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2014-04-03 11:35:16

Young adults who run or participate in other cardio fitness activities may preserve their memory and thinking skills in middle age, according to a new study published in the April 2, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Middle age was defined as ages 43 to 55. "Many studies show the benefits to the brain of good heart health," said study author David R. Jacobs, Jr, PhD, with the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. "This is one...

2014-04-01 23:28:55

As folks get ready to leave winter behind and start enjoying the warm summer weather, a rising number of people who experience a problem with excessive sweating are turning to Hardik Soni, M.D. at Ethos Spa for information on Botox injections to keep them dry. Summit, NJ (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 As the sultry days of summer approach, Ethos Spa Skin and Laser Centers Medical Director Hardik Soni, M.D., says he’s receiving an increasing number of inquiries about Botox injections to address...

2014-03-28 16:22:24

Supports Partnerships Between Patient Advocates and Scientists at Four Leading Parkinson's Research Centers NEW YORK, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Parkinson's Disease Foundation® (PDF®) is pleased to announce $20,000 in grant funding to support patient-centered research at four leading Parkinson's disease research institutions. The grants are provided through PDF's first Parkinson's Advocates in Research (PAIR) Leadership Awards. These awards support partnerships...

2014-03-27 23:00:59

Board Members Pen Manuscripts That Are Highlighted in Journal of Neurosurgery Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 The online monthly “Journal of Neurosurgery” is featuring six papers in Neurosurgical Focus that were written by three current board members of The Spine Institute Foundation. Drs. J. Patrick Johnson, Terrence Kim, Doniel Drazin and their co-authors have penned these diverse manuscripts to help educate the public and their peers about how the technology is evolving....

2014-03-26 23:22:08

Mazen M. Dimachkie, MD, Professor of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, presented on Nerve Entrapments and Neuropathic Pain. Carol M. Ulloa, MD, Associate Neurologist and Epileptologist, Geisinger Health System, Wilkes-Barre, PA, presented on The Evaluation and Treatment of Medically Refractory Epilepsy. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Neurology Volume 05, Issue 02: Nerve Entrapments/Medically Refractory...

2014-03-25 23:32:46

Sweat Miracle is the latest program developed by Miles Dawson, who promises to teach people how to treat hyperhidrosis permanently. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Sweat Miracle is a new program developed by Miles Dawson, who has many years of experience in the health industry. The program introduces to people the 5-step method for curing their hyperhidrosis effectively. The program also teaches people...

Individualized Stroke Care From Bedside Optical Monitoring Of Cerebral Blood Flow
2014-03-23 14:12:57

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Using a University of Pennsylvania-designed device to noninvasively and continuously monitor cerebral blood flow (CBF) in acute stroke patients, researchers from Penn Medicine and the Department of Physics & Astronomy in Penn Arts and Sciences are now learning how head of bed (HOB) positioning affects blood flow reaching the brain. Most patients admitted to the hospital with an acute stroke are kept flat for at least 24 hours in an effort...

2014-03-21 23:03:18

Sweat Miracle made by Miles Dawson is a newly updated program that teaches people how to fix the root cause of their excessive sweating. A full review on the site Vkool.com indicates if it is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Hyperhidrosis disorder is a condition, which causes excessive sweating. Hyperhidrosis disorder is associated with a significant quality of life burden from an emotional, psychological, and social perspective. Sweat Miracle is a newly updated program...

2014-03-20 08:30:43

- Company's total commitment to Endowment reaches $250,000 - HAYWARD, Calif., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOR) today announced that it is contributing $175,000 to the Child Neurology Society and Child Neurology Foundation to further endow the Philip R. Dodge Young Investigator Award. The Dodge Award, named after Dr. Philip Rogers Dodge, one of the modern founders of the specialty of pediatric neurology, recognizes a promising young...

2014-03-19 00:22:14

There Are 2.5 Times More Women Than Men Providing Intensive "On Duty" Care 24 Hours a Day to Someone with Alzheimer's CHICAGO, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the Alzheimer's Association 2014 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures report released today, a woman's estimated lifetime risk of developing Alzheimer's at age 65 is 1 in 6, compared with nearly 1 in 11 for a man. As real a concern as breast cancer is to women's health, women in their 60s are about twice as...


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
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'