|Balloons finally get up for a spin|
Her husband Ben has progressive cerebellar ataxia, a rare neurological disorder that damages cells in the part of the brain that controls muscle coordination. He had to be admitted to the hospital with a high fever, which broke that morning, to her ...
Glens Falls Post-Star - Sun, 21 Sep 2014 17:11
|Walk 'n' Roll for Ataxia is Sept. 20|
Guests scheduled to attend the walk include Dr Jeremy Schmahmann, professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and director of Ataxia Unit, and of the Laboratory of Neuroanatomy and Cerebellar Neurobiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital; ...
Worcester Telegram - Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:48
|Canine lovers howl over in Munster fundraiser for dogs in need|
Born with cerebellar ataxia, a condition where the brainstem is damaged and causes issues with muscle coordination, Winchester could barely walk without falling over. Worse, at 37 pounds, the 5-year-old hound was severely malnourished when he was ...
Post-Tribune - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:36
|How Grant has reinvented the spoon|
But now Grant – who was born with ataxic and athetoid cerebral palsy, resulting in limited hand control – has had his life transformed thanks to a revolutionary spoon he helped design. Grant, from Corstorphine, said: “If I go into a restaurant, I can ...
Edinburgh Evening News - Sat, 20 Sep 2014 01:35
|Embolic Filter Reduces Cerebral Lesions During TAVI|
WASHINGTON, DC — An embolic-protection device delivered percutaneously via the radial artery and used during transcatheter aortic-valve implantation (TAVI) in high-risk patients with aortic stenosis significantly reduced the number of cerebral lesions ...
Medscape - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:07
|Cerebral Protection Device Reduced Brain Lesions, Neurological Events After ...|
TCTMD (registration) - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:26
|CLEAN-TAVI Trial Shows Claret Medical Cerebral Protection System ...|
Business Wire (press release) - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:33
|At 24, Woman Discovers She Was Born Without A Key Brain Structure, The ...|
Certainly, adults who develop illnesses, or incur injuries, that affect the function of the cerebellum (such as cerebellar ataxia) usually suffer profound difficulties with movement, including being unable to stand or walk. Recently its also become ...
Wired - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 02:33
|Doctors Discover A Woman With No Cerebellum|
Cerebellar ataxia including Romberg's sign, and there is evidence of heel-knee-tibia impairment. The patient experienced mild to moderate dysmetria in reaching the nose when administered the finger-to-nose test. Pronation-supination alternating ...
io9 - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:22
|Families to 'Walk n' Roll' on Sept. 20 for ataxia that afflicts many|
According to ataxia.org.uk, SCA7 is a type of inherited cerebellar ataxia. “It is caused by a defect in a gene. This results in damage to certain parts of the brain and to the eyes.” Pamela's sister, Aileen, apart from not being able to walk anymore (I ...
Balita - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:20