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Research & Reviews  5,467 results

Non-invasive ventilation support for people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: multidi...
Current Opinion in Supportive and Palliative Care; Barry C, Larner E et. al.

Sep 26th, 2021 - To summarise recent developments in the use of noninvasive ventilation (NIV) for people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (pwALS), with a specific focus on how multidisciplinary teams (MDT) can support best practice. We included 13 papers, 12 wit...

Apoptosis and its therapeutic implications in neurodegenerative diseases.
Clinical Anatomy (New York, N.Y.); Erekat NS

Sep 25th, 2021 - Neurodegenerative disorders are characterized by progressive loss of particular populations of neurons. Apoptosis has been implicated in the pathogenesis of neurodegenerative diseases, including Parkinson disease, Alzheimer disease, Huntington dis...

Developments in the assessment of non-motor disease progression in amyotrophic lateral ...
Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics; Chiò A, Canosa A et. al.

Sep 24th, 2021 - IntroductionThe burden of non-motor symptoms is a major determinant of quality of life and outcome in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and has profound negative effect also on caregivers.Areas coveredNon-motor symptoms in ALS include cognitive ...

Gold Coast diagnostic criteria increase sensitivity in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Clinical Neurophysiology : Official Journal of the Intern... Pugdahl K, Camdessanché JP et. al.

Sep 22nd, 2021 - This study evaluates diagnostic accuracy of the proposed 'Gold Coast' (GC) diagnostic criteria for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Five European centres retrospectively sampled consecutive patients referred for electromyography on suspicion o...

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Guidelines  3 results

Provisional best practices guidelines for the evaluation of bulbar dysfunction in amyot...
Muscle & Nerve; Pattee GL, Plowman EK et. al.

Jan 9th, 2019 - Universally established comprehensive clinical bulbar scales objectively assessing disease progression in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) are currently lacking. The goal of this working group project is to design a best practice set of provisi...

ESPEN guideline clinical nutrition in neurology.
Clinical Nutrition (Edinburgh, Scotland); Burgos R, Bretón I et. al.

Dec 25th, 2017 - Neurological diseases are frequently associated with swallowing disorders and malnutrition. Moreover, patients with neurological diseases are at increased risk of micronutrient deficiency and dehydration. On the other hand, nutritional factors may...

Practice parameter update: the care of the patient with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: ...
Neurology Miller RG, Jackson CE et. al.

Oct 14th, 2009 - To systematically review evidence bearing on the management of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The authors analyzed studies from 1998 to 2007 to update the 1999 practice parameter. Topics covered in this section include breaking...

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News  272 results

A Quick Tour of the New Lyme Disease Guideline

Jun 14th, 2021 - This transcript has been edited for clarity. Hello. This is Paul Auwaerter for Medscape Infectious Diseases, speaking from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Spring is in full swing and tick season has certainly returned. I thought I wou...

Scientists Discover New Genetic Form of ALS in 11 Children

Jun 7th, 2021 - (Reuters Health) - Scientists have identified four specific, dominant variants of the SPTLC1 gene in 11 children from seven different families who appear to have a new and unique form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The findings suggest th...

Twofold Increased ALS Risk in Manual Laborers

Apr 20th, 2021 - Blue-collar workers, particularly carpenters and construction workers, have a significantly increased risk for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) compared with white-collar workers, new research shows. Investigators found manual laborers had a tw...

Theatrics, Hypnosis, and the Roots of Modern Neurology

Mar 15th, 2021 - "Symptoms, then, are in reality nothing but a cry from suffering organs" – Jean-Martin Charcot Nearly 130 years after his death, Jean-Martin Charcot's name still resonates with modern neurologists. The famed 19th century French physician made myri...

New Compound Promising for ALS, Other Upper Motor Neuron Diseases

Mar 11th, 2021 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new compound, NU-9, improved diseased upper motor neurons (UMN) in mice and shows promise for treating amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in humans, though more work is needed before a clinical trial can be started, ...

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