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Neurodegenerative Disorders AR ALTAHAN FRCP KKUH Neurodegenerative Disorders Evolved concept Ambigous concept! What is meant by degeneration? Gowers 1902 Abiotrophy Lack of vital endurance Premature death This embodied the unproven concept that aging & ND share similar processes ...
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Disease Trajectories in Children. Malignancy. Neurodegenerative Disease. Cystic Fibrosis. Conditions for which potentially curative treatment fails (top left)-- Example of an illness trajectory for a potentially curable malignancy: ...
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How Now Mad Cow? Introduction to Prion Disease and Function SHP – Neurobiology of Development and Disease Scrapie Invariably fatal, chronic neurodegenerative disease.
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Targeting Oxidative Stress in Neurodegenerative Diseases Manisha ... Lack of efficacy in clinical trial of Parkinson’s disease (PROTECT study) MCT of 13 centers ... Clinically-used treatment for intractable seizures in children and adolescents High fat ...
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Significantly reduce or eliminate most cases of neurodegenerative disease including: Macular Degeneration. Diabetic Retinopathy. Central Serous ... “The suggestion of a defined cause-effect relationship between aspirin intake and Reye syndrome in children is not supported by sufficient ...
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NEUROTRANSMITTERS IN HEALTH AND DISEASE— Overview and Update Barb Bancroft RN, MSN, PNP CPP Associates Chicago IL www.barbbancroft.com Glutamate The excitatory neurotransmitter Has been determined to play a major pathological role in the neurodegenerative disease ALS (amyotrophic lateral ...
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... namely Cancer, Stroke, Diabetes, Mental Health, Dementia and other neurodegenerative disease, Medicines for Children and coordinated by ... namely Cancer, Stroke, Diabetes, Mental Health, Dementia and other neurodegenerative disease, Medicines for Children and coordinated by TCRN CCs ...
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Neurodegenerative Disorders. Michael Babcock. Summer 2013. Scenario ... -Neurodegenerative-Grey matter disease-white matter disease-Mitochondrial disorders ... -most common disruptive behavior in school age children is ADHD-BUT do a thorough neuro exam.
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Plan: How can we understand neurodegenerative disease, such as autism, ADHD or epilepsy? Who is in the best position to do it? Theories, mistaking symptoms for causes.
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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in Children with Neurological Impairment Raj Srivastava, MD, FRCP(C), MPH Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia,
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... PARKINSONS DISEASE Effects dopaminergic neurons Neurons are lost from substantia nigra Rarely presents before 50 years Neurodegenerative disease Equal sex ... occur before 20 years Dystonia Cont. Disturbance of the affected muscle groups depend upon age --distally---in children ...
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Integrative approach to Lyme Borreliosis and chronic illness in children Jeff Wulfman, MD Integrative Family Medicine, Brandon, VT Assistant Clinical Professor of Family Medicine University of Vermont.
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ETHICS for LUNCH: Parental Request for Experimental Therapy for a Child J.M. Lorenz, MD February 16, 2006 THE CASE Spinal Muscular Atophy–Type I (aka Werdnig-Hoffamann disease) Progressive neurodegenerative disorder affecting anterior horn cells No known specific therapy All children with SMA ...
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The Neuronal Ceroid Lipofusinoses (NCLs) are a group of rare diseases that affect 1:12,500 children in the United States. ... CLN3 disease; Batten disease),1 an autosomal recessive neurodegenerative disease of childhood characterized by vision loss, seizures, ...
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____ is a neurodegenerative disease characterized by profound autonomic insufficiency and parkinsonian features on exam 6. ... smokers with chronic cough and COPD, children with asthma More on micturition syncope Older men, early morning, ...
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... Gangliosides accumulate in the brain, inflating brain nerve cells and causing mental deterioration Tay Sachs Disease Children with Tay-Sachs, a progressive neurodegenerative disease that attacks nerve cells, usually die before age 5. Children will go deaf, have seizures, ...
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Seizure Disorders in Children By Paula Peterson, APRN ... Categorized by causes and types of seizures Causes of Seizures brain injury trauma infection metabolic and neurodegenerative diseases cortical malformation Classification of Seizures ... symptom of underlying disease Idiopathic ...
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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Neurodegenerative disease Affects older men and women Motor weakness and progressive ... Duchenne-type Muscular Dystrophy Appearance of symptoms in preschool children Weakness of the weight-carrying muscles of the pelvic girdle and lower extremities Difficulty ...
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Dyskinesias in Children/Adolescents ... undulating movements usually in the face but also in the large limb muscles Seizures Chorea - Differential Neurodegenerative diseases (Huntington’s) Lesions of the basal ganglia Drugs ... Dementia late in disease Syndenham’s ...
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Children who develop the juvenile form of the disease rarely live to adulthood. ... Info from MDA What is Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a fatal, neurodegenerative disease that attacks nerve cells and pathways in the brain and spinal cord.
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Permobil has models of chairs that range from indoor to outdoor to mixed use for adults and children and are fully customized to the individual. They are built ... commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the ...
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Heston 1968 followed 47 adopted away children of schiz.mothers 5 became schizophrenic around the age of 36 compared to none in the control group . ... Huntington’s chorea Huntington’s chorea is a progressive neurodegenerative disease inherited as an autosomal dominant trait .
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... have a very severe disease with much shorter life expectancy as compared to heterozygotes Huntington Disease HD is a neurodegenerative disease characterized by progressive dementia and ... unaffected family members do not transmit phenotype to children (exceptions again). males and ...
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February 2002 Charleen T. Chu, M.D., Ph.D. Dept. of Pathology, Division of Neuropathology University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease
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... Macroglossia, neurodegenerative features Wolman disease: Failure to thrive, steatorrhoea, relentless vomiting Metabolic Diseases Causing Hepatosplenomegaly Glycogen storage Type IV: Failure to thrive, cardiomyopathy, myopathy Mucopolysaccharidoses: ...
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HD is a neurodegenerative disease characterized by progressive dementia and abnormal movements HD is an exception in that severity of the disorder (clinical expression) ... * Affected children typically look normal at birth and in early infancy, ...
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Seizure Disorders in Children Maura B. Price MD FRCPC FAAP February 2010 [email protected] ... progressive neurodegenerative disease and prior meningitis Previous diagnosis of developmental delay or cerebral palsy EEG then brain imaging ...
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... 94% carrier detection rate www.ntsad.org Canavan Carrier Testing Progressive neurodegenerative disease; Onset infancy ... To detect couples at risk of having children with prenatally diagnosable genetic diseases Guides to screening are in Genetics Resource Packet March of Dimes ...
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Alzheimer's Disease (AD) Definition: Is a progressive, neurodegenerative disease characterized in the brain by abnormal clumps (amyloid plaques) and tangled bundles of fibers (neurofibrillary tangles) ... the population of older people will exceed that of children (0-14 yrs) ...
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CTE, a progressive neurodegenerative disease caused by repetitive trauma to the brain, is characterized by the build-up of a toxic protein called tau ... It is morally and ethically wrong to allow our children to voluntarily suffer this kind of brain trauma without taking the simple educational ...
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Introduction Prion disease Neurodegenerative Long incubation period Progresses inexorably 5 human prion diseases: ... particularly by females and children No cases observed since these practices discontinued Primary cause of death in the tribes in 1960s Kuru- Clinical Features Ambulatory phase: ...
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A good way to catch any disease in its ... and Management What is Amyotrophic Sclerosis Often referred to as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease,” it is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve ... once someone has ALS, there is a 50% chance that their children will develop it ...
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Socialization “Mom” and socialization Frontal lobes are not mature in babies and young children…it actually takes about 17-22 years for full maturity of ... Anosmia—loss of smell or the loss of the ability to interpret smell may be the first sign of a neurodegenerative disease (PD ...
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-Huntington's disease and muscular dystrophy-Spina bifida-Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease ... -second most common neurodegenerative disorder and the most common movement disorder. ... 256 children with ASD compared with 752 children without ASD.
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Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Surveillance Coordinator ... In the 1920s two German physicians first described the fatal neurodegenerative disease we know as CJD. ... The women and children would eat the brains and spinal cord while the men would feast on muscle.
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... _____ Criteria for Permanence After 12 months following traumatic brain injury in adults and children After 3 months following non-traumatic brain injury in adults and children After 1 to 3 months following ... (as in coma/VS) or decline (as in neurodegenerative disease ...
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children Dr E Lubbe Prof I ... Wilson`s disease Galactosaemia Vascular: Cyanotic heart disease Intoxication: CO Methyl alcohol Primary genetic ... trauma, tumour, neurodegenerative In children two major types Primary torsion dystonia Dopa-responsive dystonia Genetic in origin – most autosomal ...
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... for which there is, at present, no effective treatment or cure Genetic- autosomal dominant (50% chance to pass to children) ... boys with the gene have a 99% chance of displaying symptoms. Progressive neurodegenerative disease that attacks nerve cells in brain and spinal cord As ...
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Mitochondrial genome replacement in unfertilized oocytesfor treatment of inherited mtDNA disease . ... Acquired, age related - neurodegenerative diseases, Parkinson, heart diseases ... syndromes. Up to 4,000 children are born in the United States every year with inherited mtDNA syndromes.
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... that require concentration and attention may exacerbate symptoms and possibly delay recovery Consider limiting children’s scholastic and cognitive stressors such as text messaging ... Complications of Concussions Chronic traumatic encephalopathy Progressive neurodegenerative disease ...
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Children with DiGeorge syndrome either do not have a thymus or have an ... Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome Rare X-linked recessive disease characterized by ... Splenectomy can help with thrombocytopenia. BMT or cord blood stem cell transplant. Ataxia-Telangiectasia Rare, neurodegenerative, ...
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... risk of epilepsy in children of parents with epilepsy is low ... related to cause of epilepsy Brain tumors Pneumonia Brain infections Neurodegenerative disease Famous people you didn’t know had epilepsy Charles Dickens Dante Edgar Allan Poe Gustave Flaubert Leo Tolstoy Alexander ...
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The Chronic Illness Model The Chronic Illness Cycle Family Tasks Understanding disease Help ... PhD Children’s Center for Restorative Care UTMB Children’s Hospital Present Condition Unable to walk Severe ... Only that Brandon has a neurodegenerative disorder. Now at 18, he is having ...
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... forms of the disease MS genetics Environment and Genes Environment MS prevalence appears to rise with increasing geographical latitude Children of immigrants often have same risk of developing MS ... (N. Europe) Most common neurodegenerative disease of young adults (50-100 ...
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Children with mental retardation may have hypotonia but do not have abnormal motor patterns or postures Neurodegenerative conditions which have onset in early infancy such as Tay-Sach disease, Krabbe's disease, ...
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Patient Education Children with A-T should have psychologic counseling ase the age because of the great disparity between chronological age and mental age in tests involving visual motor coordination. ... neurodegenerative, inherited disease that affects many parts of the body and causes severe ...
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Disease Prevention -- Public Health Focus. Sharpe and Irvine, 2004. ... Neurodegenerative diseases (Parkinson’s) Neurodevelopmental disorders (autism) ... How to protect children from harmful exposures and environmental risks and to determine which children are most are susceptible to those risks.
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... Anemia Metabolic – hypokalemia, hyponatremia Neuromuscular – neurodegenerative disease, cachexia, paraneoplastic myesthenic syndromes (Eaton-Lambert) Intra-abdominal – ascites, organomegaly, ... caution in children due to potential for dystonic reactions Benzodiazepines ...
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• Huntington Disease · Myotonic muscular dystrophy ... Neurofibromatosis Huntington Disease Huntington's disease (HD) is a neurodegenerative genetic disorder that affects muscle coordination and leads to ... Children of an affected woman have a 50% chance of inheriting the X ...
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... 2007 Almost one third of the children already had received a complementary or alternative therapy by the time they received a formal diagnostic ... Autism is a neurodegenerative disease characterized by Cerebral hypoperfusion Neuro-inflammation Increased oxidative stress HBOT Helps ...
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