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2014-01-04 23:21:13

Therapist Al R. Zia of Natural-Med therapy in Ann Arbor is approved by NIH & IRB to conduct clinical research on the effect of CranioSacral integrative therapy on Parkinson's disease.

NFL NIH Study Traumatic Brain Injury
2013-12-20 14:43:32

The National Institutes of Health and the National Football League revealed earlier this week they would be collaborating to learn more about the effects of traumatic brain injuries.

Study Suggests Brain Blood Vessel Cells May Be Therapeutic Targets For Alzheimer's Disease
2013-12-13 14:28:51

A study in mice shows how a breakdown of the brain's blood vessels may amplify or cause problems associated with Alzheimer's disease.

2013-12-13 09:53:14

In a study of African-American men, researchers from the National Institutes of Health found that boys who grew up in two-parent homes were less likely to have high blood pressure as adults compared to those raised by a single parent.

Scientists Film Early Concussion Damage And Describe Brain's Response To Injury
2013-12-09 13:29:47

There is more than meets the eye following even a mild traumatic brain injury. While the brain may appear to be intact, new findings reported in Nature suggest that the brain's protective coverings may feel the brunt of the impact.

Study Sheds Light On Treatment For Parkinson's Disease
2013-11-25 07:02:43

Scientists at the National Institutes of Health have used RNA interference (RNAi) technology to reveal dozens of genes which may represent new therapeutic targets for treating Parkinson's disease.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.