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2013-12-05 13:45:34

A new study shows that a neurologist in an office thousands of miles away can deliver effective specialized care to people with Parkinson's disease. For individuals with the condition – many of whom have never seen a specialist – these "virtual house calls" could allow them to live independently while effectively manage the symptoms of the disease. "The idea that we can provide care to individuals with Parkinson disease regardless of where they live is both a simple and revolutionary...

2013-11-30 23:01:44

North American Seminars, a national provider of continuing medical education courses for PT, PT, PTA and OTA, will present Spasticity, Abnormal Tone and Recovery Strategies in Dallas, Texas on January 18-19, 2014. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 This two-day advanced physical therapy continuing education course on Spasticity, Abnormal Tone and Recovery Strategies is designed to provide progressive concepts to the medical professional involved in the rehabilitation management of the...

2013-11-29 23:23:55

Latest study evaluated results from thousands of children to compare birth risks. Resource4thePeople's national network of attorneys continues offer of free consultations for parents seeking information involving compensation for alleged medical malpractice in such cases. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/medicalmalpractice/cerebralpalsy-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople announced today its latest information update for families who may have been...

2013-11-29 23:23:28

SweatBlock antiperspirant, a life-changing product for preventing excessive sweating, proudly announces they have surpassed selling more than three million applications. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 It is estimated that over 8 million Americans and over 220 million people globally suffer from a condition called hyperhidrosis, with countless more who simply feel they sweat more than they should. This excessive sweating manifests as unsightly sweat in the underarms or...

MR Spectroscopy Shows Brain Differences Of Preterm Infants
2013-11-26 09:16:04

Radiological Society of North America Premature birth appears to trigger developmental processes in the white matter of the brain that could put children at higher risk of problems later in life, according to a study being presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Preterm infants—generally those born 23 to 36 weeks after conception, as opposed to the normal 37- to 42-week gestation—face an increased risk of behavioral problems,...

2013-11-25 23:00:47

A painting by Barbara Twardowski of Mandeville, La., has been accepted into the Muscular Dystrophy Association Art Collection. TUCSON, Ariz., (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 A painting by Barbara Twardowski of Mandeville, La., has been accepted into the Muscular Dystrophy Association Art Collection. Now in its 21st year, the Collection features artwork by people from across the country with muscular dystrophy and related disorders. “Welcome” is Twardowski’s first painting accepted into...


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
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.