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What Is Moyamoya Disease? - U.S. News & World Report



U.S. News & World Report
 
What Is Moyamoya Disease? 
U.S. News & World Report
Moyamoya disease is a rare condition meaning "puff of smoke" in Japanese to describe the cloud of narrowed blood vessels at the base of the brain that make patients vulnerable to strokes, transient ischemic attacks (aka "ministrokes") and other ...

 


Brain Surgery Stole Tokimonsta's Ability to Make Music. Here's How She Got It Back - L.A. Weekly



L.A. Weekly
 
Brain Surgery Stole Tokimonsta's Ability to Make Music. Here's How She Got It Back 
L.A. Weekly
She was diagnosed with moyamoya, a rare, progressive vascular disorder in which the arteries that provide blood flow to the brain, including the vital carotid arteries, begin to narrow. Untreated, the disease is fatal. In the three months following the ...

 


Moyamoya: A disease well fought in Bangladesh? - Dhaka Tribune



Dhaka Tribune
 
Moyamoya: A disease well fought in Bangladesh? 
Dhaka Tribune
In Japanese, the word ?Moyamoya? means ?puff of smoke,? but the disease it represents is a rare and progressive cerebrovascular disorder caused by blocked arteries at the base of the cranium. Moyamoya also describes the look of the tangle of tiny ...

 


David's battle: 'Who is supposed to take care of him?' - Radio New Zealand



Radio New Zealand
 
David's battle: 'Who is supposed to take care of him?' 
Radio New Zealand
David has neurofibromatosis type 1 and a rare condition called Moyamoya syndrome, which means blood doesn't flow to his brain properly. Ms Bennett describes her son as a superhero. "He is incredible. He keeps falling over... but he keeps on getting up ...

 


After two brain surgeries, a loss of language and a breakup, beat producer Tokimonsta reflects on a tough few years - Los Angeles Times



Los Angeles Times
 
After two brain surgeries, a loss of language and a breakup, beat producer Tokimonsta reflects on a tough few years 
Los Angeles Times
... during a recent afternoon at her Koreatown apartment she recalled those traumatic months when, after establishing herself as a globe-trotting force at dance music festivals, she was diagnosed with what turned out to be a syndrome known as Moyamoya.

 


Rare Disease Doesn't Stop Model from Shining - Rare Disease Report



Rare Disease Report
 
Rare Disease Doesn't Stop Model from Shining 
Rare Disease Report
For model and Moyamoya disease patient Liz Bos, it all started 2 years ago. While typing on her computer, she suddenly lost feeling in her left hand. After being rushed to the hospital, she eventually gained feeling back. But why it happened was a big ...

 


Born with ?half a heart,? four hospitals said he was inoperable. They were wrong - Miami Herald



Miami Herald
 
Born with ?half a heart,? four hospitals said he was inoperable. They were wrong 
Miami Herald
Besides having hypoplastic left heart syndrome, a birth defect that affects normal blood flow in the heart, Calvin had narrow airways and suffered a minor stroke. His condition was considered too complex for surgery. At the family's urging, four other ...

 


Hanscom FCU earns honors for charity, member education - CUinsight.com (press release)



CUinsight.com (press release)
 
Hanscom FCU earns honors for charity, member education 
CUinsight.com (press release)
Over $45,000 went to programs at Children's Hospital Boston exploring Moyamoya disease, Sturge-Weber Syndrome, cerebral palsy, and pediatric brain tumors. The Louise Herring award recognizes the practical application of the credit union philosophy ...

 


How doctors and physical therapists are working to keep dancers on their toes - Miami Herald



Miami Herald
 
How doctors and physical therapists are working to keep dancers on their toes 
Miami Herald
Common injuries include stress fractures, Achilles tendon flare-ups, knee and ankle issues, torn ligaments, shin splints, hamstring pulls and snapping hip syndrome. Dr. Farah Tejpar at Cleveland Clinic Florida in Weston has treated dancers who worry ...

 


Breastfeeding is best for both mothers and their babies - Miami Herald



Miami Herald
 
Breastfeeding is best for both mothers and their babies 
Miami Herald
Breast milk helps the baby fight disease. The cells, hormones and antibodies in breast milk protect babies from illness. Breastfed babies have fewer illnesses, such as ear infections, gastrointestinal illnesses, lower respiratory infections, asthma ...

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