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Mutations in COQ2 in Familial and Sporadic Multiple System Atrophy by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Sat 15 Jun 2013 4:15pm Researchers from the Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) Research Collaborative in Japan just published online in the New England Journal of Medicine findings providing evidence that functionally impaired variants of the COQ2 gene (involved in the biosynthetic pathway for coenzyme Q10) are associated with an increased risk of developing MSA. This group ... Read on »
Best Post of June, 2013: Mutations in COQ2 in Familial and Sporadic Multiple System Atrophy by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Thu 10 Oct 2013 2:17pm The next in our "Best of the Month" series is from June 15, 2013 Researchers from the Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) Research Collaborative in Japan just published online in the New England Journal of Medicine findings providing evidence that functionally impaired variants of the COQ2 gene (involved in the biosynthetic pathway for coenzyme ... Read on »
Mystery Diagnosis..... by Pamela B. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 09 Nov 2008 10:06pm I feel like this is what it's like at our house lately. Yesterday started out with Chloee not feeling well. This is how she spent her day, in the "assumed position" that is common for when she gets her headaches. She stayed like this the majority of the day, although she did get up and go to Wal-mart with me to get some groceries. But it ... Read on »
JNEN article on synucleinopathies by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 11:36pm In the introduction to the article cited yesterday, the authors describe two subtypes of multiple system atrophy (MSA-P and MSA-C). What about the type in which primary autonomic failure is the predominant presentation? Does the dysautonomic subtype (formerly known as Shy-Drager syndrome) have a specific MSA subtype designation? And, where would ... Read on »
Protein aggregation in the synucleinopathies by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 11:36pm The current issue of the Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology has a review article about alpha-synuclein aggregation mechanisms in the major synucleinopathies: Parkinson's disease, Dementia with Lewy Bodies, and Multiple System Atrophy. The article was written by Drs. Katrin Beyer and Aurelio Ariza from Barcelona, Spain. I'll have ... Read on »
GE Healthcare’s Application for DaTSCAN™ Given Priority Review by the FDA to Help Detect Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB) often m by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 03 Jun 2009 10:19am Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB) has been difficult to diagnose, and is often misdiagnosed as Alzheimer's disease.   Nuclear medicine scans can help determine whether a patient has Alzheimer's or the beginning effects of Parkinson’s Disease.  Lewy Body Disease is actually the second most common cause of dementia.  Symptoms include hallucinations, ... Read on »
Is Parkinsonism different from Parkinson’s Disease? by heroteo heroteo Posted Mon 05 Oct 2009 10:03pm Joined: 20 Jan 2007Posts: 90 Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2009 6:36 pm Post subject: Post of the Week-6/29/09 Is Parkinsonism different from Parkinson's Disease? Parkinsonism simply refers to a person who has symptoms that look like Parkinson’s disease, but after careful scrutiny they are found not to have regular idiopathic Parkinson’s disease. T ... Read on »
Sleep Disorder May Help Predict Parkinson's Decades Earlier by Medline Plus Posted Wed 28 Jul 2010 1:00pm Study appears to confirm link between REM behavior disorder and certain neurodegenerative diseases Wednesday, July 28, 2010 WEDNESDAY, July 28 (HealthDay News) -- A certain type of sleep disorder may be an early warning of Parkinson's disease and other neurological disorders, new research confirms. ... Read on »
The Difficulty in Getting an Accurate Diagnosis by Life With Shaky Patient Expert Posted Wed 16 Mar 2011 9:14pm There are so many syndromes out there with Parkinson-like symptoms, or parkinsonism, that getting an accurate diagnosis can take years.   Parkinsonism is any group of neurological disorders that have symptoms similar to PD - tremor, muscle rigidity, hypokinesia.  Among those are Multiple System Atrophy (MSA), sometimes referred to as Shy-Drager s ... Read on »
Dementia classifications-- rapid FTD's, by abnormal protein by Neurodoc .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 25 Dec 2009 7:39pm Frontotemporal dementia subtypes and genetics-- rapidly progressive subtypes 1. FTD and parkinsonism due to mutation on chromosome 17 on gene encoding microtubule associated protein tau (MAPT)= FTD17MAPT 2. FTD and parkinsonism due to mutation on chromosome 17 on gene encoding progranulin (PGN)=FTD17PRGN 3. FTD and frontal lo ... Read on »