Neurological Disorders

Common Name(s)

Neurological Disorders

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American Parkinson Disease Association

As the country’s largest grassroots Parkinson’s disease organization, the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) improves the lives people with Parkinson’s disease and their families from coast to coast with patient/caregiver support; education and positive lifestyle programs; awareness, social and fundraising events; and scientific research funding at all levels. Through a national network of Chapters, Information & Referral Centers, more than 1,000 support groups, and eight Centers for Advanced Research, APDA delivers help for today and hope for tomorrow.

Last Updated: 23 Oct 2014

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Brain Injury Association

Our mission is to advance brain injury prevention, research, treatment and education and to improve the quality of life for all individuals impacted by brain injury. Through advocacy, we bring help, hope and healing to millions of individuals living with brain injury, their families and the professionals who serve them

Last Updated: 29 Mar 2013

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International Foundation for CDKL5 Research

To lead the way in finding a cure and treatments for CDKL5 disorder by funding global research efforts and increasing awareness while enhancing the quality of life for those affected by CDKL5 disorder, by providing information, programs, and services.

Last Updated: 19 Feb 2013

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Following organizations serve the condition "Neurological Disorders" for support, advocacy or research.

American Parkinson Disease Association

As the country’s largest grassroots Parkinson’s disease organization, the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) improves the lives people with Parkinson’s disease and their families from coast to coast with patient/caregiver support; education and positive lifestyle programs; awareness, social and fundraising events; and scientific research funding at all levels. Through a national network of Chapters, Information & Referral Centers, more than 1,000 support groups, and eight Centers for Advanced Research, APDA delivers help for today and hope for tomorrow.

http://www.apdaparkinson.org

Last Updated: 23 Oct 2014

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Brain Injury Association

Our mission is to advance brain injury prevention, research, treatment and education and to improve the quality of life for all individuals impacted by brain injury. Through advocacy, we bring help, hope and healing to millions of individuals living with brain injury, their families and the professionals who serve them

http://www.biausa.org

Last Updated: 29 Mar 2013

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International Foundation for CDKL5 Research

To lead the way in finding a cure and treatments for CDKL5 disorder by funding global research efforts and increasing awareness while enhancing the quality of life for those affected by CDKL5 disorder, by providing information, programs, and services.

http://www.CDKL5.com

Last Updated: 19 Feb 2013

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Neurological Disorders" returned 183 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Could local dynamic stability serve as an early predictor of falls in patients with moderate neurological gait disorders? A reliability and comparison study in healthy individuals and in patients with paresis of the lower extremities.
 

Author(s): Fabienne Reynard, Philippe Vuadens, Olivier Deriaz, Philippe Terrier

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Falls while walking are frequent in patients with muscular dysfunction resulting from neurological disorders. Falls induce injuries that may lead to deconditioning and disabilities, which further increase the risk of falling. Therefore, an early gait stability index would be useful ...

Last Updated: 21 Jun 2014

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A national case-crossover analysis of the short-term effect of PM2.5 on hospitalizations and mortality in subjects with diabetes and neurological disorders.
 

Author(s): Antonella Zanobetti, Francesca Dominici, Yun Wang, Joel D Schwartz

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Diabetes and neurological disorders are a growing burden among the elderly, and may also make them more susceptible to particulate air matter with aerodynamic diameter less than 2.5 μg (PM2.5). The same biological responses thought to effect cardiovascular disease through air pollution-mediated ...

Last Updated: 21 Jun 2014

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Use of botulinum toxin type A in the management of patients with neurological disorders: a national survey.
 

Author(s): Nicola Smania, Carlo Colosimo, Anna Rita Bentivoglio, Giorgio Sandrini, Alessandro Picelli

Journal: Funct. Neurol.. ;28(4):253-8.

 

The aim of this survey was to provide an overview of important issues relating to therapeutic strategies based on botulinum toxin type A injection for the treatment of patients with neurological disorders. Two hundred and ten physicians from neurology and neurorehabilitation units ...

Last Updated: 6 Mar 2014

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The terms "Neurological Disorders" returned 104 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Genomics in neurological disorders.
 

Author(s): Guangchun Han, Jiya Sun, Jiajia Wang, Zhouxian Bai, Fuhai Song, Hongxing Lei

Journal: Genomics Proteomics Bioinformatics. 2014 Aug;12(4):156-63.

 

Neurological disorders comprise a variety of complex diseases in the central nervous system, which can be roughly classified as neurodegenerative diseases and psychiatric disorders. The basic and translational research of neurological disorders has been hindered by the difficulty ...

Last Updated: 11 Sep 2014

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Carriers in cell-based therapies for neurological disorders.
 

Author(s): Francisca S Y Wong, Barbara P Chan, Amy C Y Lo

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There is a pressing need for long-term neuroprotective and neuroregenerative therapies to promote full function recovery of injuries in the human nervous system resulting from trauma, stroke or degenerative diseases. Although cell-based therapies are promising in supporting repair ...

Last Updated: 17 Jun 2014

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Looking beyond the hippocampus: old and new neurological targets for understanding memory disorders.
 

Author(s): John P Aggleton

Journal: Proc. Biol. Sci.. 2014 Jul;281(1786):.

 

Although anterograde amnesia can occur after damage in various brain sites, hippocampal dysfunction is usually seen as the ultimate cause of the failure to learn new episodic information. This assumption is supported by anatomical evidence showing direct hippocampal connections with ...

Last Updated: 22 May 2014

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Stem Cell Therapy in Incurable Neurological Disorders
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Incurable Neurological Disorders

 

Last Updated: 17 Sep 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: 30 Jan 2015

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The Effect of AposTherapy on the Level of Pain, Function and Quality of Life in Patients With Neuro-muscular and Neurological Disorders
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Osteoarthritis; Spinal Diseases; Ligament Rupture; Lower Extremity Fracture; Neurological Disorders

 

Last Updated: 23 Dec 2010

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