brain disease

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Related to brain disease: brain tumor, Alzheimer's disease, meningitis
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Noun1.brain disease - any disorder or disease of the brainbrain disease - any disorder or disease of the brain
nervous disorder, neurological disease, neurological disorder - a disorder of the nervous system
epilepsy - a disorder of the central nervous system characterized by loss of consciousness and convulsions
apraxia - inability to make purposeful movements
paralysis agitans, Parkinsonism, Parkinson's, Parkinson's disease, Parkinson's syndrome, shaking palsy - a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system characterized by tremor and impaired muscular coordination
cerebral palsy, spastic paralysis - a loss or deficiency of motor control with involuntary spasms caused by permanent brain damage present at birth
agraphia, anorthography, logagraphia - a loss of the ability to write or to express thoughts in writing because of a brain lesion
acataphasia - a disorder in which a lesion to the central nervous system leaves you unable to formulate a statement or to express yourself in an organized manner
aphasia - inability to use or understand language (spoken or written) because of a brain lesion
agnosia - inability to recognize objects by use of the senses
CJD, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, Jakob-Creutzfeldt disease - rare (usually fatal) brain disease (usually in middle age) caused by an unidentified slow virus; characterized by progressive dementia and gradual loss of muscle control
Reye's syndrome - acquired encephalopathy following acute viral infections (especially influenza or chicken pox) in young children; characterized by fever, vomiting, disorientation, coma, and fatty infiltration of the liver
Wernicke's encephalopathy - inflammatory degenerative disease of the brain caused by thiamine deficiency that is usually associated with alcoholism
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Dawn Astle, daughter of West Bromwich Albion icon Jeff Astle, has accused football authorities of turning a blind eye to links between heading balls and the onset of brain disease.
Chicago, Dhu-AlQa'dah 2, 1438, Jul 25, 2017, SPA -- Research on 202 former football players found evidence of brain disease in nearly all of them, from athletes in the NFL, college and even high school, AP reported It's the largest update on chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, a brain disease linked with repeated head blows.
It will be used in studies that examine the relationship of brain disease and football, (https://www.
The findings followed a campaign by the family of former England and West Bromwich Albion striker, Jeff Astle, who died aged 59 from a degenerative brain disease due to heading the ball.
Lundbeck established the institute in 1997 to help reduce global burden of brain disease by educating healthcare professionals worldwide.
Astle died aged 59 in 2002 from degenerative brain disease.
TEENAGER Ryan Thompson is battling a brain disease so rare he is the only child in the world to have it.
Jeff Astle, West Bromwich Albion legend and England player, died from a brain disease in 2002, aged 59.
They also lived longer than untreated animals with the same brain disease.
Brain Disease - Pipeline Review, Half Year is built using data and information sourced from Global Markets Direct's proprietary databases, Company/University websites, SEC filings, investor presentations and featured press releases from company/university sites and industry-specific third party sources, put together by Global Markets Direct's team.
The barrier has also been a persistent roadblock to treating brain disease with drugs.
This point 500 million years ago provided huge advantages, but the origins of intelligence are also linked to brain disease.