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Guillain-Barré Syndrome National Institute of …

Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) (pronounced Ghee-yan Bah-ray) is a rare neurological disorder in which a person’s immune system mistakenly attacks part of … See more

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder National …

webAttention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurobehavioral disorder marked by trouble controlling impulsive behavior, difficulty paying attention, or …

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Mitochondrial Disorders National Institute of …

webMitochondrial disorders are caused by defects in mitochondria, which are energy factories found inside almost all the cells in the body. There are many types of mitochondrial …

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Restless Legs Syndrome National Institute of …

webRestless legs syndrome (RLS)—also known as Willis-Ekbom Disease, primary RLS, and idiopathic RLS—is a neurological disorder that causes unpleasant or …

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Know Stroke National Institute of Neurological Disorders …

webStroke is a leading cause of death in the country and a leading cause of serious long-term disability. Nearly three-quarters of all strokes occur in people over the age of 65 and the …

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Functional Neurologic Disorder National Institute of …

webFunctional movement disorder (FND) affects movement of the body. Symptoms may include: Leg and arm weakness or paralysis. Tremor. Sudden, brief involuntary twitching or …

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COVID-19 and the Nervous System

webIn 2019, a new coronavirus called ‘SARS-CoV-2’ quickly spread worldwide. Infection by this virus causes the disease known as COVID-19. COVID-19 primarily targets the respiratory …

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NIH Stroke Scale Updated with New Visual Stimuli

webThe National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS), or NIH Stroke Scale, is the most widely used tool for health professionals to assess the severity of a stroke. …

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Highlights from February 2024 National Advisory …

webThe National Advisory Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NANDS) Council met virtually from February 14-15, 2024. The NANDS Council is composed of highly …

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Huntington's Disease National Institute of Neurological Disorders …

webHuntington's disease (HD) is an inherited disorder that causes nerve cells (neurons) in parts of the brain to gradually break down and die. The disease attacks areas of the brain that …

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Brain Basics: Know Your Brain National Institute of Neurological

webBrain Basics: Know Your Brain. The brain is the most complex part of the human body. This three-pound organ is the seat of intelligence, interpreter of the senses, initiator of body …

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Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy National Institute of …

webEncephalopathy, or a decrease in blood flow or oxygen to the brain, can affect many different organs, not just the brain. Individuals with HIE may have heart, lung, kidney, or liver …

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NIH Stroke Scale National Institute of Neurological Disorders and …

webScale Definition. 0 = Normal. 1 = Mild-to-moderate dysarthria; patient slurs at least some words and, at worst, can be understood with some difficulty. 2 = Severe dysarthria; …

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Tremor National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

webEssential tremor. Essential tremor (previously also called benign essential tremor or familial tremor) is one of the most common movement disorders. Its key feature …

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Stroke National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

webLast reviewed on November 28, 2023. A stroke is a brain attack. It is a sudden interruption of continuous blood flow to the brain and a medical emergency. A stroke occurs when a …

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NINDS Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) Framework for …

webThe goal of the NINDS SDOH Framework is to contextualize the biological and intrapersonal determinants of neurological disease, health, and well-being in relation to upstream …

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Shareable Resources National Institute of Neurological Disorders …

webShareable Resources. Help us save lives and prevent disability. Use the Know Stroke campaign materials to raise awareness of stroke symptoms and treatment. …

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National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

webNational Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

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Office of Global Health and Health Disparities

webThe Office of Global Health and Health Disparities (OGHHD) within the Division of Clinical Research, leads the coordination and development of programs and initiatives …

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