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Orthopedics visit was just fine by Francine R. Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:11pm Sofia had her checkup with the Orthopedist this morning at Children's Hosspital in Waltham. When we'd gone for Cardio in May, I just walked across the hallway and scheduled a "blind" appointment with any doctor available. The doc we got was a very nice lady, and knew immediately what to look for with Sofia. We were there for two reasons: ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: Silver syndrome by nih.gov Posted Tue 21 Feb 2012 4:09pm On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed February 2012 What is Silver syndrome? Silver syndrome belongs to a group of genetic disorders known as ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: isolated lissencephaly sequence by nih.gov Posted Tue 16 Jul 2013 1:45pm On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed July 2013 What is isolated lissencephaly sequence? Isolated lissencephaly sequence (ILS) is a cond ... Read on »
PPAR-Delta: Dagger in the Heart of CAD by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:03pm (Proteins = amino acids) PPAR-Delta is part of the family of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPARs). This receptor family is responsible for cueing in environmental nutrients. In evolutionary terms, survival depended on nutrients in the environment and the ability for the human body to adapt to low nutrients vs ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: fatty acid hydroxylase-associated neurodegeneration by nih.gov Posted Wed 31 Oct 2012 11:39am On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed October 2012 What is fatty acid hydroxylase-associated neurodegeneration? Fatty acid hydroxylase-associated neu ... Read on »
Spinal Implant Helps People with Paraplegia to Exercise Paralyzed Limbs by A4M Worldhealth.net Posted Mon 06 Dec 2010 10:03pm 1 Comment Posted on 2010-12-06 06:00:00 in Bioengineering | University College London (UK) team has developed a new microchip muscle stimulator implant that will enable people with paraplegia to exercise their paralyzed leg muscles. The size of a ... Read on »
Urine Test May Predict Cognitive Decline by A4M Worldhealth.net Posted Thu 09 Dec 2010 8:35pm Posted on 2010-12-08 06:00:00 in Brain and Mental Performance | Diagnostics | Women's Health | Albumin is a protein produced by the liver.  Low amounts of albumin ... Read on »
Spinal Decompression In New York City, DRX 9000 by Dr. Shoshany Facebook Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 12:00am www.drshoshany.com Spinal decompression-What should patients expect with Spinal decompression treatment I have been using spinal decompression in my NYC Chiropractic Clinic for over 6 years and have treated several hundred patients with spinal decompression. I also wanted to share patient outcomes(names withheld for patient privacy.) Will e ... Read on »
Cancer Drug Aids The Regeneration Of Spinal Cord Injuries by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Fri 28 Jan 2011 6:38pm After a spinal cord injury a number of factors impede the regeneration of nerve cells. Two of the most important of these factors are the destabilization of the cytoskeleton and the development of scar tissue. While the former prevents regrowth of cells, the latter creates a barrier for severed nerve cells. Scientists of the Max Planck Institut ... Read on »
Canine Model of ALS Emerges by Kathlyn S. Patient Expert Posted Sat 24 Jan 2009 4:30pm Researchers have found that dogs with a neurodegenerative disorder share a gene mutation similar to that for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in humans. The finding could one day boost the development of potential ALS therapies. Certain dog breeds are prone to degenerative myelopathy, which eventually can cause paraplegia.Historically, thes ... Read on »