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This book focuses on the exciting recent progress in restorative neurology and neuroscience. The book includes chapters on major neurodegenerative disorders of the brain and the visual system, including Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Huntington's disease, macular degeneration, retinitis pigmentosa, glaucoma, spinal cord trauma, and multiple sclerosis. The primary goal of the book is to give an overview of new developments in translational research and in potential therapeutic strategies, including stem cell therapy, immunotherapy, gene therapy, pharmacotherapy, neuroprostheses and deep brain stimulation. * Provides the reader with a unique overview over all aspects of new advances in the therapy of neurological and psychiatric disorders * Covers all levels of biological organization including novel molecular and cellular targets, electrophysiological, anatomical and behavioural substrates of neurodegeneration and the application of whole brain in vivo imaging * Broad focus with contributions by the top scientists worldwide in the respective disciplinesRates then increased to 1.2 during the first 3 months postpartum before returning to pre-pregnancy rates. ... One short-term 2-year follow-up study indicated that there is no a#39;a#39;neta#39;a#39; effect of a single pregnancy on disability (Vukusic et al., 2004).

Author:Joost Verhaagen, Elly M. Hol, Inge Huitinga, Jan Wijnholds, Arthur B. Bergen, Gerard J. Boer, Dick F. Swaab
Publisher:Elsevier - 2009-09-14


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