Movement Disorders


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  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as motor neuron disease, is associated with the death of neurons that control voluntary muscles. Discover the latest research on ALS here.
    ALS

    Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as motor neuron disease, is associated with the death of neurons that control voluntary muscles. Discover the latest research on ALS here.

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  • ALS shares with a considerable proportion of FTD cases the same neuropathological substrate, namely, inclusions of abnormally phosphorylated protein tdp-43 (ptdp-43). Here are the latest discoveries pertaining to ptdp-43 and these diseases.
    ALS & FTD: TDP-43
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    ALS shares with a considerable proportion of FTD cases the same neuropathological substrate, namely, inclusions of abnormally phosphorylated protein tdp-43 (ptdp-43). Here are the latest discoveries pertaining to ptdp-43 and these diseases.

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  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder characterized by muscle weakness. ALS is a genetically heterogeneous disorder with several causative genes. Here are the latest discoveries pertaining to the genetics of this disease.
    ALS: Genetics

    Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder characterized by muscle weakness. ALS is a genetically heterogeneous disorder with several causative genes. Here are the latest discoveries pertaining to the genetics of this disease.

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  • Prions are misfolded proteins which characterize several fatal neurodegenerative diseases. Prion-like mechanisms are associated with the pathogenesis of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Here are the latest discoveries pertaining to this disease.
    ALS: Prions

    Prions are misfolded proteins which characterize several fatal neurodegenerative diseases. Prion-like mechanisms are associated with the pathogenesis of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Here are the latest discoveries pertaining to this disease.

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  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as motor neuron disease, is associated with the death of neurons that control voluntary muscles. Discover the latest research on ALS therapies here.
    ALS: Therapies

    Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as motor neuron disease, is associated with the death of neurons that control voluntary muscles. Discover the latest research on ALS therapies here.

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  • Transposon silencing is a form of transcriptional gene silencing. These gene silencing mechanisms are impaired in Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Here are the latest discoveries pertaining to transposon silencing and this disease.
    ALS: Transposon de-silencing
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    Transposon silencing is a form of transcriptional gene silencing. These gene silencing mechanisms are impaired in Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Here are the latest discoveries pertaining to transposon silencing and this disease.

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  • α-Synuclein is an integral component of Lewy bodies which are comprised of protein clumps and are a pathological hallmark of Parkinson’s disease. Here is the latest research on α-Synuclein structure and function.
    Alpha-Synuclein Structure and Function

    α-Synuclein is an integral component of Lewy bodies which are comprised of protein clumps and are a pathological hallmark of Parkinson’s disease. Here is the latest research on α-Synuclein structure and function.

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  • This feed focuses on antisense oligonucleotide therapies such as Inotersen, Nusinursen, and Patisiran, in neurodegenerative diseases including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
    Antisense Oligonucleotide - Therapies For ALS

    This feed focuses on antisense oligonucleotide therapies such as Inotersen, Nusinursen, and Patisiran, in neurodegenerative diseases including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

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  • Ataxia is a neurological condition characterized by lack of voluntary coordination of muscle movements including loss of coordination, balance, and speech. Discover the latest research on ataxia here.
    Ataxias

    Ataxia is a neurological condition characterized by lack of voluntary coordination of muscle movements including loss of coordination, balance, and speech. Discover the latest research on ataxia here.

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  • Basal Ganglia are a group of subcortical nuclei in the brain associated with control of voluntary motor movements, procedural and habit learning, emotion, and cognition. Here is the latest research.
    Basal Ganglia

    Basal Ganglia are a group of subcortical nuclei in the brain associated with control of voluntary motor movements, procedural and habit learning, emotion, and cognition. Here is the latest research.

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  • Cervical dystonia, or spasmodic torticollis, is a neurological disorder in which involuntary muscle contractions in the neck cause abnormal head and neck movements. Current treatment options include botulinum toxin injections, oral medications, and surgery. Find the latest research on cervical dystonia here.
    Cervical Dystonia

    Cervical dystonia, or spasmodic torticollis, is a neurological disorder in which involuntary muscle contractions in the neck cause abnormal head and neck movements. Current treatment options include botulinum toxin injections, oral medications, and surgery. Find the latest research on cervical dystonia here.

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  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease is a hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy characterized by loss of muscle and touch sensation. Discover the latest research on CMT here.
    Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT)

    Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease is a hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy characterized by loss of muscle and touch sensation. Discover the latest research on CMT here.

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  • Chorea is a movement disorder characterized by brief, involuntary, irregular contractions. The contractions appear to flow across adjacent muscles. Chorea may be due to neurodegenerative disorders, structural brain damage, or autoimmune diseases. Find the latest research on chorea here.
    Chorea

    Chorea is a movement disorder characterized by brief, involuntary, irregular contractions. The contractions appear to flow across adjacent muscles. Chorea may be due to neurodegenerative disorders, structural brain damage, or autoimmune diseases. Find the latest research on chorea here.

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  • Corticobasal Degeneration (CBD)is a rare, neurodegenerative disease of the cerebral cortex and the basal ganglia, characterized by movement disorders. Discover the latest research on CBD here.
    Corticobasal Degeneration

    Corticobasal Degeneration (CBD)is a rare, neurodegenerative disease of the cerebral cortex and the basal ganglia, characterized by movement disorders. Discover the latest research on CBD here.

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  • Deep Brain Stimulation is a neurosurgical procedure that uses a neurostimulator to stimulate specific regions of the brain for treatment of movement disorders. Here is the latest research.
    Deep Brain Stimulation

    Deep Brain Stimulation is a neurosurgical procedure that uses a neurostimulator to stimulate specific regions of the brain for treatment of movement disorders. Here is the latest research.

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  • Dyskinesia are a category of movement disorders characterized by involuntary muscle movements. They can be medication-induced, chronic, or non-motor in nature. Here is the latest research.
    Dyskinesia

    Dyskinesia are a category of movement disorders characterized by involuntary muscle movements. They can be medication-induced, chronic, or non-motor in nature. Here is the latest research.

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  • Gut microbiota has been implicated in neurodevelopment, neuroinflammatory responses, and neurological disorders. Here is the latest research on the role of gut microbiota in movement disorders.
    Gut Microbiota in Movement Disorders
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    Gut microbiota has been implicated in neurodevelopment, neuroinflammatory responses, and neurological disorders. Here is the latest research on the role of gut microbiota in movement disorders.

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  • Huntington disease is a hereditary neurodegenerative disease characterized by poor coordination and involuntary body movements. Discover the latest research on Huntington disease here.
    Huntington Disease

    Huntington disease is a hereditary neurodegenerative disease characterized by poor coordination and involuntary body movements. Discover the latest research on Huntington disease here.

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  • Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that affects movement. Drug Inosine is proposed to slow progression of this disease. Here is the latest research on Inosine in PD.
    Inosine: Parkinson's Disease

    Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that affects movement. Drug Inosine is proposed to slow progression of this disease. Here is the latest research on Inosine in PD.

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  • Lewy Body Disease, associated with abnormal deposits of proteins like alpha-synuclein in the brain, causes a decline in mental abilities. Here is the latest on this progressive neurological disorder.
    Lewy Body Disease

    Lewy Body Disease, associated with abnormal deposits of proteins like alpha-synuclein in the brain, causes a decline in mental abilities. Here is the latest on this progressive neurological disorder.

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  • Movement disorders are a group of nervous system disorders that increase or decrease voluntary or involuntary movements. Here is the latest research on genetic and environmental factors, as well as mechanisms that underlie movement disorders.
    Movement Disorders
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    Movement disorders are a group of nervous system disorders that increase or decrease voluntary or involuntary movements. Here is the latest research on genetic and environmental factors, as well as mechanisms that underlie movement disorders.

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  • Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) is a rare neurodegenerative disorder which affects the body’s autonomic functions, including breathing and muscle control. Discover the latest research on MSA here.
    Multiple System Atrophy
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    Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) is a rare neurodegenerative disorder which affects the body’s autonomic functions, including breathing and muscle control. Discover the latest research on MSA here.

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  • Myoclonus is a symptom in which muscle jerks occur suddenly and involuntarily. It is often a sign of a neurological disorder. Sudden muscle contractions are termed positive myoclonus while bouts of muslce relaxation are termed negative myoclonus. Find the latest research on myoclonus here.
    Myoclonus
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    Myoclonus is a symptom in which muscle jerks occur suddenly and involuntarily. It is often a sign of a neurological disorder. Sudden muscle contractions are termed positive myoclonus while bouts of muslce relaxation are termed negative myoclonus. Find the latest research on myoclonus here.

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  • Neuromodulation refers to a physiological process in which a neuron uses chemical(s) to regulate a variety of neuronal populations. Discover the latest research on neuromodulation here.
    Neuromodulation

    Neuromodulation refers to a physiological process in which a neuron uses chemical(s) to regulate a variety of neuronal populations. Discover the latest research on neuromodulation here.

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  • Parkinson's Disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder characterized by loss of muscle control, including trembling of the limbs and impaired balance. Here is the latest research.
    Parkinson's Disease

    Parkinson's Disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder characterized by loss of muscle control, including trembling of the limbs and impaired balance. Here is the latest research.

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  • Alpha-synuclein is an integral component of Lewy bodies which are comprised of protein clumps and are a pathological hallmark of Parkinson’s disease. Here is the latest research.
    Parkinson's Disease: Alpha-Synuclein

    Alpha-synuclein is an integral component of Lewy bodies which are comprised of protein clumps and are a pathological hallmark of Parkinson’s disease. Here is the latest research.

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  • Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that affects movement. This feed focuses on animal models used for Parkinson's disease research.
    Parkinson's Disease: Animal Models

    Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that affects movement. This feed focuses on animal models used for Parkinson's disease research.

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  • Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that affects movement. This feed focuses on genomic and drug-response biomarkers in Parkinson’s disease.
    Parkinson's Disease: Biomarkers

    Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that affects movement. This feed focuses on genomic and drug-response biomarkers in Parkinson’s disease.

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  • Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects movement. This feed focuses on therapeutic aspects, diagnostic tools including medical imaging, and clinical trials in PD.
    Parkinson's Disease: Diagnostics and Clinical Trials

    Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects movement. This feed focuses on therapeutic aspects, diagnostic tools including medical imaging, and clinical trials in PD.

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  • Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that affects movement. This feed focuses on genetic screening approaches and genetic predispositions in Parkinson’s disease.
    Parkinson's Disease: Genetics

    Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that affects movement. This feed focuses on genetic screening approaches and genetic predispositions in Parkinson’s disease.

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  • Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects movement. This feed focuses on leucine-rich repeat kinase 2 (LRRK2) which is the most prominent genetic contributor to PD.
    Parkinson's Disease: LRRK2
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    Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects movement. This feed focuses on leucine-rich repeat kinase 2 (LRRK2) which is the most prominent genetic contributor to PD.

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  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) is a rare neurodegenerative disorder that affects movement, gait, balance, and speech. Discover the latest research on PSP here.
    Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

    Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) is a rare neurodegenerative disorder that affects movement, gait, balance, and speech. Discover the latest research on PSP here.

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  • Restless legs syndrome is characterized by an unpleasant sensation in the legs and sometimes arms accompanied by a strong urge to move the affected limbs. It typically occurs during periods of inactivity and is temporarily relieved by movement. Restless legs syndrome may be caused by iron deficiency or dopamine imbalances. Find the latest research on restless legs syndrome here.
    Restless Legs Syndrome

    Restless legs syndrome is characterized by an unpleasant sensation in the legs and sometimes arms accompanied by a strong urge to move the affected limbs. It typically occurs during periods of inactivity and is temporarily relieved by movement. Restless legs syndrome may be caused by iron deficiency or dopamine imbalances. Find the latest research on restless legs syndrome here.

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  • Spinocerebellar ataxias (SCA) are hereditary and characterized by cerebellar degeneration, which affects muscle coordination and balance. Discover the latest research on SCA and related ataxias here.
    Spinocerebellar & Related Ataxias

    Spinocerebellar ataxias (SCA) are hereditary and characterized by cerebellar degeneration, which affects muscle coordination and balance. Discover the latest research on SCA and related ataxias here.

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  • microRNAs (miRNAs) are key regulatory RNAs that control modulate gene expression in various biological processes and human diseases such as Spinocerebellar Ataxia. Here are the latest discoveries pertaining to miRNAs and this disease.
    Spinocerebellar Ataxia: miRNAs

    microRNAs (miRNAs) are key regulatory RNAs that control modulate gene expression in various biological processes and human diseases such as Spinocerebellar Ataxia. Here are the latest discoveries pertaining to miRNAs and this disease.

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  • Striatonigral degeneration is a neurological disorder resulting from a disrupted connection between the striatum and substantia nigra, which enable balance and movement. Here is the latest research.
    Striatonigral Degeneration
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    Striatonigral degeneration is a neurological disorder resulting from a disrupted connection between the striatum and substantia nigra, which enable balance and movement. Here is the latest research.

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  • Synucleinopathies are neurodegenerative diseases characterized by accumulation of alpha-synuclein protein aggregates in neurons and glial cells. Discover the latest research on synucleinopathies here.
    Synucleinopathies

    Synucleinopathies are neurodegenerative diseases characterized by accumulation of alpha-synuclein protein aggregates in neurons and glial cells. Discover the latest research on synucleinopathies here.

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  • Torsion dystonia is a movement disorder characterized by loss of control of voluntary movements appearing as sustained muscle contractions and/or abnormal postures. Here is the latest research.
    Torsion Dystonia
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    Torsion dystonia is a movement disorder characterized by loss of control of voluntary movements appearing as sustained muscle contractions and/or abnormal postures. Here is the latest research.

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  • Tourette Syndrome is a neuropsychiatric disorder characterized by multiple motor and vocal tics and often associated with neurobehavioral comorbidities, such as obsessive-compulsive disorder. Here is the latest research on this childhood-onset neurodevelopmental disorder.
    Tourette Syndrome
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    Tourette Syndrome is a neuropsychiatric disorder characterized by multiple motor and vocal tics and often associated with neurobehavioral comorbidities, such as obsessive-compulsive disorder. Here is the latest research on this childhood-onset neurodevelopmental disorder.

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  • α-Synuclein is an integral component of Lewy bodies which are comprised of protein clumps and are a pathological hallmark of Parkinson’s disease. Here is the latest research on α-Synuclein structure and function.
    α-Synuclein Structure and Function

    α-Synuclein is an integral component of Lewy bodies which are comprised of protein clumps and are a pathological hallmark of Parkinson’s disease. Here is the latest research on α-Synuclein structure and function.

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