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Link: Voltage-gated Potassium Channel-complex Antibody-associated Limbic Encephalitis

This article discusses antibodies which target the voltage-gated potassium channel complex in the brain. This auto-immune condition effects twice as many men as women, unlike many other auto-immune diseases. It can present with forgetfulness, drowsiness, mood disorders, and generalised or faciobrachial seizures.

The article can be found at http://www.encephalitis.info/information/types-of-encephalitis/types-of-autoimmune-encephalitis/voltage-gated-potassium-channel-complex-antibody-associated-limbic-encephalitis/.

The full text of this article is found at Encephalitis.info and was published in 2014. Copyright © 2014 By Dr Thomas Miller,Clinical Research Fellow, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

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Link: Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis in Patients With Normal Thyroid-stimulating Hormone Levels

This study discusses the impact that Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis (also known as Hashimoto’s Disease) on patient quality of life. It also touches on the topic of eurthyroid patients continuing to experience a range of symptoms even while remaining within reference ranges on Thyroid Function Tests. The study can be found at
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/760417

The full text of this article is found at Medscape. Copyright © 1994-2014 by WebMD LLC.

 

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