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2010-12-02 00:00:44

With over 5 million people in the United States suffering from Alzheimer's, you likely know or even care for someone with this condition. Best Alzheimer's Products, a new business in the suburbs of Chicago, is making holiday shopping for loved ones with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias easier. Grayslake, IL (PRWEB) December 1, 2010 Best Alzheimer's Products, a new online store based in Chicago, is making holiday shopping for loved ones with Alzheimer's disease and other dementia's...

2010-12-01 09:36:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that less than 30 percent of surveyed relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS) patients in the U.S. indicate that they would request a switch to an emerging agent that matches a dosing, safety and efficacy profile similar to emerging and recently launched oral MS agents such as Merck Serono/EMD Serono's oral cladribine...

2010-12-01 08:00:00

EXTON, Pa., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends recently published TreatmentTrends®: Multiple Sclerosis, a syndicated biannual report that provides a comprehensive view of the current and expected future management of multiple sclerosis (MS) based on primary research fielded with 103 neurologists in the U.S. A parallel report covering the European market (EU5) will be published later this month. These reports cover the use of disease-modifying agents (DMAs) for the...

2010-11-29 18:18:09

Penn Neurosurgeons, Engineers Developing Inexpensive, Easy Way to Relate Soldiers' Exposure to Possible Brain Injury Mimicking the reflective iridescence of a butterfly's wing, investigators at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have developed a color-changing patch that could be worn on soldiers' helmets and uniforms to indicate the strength of exposure to blasts from explosives in the field. Future studies aim to calibrate the...

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2010-11-29 06:34:11

Walking may slow cognitive decline in adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer's disease, as well as in healthy adults, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). "We found that walking five miles per week protects the brain structure over 10 years in people with Alzheimer's and MCI, especially in areas of the brain's key memory and learning centers," said Cyrus Raji, Ph.D., from the Department of Radiology...

2010-11-23 00:01:09

Dr. Louis Rosner, retired professor of clinical neurology at University of California Los Angeles, and the former head of their Multiple Sclerosis Clinic, and his co-author, Shelley Ross, have been selected to provide the information on Multiple Sclerosis for the New Dr. Mehmet Oz network, Sharecare. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 22, 2010 Dr. Louis Rosner, retired professor of clinical neurology at University of California Los Angeles, and the former head of their Multiple Sclerosis...

2010-11-22 19:50:35

Researcher releases computer models that show effect of simulated explosions More than half of all combat-related injuries sustained by U.S. troops are the result of explosions, and many of those involve injuries to the head. According to the U.S. Department of Defense, about 130,000 U.S. service members deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan have sustained traumatic brain injuries "” ranging from concussion to long-term brain damage and death "” as a result of an explosion. A recent...

2010-11-17 09:00:00

NEW YORK and NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Provid Pharmaceuticals, Inc, a drug discovery company, and Fast Forward, LLC, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society's subsidiary devoted to bridging the gap between research and drug development, today announced an expansion of their partnership to support Provid's preclinical studies of their candidate MS drug, PV-267. This novel, highly selective small molecule is designed to block a critical step in the autoimmune...

2010-11-12 12:31:31

Working group publishes results in Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation The November 2010 issue of the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Official Journal of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, has published a set of 9 articles on traumatic brain injury (TBI) that will accelerate future research in the field by establishing common language for the degree of injury, how it is measured and classified, treatment and potential outcomes. It provides the...

2010-11-12 08:11:03

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- The criminal mind is a damaged one.  A recent study by University of Exeter researchers found a high rate of Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) in young offenders when compared to the population as a whole.  They made a connection between TBI and a higher amount of convictions, and also discovered that offenders with three or more TBIs usually had committed more aggravated offenses. Exeter professor and lead author of the study Huw Williams points out that TBI is a...


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