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2011-05-31 16:52:59

Environmental and inherited risk factors associated with multiple sclerosis – previously poorly understood and not known to be connected – converge to alter a critical cellular function linked to the chronic neurologic disease, researchers with the UC Irvine Multiple Sclerosis Research Center have discovered.

2011-05-31 13:04:47

Contrary to earlier reports, a new study finds that stress does not appear to increase a person's risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS).

2011-05-31 06:47:09

Contrary to earlier reports, a new study finds that stress does not appear to increase a person's risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a new study.

2011-05-26 14:58:27

The results of a Dutch study of 300 patients demonstrated that 22% of patients with Sjögren's syndrome were classified as clinically 'alexithymic' (experiencing difficulty identifying and describing emotions) compared to 12% of healthy controls.

2011-05-18 17:59:00

BURTON, England, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - New Report Identifies Home-based Care Pathway that Would Improve Patient and Carer Experience and Reduce the Cost of Caring for Dementia Patients by up to 25% Dementia experts call for a new approach to supporting dementia patients and their carers, after identifying gaps in current health and social care provision.

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2011-05-17 06:10:00

As adults age, they tend to make more and more errors while driving, potentially dangerous mistakes, even if they are otherwise healthy adults with lifelong safe driving records.

2011-05-13 00:00:28

Alzheimer’s Association Delaware Valley Chapter Event Set for June 3 in Mount Laurel Mount Laurel, NJ (PRWEB) May 12, 2011 Recognizing the terrible impact of dementia on families in the region, Innova Health & Rehab will be a key sponsor and exhibitor at the Alzheimer’s Association’s Delaware Valley Chapter’s Annual Dementia Care Conference June 3, 2011.

2011-05-13 00:00:28

Moving Pictures, Inc., based in Feeding Hills Massachusetts, has created an exciting new therapy for memory disorders including Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Feeding Hills, MA (PRWEB) May 12, 2011 A drunk driver runs a red light and ended Steve Berube’s career as a systems analyst.

2011-05-12 10:29:00

Wounded Warrior Project Applaud Sponsors, Urges Speedy Legislative Action JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wounded Warrior Project applauds Senator John Boozman (R-AR) with lead co-sponsor, Mark Begich (D-AK) and Congressman Tim Walz (D-MN/1) with lead co-sponsor Gus Bilirakis (R-FL/9) for introducing companion legislation in the House and Senate today that would ensure fuller lives for warriors who sustained severe traumatic brain injuries (TBI) in Iraq and...

2011-05-11 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Veterans Foundation is proud to announce the launch of WhatIsTBI.org, and their new hotline, (800) 366-8823, to educate the military community and the public about the catastrophic effects of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). The NVF has partnered with TBI expert Dr.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.