neurodegenerative disorder

neurodegenerative disorder

Neurology A chronic progressive neuropathy characterized by selective and generally symmetrical loss of neurons in motor, sensory, or cognitive systems Types by area Cerebral cortex–Alzheimer's disease, Pick's disease, Lewy body dementia Basal ganglia–Huntington's disease, Parkinson's disease Brainstem & cerebellum–dentatorubropallidoluysian atrophy, Freidreich's ataxia, multiple system atrophy, types 1, 2, 3, 6, 7 spinocerebellar ataxia Motor–amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, familial spastic paraparesis, spinal muscular atrophy, spinal & bulbar muscular atrophy. See COPD.
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Siew said the team developed its experiment based on the model of Huntington's disease, a neurodegenerative disorder that causes progressive deterioration of motor and cognitive functions, using mice to observe their 14-week life cycle under the effects of the disease.
MS is a chronic neuroinflammatory and neurodegenerative disorder that affects the brain and spinal cord.
BMS will license its experimental neurodegenerative disorder drug, BMS-986168, to Biogen as a treatment for progressive supranuclear palsy, a degenerative disease involving the gradual deterioration and death of specific volumes of the brain.
A trial conducted at Massachusetts General Hospital has uncovered a benefit for creatine in delaying the symptoms of the inherited neurodegenerative disorder known as Huntington disease in asymptomatic adults.*
Cyanobacteria produce a neurotoxin thought to be the cause of a neurodegenerative disorder in Guam.
Estimates vary, but research suggests that anywhere from 80 to 100 percent eventually get a neurodegenerative disorder.
A recent study indicates that Vitaline CoQ10 may be associated with signs of clinical improvement on several quality of life scales for patients with Multiple System Atrophy (MSA), a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that causes loss of motor function (muscle coordination, tremor and rigidity, slurred speech) and other symptoms.
HD is a late-onset, autosomal dominant neurodegenerative disorder characterised by progressive movement impairment, affective disturbance and cognitive dysfunction.
The company has also generated pre-clinical efficacy data with its ReN005 stem cell therapy for Huntington's disease, a rare, genetic and fatal neurodegenerative disorder which affects around 1 in 100,000 people.
"I've been in the neurodegenerative disorder field for quite a while, says Mattson.
The herbicides and pesticides many people trust enough to spray on their gardens and crops have been increasingly linked to the onset of Parkinson's Disease (PD), a neurodegenerative disorder that turns the simplest movement into a battle between the brain and the nerves.