Diagnosis and Management of Neuromuscular Disorders in Children
He then described several case histories, including two cases of familial neuromyotonia, autoimmune neuromuscular junction abnormality, toxic neuromuscular junction abnormality due to botulism, and the motor neuron diseases poliomyelitis and infantile ...
HCPLive - Mon, 13 Oct 2014 09:07

Local leaders raise money for muscular dystrophy
... friends and business contacts to make donations to your 'bail,' which are funds that will help the Muscular Dystrophy Association in its mission of curing muscular dystrophy, ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) and related diseases by funding worldwide ...
Aiken Standard - Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:07



Charity Hike Event Focuses On Myasthenia Gravis
A charity hike event was held by the Aili Myasthenia Gravis Care Center in Beijing on October 18, to help patients with myasthenia gravis (MG) and other rare diseases integrate into society as well as raise the public's awareness about MG. ... In the ...
Women of China - Mon, 20 Oct 2014 01:48

Miller School Researchers Discover New Rare Neuromuscular Disease
A variety of neuromuscular disorders interfere with the communication that occurs at the neuromuscular junction, the point at which the nerves meet the muscle that they supply. Interruptions in the chemical signals across the junction result in muscle ...
HealthCanal.com - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:41

Gene therapy helps weak mice grow strong and helped those with ...
Many of these diseases involve defective neuromuscular junctions—the interface between neurons and muscle cells where brain signals tell muscles to contract. In one such disease, a form of familial limb-girdle myasthenia, people carry two defective ...
Next Big Future - Sat, 20 Sep 2014 02:23

Ticks can cause paralysis in dogs, humans and birds
"The toxin affects the neuromuscular junction, inhibiting the release of acetylcholine from the motor end plate, which is involved in the transmission of nerve impulses in the body," Shores said. "This basically means that the nerves in the limbs stop ...
Philadelphia Neshoba Democrat - Wed, 24 Sep 2014 03:52



UIJ CME
In patients with neurologic diseases, lower urinary tract dysfunction may arise from the bladder itself as the result of detrusor overactivity or underactivity (including areflexia), or from the urethral sphincter, in the form of detrusor-sphincter ...
UroToday - Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:03


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