5th International Conference on Parkinson’s disease and Movement Disorders

Parkinson 2018 Parkinson’s 2018 Organising Committee, invites all the participants from all over the world to attend the Parkinson’s 2018 conference entitled “5th International conference on Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders” during October 19-20, 2018 in New York, USA. This gathering is predominantly will focus the most recent and energizing developments in each range of Parkinson’s research, and it will […]

World Congress on Epilepsy and Brain Disorders

About Conference ME Conferences in conjunction with its institutional accomplices and Editorial Board Members is pleased to welcome you all to the “World Congress on Epilepsy and Brain Disorders” going to be held at Cape Town, South Africa during November 22-23, 2018 which is focusing on the fundamental subject “Elimination of epilepsy.” The organizing committee is preparing […]

What type of brain disorder caused by a lack of vitamin B-1?

What is Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome (WKS)? Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome (WKS) is a type of brain disorder caused by a lack of vitamin B-1, or thiamine. The syndrome is actually two separate conditions that can occur at the same time, Wernicke’s disease (WD) and Korsakoff syndrome. Usually, people get the symptoms of WD first. WD is also known […]

Vascular dementia is caused by conditions that block or reduce blood flow to the brain

About vascular dementia Inadequate blood flow can damage and eventually kill cells anywhere in the body. The brain has one of the body’s richest networks of blood vessels and is especially vulnerable. In vascular dementia, changes in thinking skills sometimes occur suddenly following strokes that block major brain blood vessels. Thinking problems also may begin […]

A diagnosis of Parkinson’s, A family doctor might notice it first?

nderstanding Parkinson’s   ABOUT PARKINSON’S  UNDERSTANDING PARKINSON’S Parkinson’s is a neurodegenerative disease. Movement is normally controlled by dopamine, a chemical that carries signals between the nerves in the brain. When cells that normally produce dopamine die, the symptoms of Parkinson’s appear. Most common symptoms Tremor Slowness and stiffness Impaired balance Rigidity of the muscles Other symptoms Fatigue […]

Five things about frontotemporal dementia!

Five things you may not know about frontotemporal dementia By Claire Lucas from  Science News  on 25 September 2017 17 In awareness-raising messages about dementia, the spotlight typically rests on Alzheimer’s disease as the most common cause of dementia, helping people to learn more about the condition and working to break down the stigma that surrounds it. However, at Alzheimer’s […]

10 Things You Should Know about LBD

nderstanding Lewy Body Dementias Lewy body dementias (LBD) affect an estimated 1.4 million individuals and their families in the United States. At the Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA), we understand that though many families are affected by this disease, few individuals and medical professionals are aware of the symptoms, diagnostic criteria, or even that LBD […]

Creutzfeldt-Jakob (KROITS-felt YAH-kobe) disease is a degenerative brain disorder

Overview Creutzfeldt-Jakob (KROITS-felt YAH-kobe) disease is a degenerative brain disorder that leads to dementia and, ultimately, death. Symptoms of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) can resemble those of other dementia-like brain disorders, such as Alzheimer’s. But Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease usually progresses much more rapidly. CJD captured public attention in the 1990s when some people in the United Kingdom […]