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2013-09-09 23:21:48

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation Launches “Pay it Forward by Playing it Forward” Campaign Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 Every year, 30,000 people in the United States will suffer from a ruptured brain aneurysm. 40% of these individuals will die. Those that survive often face significant challenges, greatly impacting their lives and the lives of their families. In 2011, the U.S. Senate passed a resolution filed by then U.S. Senator John Kerry and co-sponsored by U.S. Senators...

2013-08-30 23:19:21

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation has announced the recipients of its annual research grants. This 2013, The Foundation will award over $200,000 in grants to ten individuals conducting scientific research directed at early detection, improved treatment modalities, and technological advances that will ultimately improve outcomes for patients with brain aneurysms. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 The Brain Aneurysm Foundation has announced the recipients of its annual research grants. This...

2013-08-06 23:22:15

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation is looking for runners to compete in the 38th Marine Corps Marathon as part of TeamCindy, a group of athletes dedicated to raising funds and awareness to support brain aneurysm research. Deadline to register is Tuesday, August 6, 2013. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 The Brain Aneurysm Foundation is looking for runners to compete in the 38th Marine Corps Marathon as part of TeamCindy, a group of athletes dedicated to raising funds and awareness to support...

2013-07-23 12:37:22

Researchers from Durham University and Kings College London (United Kingdom) and the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany) found that patients who have suffered a subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) may not recover psychosocially as well as expected if their significant other is excessively fearful about the possibility of SAH recurrence. The researchers' findings are discussed in "Family and friends' fears of recurrence: impact on the patient's recovery after subarachnoid...

2013-07-05 23:00:09

Allegheny General Hospital In Pittsburgh, PA, has been awarded a two-year grant of $423,852 from the National Institute of Health (NIH) to fund a first-of-its-kind study that will attempt to determine how brain blood vessel tissue becomes vulnerable to aneurysm development and if there is a link between blood flow and vessel wall structure and strength. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) July 06, 2013 Khaled Aziz, MD, Director of the Center for Complex Intracranial Surgery at Allegheny General...

2013-07-02 11:18:41

Cerebral aneurysms of all sizes—even small ones below seven millimeters—are 12 times more likely to rupture if they are growing in size, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. A cerebral aneurysm is a balloon-like bulge in a weakened blood vessel in the brain. If an aneurysm ruptures, blood is leaked into or around the brain, which can cause brain damage or death. According to The Brain Aneurysm Foundation, an estimated 6...

2013-06-04 23:28:51

Monograph Publishing: A flashing sword slashes painfully through the left temple of author Janet Bettag, and within moments, there is only darkness. In her new book, “Normal,” Bettag tells the frightening and often humorous true story of her survival and recovery from a life-threatening, ruptured cerebral aneurysm. St. Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 “Normal” poignantly and humorously addresses the struggles this author encounters as she tries to return to a...


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