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

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Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Neurological Disorders" returned 180 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Next generation sequencing for molecular diagnosis of neurological disorders using ataxias as a model.
 

Author(s): Andrea H Németh, Alexandra C Kwasniewska, Stefano Lise, Ricardo Parolin Schnekenberg, Esther B E Becker, Katarzyna D Bera, Morag E Shanks, Lorna Gregory, David Buck, M Zameel Cader, Kevin Talbot, Rajith de Silva, Nicholas Fletcher, Rob Hastings, Sandeep Jayawant, Patrick J Morrison, Paul Worth, Malcolm Taylor, John Tolmie, Mary O'Regan, , Ruth Valentine, Emily Packham, Julie Evans, Anneke Seller, Jiannis Ragoussis

Journal: Brain. 2013 Oct;136(Pt 10):3106-18.

 

Many neurological conditions are caused by immensely heterogeneous gene mutations. The diagnostic process is often long and complex with most patients undergoing multiple invasive and costly investigations without ever reaching a conclusive molecular diagnosis. The advent of massively ...

Last Updated: 27 Sep 2013

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The terms "Neurological Disorders" returned 103 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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[Neurological disorders and the blood-brain barrier. Strategies and limitations for drug delivery to the brain].
 

Author(s): Alazne Domínguez, Antonia Álvarez, Blanca Suárez-Merino, Felipe Goñi-de-Cerio

Journal: Rev Neurol. 2014 Mar;58(5):213-24.

 

The incidence in the central nervous system diseases has increased with a growing elderly population. Unfortunately, conventional treatments used to treat the mentioned diseases are frequently ineffective due to the presence of the blood brain barrier.

Last Updated: 26 Feb 2014

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Impact of endocrine-disrupting chemicals on neural development and the onset of neurological disorders.
 

Author(s): Małgorzata Kajta, Anna K Wójtowicz

Journal: Pharmacol Rep. 2013 ;65(6):1632-9.

 

Even though high doses of organic pollutants are toxic, relatively low concentrations have been reported to cause long-term alterations in functioning of individual organisms, populations and even next generations. Among these pollutants are dioxins, polychlorinated biphenyls, pesticides, ...

Last Updated: 20 Feb 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: 11 Nov 2014

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Clinical Study to Investigate the Efficacy and Safety of NT 201 Compared to Placebo in the Treatment of Chronic Troublesome Drooling Associated With Neurological Disorders and/or Intellectual Disability
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Troublesome Sialorrhea Due to Neurological Disorders, and/or Intellectual Disability

 

Last Updated: 17 Oct 2014

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