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Just What Is Central Nervous System Vasculitis? by animekid Posted Wed 14 Apr 2010 12:00am A little while ago, I did a short post about a fundraiser for a former firefighter out of Greenville, Texas who was suffering from a vascular condition called Central Nervous System Vasculitis, and earlier today I came upon an article from the site Wise Ge ... Read on »
Scleroderma and Central Nervous System Vasculitis by Jan Posted Sat 09 Oct 2010 12:00am Scleroderma (progressive systemic sclerosis) is a multisystem disease affecting the skin, lungs, kidneys, vascular system, myocardium, nervous system, and gastrointestinal tract. Most case reports and texts describing the effects of the disorder on the nervous system have focused on the peripheral nervous system and the cranial nerves. ... Read on »
Harold Ramis, Inflammatory Vasculitis and "Rare" Conditions by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Sat 01 Feb 2014 12:00am By Wayne Rohde With the passing of Harold Ramis, I was surprised to learn of the medical condition that led to his death.  I remember him as Private Russell Ziskey in Stripes, an unemployed parapsychology professor in Ghostbusters, and as a co-writer in Animal House.  Press releases state that the actor, director and screenwri ... Read on »
Michele Bachmann, Meet Dr. Diane Harper, Lead Researcher for Gardasil Vaccine by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 01 Sep 2011 12:00am (Photo is the gravestone of Miss Jessica Erickson who died following Gardasil vaccination. Her story "Guinea Pig" is one of the media articles mentioned below. We've been in contact with her family in the past, her Mom is a warrior in the name of her child.   And we show her gravestone not be macabre, but as a stark reminder t ... Read on »
Gluten Sensitivity, Is Your Food Making You Sick? by Jeffrey Dach MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Fri 06 May 2011 1:50pm Gluten Sensitivity, Is Your Food Making You Sick? by Jeffrey Dach MD Jim suffered from frequent migraines which were severe and incapacitating. After seeing a number of neurologists and trying multiple medications with no improvement, Jim finally came to see me.  His last neurologist found he had a low vitamin D level, and st ... Read on »
Differential Diagnosis of Jakob-Creutzfeldt Disease by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Fri 05 Oct 2012 8:37pm Original Contribution| ONLINE FIRST Differential Diagnosis of Jakob-Creutzfeldt Disease Ross W. Paterson, MRCP; Charles C. Torres-Chae, MPA; Amy L. Kuo, MS, RN, GNP; Tim Ando, BA; Elizabeth A. Nguyen, BS; Katherine Wong, BS; Stephen J. DeArmond, MD, PhD; Aissa Haman, MD; Paul Garcia, MD; David Y. Johnson; ... Read on »
Primary Angiitis of the CNS: The Elvis Presley of Neurology by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 6:42pm Dr. David Hellmann of Johns Hopkins, in the current Clinical Neurology News, is quoted as saying that primary angiitis of the central nervous system (PACNS) “is the Elvis Presley of neurology… CNS vasculitis-like illness is more often thought to be present than actually present”. In fact, he says, CNS vasculitis accounts for only 1% of all biopsy ... Read on »
Be Encouraged and Continue to Daily Persevere by Lisa C. Posted Thu 01 Mar 2012 10:00am By Chelsey-Ann Fernandez Lawrence When I was 17, my parents told me that there were three times I almost died in the ICU. One time, I stopped breathing. The other time, my blood pressure fell really low. Another time, I was losing a great deal of blood and nobody knew why. When I recovered, the doctors called me “the miracle ... Read on »
Central Nervous System (CNS) Compound Library from OTAVA by otavateam Posted Mon 04 Jul 2011 10:27am There are many different drug targets expressed in brain tissue.   The delivery of drugs to central nervous system (CNS) is complicated by blood brain barrier (BBB) which controls entry of drugs into CNS.   BBB is one of the most important factors limiting the development of drugs that specifically target brain disorders.   Nowadays BBB remains a ... Read on »
Novel Dopamine Receptor Ligands as Therapeutics for Central Nervous System Disorders by nih.gov Posted Sun 13 Jun 2010 5:00pm Description of Invention: The dopamine D3 receptor subtype is a member of the dopamine D2 subclass of receptors. These receptors have been implicated in a number of CNS disorders, including psychostimulant abuse, psychosis and Parkinson's disease. Compounds that bind with high affinity and selectivity to D3 receptors can not ... Read on »