|Kolkata researchers to study rare genetic brain disorder|
Spino-cerebellar ataxia-12 (SCA 12) is a neurological disorder characterized by the shrinking of the back of the brain (cerebellum). SCA-12 leads to a severe tremor of hands, loss of co-ordination in limb movement and garbled speech. It also affects ...
Times of India - Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:18
|Cerebellar Ataxia Diagnosis Aided by Exome Sequencing|
Clinical exome sequencing (CES) in patients with adult and sporadic-onset presentations of chronic progressive cerebellar ataxia is a high-yield test and should be considered in the routine genetic evaluation of all such patients, regardless of family ...
Medscape - Wed, 08 Oct 2014 16:15
|Thoughtful spinners rally to honour Winsford trainer's late mother|
The 40-year-old struck upon the idea when thoughtful pupils rallied to her side following the recent death of mother, Ann Emmott – who passed away on July 19 after living with Cerebellar Ataxia for the last 16 years. “I received the most beautiful ...
Winsford Guardian - Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:11
|Harrogate invention poised to transform lives of unpaid carers worldwide|
Joan said: One of my biggest worries when my son is out and about is his balance coordination which can be severely affected by his cerebellar ataxia. I can see the trip/fall sensor on App4care being really useful in allowing me to relax a bit more and ...
Harrogate News - Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:18
|UPDATES: Fundraiser aids family of ailing girl|
Brianna has cerebellar ataxia. Justin Zamudio. Justin Zamudio/Standard-Times Brezi Venne (left to right), Mercy Jaramillo and Julie Delizo stand at the front of the crowd before the 1-mile walk/run of Shannon Medical Center's Pink Ribbon Run on Saturday.
San Angelo Standard Times - Sun, 05 Oct 2014 21:18
|Concert Pharmaceuticals Presents Positive Data from Multiple Dose Phase 1 ...|
Dr. Tung added, “CTP-354 was designed to avoid dose-limiting sedation and ataxia, which currently limit the broader use of other GABAA receptor modulators such as benzodiazepines. This trial provides evidence that CTP-354 can achieve high plasma ...
MarketWatch - Mon, 13 Oct 2014 09:07
|Fighting superbugs with their own 'gene-editing' system|
We are running out of antibiotics to treat the drug-resistant bacteria that have been emerging in recent years. In the US alone, drug-resistant tuberculosis, staphylococcus and other superbugs infect over 2 million people and claim at least 23,000 ...
Medical News Today - Tue, 23 Sep 2014 03:16
|Cerebral embolic protection led to fewer brain lesions in TAVR patients|
In the per-protocol population, there were fewer cases of ataxia at 2 days in the filter group compared with the control group (9% vs. 24%; RR=1.559; 95% CI, 1.083-2.214; OR=3.2), as well as a trend toward fewer cases of any neurological symptom at 2 ...
Healio - Fri, 03 Oct 2014 06:52