thousands of pounds. Ten-year-old Alicia Wilson (in the blue dress), who suffers from Ataxia, with family members at Alicia's Fun Day at The Hunt, in Old Ashby Road ...
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:00:00 GMT
Data Select team aiming to raise ¬£2,500 for Ataxia UK
Five employees taking on the Spartan Race and Back 2 The Trenches obstacle courses to raise money for charity searching for a cure to degenerative condition Friedreich‚Äôs Ataxia Data Select is aiming to raise more than ¬£2,500 for charity Ataxia UK, with ...
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:00:00 GMT
‚ÄėWe‚Äôre not alone anymore‚Äô: 5th Race for Matt and Grace to support fight against Friedreich‚Äôs ataxia
Friedreich‚Äôs ataxia (FA) is a neuro-muscular, genetic disorder that affects one in roughly 50,000 people in the United States. It is debilitating, progressive and currently has no cure. Johnston native Matt DiIorio was diagnosed with the illness in 1994.
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:25:00 GMT
Exome sequencing potentially valuable in diagnosing familial cerebellar ataxias
2. CES may be a high-yield diagnostic method for evaluating the presence of rare ataxia-causing mutations. Evidence Rating Level: 3 (Average) Study Rundown: A variety of pathologies may affect the cerebellum, a part of the brain essential for ...
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:37:00 GMT