Neuromuscular Diseases: A general term encompassing lower MOTOR NEURON DISEASE; PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES; and certain MUSCULAR DISEASES. Manifestations include MUSCLE WEAKNESS; FASCICULATION; muscle ATROPHY; SPASM; MYOKYMIA; MUSCLE HYPERTONIA, myalgias, and MUSCLE HYPOTONIA.Respiratory Insufficiency: Failure to adequately provide oxygen to cells of the body and to remove excess carbon dioxide from them. (Stedman, 25th ed)Muscular Dystrophies: A heterogeneous group of inherited MYOPATHIES, characterized by wasting and weakness of the SKELETAL MUSCLE. They are categorized by the sites of MUSCLE WEAKNESS; AGE OF ONSET; and INHERITANCE PATTERNS.Myotonic Dystrophy: Neuromuscular disorder characterized by PROGRESSIVE MUSCULAR ATROPHY; MYOTONIA, and various multisystem atrophies. Mild INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY may also occur. Abnormal TRINUCLEOTIDE REPEAT EXPANSION in the 3' UNTRANSLATED REGIONS of DMPK PROTEIN gene is associated with Myotonic Dystrophy 1. DNA REPEAT EXPANSION of zinc finger protein-9 gene intron is associated with Myotonic Dystrophy 2.Hypoventilation: A reduction in the amount of air entering the pulmonary alveoli.Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne: An X-linked recessive muscle disease caused by an inability to synthesize DYSTROPHIN, which is involved with maintaining the integrity of the sarcolemma. Muscle fibers undergo a process that features degeneration and regeneration. Clinical manifestations include proximal weakness in the first few years of life, pseudohypertrophy, cardiomyopathy (see MYOCARDIAL DISEASES), and an increased incidence of impaired mentation. Becker muscular dystrophy is a closely related condition featuring a later onset of disease (usually adolescence) and a slowly progressive course. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1415)Respiratory Muscles: These include the muscles of the DIAPHRAGM and the INTERCOSTAL MUSCLES.Tracheostomy: Surgical formation of an opening into the trachea through the neck, or the opening so created.NADH Tetrazolium Reductase: Catalyzes the reduction of tetrazolium compounds in the presence of NADH.Muscular Atrophy, Spinal: A group of disorders marked by progressive degeneration of motor neurons in the spinal cord resulting in weakness and muscular atrophy, usually without evidence of injury to the corticospinal tracts. Diseases in this category include Werdnig-Hoffmann disease and later onset SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHIES OF CHILDHOOD, most of which are hereditary. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1089)Neuromuscular Junction Diseases: Conditions characterized by impaired transmission of impulses at the NEUROMUSCULAR JUNCTION. This may result from disorders that affect receptor function, pre- or postsynaptic membrane function, or ACETYLCHOLINESTERASE activity. The majority of diseases in this category are associated with autoimmune, toxic, or inherited conditions.Muscular Dystrophy, Facioscapulohumeral: An autosomal dominant degenerative muscle disease characterized by slowly progressive weakness of the muscles of the face, upper-arm, and shoulder girdle. The onset of symptoms usually occurs in the first or second decade of life. Affected individuals usually present with impairment of upper extremity elevation. This tends to be followed by facial weakness, primarily involving the orbicularis oris and orbicularis oculi muscles. (Neuromuscul Disord 1997;7(1):55-62; Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1420)Tracheotomy: Surgical incision of the trachea.Respiratory Therapy: Care of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities associated with the cardiopulmonary system. It includes the therapeutic use of medical gases and their administrative apparatus, environmental control systems, humidification, aerosols, ventilatory support, bronchopulmonary drainage and exercise, respiratory rehabilitation, assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and maintenance of natural, artificial, and mechanical airways.Respiration, Artificial: Any method of artificial breathing that employs mechanical or non-mechanical means to force the air into and out of the lungs. Artificial respiration or ventilation is used in individuals who have stopped breathing or have RESPIRATORY INSUFFICIENCY to increase their intake of oxygen (O2) and excretion of carbon dioxide (CO2).Arthrogryposis: Persistent flexure or contracture of a joint.Insufflation: The act of blowing a powder, vapor, or gas into any body cavity for experimental, diagnostic, or therapeutic purposes.Intermittent Positive-Pressure Ventilation: Application of positive pressure to the inspiratory phase when the patient has an artificial airway in place and is connected to a ventilator.Masks: Devices that cover the nose and mouth to maintain aseptic conditions or to administer inhaled anesthetics or other gases. (UMDNS, 1999)Myasthenia Gravis: A disorder of neuromuscular transmission characterized by weakness of cranial and skeletal muscles. Autoantibodies directed against acetylcholine receptors damage the motor endplate portion of the NEUROMUSCULAR JUNCTION, impairing the transmission of impulses to skeletal muscles. Clinical manifestations may include diplopia, ptosis, and weakness of facial, bulbar, respiratory, and proximal limb muscles. The disease may remain limited to the ocular muscles. THYMOMA is commonly associated with this condition. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1459)Muscular Diseases: Acquired, familial, and congenital disorders of SKELETAL MUSCLE and SMOOTH MUSCLE.Spinal Muscular Atrophies of Childhood: A group of recessively inherited diseases that feature progressive muscular atrophy and hypotonia. They are classified as type I (Werdnig-Hoffman disease), type II (intermediate form), and type III (Kugelberg-Welander disease). Type I is fatal in infancy, type II has a late infantile onset and is associated with survival into the second or third decade. Type III has its onset in childhood, and is slowly progressive. (J Med Genet 1996 Apr:33(4):281-3)Hereditary Sensory and Motor Neuropathy: A group of slowly progressive inherited disorders affecting motor and sensory peripheral nerves. Subtypes include HMSNs I-VII. HMSN I and II both refer to CHARCOT-MARIE-TOOTH DISEASE. HMSN III refers to hypertrophic neuropathy of infancy. HMSN IV refers to REFSUM DISEASE. HMSN V refers to a condition marked by a hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy associated with spastic paraplegia (see SPASTIC PARAPLEGIA, HEREDITARY). HMSN VI refers to HMSN associated with an inherited optic atrophy (OPTIC ATROPHIES, HEREDITARY), and HMSN VII refers to HMSN associated with retinitis pigmentosa. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1343)Muscle, Skeletal: A subtype of striated muscle, attached by TENDONS to the SKELETON. Skeletal muscles are innervated and their movement can be consciously controlled. They are also called voluntary muscles.Positive-Pressure Respiration: A method of mechanical ventilation in which pressure is maintained to increase the volume of gas remaining in the lungs at the end of expiration, thus reducing the shunting of blood through the lungs and improving gas exchange.Myography: The recording of muscular movements. The apparatus is called a myograph, the record or tracing, a myogram. (From Stedman, 25th ed)Ventilators, Mechanical: Mechanical devices used to produce or assist pulmonary ventilation.Ophthalmoplegia: Paralysis of one or more of the ocular muscles due to disorders of the eye muscles, neuromuscular junction, supporting soft tissue, tendons, or innervation to the muscles.Muscle Weakness: A vague complaint of debility, fatigue, or exhaustion attributable to weakness of various muscles. The weakness can be characterized as subacute or chronic, often progressive, and is a manifestation of many muscle and neuromuscular diseases. (From Wyngaarden et al., Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p2251)Respiration Disorders: Diseases of the respiratory system in general or unspecified or for a specific respiratory disease not available.Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: A degenerative disorder affecting upper MOTOR NEURONS in the brain and lower motor neurons in the brain stem and SPINAL CORD. Disease onset is usually after the age of 50 and the process is usually fatal within 3 to 6 years. Clinical manifestations include progressive weakness, atrophy, FASCICULATION, hyperreflexia, DYSARTHRIA, dysphagia, and eventual paralysis of respiratory function. Pathologic features include the replacement of motor neurons with fibrous ASTROCYTES and atrophy of anterior SPINAL NERVE ROOTS and corticospinal tracts. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp1089-94)SMN Complex Proteins: A complex of proteins that assemble the SNRNP CORE PROTEINS into a core structure that surrounds a highly conserved RNA sequence found in SMALL NUCLEAR RNA. They are found localized in the GEMINI OF COILED BODIES and in the CYTOPLASM. The SMN complex is named after the Survival of Motor Neuron Complex Protein 1, which is a critical component of the complex.Survival of Motor Neuron 1 Protein: A SMN complex protein that is essential for the function of the SMN protein complex. In humans the protein is encoded by a single gene found near the inversion telomere of a large inverted region of CHROMOSOME 5. Mutations in the gene coding for survival of motor neuron 1 protein may result in SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHIES OF CHILDHOOD.Guillain-Barre Syndrome: An acute inflammatory autoimmune neuritis caused by T cell- mediated cellular immune response directed towards peripheral myelin. Demyelination occurs in peripheral nerves and nerve roots. The process is often preceded by a viral or bacterial infection, surgery, immunization, lymphoma, or exposure to toxins. Common clinical manifestations include progressive weakness, loss of sensation, and loss of deep tendon reflexes. Weakness of respiratory muscles and autonomic dysfunction may occur. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp1312-1314)Electric Impedance: The resistance to the flow of either alternating or direct electrical current.Myositis: Inflammation of a muscle or muscle tissue.Cough: A sudden, audible expulsion of air from the lungs through a partially closed glottis, preceded by inhalation. It is a protective response that serves to clear the trachea, bronchi, and/or lungs of irritants and secretions, or to prevent aspiration of foreign materials into the lungs.Ventilator Weaning: Techniques for effecting the transition of the respiratory-failure patient from mechanical ventilation to spontaneous ventilation, while meeting the criteria that tidal volume be above a given threshold (greater than 5 ml/kg), respiratory frequency be below a given count (less than 30 breaths/min), and oxygen partial pressure be above a given threshold (PaO2 greater than 50mm Hg). Weaning studies focus on finding methods to monitor and predict the outcome of mechanical ventilator weaning as well as finding ventilatory support techniques which will facilitate successful weaning. Present methods include intermittent mandatory ventilation, intermittent positive pressure ventilation, and mandatory minute volume ventilation.Dystrophin: A muscle protein localized in surface membranes which is the product of the Duchenne/Becker muscular dystrophy gene. Individuals with Duchenne muscular dystrophy usually lack dystrophin completely while those with Becker muscular dystrophy have dystrophin of an altered size. It shares features with other cytoskeletal proteins such as SPECTRIN and alpha-actinin but the precise function of dystrophin is not clear. One possible role might be to preserve the integrity and alignment of the plasma membrane to the myofibrils during muscle contraction and relaxation. MW 400 kDa.Muscles: Contractile tissue that produces movement in animals.Muscle Fibers, Skeletal: Large, multinucleate single cells, either cylindrical or prismatic in shape, that form the basic unit of SKELETAL MUSCLE. They consist of MYOFIBRILS enclosed within and attached to the SARCOLEMMA. They are derived from the fusion of skeletal myoblasts (MYOBLASTS, SKELETAL) into a syncytium, followed by differentiation.Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease: A hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy transmitted most often as an autosomal dominant trait and characterized by progressive distal wasting and loss of reflexes in the muscles of the legs (and occasionally involving the arms). Onset is usually in the second to fourth decade of life. This condition has been divided into two subtypes, hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy (HMSN) types I and II. HMSN I is associated with abnormal nerve conduction velocities and nerve hypertrophy, features not seen in HMSN II. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1343)Sleep Apnea Syndromes: Disorders characterized by multiple cessations of respirations during sleep that induce partial arousals and interfere with the maintenance of sleep. Sleep apnea syndromes are divided into central (see SLEEP APNEA, CENTRAL), obstructive (see SLEEP APNEA, OBSTRUCTIVE), and mixed central-obstructive types.Muscular Atrophy: Derangement in size and number of muscle fibers occurring with aging, reduction in blood supply, or following immobilization, prolonged weightlessness, malnutrition, and particularly in denervation.Scoliosis: An appreciable lateral deviation in the normally straight vertical line of the spine. (Dorland, 27th ed)Mucus: The viscous secretion of mucous membranes. It contains mucin, white blood cells, water, inorganic salts, and exfoliated cells.Mice, Inbred mdx: A strain of mice arising from a spontaneous MUTATION (mdx) in inbred C57BL mice. This mutation is X chromosome-linked and produces viable homozygous animals that lack the muscle protein DYSTROPHIN, have high serum levels of muscle ENZYMES, and possess histological lesions similar to human MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY. The histological features, linkage, and map position of mdx make these mice a worthy animal model of DUCHENNE MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY.Respiratory Function Tests: Measurement of the various processes involved in the act of respiration: inspiration, expiration, oxygen and carbon dioxide exchange, lung volume and compliance, etc.Vital Capacity: The volume of air that is exhaled by a maximal expiration following a maximal inspiration.BooksBook SelectionBook Reviews as Topic: Critical analyses of books or other monographic works.Rare BooksBook Prices
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- Neuromuscular diseases include a vast and bewildering array of related and unrelated disorders that have a certain similarity of symptoms in that both nerves and muscles are usually impaired. (encyclopedia.com)
- They should have a commitment to research in age-related neuromuscular disorders and hold or realistically expect to obtain at least an Upper Second Class Honours Degree in a relevant subject. (jobs.ac.uk)
- Therefore, diagnosis of the neuromuscular disorders described below requires not only determination of alpha-tocopherol status but also the appropriate clinical signs, supporting clinical pathology and/or muscle biopsy results and elimination of other possible diseases. (msu.edu)
- These disorders include motor neuron diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), which may involve motor neurons in the brain, spinal cord, and periphery, ultimately weakening the muscle. (medscape.com)
- ALS belongs to a wider group of disorders known as motor neuron diseases, which are caused by gradual deterioration (degeneration) and death of motor neurons. (medicinenet.com)
- Neuromuscular diseases (NMDs) represent a broad group of more than 150 genetic and acquired disorders, many causing disability and even premature death through progressive muscle wasting. (uottawa.ca)
- Established in 1999, the University of Ottawa Centre for Neuromuscular Disease (CNMD) was mandated "to advance the understanding of neuromuscular and related disorders and enhance human health through the development and implementation of novel therapies. (uottawa.ca)
- This Conference was hosted by the Center for Neuromuscular Disease and highlighted advances in all aspects of neuromuscular disease (NMD) research, including novel techniques to diagnose NMD, biology of disease pathogenesis, basic muscle and stem cell biology, expanding clinical phenotypes and promising therapies to treat these devastating disorders. (uottawa.ca)
- Although many NMDs were previously incurable, recent breakthroughs in the molecular pathogenesis of diseases caused by a single gene and acquired disorders are now revealing potential targeted disease-modifying therapies that may improve muscle health and prevent disability. (uottawa.ca)
- However, there is human disease relevance to this work because defects in these processes cause neuromuscular disorders such as congenital mysasthenic syndromes and peripheral neuropathies (Charcot-Marie-Tooth Diseases) and neurodevelopmental disorders in the central nervous system such as autism and intellectual disability. (jax.org)
- Neuromuscular Disorders , 24(8), 666-670. (edu.au)
- Neuromuscular Disorders , 23(5), 432-436. (edu.au)
- Neuromuscular junction diseases can also be referred to as end plate diseases or disorders. (wikipedia.org)
- Among neuromuscular diseases some can be autoimmune disease , or hereditary disorders. (wikipedia.org)
- Mental disorders, in addition to disorders where people feel strange sensations, are hard to describe, diagnose, and even believe. (celebritydiagnosis.com)
- All our doctors are board certified neurologists (doctors who specialize in nervous system disorders) who specialize in neuromuscular (nerve and muscle) disease and electromyography . (ohsu.edu)
- This program takes a multidisciplinary approach to diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular disorders in adults and children. (ohsu.edu)
- The MDA sponsors the Muscular Dystrophy Program and provides information and support for more than 40 neuromuscular disorders . (ohsu.edu)
- Do Psychosocial Interventions Improve Quality of Life and Wellbeing in Adults with Neuromuscular Disorders? (iospress.com)
- Quality of life and well-being are frequently restricted in adults with neuromuscular disorders. (iospress.com)
- The objective of this paper was to systematically review and critically appraise quantitative studies (RCTs, controlled trials and cohort studies) of psychosocial interventions designed to improve quality of life and well-being in adults with neuromuscular disorders. (iospress.com)
- The remainder were for patients with post-polio syndrome, muscular dystrophies and mixed disorders, such as Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, myasthenia gravis and myotonic dystrophy. (iospress.com)
- Across varied interventions and neuromuscular disorders, seven studies reported a short-term beneficial effect of intervention on quality of life and well-being. (iospress.com)
- There is no strong evidence that psychosocial interventions improve quality of life and well-being in adults with neuromuscular disorders, due to a paucity of high quality research in this field. (iospress.com)
- Neuromuscular disorders have a high symptom burden and are frequently associated with many adverse psychosocial outcomes, particularly reduced quality of life and well-being [ 1, 2 ]. (iospress.com)
- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) neuromuscular conditions, perceptions of self-reported quality of life and HRQoL are comparably low in individuals with different types of neuromuscular disorders [ 5, 6 ]. (iospress.com)
- Professor Kathryn North - Head, Institute for Neuroscience and Muscle Research Neuromuscular disorders constitute one of the major causes of ongoing disability in childhood. (edu.au)
- The Institute for Neuroscience and Muscle Research was established to study inherited neuromuscular disorders such as the muscular dystrophies and staff work closely with the doctors and therapists of the Neurogenetics Clinics to ensure the laboratory discoveries today are translated into real answers for affected children and their families tomorrow. (edu.au)
- He has a particular interest in nonpharmacological treatments for movement disorders and the non-motor symptoms of Parkinson disease, including cognitive deficits and fatigue. (ucdenver.edu)
- His research includes using advanced imaging techniques to study the pathophysiology of movement disorders such as Parkinson disease and dystonia. (ucdenver.edu)
- Homozygosity for a missense mutation in the 67 kDa isoform of glutamate decarboxylase in a family with autosomal recessive spastic cerebral palsy: parallels with Stiff-Person Syndrome and other movement disorders. (medscape.com)
- Richard Gee has experience with the evaluation and treatment of neuromuscular disorders, gait abnormalities, orthotics, and mobility dysfunction. (stanford.edu)
- It was here that she first became fascinated with the genetics of neuromuscular disorders and continued to pursue this interest during her post-doctoral training at the University of Rochester. (stanford.edu)
- Neurological disorders are major health problems in recent years and it is projected that the number of people affected by these disorders will double every 20 years [ 1 ]. (hindawi.com)
- Contractures, lack of flexibility and poor range of motion - common to many neuromuscular disorders - make it tougher to stay upright. (sp-foundation.org)
- Dr Lisak's research programs are in neuroimmunologic diseases including multiple sclerosis (MS) and related diseases including neuromyelitis optic spectrum disorders (NMOSD) and transverse myelitis (TM), myasthenia gravis (MG), immune-mediated neuropathies including Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS), Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP) and variants as well as other autoimmune neuropathies and inflammatory diseases of muscle. (wayne.edu)
- Here is a thoughtful new book for professionals who assist persons afflicted with neuromuscular disorders to help them and their. (tradebit.com)
- MFM-32 is a validated scale used to evaluate fine and gross motor function in people with neurological disorders, including SMA. (webwire.com)
- As a member of the hospital's neuromuscular clinic, Sarazen works closely with her colleagues to provide comprehensive care to patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and other muscular dystrophies. (aarc.org)
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive and fatal neuromuscular disease with no cure. (cdc.gov)
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a rapidly progressive, invariably fatal neurological disease that attacks the nerve cells responsible for controlling voluntary muscles. (medicinenet.com)
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a rare group of neurological diseases that mainly involve the nerve cells (neurons) responsible for controlling voluntary muscle movement. (medicinenet.com)
- Some 6,250 new cases of the debilitating neuromuscular disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis were diagnosed in 2015. (masslive.com)
- A recent article in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report highlights efforts - as well as challenges - in documenting the prevalence of the debilitating neuromuscular disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in the country. (masslive.com)
- CytRx Corporation (NASDAQ:CYTR), a biopharmaceutical research and development company engaged in the development of high-value human therapeutics, has filed a report with the U.S. Food and Drug Administrations (FDA) in response to the Agency's partial clinical hold on the Company's Phase 2b efficacy clinical trial with its molecular chaperone regulator drug candidate arimoclomol for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease ). (medicalnewstoday.com)
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), better known as Lou Gehrig's disease, is a motor neuron disease that progresses very fast. (ehow.co.uk)
- All microRNAs (miRNAs) in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) study were collected from public databases such as miRBase, mir2Disease, and Human miRNA and Disease Database (HMDD). (hindawi.com)
- The neuromuscular junction may also be directly involved in diseases such as myasthenia gravis (MG). (medscape.com)
- In diseases such as myasthenia gravis , the end plate potential (EPP) fails to effectively activate the muscle fiber due to an autoimmune reaction against acetylcholine receptors , resulting in muscle weakness and fatigue. (wikipedia.org)
- The most studied diseases affecting the human acetylcholine receptor are Myasthenia Gravis and some forms of congenital myasthenic syndrome . (wikipedia.org)
- The neuromuscular junction diseases present within this subset are myasthenia gravis, and Lambert-Eaton syndrome. (wikipedia.org)
- these also distinguish it from myasthenia gravis, a related autoimmune neuromuscular disease. (wikipedia.org)
- In our previous study, we showed that inhibition of histone deacetylase 6 (HDAC6), which deacetylates tubulin at lysine 40, rescues defects in MTs and in neuromuscular junction growth caused by tau overexpression. (biologists.org)
- In order to examine directly the role of increased tubulin acetylation against tau toxicity, we generated a site-directed α-tubulin K40Q mutation by CRISPR/Cas9 technology to mimic the acetylated MTs and found that acetylation-mimicking α-tubulin rescued tau-induced MT defects and neuromuscular junction developmental abnormalities. (biologists.org)
- The motor unit has four components: a motor neuron in the brain or spinal cord , its axon and related axons that comprise the peripheral nerve, the neuromuscular junction , and all the muscle fibers activated by the neuron. (encyclopedia.com)
- First, we are studying mutations that perturb the neuromuscular junction (NMJ), the connection between motor neurons in the spinal cord and muscle fibers in the periphery. (jax.org)
- Neuromuscular junction disease is a medical condition where the normal conduction through the neuromuscular junction fails to function correctly. (wikipedia.org)
- The neuromuscular junction is a specialized synapse between a neuron and the muscle it innervates. (wikipedia.org)
- In vertebrates, the neuromuscular junction is always excitatory, therefore to stop contraction of the muscle, inhibition must occur at the level of the efferent motor neuron. (wikipedia.org)
- Neuromuscular junction diseases are a result of a malfunction in one or more steps of the above pathway. (wikipedia.org)
- In the neuromuscular junction, the diseases will either act on the presynaptic membrane of the motor neuron, the synapse separating the motor neuron from the muscle fiber, or the postsynaptic membrane (the muscle fiber). (wikipedia.org)
- Immune-mediated diseases include a variety of diseases not only affecting the neuromuscular junction. (wikipedia.org)
- reference 26) In each of these diseases, a receptor or other protein essential to normal function of the junction is targeted by antibodies in an autoimmune attack by the body. (wikipedia.org)
- Etomidate has pre and post-synaptic actions at the neuromuscular junction level in humans (Valadão et al. (majortests.com)
- Fluorescence microscopy and electrophysiology techniques were used as evidence to show that Etomidate has post-synaptic effects on the neuromuscular junction of the mice (Valadão et al. (majortests.com)
- 2013). This shows how this anaesthetic has a negative impact on neuromuscular junction as a result of botox injections. (majortests.com)
- It is the result of an autoimmune reaction in which antibodies are formed against presynaptic voltage-gated calcium channels, and likely other nerve terminal proteins, in the neuromuscular junction (the connection between nerves and the muscle that they supply). (wikipedia.org)
- At the nerve ending in the neuromuscular junction, where the impulse is transferred to the muscle cell, the nerve impulse leads to the opening of voltage-gated calcium channels (VGCC), the influx of calcium ions into the nerve terminal, and the calcium-dependent triggering of synaptic vesicle fusion with plasma membrane. (wikipedia.org)
- In LEMS, antibodies against VGCC, particularly the P/Q-type VGCC, decrease the amount of calcium that can enter the nerve ending, hence less acetylcholine can be released from the neuromuscular junction. (wikipedia.org)
- These junctions (Figure 1) work very much like a synapse between neurons ( neuromuscular junction video ). (eku.edu)
- Highly magnified view of a neuromuscular junction (Hirsch 2007). (eku.edu)
- People who continue to work while managing a slow, progressive neuromuscular disease are challenged by the need to keep up appearances at work and home, and by the tension over whether, and when, to disclose their condition at work. (personneltoday.com)
- Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a severe, inherited, progressive neuromuscular disease that causes devastating muscle atrophy and disease-related complications. (webwire.com)
- We study diseases such as the muscular dystrophies, dystonia and schizophrenia that have a have a strong genetic component. (cardiff.ac.uk)
- Skeletal Muscle and Athletic Performance * Disease Mechanism in Muscular Dystrophies and Membrane Repair for Therapy * Gene Discovery in Inherited Myopathies * Neurofibromatosis (NF): Education and Learning/Clinical Trials (Tumours of NF1 and NF2) * Clinical Trials and Quality of Life * Neuroimmunology * Neurosurgery The INMR is a multi-disciplinary team involving over 40 clinicians, research scientists, genetic counsellors, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and psychologists who care for over 1800 patients and their families. (edu.au)
- Familial ALS, a hereditary form of the disease, accounts for 5%-10% of cases, whereas the remaining cases have no clearly defined etiology ( 1 ). (cdc.gov)
- SMA is a hereditary neuromuscular disease characterized by muscle atrophy and weakness. (healthcanal.com)
- Grouped together, it is the second leading cause of hereditary neuromuscular disease, after Duchenne muscular dystrophy . (medlineplus.gov)
- Potential participants need to live less than 2.5 hours travel time from the centre because of the need for several visits and for the physiotherapist to travel to the gym where the person is exercising. (isrctn.com)
- John Walton Neuromuscular Disease Centre, Institute of Human Genetics, Newcastle University. (ncl.ac.uk)
- The project will utilise intramuscular electromyography (iEMG) and D2O-proteomics to investigate MU remodelling and to quantify associated neuromuscular markers in order to determine the role of neuromuscular decline in ageing and disease related musculoskeletal decline. (jobs.ac.uk)
- Verified May 2009 by National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS). (clinicaltrials.gov)
- Equine diseases that develop in the face of vitamin E deficiency in young animals include nutritional myodegeneration, neuroaxonal dystrophy in horses and equine degenerative myeloencephalopathy. (msu.edu)
- Young people with Degenerative Neuromuscular Diseases: How effective was Muscular Dystrophy Association Summer sports program in improving self-help? (newszou.com)
- This conventional paper evaluates a facility providing you with a service to adolescents - MDA Summer Camp - as well as effect on the development of self-efficacy, autonomy, and identity of adolescents with degenerative neuromuscular illnesses. (newszou.com)
- This area of research is key to understanding how animals function, and the pathophysiological basis of degenerative diseases of ageing and inherited or acquired diseases. (rvc.ac.uk)
- Among those arrested was Cincinnati resident Megan Anderson, who uses a wheelchair and has a degenerative neuromuscular disease. (democracynow.org)
- There is no cure yet for mitochondrial myopathies, nor is there any adequate treatment to stall disease progression. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- By learning about the basics of disease initiation and progression, perhaps we can soon test therapeutics designed to stop or reverse the pathology," he said. (healthcanal.com)
- In setting of neuromuscular disease, respiratory failure is triggered by progression or exacerbation of the primary disease process or infection. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
- Treatments currently available, Edaravone and Riluzole, do not cure ALS, but slow disease progression in certain patients ( 3 , 4 ). (cdc.gov)
- Currently, there is no cure for ALS and no effective treatment to halt, or reverse, the progression of the disease. (medicinenet.com)
- A three-year grant to Columbia University will "validate new non-invasive methods to identify the toxic exposures to which ALS patient brains could be exposed, and to elucidate which mechanisms link toxic exposures and disease progression. (masslive.com)
- The severity and progression of the disease varies from person to person, life expectancy ranges from early childhood to adulthood. (roche.com)
- have shown recently that miRNA-206 delays ALS progression and promotes regeneration of neuromuscular synapses in mice. (hindawi.com)
- Allen has Kennedy's disease (spinal-bulbar muscular atrophy), which is similar to ALS but with a slower progression. (sp-foundation.org)
- These diseases cause muscles to become weaker over time which often leads to disability and risk of other disease due to inactivity. (isrctn.com)
- Both diseases result in progressive muscle wasting with substantial morbidity and disability. (isrctn.com)
- The phenotypic severity is largely determined by the age at which the disorder first occurs, with early-onset disease typically resulting in more disability compared with late-onset disease. (medscape.com)
- As disability increases, people with a progressive condition shift their focus from the importance of workplace adjustments towards the role of considerate colleagues and, in particular, the willingness of a line manager to support job retention. (personneltoday.com)
- Abstract: This project assists people who are aging with a disability by conducting a series of research studies using a database of more than 1,000 people who represent a variety of disabilities. (naric.com)
- The DMD mdx mouse is the most widely used animal model for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), presenting the same molecular and protein defect as seen in humans with the disease. (biologists.org)
- At age 5 I was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscsular Dystrophy (DMD[ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duchenne_muscular_dystrophy ]), and was wondering if anyone had it or any other neuromuscular disease. (crunchyroll.com)
- 2005). Neurological and neuromuscular disease as risk factor for respiratory failure in children hospitalized with influenza infection. (bellaonline.com)
- In some people who have presented with acute respiratory failure, there is an ongoing need for long-term use of NIV at home. (wikipedia.org)
- NIV for acute respiratory failure is used particularly for severe exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) but also for acute decompensated heart failure and other acute conditions. (wikipedia.org)
- Non-invasive ventilation has been used since the 1940s for various indications, but its present-day use for chronic breathing problems arose in the 1980s for people with chronic respiratory muscle weakness, and in the 1990s on intensive care units and other acute care settings for acute respiratory failure. (wikipedia.org)
- Since 2000 acute NIV has been used widely in the treatment of acute respiratory failure, particularly in people with COPD, including on general wards rather than the intensive care unit setting. (wikipedia.org)
- Most people with ALS die from respiratory failure, usually within 3 to 5 years from when the symptoms first appear. (medicinenet.com)
- Additionally, Sally has coordinated the wheelchair and durable medical equipment clinic for a pediatric neuromuscular clinic population as well as worked as a private home care pediatric physical therapist performing evaluations and daily treatment sessions for patients diagnosed with neuromuscular disease. (stanford.edu)
- Tau normally associates with and stabilizes microtubules (MTs), but is hyperphosphorylated and aggregated into neurofibrillary tangles in Alzheimer's disease and related neurodegenerative diseases, which are collectively known as tauopathies. (biologists.org)
- We remain optimistic about the prospects of arimoclomol as a treatment for the devastating consequences of neurodegenerative diseases such as ALS, and continue to work towards a potential partnership to help with further development. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- Scientists call SMA a motor neuron disease, and there is post-mortem evidence that it does cause motor neurons to die," said Brian McCabe, PhD, assistant professor of pathology and cell biology and of neuroscience in the Motor Neuron Center, who led the first study. (healthcanal.com)
- My work involves molecular pathology studies in medulloblastoma to enable biomarker discovery and improved risk-stratification and also aims to reduce the disease/treatment-associated burden in medulloblastoma survivors by understanding the key clinico-molecular correlates of late effects, developing/ assessing reduced intensity therapies, and advancing drug and rehabilitation strategies. (ncl.ac.uk)
- The Blake laboratory investigates the molecular pathology of various neuromuscular, neuropsychiatric and neurological diseases. (cardiff.ac.uk)
- This study is being conducted to study the effect of nabilone (a synthetic cannabinoid)on spasticity in spinal cord injured persons.The study will be a phase 2, randomized, placebo-controlled crossover study. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- Neuropathic pain is common among people with spinal cord injury (SCI), is often severe, and can interfere significantly with daily life. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- SMA is an autosomal recessive genetic disease caused by a loss of function of the Survival Motor Neuron (SMN) 1 gene, which leads to insufficient levels of SMN protein, progressive deterioration of nerve cells in the spinal cord and loss of motor neurons. (roche.com)
- 2016) TWIICE, A fully actuated exoskeleton for people with Spinal Cord Injury. (epfl.ch)
- Abstract: This project develops new stimulation patterns for a functional electrically stimulated (FES) leg cycle ergometer (LCE) that enable spinal-cord-injured persons to exercise with greater benefit. (naric.com)
- However, it was not clear whether the death of motor neurons is a cause of the disease or an effect. (healthcanal.com)
- Our findings in the fruit fly SMA model show that the disease originates in other motor circuit neurons, which then causes motor neurons to malfunction. (healthcanal.com)
- The first drug treatment for the disease -- riluzole ( Rilutek ) is believed to reduce damage to motor neurons by decreasing the release of glutamate. (medicinenet.com)
- However, FDA has approved first drug treatment for the disease riluzole (Rilutek), which is believed to reduce damage of motor neurons [ 2 ]. (hindawi.com)
- We build models to predict how systems function at all levels, (including the gene and molecular level) in health and disease and in response to well defined perturbations. (rvc.ac.uk)
- The disease is caused by defects in a gene called SMN1 (survival motor neuron 1), which encodes the SMN protein. (healthcanal.com)
- The familial form of ALS usually only requires one parent to carry the gene responsible for the disease. (nih.gov)
- Most of the time, a person must get the defective gene from both parents to be affected. (medlineplus.gov)
- Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a neuromuscular disease caused by a mutation in the gene survival motor neuron 1. (prlog.org)
- In a healthy person, this gene produces a protein that is critical to the function of the nerves that control muscles. (prlog.org)
- miRNAs are the small potent regulators which are effective noncoding RNA, which control almost 60% of human gene and several diseases. (hindawi.com)
- They have also shown that histone deacetylase 4 ( HDAC4 ) which controls neuromuscular gene expression is among the strongest computationally predicted targets of miR-206. (hindawi.com)
- NMDs also include peripheral neuropathies such as Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT), which affect not only motor but also sensory nerves. (medscape.com)
- Both ALS and MS are diseases that involve the nerves of the body, but the location and type of nerve destruction is very different. (medicinenet.com)
- immune-mediated disease , toxic/metabolic and congenital syndromes. (wikipedia.org)
- This category divides neuromuscular diseases into three broad categories: immune-mediated disease, toxic/metabolic and congenital syndromes. (wikipedia.org)
- Metabolic diseases are usually a result of abnormal functioning of one of the metabolic processes required for regular production and utilization of energy in a cell. (wikipedia.org)
- is adrenoleukodystrophy a neuro muscular or metabolic disease? (medhelp.org)
- Weakness in the legs is a symptom of injuries, neuromuscular diseases, toxins and metabolic diseases. (ehow.co.uk)
- This study explored the experiences of eight young people with neuromuscular disease and their eight parental caregivers participating in the well-known Duke of Edinburgh's Award, offered though a community support organisation, the Muscular Dystrophy Association New South Wales. (edu.au)
- The WREX (Wilmington Robotic EXoskeleton) is being used by many children with neuromuscular conditions such as arthrogryposis and muscular dystrophy. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- This kind of camp can be hosted by Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), which is a not for profit organization that fights to cure Physical Dystrophy and also other related neuromuscular diseases by raising funds for study and medicine development (Muscular Dystrophy Affiliation, 2016). (newszou.com)
- MDA is a nonprofit dedicated to fighting muscular dystrophy and other neuromuscular diseases through research. (tuscaloosanews.com)
- The OHSU ALS and Neuromuscular Disease Center holds clinics in association with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) program. (ohsu.edu)
- We will build on the work done by Trophos and the French Muscular Dystrophy Association to advance the development of olesoxime and to bring it to people who live with this devastating condition as quickly as possible. (roche.com)
- During October 19, 2010-December 31, 2011, a total of 12,187 persons meeting the surveillance case definition for definite ALS were identified by the registry, for a prevalence of 3.9 cases per 100,000 persons in the U.S. general population ( Figure 2 ). (cdc.gov)
- The overall prevalence rate of ALS was 3.9 per 100,000 persons and increased as age increased. (cdc.gov)
- MG is a rare neuromuscular disease affecting 15 in 100,000 people. (pharmiweb.com)
- The registry has funded some 16 research projects with a focus on genetic components, possible associations to other diseases as well exposure to environmental toxins. (masslive.com)
- His predecessor in the same office, Judge Robert F. Kumor Jr ., had ALS as well and died from complications of the disease in 2013, raising issues of possible environmental toxins such as lead though recent initial testing at the 45-year-old courthouse building was said to be normal. (masslive.com)
- She has long-standing expertise in the use of botulinum toxins for neurological conditions as well as the use of deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease, Essential tremor and dystonia. (ucdenver.edu)
- His impressive research projects include respiratory control and dyspnea, neuromuscular disease, and cardiovascular consequences of sleep apnea. (ucdavis.edu)
- Apnea hypopnea indices categorized by REM/NREM sleep and sleep positions in 100 children with adenotonsillectomy for obstructive sleep apnea disease. (bioportfolio.com)
- Although mixed sleep apnea (MSA) is one of the three types of sleep apnea, it is not considered a separate disease entity. (bioportfolio.com)
- It may help to lose weight, but not all people with sleep apnea are overweight. (webmd.com)
- Sleep-disordered breathing and cardiovascular disease. (ucdavis.edu)
- Correlates of daytime sleepiness in 4,578 elderly persons: the cardiovascular health study. (ucdavis.edu)
- Both the CMS diagnosis and physical deconditioning worsen the prognosis for all-cause cardiovascular disease occurring early after SCI. (medscape.com)
- And the annual death toll from tobacco-related diseases -- lung cancer, heart attacks and cardiovascular diseases -- could soar to 10 million by 2020, with 70 percent of the deaths in developing countries, it adds. (sott.net)
- Cardiovascular disease Heart Attack, Stroke, PAD. (powershow.com)
- Since then, Ramsey has worked on bone degradation in microgravity at NASA Biosciences, Cardiovascular Surgery at Stanford School of Medicine, and now he is working under the supervision of Dr. John Day on neuromuscular degeneration diseases. (stanford.edu)
- The information we learn in this study will help us create new treatment options to help people with SCI to manage their chronic neuropathic pain. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- The uOBMRI researchers working on this goal are addressing problems such as the increased risk for heart disease in people who have chronic, severe MH problems or how exercise and diet affect MH problems, looking for new treatments and investigating mechanisms such as inflammation. (uottawa.ca)
- Persons with SCI are at particular risk for certain types of morbidity, with some differences between problems in the acute and chronic phases. (medscape.com)
- A study of persons with chronic SCI monitored in England for many years revealed an annual incidence of 23% for pressure ulceration and 20% for UTI. (medscape.com)
- Sandy's friend is walking in her honor - standing beside her and the many others living the chronic disease. (cbs12.com)
- Some people call it "chronic bronchitis" or emphysema. (webmd.com)