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Experiments in the cat have led to a concept of how the CNS controls micturition. In a previous study this concept was tested in a PET study in male volunteers. It was demonstrated that specific brainstem and forebrain areas are activated during micturition. It was unfortunate that this study did...
Sporadic inclusion body myositis (s-IBM) is a chronic inflammatory myopathy of unknown pathogenesis. The common findings of ragged red fibres, cytochrome c oxidase-negative fibres and multiple mitochondrial DNA deletions in the muscle of patients with s-IBM have suggested that a deficit of energy...
Time-frequency analysis methods were applied to surface EMG records of patients with tremor. Variation in tremor frequency over time and between muscles was measured in subjects with Parkinson's disease ( n = 20), essential tremor ( n = 8) and psychogenic tremor ( n = 7). The effect of externally...