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Epigenetic Breakthrough Bolsters Understanding Of Alzheimers

Epigenetic Breakthrough Bolsters Understanding Of Alzheimer's Disease

Liz French, University of Exeter A team led by researchers at the University of Exeter Medical School and King’s College London has uncovered some of the strongest evidence yet that epigenetic changes in the brain play a role in Alzheimer’s...

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2014-08-12 23:10:19

Stephen T. Greenberg, MD Treats Hyperhidrosis with New Technology New York, NY (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 These are the dog days of summer, and being outside can be uncomfortable especially when you suffer from excessive perspiration, or hyperhidrosis. Even being indoors in comfortable temperatures, many people suffer from heavy perspiration. A new treatment being offered by Dr. Stephen T. Greenberg promises relief for patients suffering from this affliction, and his offices in New York are...

2014-08-11 16:25:30

LONDON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Spastic Cerebral Palsy Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2280941/Spastic-Cerebral-Palsy-Global-Clinical-Trials-Review-H2-2014.htmlSpastic Cerebral Palsy Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Spastic Cerebral Palsy Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014" provides data on the Spastic Cerebral Palsy clinical...

2014-08-06 23:06:52

Dr. Ethan Foxman, CEO of Jefferson Radiology and a practicing neuroradiologist who utilizes NeuroQuant in the assessment of neurodegenerative conditions joins CorTechs Labs Board of Directors. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 CorTechs Lab, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of a new member to its Board of Directors, Dr. Ethan Foxman. Dr. Foxman received his Ph.D. in Physics from M.I.T. and his M.D. from Stanford University after which he completed fellowship training in...

2014-08-06 20:23:57

NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Therapath LLC (www.Therapath.com),a leader in neuropathology laboratory services, has established normative values for two upper limb body sites that can now be used to evaluate 3mm punch skin biopsy specimens for Epidermal Nerve Fiber Density (ENFD) and Sweat Gland Nerve Fiber Density (SGNFD). The additional body sites were determined in an IRB approved clinical study of normal adult subjects. The new biopsy sites are defined as the Proximal...

2014-08-05 17:26:14

The JAMA Network Journals Bottom Line: Hypertension in middle age (48 to 67 years) was associated with a greater, although still a modest, decline in cognition over a 20-year period compared with individuals who had normal blood pressure. Author: Rebecca F. Gottesman, M.D., Ph.D., of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, and colleagues. Background: Evidence suggests hypertension is a risk factor for cognitive change and dementia and midlife hypertension may be...

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2014-08-05 03:30:55

Marlene Cimons, National Science Foundation Research helps understand how brain systems interact to carry out cognitive processes People not only use their eyes to see, but also to move. It takes less than a fraction of a second to execute the loop that travels from the brain to the eyes, and then to the hands and/or arms. Bijan Pesaran is trying to figure out what occurs in the brain during this process. "Eye-hand coordination is the result of a complex interplay between two systems...

2014-08-01 12:26:08

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New data from Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) helps prove that written care protocols can significantly improve the overall emergency care pathway for stroke, the nation's fourth leading cause of death in the US. The findings were announced this week at the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS) 11(th) Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, CO. Over the last decade, an accumulation of evidence has...

2014-07-31 23:07:50

First in the Series, “ClariView Exome for Neurology” Test to Address Pediatric Neurological Disorders Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Claritas Genomics, a clinical laboratory serving the DNA-based diagnostic testing needs of children’s hospitals, announced today that it is launching a novel series of clinical assays that combine the flexibility and comprehensiveness of whole exome sequencing with the rigor of deep and focused analysis of variants associated with specific...

2014-07-31 16:27:51

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The SNIS Foundation recognized its first Seed Grant awardee today with $25,000 to fund a translational research project. The first award since the Foundation's inception in 2011, the gift was presented at the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS) 11(th) Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, CO. Representing physicians who specialize in neurointerventional approaches to neurovascular conditions, SNIS formed the...

2014-07-28 12:25:32

NORWALK, Conn., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Psychiatric Times, a leading online community for mental health professionals, presents up-to-date reporting by leaders in the field in psychiatry in the area of behavioral neurology and neuropsychiatry. Among the features this month found online and in the print edition of Psychiatric Times: -- Understanding the Links Between Neuroscience and Behavior An overview by Special Report Chair, Jonathan M....


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Stroke
2012-05-02 19:35:56

Stroke is a peer-reviewed medical journal published monthly by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins on behalf of the American Heart Association. As of May 2012, the current editor-in-chief is Marc Fisher (University of Massachusetts Medical School). Stroke covers research on cerebral circulation and related diseases, including clinical research on assessment of risk for stroke, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment, as well as rehabilitation. The audience base for Stroke includes neurologists,...

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2011-01-24 12:56:26

Herpes zoster (or zoster), is known as shingles or zona and is a viral disease characterized by painful skin rash with blisters in a limited area on one side of the body. Initial infection causes chickenpox. Once chickenpox is over the virus remains in the body and can cause shingles. It can become latent in the nerve cell bodies and sometimes in the dorsal root, cranial nerve, or autonomic ganglion. Years after initial infection, another breakout can cause a painful rash. The rash usually...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.