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2014-02-21 11:36:15

Two new smart phone applications may help people detect epileptic seizures and get better stroke treatment, according to two studies released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, April 26 to May 3, 2014. In the first study, an epilepsy app was designed to help non-doctors determine if a person is having an epileptic seizure. "It can often be difficult to determine whether someone is having an epileptic seizure," said...

2014-02-19 23:01:11

From Feb. 17 to March 17, customers can show their support for MDA by purchasing and signing a $1 green or $5 gold Shamrocks mobile while shopping at ARO locations in their area. SALT LAKE CITY, (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Associated Retail Operations (ARO) (Macey’s, Dan’s, Lin’s, Dicks Market and Fresh Market) throughout the Utah area are once again teaming up with the Muscular Dystrophy Association for the 32nd annual Shamrocks mobile program to help raise funds for local families...

2014-02-19 12:58:27

Watching video of simple tasks before carrying them out may boost the brain's structure, or plasticity, and increase motor skills, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, April 26 to May 3, 2014. Brain plasticity is the brain's ability to flex and adapt, allowing for better learning. The brain loses plasticity as it ages. For the study, 36 right-handed healthy adults participated in 40-minute...

2014-02-18 23:31:49

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) already has an important role for agarwood where it is used to relieve spasms and pain, treat the digestive system, regulate the vital organs (heart, lungs, liver), and to lower and redirect energy levels to support the kidneys. It is also used to treat tightness in the chest, abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea and asthma. (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 In a new investment programme, Asia Plantation Capital is engaging various academics in Southeast Asia to...

2014-02-18 23:02:34

From early-February through the end of March, numerous retailers and MDA partners will sell $1 green, $5 gold and higher-level platinum paper-mobiles. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Thousands of supermarkets, convenience stores, restaurants and other key businesses across the United States will decorate their locations with green, gold and platinum Shamrocks mobiles signed by their customers during the 32nd annual Shamrocks program in support of the Muscular Dystrophy Association....

2014-02-17 23:23:12

New study funded by RSRI in partnership with the Hydrocephalus Association will look at the role which brain compliance plays in pediatric hydrocephalus, a condition that is the leading cause of brain surgery in children. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 The Rudi Schulte Research Institute (RSRI) and Dr. Mark Wagshul of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, will conduct a joint research venture evaluating the use of the magnetic resonance elastography (MRE) in the management of...

2014-02-13 23:00:42

An acrylic painting created by Amber Stock, 17, of Eugene, Ore., has been accepted into the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s national Art Collection. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 An acrylic painting created by Amber Stock, 17, of Eugene, Ore., has been accepted into the Muscular Dystrophy Association Art Collection. Now in its 22nd year, the Collection features artwork by people from across the country with muscular dystrophy and related disorders. “Diamond in the Sunset”...

2014-02-11 23:25:20

Dr Jon D Peters MD has recently released a new video describing best industry practices and business philosophy. Washington DC (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Dr Jon D Peters MD released a new video describing its business and best industry practices recently. The video is meant to describe the business and industry best practices for Reston VA Neurologist and Fairfax VA Neurologist. Neurology is a medical specialty demanding, dedication specialized medical knowledge and training. Neurologists...

2014-02-10 08:26:23

CHICAGO, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Headache Foundation is pleased to announce that Melodie Winawer, M.D., M.S., is the recipient of the 2014 Seymour Diamond, M.D. Lectureship. Doctor Winawer is an Associate Professor of Neurology at Columbia University. Currently, she is involved in clinical, education, and research activities at the Columbia University Medical Center and Harlem Hospital in New York City. In addition to her work in neurology, she received...

2014-02-07 23:04:33

Lowe’s stores across the country will participate in the annual Shamrocks mobile program to help raise funds for children and adults affected by muscle disease. Tucson, Ariz. (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 Lowe’s stores across the country will once again team up with the Muscular Dystrophy Association for the 32nd annual Shamrocks mobile program to help raise funds for children and adults affected by muscle disease. Now through March 31, customers can spread some extra luck to MDA families...


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
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.