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Latest Neurobiological brain disorder Stories

2011-05-11 00:25:09

Disease-modifying drugs (DMDs) are injected medications used to slow the progression of multiple sclerosis (MS), and have been shown to reduce the frequency and severity of relapses.

2011-05-02 23:35:21

Nurses who care for patients with dementia now have a tailored approach to dental hygiene for their charges, thanks to a pilot study by a team of nurses.

2011-05-01 00:08:56

DARPA funded project supports military personnel suffering with traumatic brain injuries. Reston, VA (PRWEB) April 29, 2011 Traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-traumatic stress disorder are invisible wounds. TBI has been called the signature wound of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

2011-04-14 21:20:39

Nutrition research is pointing to ways that nutrients or diets may lessen the effects of traumatic brain injury (TBI), raising the possibility that the U.S. Department of Defense might be able to use nutritional approaches to help personnel who receive a TBI.

2011-04-14 08:16:02

Areas of the brain affected by Alzheimer's disease (AD) may start shrinking up to a decade before dementia is diagnosed, according to a new study.

2011-04-06 22:40:31

Every person has some level of alexithymia, as it is the personality trait which keeps people from sharing or even understanding their own emotions.

2011-03-22 00:00:29

Kinetic Muscles, Inc., Emory University and the University of Advancing Technology will present an update on their Department of Defense-funded TBI rehabilitation project at the 6th Annual Barrow Traumatic Brain Injury Symposium on Friday, April 1, 2011. Tempe, AZ (Vocus/PRWEB) March 20, 2011 Kinetic Muscles, Inc., Emory University and the University of Advancing Technology will present an update on their Department of Defense-funded TBI rehabilitation project at the 6th Annual Barrow...

2011-03-15 05:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Motion Therapeutics, Inc.

2011-03-11 13:39:10

Stem cells derived from a patient’s own bone marrow were safely used in pediatric patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI).

2011-03-09 14:58:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Band Against MS (BAMS), a leading not-for-profit charity committed to education, research and funding programs for multiple sclerosis, is thrilled to announce BAMS Bike Across Bhutan, an exhilarating 15-day bike tour through the captivating Kingdom of Bhutan in South Asia, Nov.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.