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2014-02-20 23:21:58

The Resolution was Introduced to Raise Awareness About Brain Aneurysms Hanover, MA (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 On February 11, 2014, Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) introduced Senate Resolution 353 designating September 2014 as “National Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month”. The resolution was introduced to raise awareness about brain aneurysms, educate the public about the importance of early detection, and highlight the need for further research regarding this serious illness. The...

2014-02-05 23:22:16

Created in Partnership with The Neurosurgical Atlas by Aaron Cohen-Gadol, M.D. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Celebrating its 20th anniversary, The Brain Aneurysm Foundation has announced the release of its new mobile application “Brain Aneurysm” for use on Apple and Android devices. The free app, now available for download on iTunes and Google Play, is designed to provide the general public with useful information about brain aneurysms, whenever and wherever they may need it....

2014-01-29 23:20:39

New Branding and Logo Reinforce a Commitment to Helping Those Affected by Brain Aneurysms Hanover, MA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 In 1994, The Brain Aneurysm Foundation was established as the nation’s only nonprofit organization solely dedicated to providing critical awareness, education, support and research funding to reduce the incidence of brain aneurysms. As they prepare to celebrate their 20th anniversary, The Brain Aneurysm Foundation has become the world’s leading source of...

2013-11-05 23:02:26

The Division of Neurosurgery at Lenox Hill Hospital (LHH), in partnership with the New York Head and Neck Institute, announced today that it is the first reported center in the United States to perform a new type of intracranial bypass, combined with neuro-endovascular coiling. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 The Division of Neurosurgery at Lenox Hill Hospital (LHH), in partnership with the New York Head and Neck Institute, announced today that it is the first reported center in...

2013-10-30 23:04:22

Christopher S. Ogilvy, M.D. and Deidre Buckley, N.P., to Develop the Brain Aneurysm Institute Hanover, MA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Christopher S. Ogilvy, M.D, co-founder of The Brain Aneurysm Foundation, has just been appointed to the position as Director of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Brain Aneurysm Institute. Deidre A. Buckley, N.P., co-founder and current board president of The Brain Aneurysm Foundation will join Dr. Ogilvy at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. In...

2013-10-02 10:57:22

Also new papers on gene effects on aneurysm size, outcomes after surgery for chiari malformation A telestroke service increases the rate of effective tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) therapy for patients with acute ischemic stroke treated at community hospitals, according to a report in the October issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of Neurological SurgeonsCongress of Neurological Surgeons. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of...

2013-09-16 23:25:15

Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists (ANS) share a patient’s tale of surviving an aneurysm, the common side effect of depression, and a new support group for aneurysm survivors starting this . Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 ANS recently performed a coiling procedure on patient Louise Theall that helped save her life from a ruptured brain aneurysm. Louise Theall’s symptoms prior to the aneurysm were a headache, dizziness, and vomiting. After collapsing at work, she was rushed...

2013-09-11 07:57:10

Asian/Pacific Islander patients were more likely and Hispanic patients less likely to die of a subarachnoid hemorrhage Race or ethnicity can be a significant clue in the United States as to who will survive a kind of stroke known as a subarachnoid hemorrhage and who will be discharged to institutional care, a new study has found. Compared to Caucasians, Asian/Pacific Islander patients were more likely and Hispanic patients less likely to die of a subarachnoid hemorrhage, or SAH, while...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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