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Rhadoid Tumor Predisposition Syndrome: A recently defined genetic syndrome by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Mon 19 Jan 2009 1:19am 1 Comment With all the hullabaloo surrounding the 2007 revision of the World Health Organization Classification of Tumors of the Central Nervous System (4th edition), the fact that the WHO consensus committee also recognized a new genetic syndrome got lost in the mix. Here's the scoop on the new syndrome: Rhabdoid Tumor Predisposition Syndrome (RTPS) is ... Read on »
Syndrome Syndrome (part 2) by Jodi Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:33pm May 1st was Blogging against Disablism Day and I posted this . Well, I guess I'm not done with the subject. It got me thinking about a day a few years back when I happened to drive Kellen to school and walked him into his busy general ed classroom. His regular paraeducator was sick and so there was a substitute. Here is how the exchange went: ... Read on »
4August 29, 2010My Sister’s Fibromyalgia Syndrome and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Diagnoses by Lana B. Facebook Posted Sun 29 Aug 2010 12:00am About a month ago, my sister called me to tell me that her doctor finally had a diagnosis for her. It was Fibromyalgia Syndrome and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. It has been nearly two years since my diagnosis after nearly ten years of looking for answers. As for my sister, she, too, has had symptoms that go as far back as her teen years ... Read on »
Down Syndrome Daily: NEISD to pilot Down syndrome reading program by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted Mon 10 Sep 2012 12:04pm Down Syndrome Daily: NEISD to pilot Down syndrome reading program :This program, designed by Sue Buckley of Downs Ed International in Great Britain is the first of its kind designed specifically for children with Down syndrome. The same reading program will be discussed at a two day conference in Burlington, Massachusetts this November 30 thr ... Read on »
Nicole Delien suffers from Sleeping Beauty Syndrome or Kleine-Levin Syndrome by EyeDrD Posted Mon 19 Nov 2012 7:30am A teenager in the US suffering from a rare sleep disorder called ‘Sleeping Beauty Syndrome’ slept for 64 days straight in her longest episode of illness yet. Nicole Delien, 17, from Pennsylvania said she’s missed out on Thanksgiving, Christmas, birthdays … Continue reading → From: Eye Dr DeLengocky Read on »
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 1 in 1000 people Carpal Tunnel Syndrome:4 to 10 million Americans by Helge V. K. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:41pm Carpal Tunnel Syndrome : "This syndrome is a set of symptoms caused by compression (squashing) of the median nerve in the carpal tunnel. About 1 in 1000 people develop this syndrome each year . Most cases occur in people in their 40's and 50's, but it can occur at any age. It is also common during pregnancy. Women are affected 2-3 times more oft ... Read on »
Scotopic Sensitivity Syndrome (Irlen Syndrome) by Roger Wheaton Posted Wed 10 Dec 2008 12:34am This is a broadly defined visual perceptual disorder affecting primarily reading and writing based activities. Because of this it is sometimes categorized as a form of dyslexia. However, bestselling author, Donna Williams, in her book, Like Colour To The Blind, wrote about her experience with tinted lenses after being diagnosed with Irlen Syndr ... Read on »
Nuts Combat Metabolic Syndrome (Syndrome X) by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 29 Dec 2008 4:37pm Nuts are concentrated sources of fat and calories, but they are high in monounsaturated fats which are healthful. A new study from Spain shows that adding nuts to a Mediterranean diet helps to reverse Metabolic syndrome, defined as having three or more of the following: 1) abdominal obesity, 2) high triglycerides, 3) low HDL (good) cholesterol, 4) ... Read on »
Vitamins, Supplements Boost Syndrome X ? Every Syndrome is X! by Free Diet Plans Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 07 Sep 2010 1:54pm <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><P>Here's a report about a supplement that is a powder concentrate from strawberries (not unlike <A title="Juice Plus | Reducing Risk" href="http://www.jpsupplement.com/ReducingRisk.html">Juice Plus+</A>® except this is one fruit instead of several) that helps those with Syndrome X. Now, I have a problem ... Read on »
Down Syndrome Awareness Month: Breast Feeding a Baby With Down Syndrome by Lisa Patient Expert Posted Thu 07 Oct 2010 12:00am DISCLAIMER: I do have a decidedly pro-breast feeding bent. However, this post is not intended to judge or criticize anyone who chooses not to, or who for whatever reason can't, breast feed. My intention is only to share my own experience in the hope of correcting some misconceptions and giving hope and encouragement to any new moms out there ... Read on »