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2014-06-03 08:31:20

LOS ANGELES, June 03, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroSigma, Inc. (NeuroSigma), a California-based life sciences company focused on commercialization of its non-invasive Monarch(TM) eTNS(TM) System for the treatment of neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders, today announced that Ian A. Cook, M.D., has joined NeuroSigma on June 1, 2014 as Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President. Dr. Cook is a physician and bioengineer who has been an innovator in medical therapeutics and...

2014-05-28 08:32:49

HOUSTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyberonics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CYBX), a global leader in medical devices for the treatment and management of epilepsy, today announced it will participate in the William Blair 34th Annual Growth Stock Conference on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, in Chicago. Greg Browne, Cyberonics' Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will speak at 12:40 PM Central Time. A live audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed by clicking on the Investor...

2014-05-16 23:00:17

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center joins tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) organizations around the world in observing the third annual TSC Global Awareness Day on May 15, 2014. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center joins tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) organizations around the world in observing the third annual TSC Global Awareness Day on May 15, 2014. The rare genetic disorder causes tubers, or noncancerous...

2014-05-15 12:35:07

TORONTO, May 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The month of May is tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) awareness month in Canada, and May 15(th) is TSC Global Awareness Day. During this time, the goal is to increase public awareness about this genetic disorder that causes tumours to form in vital organs, primarily in the brain, eyes, heart, kidneys, skin and lungs. It is also the leading genetic cause of both autism and epilepsy. 1 in 6000 children are born with TSC. Early detection and treatment is...

2014-05-15 08:33:43

Research initiative focused on developing improved treatments for tuberous sclerosis complex patients brings hope on TSC Awareness Day GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- May 15(th) is Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Awareness Day, and in 2013 Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) launched the Pathway of Hope research initiative under the direction of Dr. Jeffrey MacKeigan, Associate Professor and Head of the Institute's Laboratory of Systems Biology. The initiative involves...

2014-05-14 00:21:38

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On May 15, the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance (TS Alliance) will join tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) organizations around the world to observe the third annual TSC Global Awareness Day. On this day, thousands of individuals and families affected by TSC will join together to increase public awareness of the rare disease and share their stories of hope for the future. This year's TSC Global Awareness Day will feature a social...

2014-05-12 23:10:44

CorTechs Labs, Inc. is pleased to announce it signed a distribution agreement with NordicNeuroLab (NNL), a leading provider of functional MRI imaging solutions. With this agreement, NNL will distribute NeuroQuant®, the leading software solution for volumetric brain atrophy in the European healthcare market. San Diego, CA and Bergen, Norway (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 NeuroQuant is the first FDA-cleared and CE-Mark pending software medical device for automatic segmentation and measurement of...

2014-05-06 23:13:58

Gevitta, a vitamin and supplement company, is launching a groundbreaking new CBD delivery system called Canna™ Vitamin Spray. Orange County, California (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Gevitta, a vitamin and supplement company, is launching a groundbreaking new CBD delivery system called Canna™ Vitamin Spray. Gevitta’s Canna Vitamin Spray is the first of its kind, containing legal CBDs (cannabidiol), a naturally occurring cannabinoid component found in cannabis that comprises up to 40% of the...

2014-05-06 08:36:01

Significant Improvements Observed in Quality-of-Life Measurements and Reduced Seizure Frequency Support VNS Therapy as Foundational Treatment for Refractory Epilepsy HOUSTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyberonics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CYBX) today announced positive results from the PuLsE (Open Prospective Randomized Long-term Effectiveness) study conducted at 28 sites in Europe and Canada and published in the peer-reviewed journal Epilepsia. The goal of this comparative effectiveness...

2014-05-05 12:29:04

In the news release, U.S. Market for Neurostimulation Devices Will Reach Almost $4 Billion by 2022, issued 09-Apr-2014 by Decision Resources Group over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the first paragraph, second sentence, should read "NeuroPace's responsive stimulation device" rather than "NeuroPace's deep brain stimulation (DBS) device" as originally issued. The complete, corrected release follows: U.S. Market for Neurostimulation Devices Will Reach Almost $4 Billion by...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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