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2014-03-12 11:29:28

New insights into how the human brain responds to chronic pain could eventually lead to improved treatments for patients, according to University of Adelaide researchers. Neuroplasticity is the term used to describe the brain's ability to change structurally and functionally with experience and use. "Neuroplasticity underlies our learning and memory, making it vital during early childhood development and important for continuous learning throughout life," says Dr Ann-Maree Vallence, a...

2014-03-10 08:29:24

NEW YORK, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intra-Cellular Therapies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITCI), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapeutics for central nervous system (CNS) disorders, today announced the appointment of Juan Sanchez, M.D., as Vice President of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations. Dr. Sanchez will report to Sharon Mates, Ph.D., CEO and Chairman of Intra-Cellular Therapies. Dr. Sanchez has over ten years of experience as a Wall Street...

2014-03-06 16:27:14

Alzheimer Society of Canada asks: are you taking care of your brain? TORONTO, March 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Have you been neglecting your New Year's resolutions like getting to the gym? National Brain Awareness Month is a perfect time to renew your resolutions because a healthy body is a healthy brain says the Alzheimer Society of Canada. Scientific evidence shows that 30 minutes of moderate exercise each day, whether it's a brisk walk or taking dance lessons, helps lessen the risk of...

2014-03-05 04:22:31

Historic Moment as Dr. Barlow becomes the Second CEO since the Institute's Founding 25 Years Ago SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Parkinson's Institute and Clinical Center announced today that Carrolee Barlow, MD, PhD--renowned expert in neuroscience and neurodegeneration--has become the Institute's next Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Barlow is the second Chief Executive Officer in the Institute's 25 year history. She takes the reins from Dr. J. William Langston,...

2014-03-04 23:21:57

Dayton Children’s Hospital has named Gogi Kumar, MD, medical director for child neurology. The department of child neurology at Dayton Children’s is committed to providing the highest quality care for infants to adolescents with a variety of neurological disorders including Tourette syndrome, cerebral palsy, neurocutaneous diseases, headache and seizure disorders. Dayton, Ohio (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Dayton Children’s Hospital has named Gogi Kumar, MD, medical director for child...

Shake-canceling Spoon Developed To Help Patients That Suffer From Tremors
2014-03-03 10:23:28

[ Watch The Video: Liftware Stops Shakey Hands ] University of Michigan Health System For people whose hands shake uncontrollably due to a medical condition, just eating can be a frustrating and embarrassing ordeal – enough to keep them from sharing a meal with others. But a small new study conducted at the University of Michigan Health System suggests that a new handheld electronic device can help such patients overcome the hand shakes caused by essential tremor, the most...

2014-03-01 23:03:43

Quit Trichotillomania is the latest treatment method created by Valerie Barden that claims to help people treat trichotillonania quickly. The site hynguyenblog.com has recently written a full review to show if this method is helpful to use. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 Quit Trichotillomania is the newest method designed by Valerie Barden that promises to guide people on how to stop trichotillomania quickly. This program is developed by former suffer. This new program is based on a...

2014-03-01 23:01:04

Attorney Jeff Rasansky offers information on cerebral palsy awareness month, as well as ways in which one can help raise awareness of this condition. (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 March is National Cerebral Palsy Awareness month, and organizations all around the country are gearing up to boost knowledge about this condition by holding marathons, social activities and talks to educate members of the public. Cerebral palsy is a developmental disorder affecting an individual's mobility. Despite...

2014-02-26 16:28:49

NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intra-Cellular Therapies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITCI) today announced Dr. Sharon Mates, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Cowen and Company 34(th) Annual Healthcare Conference on March 3, 2014 at 2:50 p.m. Eastern Time in Boston, MA. Dr. Mates will provide a corporate overview and business update. The live and archived webcast of the company presentation can be accessed under "Events and Presentations" in the...

2014-02-26 16:28:38

DUBLIN, February 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dkhtfs/neurology_devices) has announced the addition of the "Neurology Devices Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dkhtfs/neurology_devices ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Increased sophistication and...


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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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