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2014-03-25 08:31:05

--Funds Will Advance Novel Approach for Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Diseases of Protein Aggregation-- CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroPhage Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the completion of a $17 million Series D financing from existing and new investors to advance the Company's lead candidate, NPT088, and potential next-generation compounds toward clinical trials. NPT088 has the potential to treat a wide range of neurodegenerative diseases,...

2014-03-24 08:28:14

LA JOLLA, Calif., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Auspex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ASPX), a late clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing novel medicines for the treatment of orphan diseases, today announced that the company will present at BioCentury's Future Leaders in the Biotech Industry conference. The presentation will be delivered by Pratik Shah, Ph.D., President and CEO of Auspex Pharmaceuticals, at 10:30 a.m. EDT on Friday March...

2014-03-23 23:04:12

Understanding Essential Tremor: The Diagnosis Process and Treatment Options Lenexa, KS (PRWEB) March 23, 2014 The International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) will host a free seminar in Cleveland, Ohio on the life-altering neurological condition called essential tremor (ET). The seminar will take place on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at the Cleveland Airport Marriott located at 4277 West 150th Street. The program will run from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., with a question and answer session with...

2014-03-20 23:04:29

Peripheral Neuropathy Solution designed by Randall Labrum is a newly updated program for peripheral neuropathy sufferers who want to get rid of signs and symptoms of this disease. A full review on the site Vkool.com indicates if it is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Peripheral neuropathy is the disease of the nervous system in which there is a disturbance in the function of a group of nerves. Patients with peripheral neuropathy disease may have weakness, numbness,...

Magnetic Pull Of MRI Could Diagnose, Treat And Study Inner Ear Disorders
2014-03-20 08:52:28

Johns Hopkins Medicine Magnetic pull of MRI shown in zebrafish and in people with common inner-ear disturbance Expanding on earlier research, Johns Hopkins researchers report that people with balance disorders or dizziness traceable to an inner-ear disturbance show distinctive abnormal eye movements when the affected ear is exposed to the strong pull of an MRI's magnetic field. The researchers first reported in 2011 in the journal Current Biology that an MRI's magnetic field pushes...

2014-03-19 23:28:32

Ocean Global introduces a new vertigo-focused blog and celebrates with a limited-time coupon offer to help those who experience vertigo symptoms. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Ocean Global, a company that focuses on all-natural products, recently released a new vertigo education blog with articles for people who suffer from vertigo. Vertigo is a hot topic because so many medical conditions list vertigo as one of their primary symptoms. According to MacGill University, over 70 million...

2014-03-18 23:29:58

The MSA Coalition announced in January 2014 the funding of five MSA research grants for a total of $219,000 including the project "Peripheral delivery of brain-targeted neurosin as a novel treatment for MSA". This pre-clinical proof-of-concept study in mice is being led by Eliezer Masliah, M.D. (University of California San Diego). San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 The Multiple System Atrophy Coalition has awarded a $50,000 grant to Dr. Eliezer Masliah of the University of...

2014-03-18 12:31:24

Patients Rapidly Shifting to New Oral Therapies PHILADELPHIA, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Union, LLC announced today on its website http://multiplesclerosis.net the topline results from its "2014 MS in America" survey of over 5,000 multiple sclerosis (MS) patients. This survey is one of the largest of its kind ever conducted. Symptoms - Diagnosis - Treatment Gap Even though scientific evidence[i] shows that early treatment can reduce the risk of disease progression,...

2014-03-18 08:33:26

MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The 6(th) Annual Trek for Tourette will see thousands of people from communities across Canada putting their feet down to support The Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada (TSFC) in its annual fundraising drive. On Sunday, March 30( th), 2014, Canadians from all walks of life will be trekking - rain, snow or shine - to generate much-need donations and to bring awareness to Tourette Syndrome (TS), a poorly understood, heavily stigmatized...

2014-03-14 23:24:40

The MSA Coalition announced in January 2014 the funding of five MSA research grants for a total of $219,000 including the project "Stem cell-based Therapeutics Platform for MSA." The project is being led by Vikram Khurana, M.D, Ph.D. (Massachusetts General Hospital) and could lead to genomics and small molecule discovery platform for multiple system atrophy (MSA). Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 The Multiple System Atrophy Coalition has awarded a $50,000 grant to...


Latest neurological disorders Reference Libraries

Cephalalgia, Journal
2012-04-25 14:12:25

Cephalalgia is a peer-reviewed medical journal published by SAGE Publications on behalf of the International Headache Society. The journal is subtitled 'An International Journal of Headache'. The journal was established in 1981 and is published tri-weekly (or 16 times per year). It was previously published by Blackwell Publishing. The editor-in-chief is David W. Dodick of Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. Cephalalgia provides an international forum for research, review and discussions on...

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2011-02-23 21:04:53

St. Louis Encephalitis is a disease caused by the Culex mosquito borne St. Louis Encephalitis virus. It is related to Japanese encephalitis virus and is a member of the Flaviviridae subgroup. It mainly affects the United States and occasionally hits Canada and Mexico. The name goes back to 1933 within five weeks in autumn an encephalitis epidemic of explosive proportions broke out in the vicinity of St. Louis, Missouri. Over 1000 cases were reported and the National Institute of Health...

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2011-02-17 16:02:53

Lymphocytic choriomeningitis (LCM) is a viral disease, spread by rodents, that presents as aseptic meningitis, encephalitis, or meningoencephalitis. Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus (LCMV) is the causative agent and is a member of the Arenaviridae family. The name is from the tendency of an individual to have high levels of lymphocytes during infection. It is spread by the common house mouse. Mice become chronically infected by keeping the virus in their blood. Female mice will...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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