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2014-07-03 12:39:55

Cleveland Clinic Analysis of clinical trials shows pipeline for therapeutics is small; 99.6 percent of drug attempts fail Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health have conducted the first-ever analysis of clinical trials for Alzheimer's disease (AD), revealing an urgent need to increase the number of agents entering the AD drug development pipeline and progressing successfully towards new therapy treatments. The paper, "Alzheimer's Disease Drug Development...

2014-03-26 08:24:34

LAS VEGAS, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Keep Memory Alive's 18(th) annual "Power of Love Gala" honoring Gloria and Emilio Estefan continues to grow with an extended list of entertainment icons and celebrities performing in Las Vegas. The star-studded tribute will take place on April 26, 2014, at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, while raising funds in support of Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health and its fight against degenerative brain diseases such as Alzheimer's,...

2014-02-27 16:30:33

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Architectural Foundation (AAF) and The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) announced today that Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman (2011-Present) and Former Mayor Oscar B. Goodman (1999-2011) of Las Vegas will share the fourth annual Joseph P. Riley Jr. Award for Leadership in Urban Design. Mayor and Mr. Goodman will be honored nationally at the 25(th) annual Accent on Architecture Gala, presented by AAF, on Thursday, April...

2014-02-18 23:04:47

Rock stars, celebrity chefs, and rare disease advocates band together to FIGHT MSA, a rare and fatal neurodegenerative disorder. The Multiple System Atrophy Coalition and other MSA groups will be in attendance in a show of solidarity in support of “rock ‘n roll chef” Kerry Simon. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 A masterful list of superstars comes together for a spectacular fundraiser on February 27, 2014 to support multiple system atrophy (MSA) awareness. MSA is a rare and...

2014-02-04 12:25:36

Bellator MMA, Golden Boy Promotions, Top Rank Boxing and Ultimate Fighting Championship WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Though fierce competitors in the ring, four professional fighting organizations have put aside their long-standing rivalries to ensure research continues in a landmark study for professional fighters at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas. Boxing entities Golden Boy Promotions and Top Rank Boxing and mixed martial arts...

2013-11-18 23:01:29

From Alzheimer’s disease to Parkinson’s and brain injury, doctors from across the nation collaborate at three-day conference focusing on the future of memory care and hospice. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 A meeting of medical minds gathered at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center Brain Health during the annual Silverado Medical Director Conference held in Las Vegas November 7 through 9. The one-of-a-kind event featured insight into several diseases facing an aging...

2013-02-25 23:04:53

More stars expected to attend Keep Memory Alive's annual brain health fundraiser in Las Vegas on April 13 Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) February 25, 2013 Keep Memory Alive´s 17th annual Power of Love Gala continues to grow with an extended list of entertainment icons and celebrities attending and performing at the 80th birthday celebration for Quincy Jones and Sir Michael Caine in Las Vegas. The star-studded tribute will take place on April 13, 2013 at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, while...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
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  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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