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Ataxia is a neurological sign and symptom that consists of gross lack of coordination of muscle movements. Ataxia is a non-specific clinical manifestation implying disfunction of the parts of the nervous system that coordinate movement, such as the cerebellum.
Scientists gain new insight into the pathological mechanisms behind two neurodegenerative diseases

Scientists gain new insight into the pathological mechanisms behind two neurodegenerative diseases

Improper cellular cleanup during neurodevelopment may cause lifelong behavioral issues

Improper cellular cleanup during neurodevelopment may cause lifelong behavioral issues

Research provides better understanding of how tremor happens

Research provides better understanding of how tremor happens

Maine voters consider U-turn on vaccine exemptions

Maine voters consider U-turn on vaccine exemptions

How cannabis interacts with medications

How cannabis interacts with medications

DNA topological problems may cause lymphoma, study shows

DNA topological problems may cause lymphoma, study shows

New study expands the knowledge on tumor-suppressor role of HERC proteins

New study expands the knowledge on tumor-suppressor role of HERC proteins

Observational study uncovers largest outbreak of neurologic illness to date in the U.S.

Observational study uncovers largest outbreak of neurologic illness to date in the U.S.

New molecular mechanism can reverse genetic defect responsible for Friedreich's ataxia

New molecular mechanism can reverse genetic defect responsible for Friedreich's ataxia

Study sheds light on the origins of spinocerebellar ataxia type 7

Study sheds light on the origins of spinocerebellar ataxia type 7

When caring for a sick spouse shakes a marriage to the core

When caring for a sick spouse shakes a marriage to the core

Inhibiting mutant CHIP protein activity could decrease severity of ataxia disease symptoms

Inhibiting mutant CHIP protein activity could decrease severity of ataxia disease symptoms

Scientists discover gene mutation involved in paraplegia and epilepsy

Scientists discover gene mutation involved in paraplegia and epilepsy

Some plant foods causing paralysis, death, in malnourished populations

Some plant foods causing paralysis, death, in malnourished populations

Researchers analyze neurodegeneration linked to FXTAS by measuring motor behavior

Researchers analyze neurodegeneration linked to FXTAS by measuring motor behavior

Scientists discover rare autoimmune disease triggered by testicular cancer

Scientists discover rare autoimmune disease triggered by testicular cancer

Researchers identify autoimmune disease linked with testicular cancer

Researchers identify autoimmune disease linked with testicular cancer

Many of the symptoms for IBS could actually be undiagnosed celiac disease

Many of the symptoms for IBS could actually be undiagnosed celiac disease

New mouse model for Joubert Syndrome developed

New mouse model for Joubert Syndrome developed

Gene behind mitochondrial disease has more varied effects than previously thought

Gene behind mitochondrial disease has more varied effects than previously thought