Tag: "neuromuscular" at medical news
Synbiotic modulation of gut flora improves minimal hepatic encephalopathy in cirrhotic patients
...icits in behavior, intelligence, consciousness and neuromuscular
function. When the dysfunction is minor, it is called minimal hepatic encephalopathy (MHE). Since ammonia has been shown to play a key role in overt hepatic encephalopathy, treatment options for MHE have also focused on reducing ammonia levels in the...
New hope for ALS seen with genetic techniques, growth factors
...s to contract. This point of contact is called the neuromuscular
junction. They used a virus to deliver the gene f...ce VEGF, making it available to the neurons at the neuromuscular
junctions. Once again, VEGF improved the disease course--the onset was later and the mice survived l...
Sleep disorders often indicate multiple health conditions
...ave a high degree of attention deficit, as well as neuromuscular
and psychiatric conditions. "Although sleep apn...t results indicated that 28 patients suffered from neuromuscular
disorders and mood and anxiety disorders. Ten patients suffered from primary neuromuscular
Veterans in better health than other residents of nursing homes, new test for evaluating tinnitus
...ion. Treadmill training combined with functional neuromuscular
stimulation improves walking poststroke This s...T) alone and a combination of BWSTT and functional neuromuscular
stimulation (FNS) with intramuscular (IM) electrodes (FNS-IM). Sixteen volunteers were randomly assi...
Columbia researchers receive $3 million to combat genetic killer of infants & toddlers
...nduct research on spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a neuromuscular
disease that is the leading genetic killer of infants and toddlers. The funding will enable the institution to significantly expand its already substantial SMA research. With an estimated 55,000 people afflicted with the disease in the United States...