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Sleep Boosts Cells That Protect Brain
2013-09-04 11:28:12

Researchers have discovered that sleep allows the body to reinforce the production of myelin, which provides insulation for the brain’s neuronal wiring.

2013-05-06 20:32:30

More than two million people in the United States suffer from epilepsies, a group of neurological disorders caused by abnormal nerve cell firing in the brain which often produce debilitating seizures.

2013-04-03 23:04:27

Sports Health and Research Program a Partnership with NIH and NFL Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 The

Implantable Device Reduces Seizures In Epileptic Patients
2013-02-18 09:50:09

A medical device company recently received funding from a branch of the National Institutes of Health to conduct a new two-Phase clinical trial for an internally-implanted electronic device that may help treat epilepsy.

2013-02-06 10:11:07

A training regimen to adjust the body's motor reflexes may help improve mobility for some people with incomplete spinal cord injuries.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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