Sleep Complaints in Periodic Paralysis

Submitted by deb on Mon, 06/27/2011 – 02:57 Giorgio Buzzi, MD, Neurologist Buzzi G, Mostacci B, Sancisi E, Cirignotta F. Sleep complaints in Periodic Paralyses: a web survey. Functional Neurology 2001, 17 (3). From the Sleep Medicine Unit – Dept. of Neurology S.Orsola-Malpighi Hospital – University of Bologna, Italy. SUMMARY Section 1. Background: K+ and REM sleep homeostasis….

Physician’s Reading Room

Submitted by deb on Wed, 09/07/2011 – 03:04 For your convenience, arranged by topic, a “shelf” of journal articles on the periodic paralyses. If you have a favorite link to suggest please pass it along. Textbook and Reviews Meola G, Hanna M G and Fontaine B. Diagnosis and Treatment of Muscle Channelopathies. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2009;80:360–365. Dr Michael…

New Findings Suggest Genetics Behind Drug Response

Submitted by deb on Thu, 07/26/2012 – 17:00 PLoS One. 2012; 7(7): e40235.Published online 2012 July 10. Splicing of the rSlo Gene Affects the Molecular Composition and Drug Response of Ca2+-Activated K+ Channels in Skeletal Muscle Maria Maddalena Dinardo,#1 Giulia Camerino,#1 Antonietta Mele,1 Ramon Latorre,2 Diana Conte Camerino,1 and Domenico Tricarico1,* The molecular composition and drug responses…

Measuring quality of life impairment in periodic paralyses

Submitted by deb on Tue, 07/03/2012 – 18:45 
Measuring quality of life impairment in skeletal muscle channelopathies.
 Eur J Neurol. 2012 May 19. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-1331.2012.03751.x. [Epub ahead of print] Sansone VA, Ricci C, Montanari M, Apolone G, Rose M, Meola G; INQoL Group.
SourceDepartment of Neurology, University of Milan, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy.
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