Patients with Parkinson’s disease who took part in regular tango dance classes for 20 sessions showed significant improvements in balance and mobility when compared to patients who did conventional exercise, a new study by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shows.
Ataxic cerebral palsy only affects 10 percent of those diagnosed with this condition, and it results in severely uncoordinated movements. Understand the characteristics of ataxic cerebral palsy with information from a family doctor and occupational medicine specialist in this free video on conditions and treatments.
VICTORIA – Thousands of people across the country and on Vancouver Island raised their voices in solidarity today. They gathered to urge the federal and provincial governments to fund a contentious treatment for patients suffering from multiple sclerosis. The province has kicked in 700000 dollars for research, but local groups say more needs to be done – now.
Join Evan Snyder, MD, Ph.D., from the Burnham Institute for Medical Research, for a look at the possible therapeutic benefits of neural stem cells (NSCs) in various mouse models of central nervous system (CNS) injury and degeneration. NSCs may migrate to degenerating regions, thus replacing dying neural cells and benefiting those with CNS injuries