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American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Society for Neuroscience The world's largest organization of scientists and physicians dedicated to understanding the brain, spinal cord and peripheralnervous system.

NINDS National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
An agency of the U.S. Federal Government and a component of the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Public Health Service. It is a lead agency for the Congressionally designated Decade of the Brain, and the leading supporter of biomedical research on disorders of the brain and nervous system.

DEMENTIA/ALZHEIMERS:

Alzheimer's Association Home Page
The oldest and largest national voluntary health organization dedicated to research for the causes, cure, and prevention of Alzheimer's disease and to providing education and support services to Alzheimer's patients, their families and caregivers.

Alzheimer Society of Canada - Société Alzheimer du Canada
"The latest information on Alzheimer Disease, related dementias, caregiving, support, research, treatment, and Alzheimer Society of Canada programs and services."

Dementia Web
A source of information, advice, education, research findings and support for: Patients, Carers, Doctors, and other Professionals. Supported by The Dementia Research Group, CANDID (Counselling and Diagnosis in Dementia), The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, The Institute of Neurology and Imperial College School of Medicine at St. Mary's.

Washington University Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC), St, Louis, Missouri, USA. The AL is made possible, in part, through a grant from the National Institute on Aging."

THE BRAIN

The Whole Brain Atlas
This is an information resource for central nervous system imaging which integrates clinical information with magnetic resonance (MR), x-ray computed tomography (CT), and nuclear medicine images.

The Harvard Brain Harvard University Undergraduate Journal of Neuroscience

On The Brain The Harvard Mahoney Neuroscience Institute Letter.

CNS Pathology Index Images of CNS Hemorrhage, Infarction, Edema and Herniation, Infections, Congenital Malformations, Acquired and Congenital Degenerative Diseases, Dementias, and Neoplasms

American Brain Tumor Association

EPILEPSY

Epilepsy Foundation  Frequently asked questions about epilepsy and its treatment.

Epilepsy.com  Information for those recently diagnosed with epilepsy and for those with intractable epilepsy.

Non-epilepticseizures.com "We want this web site to be a starting point for those with Nonepileptic Seizures and their family members to get the help they need. We want you to know that you are not alone and that there is hope. Sometimes patients diagnosed with nonepileptic seizures feel abandoned by health care providers and others. We very much want that to end. As a sufferer of nonepileptic seizures and a spouse we know how difficult it is. We hope that you will find this to be a place of learning and healing." -from non-epilepticseizures.com

STROKE

Stroke.org  Information on Stroke, Stroke Prevention, Stroke Recovery and Stroke Care.

Multiple Sclerosis

National MS Society     MS stops people from moving. The National MS Society exists to make sure it doesn't.

SLEEP

Sleep Foundation   sleepfoundation.org is dedicated to improving the quality of life for Americans who suffer from sleep problems and disorders such as insomnia, sleep apnea ...

World Sleep Foundation  Founded by professionals afflicted with sleep disorders, WSF was established to provide educational resources that inform patients, medical professionals and the general public about the latest clinical advances, management and treatment options for sleep disorders.

Neuromuscular

Neuromuscdisease.org  ... organization whose goal is to find a cure for neuromuscular diseases, ... Neuromuscular Disease Foundation

Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation  The Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation (MDF) is a patient advocacy group dedicated to leading and mobilizing resources toward effective management, treatment, and a cure for myotonic dystrophy, a common form of muscular dystrophy. This inherited disorder can appear at any age and can manifest itself differently in each individual. It affects not only muscle groups but also many other body systems such as the heart, lungs, brain and GI tract, among others. With guidance from our advisors, who together have devoted more than ninety years to the research and treatment of myotonic dystrophy, the MDF offers information to help navigate the disease process.

 

 

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