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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.
Cerebellar not cerebral atrophy predicts poor anti-NMDAR encephalitis outcome

Cerebellar not cerebral atrophy predicts poor anti-NMDAR encephalitis outcome

Intestinal bacteria can be used to reduce cancer risk, reveals UCLA study

Intestinal bacteria can be used to reduce cancer risk, reveals UCLA study

Exome sequencing improves speed, accuracy of neurogenetic disorder diagnosis

Exome sequencing improves speed, accuracy of neurogenetic disorder diagnosis

Researchers identify new mutation responsible for spinocerebellar ataxia

Researchers identify new mutation responsible for spinocerebellar ataxia

Study identifies gene linked to rare, complex diseases

Study identifies gene linked to rare, complex diseases

Synthetic RNA and DNA could reverse protein deficiency that causes Friedreich's ataxia

Synthetic RNA and DNA could reverse protein deficiency that causes Friedreich's ataxia

Hereditary spastic paraplegia characteristics unveiled

Hereditary spastic paraplegia characteristics unveiled

Neurocutaneous disorders affect skin, nervous system

Neurocutaneous disorders affect skin, nervous system

NIH-funded analysis identifies three genes that contribute to most common form of glaucoma

NIH-funded analysis identifies three genes that contribute to most common form of glaucoma

Scientists discover molecular mechanism responsible for degeneration of Purkinje cells in SCA1

Scientists discover molecular mechanism responsible for degeneration of Purkinje cells in SCA1

Acute bulbar palsy variant of Guillain-Barré syndrome found

Acute bulbar palsy variant of Guillain-Barré syndrome found

Researchers identify biochemical factors that may predict Alzheimer's disease

Researchers identify biochemical factors that may predict Alzheimer's disease

Amgen’s Phase 2 data supports safety, efficacy of BLINCYTO in ALL patients with minimal residual disease

Amgen’s Phase 2 data supports safety, efficacy of BLINCYTO in ALL patients with minimal residual disease

UF Health investigators make new discovery about Huntington's disease

UF Health investigators make new discovery about Huntington's disease

MedUni Vienna researchers discover genetic cause of a rare disease

MedUni Vienna researchers discover genetic cause of a rare disease

Sanford Research scientists develop animal model to study neurodegenerative disease

Sanford Research scientists develop animal model to study neurodegenerative disease

Cardiac monitoring predicts survival in patients with Friedreich ataxia

Cardiac monitoring predicts survival in patients with Friedreich ataxia

Predicting better immunotherapy response, neurological outcomes in adults with autoimmune cerebellar ataxia

Predicting better immunotherapy response, neurological outcomes in adults with autoimmune cerebellar ataxia

Serologic status and autoimmune cerebellar ataxia type predict treatment response

Serologic status and autoimmune cerebellar ataxia type predict treatment response

Researchers identify protein that regulates neuron growth

Researchers identify protein that regulates neuron growth