|Rock Climber Overcomes Disability in Bid to Compete in World Championship|
Payne, 43, was diagnosed 17 years ago with ataxia, a degenerative neuromuscular condition that affects his balance, muscle coordination and speech. But he has not let that keep him from scaling cliffs as a competitive climber. Two years ago, Payne took ...
DNAinfo - Fri, 29 Aug 2014 04:44
|Hackles raised at canine charities over lack of state help|
Her son, Paul, 25, suffers from cerebellar ataxia — a condition which affects his motor skills/ balance functions. She says that Paul was often stopped by gardaí or security personnel who didn't realise his condition and thought he was drunk or on drugs.
Irish Examiner - Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:22
|Exome sequencing potentially valuable in diagnosing familial cerebellar ataxias|
Because cerebellar ataxia (incoordination) syndromes are heterogeneous in their etiology, with presentations that often overlap, it is difficult to distinguish between these disorders based solely on their phenotype. This study sought to evaluate the ...
2 Minute Medicine - Wed, 20 Aug 2014 04:33
|Jacinda and Janika Hodder get mystery illness diagnosed in US|
After testing in Newfoundland and Ontario, a specialist in Baltimore diagnosed her illness as cerebellar ataxia. "It's really frustrating and confusing. I went 20 years and didn't know what I had, and I went up to the states and found out right away ...
CBC.ca - Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:40
|Love, sex, disability and stereotypes|
One of my most recent research endeavours was to tour the web-site of both Megan (able-bodied) and Barton (severe cerebral palsy), focusing on their marriage and love life. They also shared a passion to communicate with the written word. Their ability ...
On Line opinion - Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:26
|Studies show mental, physical, emotional benefits of dance|
... research published this past fall in Cerebral Cortex. Ballet and other similar dance techniques could help people who experience dizziness, researchers say. Albuquerque's Paul Fekete, who also dances at CSP Dance Studios, who has cerebellar ataxia, ...
Albuquerque Journal - Sun, 10 Aug 2014 23:00
|An Anthropologist on Mars|
Temple attributes this to a simple ataxia associated with impaired development of the vestibular system and part of the cerebellum. Later I did a brief neurological exam, focussing on her cerebellar function and balance; I did indeed find a little ...
The New Yorker - Wed, 06 Aug 2014 19:15
|Brain Imaging in Mitochondrial Respiratory Chain Deficiency|
Mitochondrial diseases are characterised by a broad clinical and genetic heterogeneity that makes diagnosis difficult. Owing to the wide pattern of symptoms in mitochondrial disorders and the constantly growing number of disease genes, their genetic ...
Medscape - Tue, 05 Aug 2014 21:07
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