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2011-11-14 22:25:15

A new research report contributes to the increasing evidence that repeated occupational exposure to certain chemical solvents raises the risk for Parkinson's disease.

Ultrathin Flexible Brain Implant Offers Unique Look At Seizures
2011-11-14 05:19:10

Researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health have developed a flexible brain implant that could one day be used to treat epileptic seizures.

2011-09-22 12:08:26

Looking online for medical information? Viewers beware, doctors caution.

2011-09-08 11:51:46

Patients at a high risk for a second stroke who received intensive medical treatment had fewer strokes and deaths than patients who received a brain stent in addition to the medical treatment, a large nationwide clinical trial has shown.

2011-09-08 09:35:17

Patients at a high risk for a second stroke who received intensive medical treatment had fewer strokes and deaths than patients who received a brain stent in addition to the medical treatment, a large nationwide clinical trial has shown.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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