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Physical & Mobility Impairments: Information & News Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Mobility Impairments category. Though topics may have since been updated they are listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Publication List

2015-07-09 - Foot Drop: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment - Information regarding foot drop, a sign of an underlying muscular, neurological, or anatomical issue.
2015-05-01 - Dopa-Responsive Dystonia: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment Options - Information regarding Dopamine-responsive dystonia (DRD), a genetic movement disorder which usually manifests during early childhood.
2011-09-06 - Family Members, Friends, and Caring for People with Mobility Disabilities - Ways people can help family members who have a permanent or temporary disability involving mobility impairment.
2010-09-28 - Prenatal Heart Defects in Spinal Muscular Atrophy Cases - Spinal muscular atrophy is caused by loss of a gene known as SMN1.
2010-08-11 - Spinal Muscular Atrophy May Also Affect the Heart - It may be important to monitor heart function in patients with spinal muscular atrophy.
2010-03-10 - Movement Disorder Symptoms Lessened by Antibiotic - Drug candidates for uses in treatment of dystonia Parkinsons disease and other neurological disorders.
2009-06-12 - Natural Hormone may Protect Muscle from Atrophy - Researchers have found a potential new treatment for the common problem of muscle atrophy.
2009-04-07 - Weight Gain Early in Life Leads to Mobility Disabilities in Adulthood - Carrying extra weight earlier in life increases the risk of developing problems with mobility in old age.
2009-04-07 - Spinal Muscular Atrophy Genetics - BMC Medicine details the first research focused on human muscle tissue atrophied due to a genetic condition.
2009-04-01 - Friedreich's Ataxia: General Information and Overview - Friedreich's Ataxia an inherited disease that causes progressive damage to the nervous system resulting in muscle weakness speech problems and heart disease.
2009-03-11 - Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Information and Facts - Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease or CMT is a slow progression of weakness in the muscles as well as atrophy or wasting in the feet lower legs forearms and hands.

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