No one in chiropractic after 1975 should be unaware of the NINCDS Conference (actually published by the newly re-named National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Diseases and Stroke (NINCDS).
Gitelman's NINCDS paper, The treatment of pain by spinal manipulation (6), is a classic.
Clinical diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease: report of the NINCDS
ADRDA Work Group under the auspices of Department of Health and Human Services Task Forces on Alzheimer's Disease.
McFarland of NINCDS
reported at the meeting that multiple sclerosis patients have an impaired capacity to generate these killer cells against the measles virus, but apparently not against the mumps virus.
Report of the Ad Hoc Committee of the Harvard Medical School to Examine the Definition of Brain Death," Journal of the American Medical Association 205 (1968), 337-40; "Conference on Medical Royal Colleges and their Faculties in the UK: Diagnosis of Death," British Medical Journal 2 (November 13, 1976), 1187-88; "The NINCDS
collaborative Study of Brain Death" (Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1980); "guidelines for the Determination of Death: Report of the Medical consultants on the Diagnosis of Death to the President's Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical and Behavioral Research," Neurology 32 (1982), 395-99; "Report of Special Task Force: Guidelines for the Determination of Brain Death in Children," Pediatrics 80 (1987), 298-301.
As one NINCDS
scientist puts it, "These children could say, 'We went swimming today' perfectly, but they couldn't change it to say the same thing with different words.
Gajdusek, also of NINCDS
, and Michael Lerman, Wesley McBride and Umberto Saffiotti, all of the National Cancer Institute.
The accepted criteria for the clinical diagnosis of Alzheimer disease were formulated by a task force jointly convened by the National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke (NINCDS
) and the Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders Association (ADRDA). According to these criteria, the diagnosis of "probable" Alzheimer's disease, the highest level of certainty currently possible without histological confirmation, requires a workup to rule out other intracerebral or systemic diseases that could produce dementia.
The information documented as part of the GMS/ HAS interview also allowed a diagnosis of dementia to be made according to NINCDS
ADRDA criteria , the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, third edition, revised (DSM-III-R) criteria , the Hachinski Scale , the McKeith et al.
All patients fulfilled the DSMIIIR criteria for dementia and the NINCDS
criteria for probable Alzheimer's disease according to McKhann et al.
Dementia was diagnosed according the NINCDS
ADRDA , DSM-III-R , the Hachinski scale , criteria for SDLT  and the HAS AGECAT .
AD was diagnosed according to DSM-III-R criteria for dementia  and the NINCDS
criteria for the diagnosis of AD .