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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...

2013-06-20 23:00:13

Jacksonville, FL, pediatric ENT performs rare procedure to remove salivary gland stone with no incision on West Palm Beach boy. Jacksonville, Florida (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Nemours Children´s Clinic pediatric otolaryngologist Gary Josephson, MD, sees his share of unusual cases in his specialty. He has become an expert in performing a number of minimally invasive procedures for small children, including one to remove salivary gland stones. Called a sialendoscopy, the procedure was first...

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...

2013-05-16 23:22:13

Organization and Supporters to Encourage Legislators to Support Funding for Brain Aneurysm Research and the Importance of Early Detection Screening. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 According to the Brain Aneurysm Foundation, it is estimated that more than 6 million people in the United States have an unruptured brain aneurysm. Although all aneurysms do not rupture during the course of a person´s lifetime, more than 30,000 people will be affected by a ruptured brain aneurysm this year....

2013-05-09 23:22:02

A brain aneurysm survivor, Jones has recently agreed to work with The Brain Aneurysm Foundation to help raise awareness of the symptoms of brain aneurysms. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 Actress Tamala Jones plays the medical examiner Lanie Parish on ABC´s hit show Castle. Fans of the show may be surprised to learn that she is also a brain aneurysm survivor. Jones has recently agreed to work with The Brain Aneurysm Foundation to help raise awareness of the symptoms of brain...

2013-03-10 23:00:49

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation is once again stepping up to support Brain Awareness Week with two programs designed to raise awareness of brain aneurysms. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) March 10, 2013 The Brain Aneurysm Foundation is once again stepping up to support Brain Awareness Week with two programs designed to raise awareness of brain aneurysms. Celebrated from March 11-17, 2013, Brain Awareness Week is a global campaign is set to increase public awareness about the progress and benefits of...

2013-03-04 23:04:15

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation reached a fundraising milestone in 2012, raising more than $1 million to provide critical awareness, education, support and research funding in an effort to reduce the incidence of brain aneurysm ruptures. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) March 04, 2013 The Brain Aneurysm Foundation has announced it reached a fundraising milestone in 2012, raising more than $1 million to provide critical awareness, education, support and research funding in an effort to reduce the...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.