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2014-01-23 23:02:26

Long regarded as a Neurosciences Center of Excellence with special expertise in the treatment of movement disorders, Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), part of the Allegheny Health Network, will celebrate its 500th Deep Brain Stimulation procedure on Monday, January 27, 2014 with live coverage of the case on Twitter. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Long regarded as a Neurosciences Center of Excellence with special expertise in the treatment of movement disorders, Allegheny General...

2014-01-22 08:29:18

TSX: AMF TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Amorfix Life Sciences Ltd. announced today that the Company has signed an agreement with a major global pharmaceutical company to use the human Alzheimer's disease diagnostic assay in phase 1 clinical studies. Amorfix has granted its collaborator access to its proprietary EP-AD assay technology and the Company will complete assay optimization and validation prior to using the assay as part of a clinical trial to investigate the effects...

2014-01-17 08:22:56

- Mallinckrodt to Launch PENNSAID 2% in the U.S. in Q1 2014 - MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Nuvo Research Inc. (TSX:NRI), a specialty pharmaceutical company with a diverse portfolio of products in the areas of topical pain and immunology today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Mallinckrodt's New Drug Application for PENNSAID(®) (diclofenac sodium topical solution) 2% w/w (PENNSAID 2%). PENNSAID 2% is a follow-on product to...

2014-01-16 16:23:33

DUBLIN, January 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/c3wr96/neuroprotection) has announced the addition of a new report "Neuroprotection - Drugs, Markets and Companies" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/c3wr96/neuroprotection ] to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report describes the role of neuroprotection in acute disorders such as stroke and...

2014-01-15 23:20:01

Two acrylic paintings created by Woodbury, Minn. resident have been accepted into the MDA’s National Art Collection. Tucson, Ariz., (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Two acrylic paintings created by Alexander John Amble Gravdahl, of Woodbury, Minn., have 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. “Thunder” and “Apples Pearing”...

2014-01-14 23:20:33

The pain reliever acetaminophen is safe when used correctly, but people can become very ill or die if they take too much. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Cold, cough, and flu season is a good time to revisit the risks of acetaminophen, a medication found in many cold, cough, and flu remedies. Although billions of doses of acetaminophen are consumed safely every year, some people taking the drug end up in the emergency room or need hospitalization, and some die from acetaminophen...

2014-01-13 23:02:52

Former Co-Director brings more than 10 years of industry experience to The NeuroRecovery Training Institute. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 The NeuroRecovery Training Institute (NeuroRTI), an online educational institution providing top-notch postgraduate and continuing education programs for neurologic physical therapists, is pleased to announce a new role and hire within the company. Karey McDowell joins NeuroRTI as the company’s Senior Vice President, Program Development and...

2014-01-10 23:03:41

The global nerve repair and regeneration market is segmented into peripheral nerve repair and neuromodulation segments. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/nerve-repair-regeneration-market-883.html (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 The “Nerve Repair & Regeneration Market by Xenografts (Conduits, Protectors), Neuromodulation [Internal (Spinal Cord, Deep Brain)], External (Transcranial Magnetic)], Surgery [Direct Nerve Repair, Grafting, Stem Cell] - Global Trend & Forecast to...

2014-01-09 11:48:50

A new study finds that the epilepsy drug levetiracetam appears not to be associated with thinking, movement and language problems for preschool children born to mothers who took the drug during pregnancy, although the drug valproate was associated with some difficulties in preschoolers. The study is published in the January 8, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. "These results are heartening, as the use of levetiracetam has increased...

2014-01-09 08:29:08

FAIRFAX, Va., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS) today has launched a 2014 national tour that will bring together physicians and medical personnel across the nation involved in stroke care to address current stroke treatment in the U.S. and the value of neurointerventional therapy in optimal stroke care delivery. Ranked the fourth leading cause of death in the United States by the American Stroke Association, stroke is a complex disease...


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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