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2012-02-08 08:32:00

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The cast of entertainers and sports icons slated to appear at Keep Memory Alive's 16th annual Power of Love Gala on Saturday, Feb. 18, in Las Vegas keeps getting bigger every day, though only a limited number of tickets remain for the celebrity-filled fundraiser. Fans wishing to see what's happening inside this one-of-a-kind 70(th) birthday celebration for Muhammad Ali -- which will raise funds in support of the...

2012-02-07 20:57:52

Head, neck impacts accumulate fastest in fighters who don't wear headgear; Protective padding especially important for young fighters The use of padded headgear and gloves reduces the impact that fighters absorb from hits to the head, according to newly published research from Cleveland Clinic. In their biomechanics lab at Cleveland Clinic's Lutheran Hospital, the researchers replicated hook punches to the head using a crash test dummy and a pendulum. The impacts were measured under...

2012-01-20 16:42:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bill Edwards Presents Inc. and the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) will celebrate the life and legacy of "The Greatest(TM)," Muhammad Ali at the 16th annual Power of Love Gala on Saturday, Feb. 18, while raising funds in support of the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health and the Muhammad Ali Center. Tickets for this once-in-a-lifetime celebrity-filled fundraising event are on sale now. ABC will also televise the event...

2012-01-13 11:45:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In its bid to knock out memory disorders, Keep Memory Alive will turn up the heat at its 16th annual Power of Love Gala on Saturday, Feb. 18, as it celebrates the life and legacy of "The Greatest(TM)," Muhammad Ali, while raising funds in support of the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health and the Muhammad Ali Center. Tickets for this once-in-a-lifetime celebrity-filled fundraising event are on sale now. On Feb. 18,...

2011-12-15 13:03:22

Test also differentiates between types and stages of lung cancer; study results for Metabolomx' colorimetric sensor array published in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology Metabolomx, a diagnostic company focused on the detection of the metabolomics signature of cancer from exhaled breath, today announces publication of results from the first clinical study demonstrating a breath test that can both detect lung cancer and differentiate between types of lung cancer in humans. This seminal study,...

2011-12-08 17:00:13

Biopsies reveal nature of brain lesions early in MS progression, countering conventional wisdom Working together, researchers at Cleveland Clinic and Mayo Clinic have for the first time examined early multiple sclerosis (MS) brain lesions in the cerebral cortex. These lesions are thought to be critical to MS progression and the researchers found that the lesions are distinctly different than previously speculated, giving clues to better disease management. The long-accepted theory has...

2011-12-05 06:00:00

Innovator, medical pioneer Dr. Eric Topol predicts consumer revolution in new eBook launched today WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The way medicine is currently practiced will be fundamentally transformed by a new consumer revolution, predicts renowned cardiologist and visionary Dr. Eric J. Topol in his new eBook released today. The Creative Destruction of Medicine: How the Digital Revolution Will Create Better Health Care is now available for purchase wherever...

2011-12-01 11:22:21

One-time injection allows relief from pain for 8 months A collaborative research group — led by researchers at Cleveland Clinic — published findings that indicate a one-time injection immediately after spinal cord injury can limit pain for an extended period of time. Fibronectin — a protein that exists naturally in humans — supports the survival, growth and communication of neurons in the brain and spinal cord. The researchers discovered, through testing in an...

2011-11-15 19:31:45

Researchers at Cleveland Clinic reported today that administration of a new drug— evacetrapib — can dramatically increase HDL (good) cholesterol, while significantly lowering LDL (bad) cholesterol). At the highest tested dosage, the levels of HDL more than doubled. The study was presented today by lead investigator Stephen Nicholls MD PhD, Cardiovascular Director of the Cleveland Clinic Coordinating Center for Clinical Research (C5), at the American Heart Association's...

2011-11-09 13:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Scripps Health's Eric J. Topol, MD, a world-renowned cardiologist and physician-scientist, was presented the 2011 TCT Career Achievement Award in a ceremony held today during the 23rd annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientific symposium. The award is given each year to a pioneer in the field of interventional cardiovascular medicine by the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF), sponsor of the TCT symposium. (Photo:...