National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke


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National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

 
an institute of the national institutes of health whose mission is to reduce the burden of neurological diseases by supporting and conducting research (both basic and clinical) on the normal and diseased nervous system, fostering the training of investigators in the neurosciences, and seeking better understanding, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of neurological disorders.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

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NINDS

An agency that conducts research on nervous system disorders, including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and stroke, that occur with greater frequency in the elderly.
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The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke is a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and is the nation's primary supporter of biomedical research on the brain and nervous system.
Marler of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke in Bethesda, Md.
In the other paper, Kyung-Tai Min, an investigator at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, and his colleagues examined a different type of Drosophila DJ-1 mutant.
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) first came to the attention of the musical world due to its much-publicized success in treating pianist Leon Fleisher, whose performing career was interrupted when his right hand became disabled by focal dystonia.
The ongoing Northern Manhattan Study, conducted by the Neurological Institute of New York at Columbia University Medical Center, is funded by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, a persistent vegetative state is when "individuals have lost their thinking abilities and awareness of their surroundings, but retain noncognitive brain function and normal sleep patterns." A vegetative state is generally considered persistent if it lasts more than four weeks.
In the United States, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and National Headache Foundations, migraine headaches affect nearly 30 million Americans, disturbing 1 in 4 households, causing 157 million missed days of work, and costing American taxpayers $13 billion in missed work or reduced productivity each year.
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) and the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) conduct and support research to help people with diabetes, including studies related to diabetic neuropathy.
"In the past, it wasn't that important to know the warning signs of a stroke," says John Marler of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) in Bethesda, Maryland.
Lawry lobbied Congress to establish what is now the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS).
Story Landis, director of Intramural Research for the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), another of the National Institutes of Health that funded their work, said in a statement.
These include the National Institute of Dental Research (NIDR), which has an interest in pain and the relationship between temporomandibular disorders and fibromyalgia; the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), which has an interest in pain research; and three offices within the NIH Office of the Director: the Office of Alternative Medicine, the Office of Research on Women's Health, and the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research.

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