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White Matter Changes May Predict ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 15 Jul 2009 6:03pm White Matter Changes May Predict Cognition Issues Progression in white matter hypersensitivity may better predict cognitive impairment 15 july 2009 -- The progression of white matter hypersensitivity is a better predictor of persistent cognitive impairment than baseline white matter hypersensitivity volume, according to a study publ ... Read on »
A Primer on Perinatal Telencephalic Leukoencephalopathy by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Wed 13 Feb 2013 5:07pm In my last post, it was correctly pointed out by two astute readers that the Netter figure demonstrating brain malformations included an entity which is NOT a brain malformation: perinatal telencephalic leukoencephalopathy (PTL). PTL results from a perinatal hypoxic insult and is not a malformation per se, as the term "malformation" should re ... Read on »
Susceptibility of domestic cats to chronic wasting disease by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Fri 14 Dec 2012 6:09pm Susceptibility of domestic cats to chronic wasting disease Candace K. Mathiason1,#, Amy V. Nalls1, Davis M. Seelig1, Susan L. Kraft2, Kevin Carnes2, Kelly R. Anderson1, Jeanette Hayes-Klug1 and Edward A. Hoover1 + Author Affiliations 1Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Patholo ... Read on »
THE CASE FOR CHRONIC INFECTION by Joanne60 Posted Mon 06 Sep 2010 4:02am The Case For Chronic Infection: Evidential persistence of Borrelia species post antibiotic exposure in vivo and in vitro. https://acrobat.com/#d=sbb-EmpQrQTgrPoezLGreg Michael D. Parent Introduction Summary There is an abundance of evidence demonstrating that Borrelia Burgdorferi, the causative agent of Lyme Disease, and related patho ... Read on »
The official head MRI report by akontarinis Posted Thu 04 Feb 2010 12:00am I was debating whether or not to post this simply because it’s technical and too detailed in spots. But then I thought I should post it in case anyone is interested in how well Cyberknife surgery works on brain mets. These results occurred after a single treatment that lasted about 90 minutes. If you are sitting on the fence between radi ... Read on »
Dawson Fingers: A Cocktail-Party Term Worth Knowing by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Thu 10 Mar 2011 4:48pm Dawson Fingers (in box) One of the nice things about teaching is that you frequently learn a lot from your students and residents. I had never heard of a radiological finding in multiple sclerosis known as "Dawson Fingers" until I was informed of it by Southern Illinois University second-year medical student Joshua Billington and ... Read on »
Best Post of March 2011 - Dawson Fingers: A Cocktail-Party Term Worth Knowing by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Tue 02 Aug 2011 1:38pm The next in our "Best of the Month" series is from March 10, 2011: Dawson Fingers (in box) One of the nice things about teaching is that you frequently learn a lot from your students and residents. I had never heard of a radiological finding in multiple sclerosis known as "Dawson Fingers" until I was informed of it ... Read on »
Prematurity Awareness and what it is all about... by Michele Tomecko Posted Thu 17 Nov 2011 9:33am This month is all about Prematurity Awareness and today is World Prematurity Awareness Day... I could write a book about what this is all about... Prematurity is all about being cheated out of a full 40 weeks of pregnancy...you know, the part of the pregnancy where women complain about...yeah...thats the part prematurity skips...I always ... 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 »
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 »