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Research & Reviews  665 results

Neural Changes Induced by a Speech Motor Treatment in Childhood Apraxia of Speech: A Ca...
Journal of Child Neurology; Fiori S, Pannek K et. al.

Jul 29th, 2021 - We report a case series of children with childhood apraxia of speech, by describing behavioral and white matter microstructural changes following 2 different treatment approaches.Five children with childhood apraxia of speech were assigned to a mo...

Characterising factors underlying praxis deficits in chronic left hemisphere stroke pat...
Cortex; a Journal Devoted to the Study of the Nervous Sys... Rounis E, Halai A et. al.

Jul 17th, 2021 - Limb apraxia, a disorder of skilled action not consequent on primary motor or sensory deficits, has traditionally been defined according to errors patients make on neuropsychological tasks. Previous models of the disorder have failed to provide a ...

SUMOylated Senataxin functions in genome stability, RNA degradation, and stress granule...
Molecular Genetics & Genomic Medicine; Bennett CL, La Spada AR

Jul 16th, 2021 - Senataxin (SETX) is a DNA/RNA helicase critical for neuron survival. SETX mutations underlie two inherited neurodegenerative diseases: Ataxia with Oculomotor Apraxia type 2 (AOA2) and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis type 4 (ALS4). This review examin...

Anatomical correlates of recovery in apraxia: A longitudinal lesion-mapping study in st...
Cortex; a Journal Devoted to the Study of the Nervous Sys... Dressing A, Kaller CP et. al.

Jul 16th, 2021 - This study investigates the clinical course of recovery of apraxia after left-hemisphere stroke and the underlying neuroanatomical correlates for persisting or recovering deficits in relation to the major processing streams in the network for moto...

Efficacy of virtual reality therapy in ideomotor apraxia rehabilitation: A case report.
Medicine Park W, Kim J et. al.

Jul 15th, 2021 - We report the possible therapeutic efficacy of immersive virtual reality (VR) rehabilitation for the treatment of ideomotor apraxia in a patient with stroke. A 56-year-old man with sudden weakness of his left side caused by right frontal, parietal...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  24 results

The Neurobiology of Two Distinct Types of Progressive Apraxia of Speech

Apr 14th, 2020 - Apraxia of speech (AOS) is a motor speech disorder reflecting a problem with the programming and/or planning of speech. AOS is well recognized in the context of stroke where onset is acute and the condition improves or is stable and chronic. AOS t...

Changes in Sensitivity, Taste and Smell in Stroke Patients

Mar 24th, 2020 - Stroke is the second leading cause of death. At least 50% of stroke patients develop dysphagia, leading to aspiration pneumonia, which is the main cause of death in stroke [2]. It is assumed that normal sensitivity is vital for aspiration-free swa...

Treating Childhood Apraxia of Speech

Jan 9th, 2020 - Childhood apraxia of speech is a developmental speech sound disorder that may lead to persisting speech errors, often despite years of treatment. Such impairments may lead to social, academic, and vocational limitations. Thus, there is a need to e...

Expanded Access Protocol: Umbilical Cord Blood Infusions for Children With Brain Injuries

Dec 3rd, 2019 - The primary purpose of this protocol is to enable access to sibling or autologous umbilical cord blood for children with various brain disorders. Children with cerebral palsy, hydrocephalus, hypoxic brain injury, stroke, apraxia, autism and other ...

Apraxia of Speech: Comparison of EPG Treatment (Tx) and Sound Production Treatment (SPT)

Jul 23rd, 2019 - EPG has been used to treat apraxia of speech (AOS) as well as other speech production disorders (i.e., articulation disorders & cleft palate). SPT is one of the most systematically studied treatment approaches for AOS. Both treatment approaches ar...

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News  10 results

Inhaled Heroin Tied to 'Peculiar, Often Catastrophic' Brain Damage

Jul 9th, 2018 - "Chasing the dragon" (CTD) — a method of inhaling heroin in which users heat heroin over aluminium foil with a lighter and then chase the fumes — is growing in popularity and may lead to "peculiar and often catastrophic brain complications," new r...

Can Botulinum Toxin Benefit People With Parkinson’s Disease?

Apr 25th, 2017 - Robert Chen, MBBChir MIAMI—Botulinum toxin may be a clinically useful treatment for motor and nonmotor manifestations of Parkinson’s disease and parkinsonism, according to an overview presented at the First Pan American Parkinson’s Disease and Mov.

Alemtuzumab Linked to CNS Inflammation

Jan 26th, 2017 - Two cases of what is suggested to be "the first recognised cases of severely exacerbated CNS [central nervous system] inflammation after alemtuzumab therapy in multiple sclerosis" have been published. Writing in a letter in the February issue of T...

Alemtuzumab Linked to CNS Inflammation

Jan 26th, 2017 - Two cases of what is suggested to be "the first recognised cases of severely exacerbated CNS [central nervous system] inflammation after alemtuzumab therapy in multiple sclerosis" have been published. Writing in a letter in the February issue of T...

Fourth PML Case With Tecfidera in MS Calls for Vigilance

Dec 17th, 2015 - After a fourth case of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) linked to the multiple sclerosis (MS) drug dimethyl fumarate (Tecfidera, Biogen), it is becoming more widely accepted that even the "safer" immunosuppressant agents may cause ...

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Patient Education  5 results see all →