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.
Two important developments followed the 1975 NINCDS Conference.
At one point, possibly because of the news of the very recent NINCDS conference, Dr.
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.
Research at some 14 stroke centers supported by the NINCDS
focuses on the cause, prevention, and treatment of cerebral vascular disease.
Studies of these disorders are supported by NINCDS, other Federal agencies including the National Institute of Mental Health and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, and private and medical institutions.
From the middle of gestation until about the first or second year, the actual floor plan of the brain is being laid down, " says one of the NINCDS grantees who conducted these studies at Boston's Beth Israel Hospital.
NINCDS grantees at the University of California at San Diego are using computers to teach children to hear the most subtle sound shifts - such as those that differentiate ba from da-by exaggerating those differences.
For more information about the research programs of the NINCDS, contact:
Eighty-three (72%) received a diagnosis of NINCDS
ADRDA probable or possible Alzheimer's disease, 17 (15%) had a study diagnosis of vascular dementia, 12 (10%) met McKeith and co-workers' criteria for a diagnosis of senile dementia of Lewy body type and four (3%) could not be diagnosed using the operationalized criteria.
AD was diagnosed according to DSM-III-R criteria for dementia  and the NINCDS
criteria for the diagnosis of AD .