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...Palsy Australia General Enquiries (03) 9843 2030 www.cpaustralia.com.au National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (USA) ninds.nih.gov/Disorders/All-Disorders/Cerebral-Palsy-Information-Page Reviewed by Dr Padraic Grattan-Smith, Department of Paediatric Neurology, Sydney Children’s Hospital, Australia...

...base of the brain may include the displacement of the lower portion of the brain (cerebellum) and/or brain stem through the opening in the back of the skull (foramen magnum)...

Meningitis is a rare but serious infection of the membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord. These membranes are called ‘meninges’. The infection can be caused by several types...

Description Subarachnoid Haemorrhage is the sudden leaking (haemorrhage) of a blood vessel over the surface of the brain. The brain is covered by a series of membranes, one of which...

PROJECT SUMMARY: Arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) are congenital vascular anomalies of the brain that consist of complex connections between arteries and veins that lack the intervening capillary bed. They form a...

...the part of the cherry picker that picks cherries. Recent animal studies found a separate system of brain cells that control posture in the movement part of the brain. Our...

Brain Tumour Award funded by Brian Quilty Memorial Fund, Carol & Stacey Buckley and Phyllis Edith Chard Estate Vestibular-postural responses in pre and post operative follow-up of cerebellopontine angle tumours....

...of brain cell that is particularly sensitive to death following a stroke. They are the insulating cells of the brain, that wrap up the nerve cells like electrical tape thereby...

...nausea and vomiting, seizures, changes in sensation, personality and mood and venous thromboembolism, leading to further complications. Available therapies, including surgery, chemotherapy, whole-brain radiation and anti-angiogenic drugs only interrupt disease...

...brain tissue. Although well-defined clinically the molecular causes of MSA has not yet been elucidated. We recently discovered that hemoglobin genes are highly expressed in the MSA brain. Hemoglobin protein...

...primary insult is irreversible, however, the secondary injury is a driven largely by the ensuing inflammation that causes further cell death in the brain and adversely affects brain function. Importantly,...

...also identified increased STING mRNA expression in post-mortem human TBI brain samples, implicating activation of the STING pathway in the human brain after trauma. These data suggest inhibiting type-I IFN...

PROJECT SUMMARY: Huntington’s disease (HD) is a fatal disorder involving psychiatric symptoms, dementia and uncontrollable movements. The disease is caused by a ‘genetic stutter’ in a single stretch of repeated...

...of a biomarker of headache. Migraine is the most prevalent disabling neurological disorder and has a major impact on health resources. Prevalence of migraine is more common than asthma and...

...around the area of damage in the brain. These nerve cells take on functions of cells that were lost during the stroke. There is growing interest in producing treatments that...

Project Summary: This project will investigate the mechanisms by which a genetic mutation causes epilepsy. Epilepsy is a very common neurological disorder. People with epilepsy have a tendency to suffer...

...here for the latest Australian research papers on Acoustic neuroma. Information National Institute on Deafness amd other Communication Disorders www.nidcd.nih.gov Vestibular Disorders Association www.vestibular.org Better Health Channel www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au Support Acoustic...
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