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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...

Inhibiting Natural Molecules Found In Body Could Prevent Muscle Loss
2012-12-19 15:09:07

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A study may be paving the way for finding ways to prevent muscle loss, obesity and diabetes. Researchers from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) found that by inhibiting a particular molecule produced naturally in the body, muscle loss due to aging or illness can be prevented. By blocking this same molecule, it triggers the body to go into a "fat-burning mode" which will fight obesity, and also treat the most common form of...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.