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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 »
Mediterranean Diet & White Matter Hyperintensity by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Feb 2012 3:00am Follow the leader.  Aging and vascular risk factors, such as smoking, diabetes, hypertension, and dyslipidemia, are associated with white matter hyperintensity, which is visible on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).  In turn, these white matter hypertensities are associated w/risk of stroke and dementia  as well as small vessel damage in other ... Read on »
Differences in White Matter Fiber Tract Development Present From 6 to 24 Months in Infants With Autism by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Feb 2012 1:00am If you watch for autism related news stories you likely have seen multiple stories on a paper out Friday in the American Journal of Psychiatry: Differences in White Matter Fiber Tract Development Present From 6 to 24 Months in Infants With Autism (full paper available online). The researchers studied brain structure in children and compared t ... 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 »
The brain after cocaine – White matter damage and addiction treatment by Adi Jaffe Posted Wed 23 Jun 2010 9:00am The brain damage left behind after long-term cocaine use can apparently tell us quite a bit about how well a cocaine addict will do in addiction treatment – as long as we assess the right kind of damage. Different kinds of brain matter I’ve talked before about the fact that use of cocaine , and other drugs, can bring about long-term ... Read on »
White Matter Lesions in the Brain of Celiacs by Toni Kaste Posted Tue 22 Mar 2011 12:00am Our 1977 Fun Machine White matter lesions and muscle weakness can occur with Celiac Disease for Father Tom! Muscle hypotonia defined here http://www ... Read on »
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 »
Dementia Diagnosis by Brain MRI Scan – Changes in the White Matter by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 23 Jun 2010 7:39am Scientists demonstrate that specific changes in the so-called “white matter” in the deep parts of the brain are linked to a significantly higher risk of succumbing to vascular dementia within the next three years. The development of vascular dementia, the most common form of dementia after Alzheimer’s dementia, may soon be able to be diagn ... Read on »
Multiple Sclerosis Myelin Related: Saving the brain's white matter with mutated mice by stuart Patient Expert Posted Tue 17 Aug 2010 12:00am Vanishing White Matter (VWM) disease is a devastating condition that involves the destruction of brain myelin due to a mutation in a central factor. To understand the disease and test potential treatments that could apply to other disorders, such as multiple sclerosis, Prof. Orna Elroy-Stein of Tel Aviv University's Department of Cell Rese ... Read on »
Atypical neuropathological sCJD-MM phenotype with abundant white matter Kuru-type plaques sparing the cerebellar cortex by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 06 Aug 2012 11:37am Atypical neuropathological sCJD-MM phenotype with abundant white matter Kuru-type plaques sparing the cerebellar cortex Ellen Gelpi1,*, Josep Ma Soler Insa2, Piero Parchi8, Daniela Saverioni8, Jordi Yagüe3, Carlos Nos5, Elena Martínez- Saez6, Teresa Ribalta1,3, Isidre Ferrer7, Raquel Sanchez-Valle3,4 Article first pu ... Read on »