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2014-10-20 08:30:51

BOSTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Indianapolis interventional medical device maker NICO Corporation and Toronto-based 3D visualization leader Synaptive Medical announced today at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting that they have joined forces to integrate their innovative technologies for brain surgery. The collaboration is the first of its kind and will make a powerful combination to improve patient outcomes. NICO's BrainPath® interventional access technology...

2014-10-14 16:24:43

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new guideline from the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) recommends guidance on how doctors should evaluate the full picture--from symptoms, family history and ethnicity to a physical exam and certain lab test results--in order to determine what genetic tests may best diagnose a person's subtype of limb-girdle or distal muscular dystrophy....

2014-10-14 08:33:55

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Deepak Raghavan has joined Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg (RAF) in response to the increasing volume of neuroradiology imaging studies handled by the practice, RAF CEO Ed Swager announced today. Neuroradiology studies such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT) scans of the brain, spine, head and neck assist in diagnosing conditions including tumors, stroke, trauma injuries and spinal...

2014-10-06 23:03:08

Children’s Specialized Hospital Foundation accepted a $423,506 donation from Kohl’s Cares® which supports the Kohl’s Autism Awareness Program through Children’s Specialized Hospital. (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Mountainside, NJ: Children’s Specialized Hospital Foundation accepted a $423,506 donation from Kohl’s Cares® which supports the Kohl’s Autism Awareness Program through Children’s Specialized Hospital. More than 5,000 fans filled the seats at a recent...

2014-10-03 23:05:41

ROXO Will Donate 11% of Holiday Sales to Generation Rescue for Autism Detroit, Mich (PRWEB) October 03, 2014 ROXO announced today they will be featuring Disney’s FROZEN, Marvel's SPIDERMAN, THE AVENGERS and HELLO KITTY as their Holiday/Christmas Box Sets, among other sets including Guardians of the Galaxy. They will donate 11% of their retail and internet sales of these holiday sets to GENERATION RESCUE, an organization that brings hope, information and immediate treatment...

2014-10-02 12:30:49

TORONTO, Oct. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - The Alzheimer Society of Canada welcomes Health Minister Rona Ambrose's announcement yesterday that she and her provincial and territorial counterparts have agreed to collaborate on a national plan to curb the staggering personal, societal and economic toll of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. "This is excellent news," said Mimi Lowi-Young, CEO of the Alzheimer Society of Canada. "Dementia is a huge threat to our public health system and to our...

2014-10-02 08:29:30

Emmy Award-Winning Guitar Virtuoso Billy McLaughlin to perform LOS ANGELES, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Child Neurology Foundation (CNF), a national nonprofit organization that works through advocacy, research and educational initiatives to ensure optimal care for all children living with a neurologic disease, will host a gala fundraiser, A Heroes Dinner, on Saturday, November 8th, 2014, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles. Parent advocates John and Laurian Scott...

2014-09-30 08:32:09

ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Headquartered in Anaheim, California, WholeHealth Products. (OTC: GWPC) is a diversified company comprised of several specialized partners focused on leveraging the power and convenience of advanced technology and the proven expertise of its team of professionals to improve the fundamental business of health and wellness. WholeHealth Products' line of more than 10 professional diagnostic tests for hospitals, doctors, clinics and...

2014-09-29 16:25:38

AMBLER, Pa., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Moberg (www.moberg.com) has received CE Mark approval for the CNS Monitor, a medical device used for advanced monitoring of neurological intensive care patients. The CE Mark certifies that a product has met European Union requirements for commercial marketing in Europe. The CNS Monitor captures and analyzes multiple physiologic parameters including electroencephalography (EEG, or brain waves) to support neurological patient care. The...

2014-09-25 23:07:32

Virtual reality immersive therapy being used in largest neurorehabilitation centre in UK London (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 VirtualRehab® today announced it is the first virtual reality platform to receive CE mark approval as a medical device manufacturer from the European Commission and the only certified motion capture physical rehabilitation software using Microsoft Kinect® and Leap Motion™ VR technology approved by the EU to develop both hardware and software for medical...


Latest Neurology Reference Libraries

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
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.