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Multiple Sclerosis Myelin Related: Saving the brain's white matter with mutated mice by stuart Patient Expert Posted Tue 17 Aug 2010 12:00am Vanishing White Matter (VWM) disease is a devastating condition that involves the destruction of brain myelin due to a mutation in a central factor. To understand the disease and test potential treatments that could apply to other disorders, such as multiple sclerosis, Prof. Orna Elroy-Stein of Tel Aviv University's Department of Cell Rese ... Read on »
The brain after cocaine – White matter damage and addiction treatment by Adi Jaffe Posted Wed 23 Jun 2010 9:00am The brain damage left behind after long-term cocaine use can apparently tell us quite a bit about how well a cocaine addict will do in addiction treatment – as long as we assess the right kind of damage. Different kinds of brain matter I’ve talked before about the fact that use of cocaine , and other drugs, can bring about long-term ... Read on »
BRAIN LESIONS, WHITE MATTER by Joanne60 Posted Sat 04 Sep 2010 1:33am Could some cases of Progressing relapsing Multiple Sclerosis be in fact as a result of an unidentified spirochetal infection Borrelia or commonly referred to as Lyme Disease. How often are patients with Neurological illness - Parkinson's, Multiople Sclerosis, ALS or Motor Neurons, properly assessed for a Borrelia infection? How many are ... Read on »
Beyond concussions: football-related hits impact brain’s white matter by Alvaro F. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 18 Apr 2014 1:58pm Brains of Football Players Don’t Fully Recover During Offseason, Study Finds (Education Week): “Some football players’ brains may not fully recover from hits endured even after six months of no-contact rest during the offseason… imaging scans showed changes in white matter consistent with mild brain injury in about half the players, despi ... Read on »
White Matter Lesions in the Brain of Celiacs by Toni Kaste Posted Tue 22 Mar 2011 12:00am Our 1977 Fun Machine White matter lesions and muscle weakness can occur with Celiac Disease for Father Tom! Muscle hypotonia defined here http://www ... Read on »
Dementia Diagnosis by Brain MRI Scan – Changes in the White Matter by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 23 Jun 2010 7:39am Scientists demonstrate that specific changes in the so-called “white matter” in the deep parts of the brain are linked to a significantly higher risk of succumbing to vascular dementia within the next three years. The development of vascular dementia, the most common form of dementia after Alzheimer’s dementia, may soon be able to be diagn ... Read on »
WHAT CAUSES WHITE MATTER LESIONS IN THE BRAIN OF PATIENTS WITH MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS - HOW SOME CAN BE IMPROVED. by Joanne60 Posted Wed 21 Nov 2012 11:04am Early signs of Multiple Sclerosis were thought to be lesions in the white matter of the brain, new research  discusses disease progression and finds that it is a process starting outside of the brain. Multiple sclerosis  (MS) may progress from the outermost layers of the brain to its deep parts, and isn’t always an “inside-out” process as pre ... Read on »
3D print of white matter "captures a sense of delicate complexity that evokes a sense of wonder about the brain" by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Wed 02 Jul 2014 8:53pm Creating an accurate 3D model of the brain's white matter for Philadelphia's Franklin Institute was a project no 3D printing company would tackle -- until 3D Systems (Rock Hill, SC) agreed to take it on. Here is an image of the finished project, which took about 210 hours to print out Interviewed for the tech website CNET , Franklin Institu ... Read on »
White Matter Differences in Autistic Brains by Ginger T. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 11:30am New Imaging Technique Discovers Differences In Brains Of People With Autism Science Daily Source: Carnegie Mellon University October 24, 2006 Using a new form of brain imaging known as diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), researchers in the Center for Cognitive Brain Imaging at Carnegie Mellon University have discovered that the so-call ... Read on »
Changes in White Matter May Predict Dementia Risk by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 Jul 2009 11:22pm The research was funded by the National Institute on Aging, a component of the National Institutes of Health; the Department of Veterans Affairs, a Paul B. Beeson Career Development Award in Aging, the Max Millis Fund for Neurological Research, and the Storms Family Fund at the Oregon Community Foundation. Join Us Subscribe to The Alz ... Read on »