Latest Michael Weiner Stories

2012-12-16 05:02:02

Following an article revealing that the MLB figurehead was diagnosed with brain cancer over the summer, Voices Against Brain Cancer offers their support. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 15, 2012 On December 15, Voices Against Brain Cancer (VABC) responds to the news of Michael Weiner - Executive Director of the Major League Baseball Players Association — being diagnosed with brain cancer. According to an article in the New York Daily News, Weiner had a brain scan in July after...

2012-04-11 14:44:45

Computer modeling supports theory that many dementias spread like prion diseases A new technique for analyzing brain images offers the possibility of using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to predict the rate of progression and physical path of many degenerative brain diseases, report scientists at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco. The technique, developed by SFVAMC scientists in collaboration with a team led by Bruce Miller, MD,...

2010-02-27 09:16:22

The most frequent error in medicine seems to occur nearly one out of three times a patient is referred to a specialist. A new study found that nearly a third of patients age 65 and older referred to a specialist are not scheduled for appointments and therefore do not receive the treatment their primary care doctor intended. According to a new study appearing in the February 2010 issue of the Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, only 71 percent of patients age 65 or older who are...

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  • 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.