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IT'S COMPLICATED by trust358 Posted Thu 06 Oct 2011 12:58pm i had an MRI last weeki just had one done back in june. that one was done because of my continuous vomiting. that MRI had shown improvement in the lesions in my brain however it had also revealed white matter that was suspicious for ischemic disease. at that time, it was recommended a follow up MRI be done if my symptoms persisted or wor ... Read on »
What's the deal with the subcortical U-fibers? by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Thu 19 Mar 2009 4:28am features lots of neuropathology, including podcasts from one of our favorite neuropathologists, Dr. Mark Cohen. In a podcast on demyelinating diseases, Dr. Cohen clarifies questions I've long harbored about the so-called subcortical U-fibers. The photomicrograph above (from the textbook Neuropathology by Ellison and Love) shows ... Read on »
Best Post of March '09: What's the deal with subcortical U-fibers? by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Mon 04 May 2009 3:50pm The next in our series of "Best Posts of the Month" is for March, 2009. I chose this one as the best of the month partly because of the interesting comments it elicited from Dr. Doug Miller. Here's the post from March 19th: features lots of neuropathology, including podcasts from one of our favorite neuropathologists, Dr. M ... Read on »
Migraine Sufferers Show More Brain Changes Than Others: Study by HealthFinder Posted Tue 13 Nov 2012 12:00pm healthnewslink But no link found between number, severity of lesions and lowered thinking skills. By Barbara Bronson Gray HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Eye problems and Lupus? Who knew! by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted Thu 11 Sep 2008 2:07am A friend of mine had some eye problems a few years back that were never really explained. Since then, she's been diagnosed with Lupus, and she's now thinking the two are related. I never knew there was a link, but I then I saw this case study on Medscape featured back in May. The feature gets a little technical, but it's nonetheless interesting. ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: hereditary diffuse leukoencephalopathy with spheroids by Posted Tue 18 Dec 2012 3:07pm (often shortened to HDLS) On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed December 2012 What is HDLS? Hereditary diffuse leukoencephalopathy with spheroids ... Read on »
Diastolic Blood Pressure Linked ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 31 Aug 2009 10:23pm Diastolic Blood Pressure Linked to Impaired Cognition Ten-point rise associated with 7 percent higher odds of impairment in middle-aged and older 31 aug 2009-- Higher diastolic blood pressure (DBP) may be associated with a greater risk of impaired cognitive status in middle-aged and older individuals, according to r ... Read on »
Panic Attacks May Reveal Previously Unsuspected Chronic Disseminated Lyme Disease by Dr. Virginia S. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 10:58am Journal of Psychiatric Practice November, 2000 VIRGINIA T. SHERR, MD The author describes the histories of three patients with panic-like episodes that turned out to be related to underlying, previously unsuspected tick-borne diseases. Each woman experienced symptoms that are not usual in panic disorder but are typical of neurological Lym ... Read on »
Blacks With MS Have More Severe Symptoms, Decline Faster Than Whites, New Study Shows by Jeff Pile Posted Mon 15 Feb 2010 4:06pm ScienceDaily (Feb. 62010)-Fewer African Americans than Caucasians develop Multiple Sclerosis (MSstatistics showbut their disease progresses more rapidlyand they don't respond as well to therapiesa new study by Neurology researchers at the University of Buffalo has found. Magnetic resonance images (MRI) of a cohort of 567 consecutive MS patie ... Read on »
Silent Vascular Disease Accompanies Cognitive Decline in Healthy Aging by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Wed 10 Nov 2010 11:49am This research study caught my attention because near the beginning I was wondering if Dotty suffered from some type of vascular disease. I still wonder about it..... By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room Dotty's original doctor kept mentioned that she might have had a mini-stroke but never did a single thing to get to the bottom of ... Read on »