Motor neuron disease

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Motor neuron disease

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The ALS Association - Evergreen Chapter

Leading the fight to treat and cure ALS through global research and nationwide advocacy while also empowering people with Lou Gehrig's Disease and their families to live fuller lives by providing them with compassionate care and support.

Last Updated: 12 Jun 2013

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The ALS Association - Evergreen Chapter

Leading the fight to treat and cure ALS through global research and nationwide advocacy while also empowering people with Lou Gehrig's Disease and their families to live fuller lives by providing them with compassionate care and support.

http://www.alsa-ec.org

Last Updated: 12 Jun 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Motor neuron disease" returned 185 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Chin fasciculations in Madras motor neuron disease: a new clinical feature.
 

Author(s): Mandaville Gourie-Devi, Siddharth Maheshwari, Akhila Kumar Panda, Kiran Bala

Journal: Neurol India. ;61(6):653-5.

 

The characteristic features of Madras motor neuron disease (MMND) are onset in the young in the first two decades, sporadic occurrence, facial and bulbar paralysis, sensorineural hearing impairment, asymmetrical weakness of limbs and pyramidal signs with a slow progression. The majority ...

Last Updated: 20 Jan 2014

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Marchiafava-Bignami disease mimics motor neuron disease: case report.
 

Author(s): Yasunobu Hoshino, Yuji Ueno, Hideki Shimura, Nobukazu Miyamoto, Masao Watanabe, Nobutaka Hattori, Takao Urabe

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Marchiafava-Bignami disease (MBD) is a rare neurologic complication of chronic alcohol consumption that is characterized by callosal lesions involving demyelination and necrosis. Various reversible neurologic symptoms are found in patients with MBD. Dysarthria and dysphagia are found ...

Last Updated: 6 Jan 2014

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Madras motor neuron disease (MMND) is distinct from the riboflavin transporter genetic defects that cause Brown-Vialetto-Van Laere syndrome.
 

Author(s): Atchayaram Nalini, Amelie Pandraud, Kin Mok, Henry Houlden

Journal: J. Neurol. Sci.. 2013 Nov;334(1-2):119-22.

 

Madras motor neuron disease (MMND), MMND variant (MMNDV) and Familial MMND (FMMND) have a unique geographic distribution predominantly reported from Southern India. The characteristic features are onset in young, weakness and wasting of limbs, multiple lower cranial nerve palsies ...

Last Updated: 11 Nov 2013

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The terms "Motor neuron disease" returned 18 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Neurogenic and myogenic contributions to hereditary motor neuron disease.
 

Author(s): Katherine V Bricceno, Kenneth H Fischbeck, Barrington G Burnett

Journal: Neurodegener Dis. 2012 ;9(4):199-209.

 

Spinal muscular atrophy and spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy are characterized by lower motor neuron loss and muscle atrophy. Although it is accepted that motor neuron loss is a primary event in disease pathogenesis, inherent defects in muscle may also contribute to the disease ...

Last Updated: 15 May 2012

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Reviewing evidences on the management of patients with motor neuron disease.
 

Author(s): C N Lee

Journal: Hong Kong Med J. 2012 Feb;18(1):48-55.

 

To review evidences on the management of patients with motor neuron disease.

Last Updated: 3 Feb 2012

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Frontotemporal dementia and motor neuron disease: report of 3 cases in Taiwan and literature review.
 

Author(s): Kai-Hsiang Chen, Ming-Jang Chiu, Ting-Wen Cheng, Jen-Jen Su

Journal: Acta Neurol Taiwan. 2011 Sep;20(3):202-8.

 

Case reports and a review of literature of the coexistence of motor neuron disease (MND) and frontotemporal dementia (FTD).

Last Updated: 19 Oct 2011

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Safety and Efficacy on Spasticity Symptoms of a Cannabis Sativa Extract in Motor Neuron Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Motor Neuron Disease; Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

 

Last Updated: 24 Jan 2013

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Genetic Study of Familial and Sporadic ALS/Motor Neuron Disease, Miyoshi Myopathy and Other Neuromuscular Disorders
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis; Frontotemporal Dementia; PLS; Motor Neuron Disease; Lou Gehrigs Disease; Familial Disease; Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Sporadic

 

Last Updated: 25 Jun 2014

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Study of Inherited Neurological Disorders
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Ataxia; Motor Neuron Disease; Muscular Disease; Muscular Dystrophy; Peripheral Nervous System Disease

 

Last Updated: 14 Mar 2014

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