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2011-06-21 12:30:17

Scientists at The University of Nottingham have discovered a molecular mechanism which could bring about the development of new treatments for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) "” a chronic inflammatory disease of the central nervous system. Dr Bruno Gran, a Clinical Associate Professor in the Division of Clinical Neurology in the School of Clinical Sciences, working in collaboration with Professor Paul Moynagh from the National University of Ireland, Maynooth, has discovered a synthetic chemical...

2011-06-21 12:18:36

A yet unidentified component of coffee interacts with the beverage's caffeine, which could be a surprising reason why daily coffee intake protects against Alzheimer's disease. A new Alzheimer's mouse study by researchers at the University of South Florida found that this interaction boosts blood levels of a critical growth factor that seems to fight off the Alzheimer's disease process. The findings appear in the early online version of an article to be published June 28 in the Journal of...

2011-06-21 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Brain Plasticity Inc. (BPI), a technology incubator dedicated to the discovery and development of novel technologies that harness the basic principles of brain plasticity to improve the lives of people with neurological and psychiatric disorders, was recently awarded a $2 million grant from the United States Department of Defense. The grant will fund a two-year clinical trial of an internet-based program designed to improve cognitive function...

2011-06-21 00:00:28

Quincy Animal Health is pleased to announce the Neutricksâ“ž¢, the exciting new approach to help brain function for senior dogs, is hitting the airwaves. Dave Merrick the General Manager of Quincy Animal Health has been appearing on numerous radio stations across the county sharing top signs of aging pets. Madison, WI (PRWEB) June 20, 2011 Dogs are living longer lives due to better primary care, better nutrition, and more attentive owners. Research shows the...

2011-06-20 20:04:33

People presenting with memory problems and mild dementia are often not diagnosed promptly in primary care New research from the University of Leicester demonstrates that general practitioners (GPs) are struggling to correctly identify people in the early stages of dementia resulting in both missed cases (false negatives) and misidentifications (false positives). Researchers from the University of Leicester in the UK and National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health, London, UK and the...

2011-06-18 00:01:07

Aristotle had an idea, 2400 years later, a young man came to the same conclusion after a traumatic brain injury. The philosopher determined that structured repetition of pictures enhances ones memory, especially in those people with memory deficits. Photographic Journeys takes this a step further. Feeding Hills, MA (PRWEB) June 16, 2011 Aristotle said that the memory is enhanced through repeated presentation; 2400 years later, another man came to that same conclusion after a car accident...

2011-06-15 14:05:00

CHERRY HILL, N.J., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- My MS Manager is the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America's new mobile phone application, provided free of charge to individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS) or their care partner to use on their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Developed in conjunction with Ringful Health, My MS Manager is available now for download in the Apple iTunes Store. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110615/PH20696LOGO) This first-of-its-kind app for MS...

2011-06-08 10:41:00

BOSTON, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroRestorative, a leading provider of post-acute rehabilitation services for people with brain injury, is honored to have been chosen as a contracted provider with the Veterans Health Administration Assisted Living Pilot Program for Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury. This pilot program is the first time that the VA has contracted with civilian providers who offer post-acute brain injury rehabilitation services. The VA program provides dedicated...

2011-06-07 15:15:39

American Journal of Preventive Medicine publishes first national study of occupational fatalities Although traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the leading causes of death in the United States, work-related TBI has not been well documented. In a study published in the July issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, researchers describe the epidemiology of fatal TBI in the US workplace between 2003 and 2008. This study provides the first national profile of fatal TBIs occurring in...

2011-06-06 00:01:28

Library Journal Salutes Battered Bodies/Shattered Minds New Book on Brain Damaged Troops; NE Journal of Medicine Validates Library Journal and New England Journal of Medicine on brain damaged soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq. Palisades, NY (PRWEB) June 05, 2011 In a remarkable demonstration of synchronicity on June 1st, two centers of influence made known their findings on a related subject. Their individual attention was given to the wounded soldiers and marines in Iraq and Afghanistan....


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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