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African-Americans and Alzheimer's Disease Today more than 5 million people have Alzheimer's. And African-Americans may be at especially high risk for the disease. Learn more about Alzheimer's, how you can reduce your risk and how to get stres... Details >Alzheimer's AssociationALSA Certified Centers Search for distinguished regional institutions recognized by the ALS Association as the best in the field with regard to knowledge of and experience with ALS.... Details >Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis AssociationArteriovenous Malformations and Other Vascular Lesions of the Central Nervous System Fact SheetArteriovenous malformations (AVMs) are defects of the circulatory system that are generally believed to arise during embryonic or fetal development or soon after birth. They are comprised of snarled t... Details >National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of HealthBell's Palsy Fact SheetBell's palsy is a form of temporary facial paralysis resulting from damage or trauma to one of the two facial nerves. ... Details >National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of HealthCavernous Malformation Information PageThis page is a backgrounder on cavernous malformation, a rare disorder of the capillaries and smallest veins in one part of the brain. The disorder occurs when a blood-filled mass resembling a tumor, ... Details >National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of HealthCharcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Fact SheetThis is a fact sheet about Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. CMT, also known as hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy (HMSN) or peroneal muscular atrophy, comprises a group of disorders that affect perip... Details >National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of HealthDementia Information PageDementia is not a specific disease. It is a descriptive term for a collection of symptoms that can be caused by a number of disorders that affect the brain. People with dementia have significantly imp... Details >National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of HealthDisorders That Affect Muscles and/or Nerves - Patient Resources Provides information concerning electromyography, or EMG, procedures, such as patient preparation for testing. Also contains short, general definitions of several disorders that affect the muscles an... Details >American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic MedicineDyssynergia Cerebellaris ProgressivaDyssynergia Cerebellaris Myoclonica refers to a collection of rare, degenerative, neurological disorders characterized by epilepsy, cognitive impairment, myoclonus, and progressive ataxia. ... Details >National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of HealthDystonia: Find a Healthcare Professional The Dystonia Foundation and the National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association maintain a directory of healthcare professionals who specialize in treatment of the various forms of dystonia; this list is con... Details >Dystonia Medical Research Foundation
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