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The International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI)

The International Dysphagia Diet Standardisatio...

Laura Louizos

IDDSI has created handouts in consultation with clinicians and patients. The handouts can be used by people who have feeding, chewing or swallowing problems, their caregivers and clinicians. There are separate handouts...

The International Dysphagia Diet Standardisatio...

Laura Louizos

IDDSI has created handouts in consultation with clinicians and patients. The handouts can be used by people who have feeding, chewing or swallowing problems, their caregivers and clinicians. There are separate handouts...

Treatment of Disturbed Sleep in PSP

Treatment of Disturbed Sleep in PSP

Laura Louizos

FEATURED STUDY: Treatment of Disturbed Sleep in PSP The Treatment of Disturbed Sleep in persons with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) is a remote, six-week clinical trial sponsored by the University...

Treatment of Disturbed Sleep in PSP

Laura Louizos

FEATURED STUDY: Treatment of Disturbed Sleep in PSP The Treatment of Disturbed Sleep in persons with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) is a remote, six-week clinical trial sponsored by the University...

Four electrodes placed in brain of patient with PSP disease

Mumbai doctors perform rare brain surgery in PSP

Laura Louizos

Four electrodes placed in brain of patient with PSP syndrome during six-hour-long procedure. In a first, doctors at Mumbai’s Jaslok Hospital recently performed a deep brain simulation (DBS) surgery by...

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Mumbai doctors perform rare brain surgery in PSP

Laura Louizos

Four electrodes placed in brain of patient with PSP syndrome during six-hour-long procedure. In a first, doctors at Mumbai’s Jaslok Hospital recently performed a deep brain simulation (DBS) surgery by...

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Do hands and feet curl and become stiff?

Do hands and feet curl and become stiff?

Laura Louizos

Image Credit; Michael J Fox Foundation Yes it’s a symptom of the disease and it’s called Dystonia. Dystonia is a movement disorder in which a person's muscles contract uncontrollably. The...

Do hands and feet curl and become stiff?

Laura Louizos

Image Credit; Michael J Fox Foundation Yes it’s a symptom of the disease and it’s called Dystonia. Dystonia is a movement disorder in which a person's muscles contract uncontrollably. The...

Dr. Gabor Kovacs of UHN’s Krembil Research PSP

Tracing the paths to disease (PSP)

Laura Louizos

The study, led by Dr. Gabor Kovacs of UHN’s Krembil Research Institute, maps the regions of the brain where pathological tau proteins arise in individuals with various sub-types of progressive supranuclear...

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Tracing the paths to disease (PSP)

Laura Louizos

The study, led by Dr. Gabor Kovacs of UHN’s Krembil Research Institute, maps the regions of the brain where pathological tau proteins arise in individuals with various sub-types of progressive supranuclear...

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Canadian Tax Help for Disabled Individuals

Canadian Tax Help for Disabled Individuals

Laura Louizos

Canadian disability tax credit! Have you applied? It can help with those extra medical expenses.Once you apply and are approved you are able to claim it each year and do...

Canadian Tax Help for Disabled Individuals

Laura Louizos

Canadian disability tax credit! Have you applied? It can help with those extra medical expenses.Once you apply and are approved you are able to claim it each year and do...