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2013-12-16 18:13:17

Massive neuron death that occurs in Alzheimer's appears to be caused by raw ingredients of plaques & tangles working in concert, rather than by plaques and tangles themselves Much of the debate in Alzheimer's disease (AD) has focused on whether the protein amyloid-beta or the tau protein is the symptom or the cause of the disease. But George Bloom, Ph.D., and colleagues at the University of Virginia (UVA) have pursued another hypothesis: much earlier interactions between the two...

2013-12-13 23:02:11

Physician-directed rehab center brings 15 years of expertise to the diagnosis and treatment of pain, and strengthening of muscles, joints, and bones weakened by illness or injury. Leading edge techniques and a thorough understanding of how injuries happen and heal make this rehab center a top choice for guided healing. Riverdale, NY (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Rehabilitation Associates of Riverdale Medicine announces the launch of its new website featuring its full spectrum of physical...

Study Suggests Brain Blood Vessel Cells May Be Therapeutic Targets For Alzheimer's Disease
2013-12-13 14:28:51

NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke A study in mice shows how a breakdown of the brain's blood vessels may amplify or cause problems associated with Alzheimer's disease. The results published in Nature Communications suggest that blood vessel cells called pericytes may provide novel targets for treatments and diagnoses. "This study helps show how the brain's vascular system may contribute to the development of Alzheimer's disease," said study leader Berislav V....

2013-12-12 23:23:22

Now there’s a lasting and effective solution for problem underarm sweat. Clinical data shows an average sweat reduction of 82 percent and over 90 percent patient satisfaction. Westport, CT (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Dr. Tanya Futoryan is one of the first physicians in Connecticut to offer the miraDry® Procedure, a new treatment option that provides a safe and lasting solution for excessive underarm sweat, a debilitating condition also known as primary axillary hyperhidrosis. Over...

2013-12-11 23:28:49

Tired of repeating the same dysfunctional habits, over and over again? In their new book, authors Sue Stebbins and Dr. Carla Clark explain how to use groundbreaking brain optimization practices in order to live a happier, more productive life. Norwalk, Connecticut (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Groundbreaking research has proven that the happiest, healthiest and most consciously prosperous people have trained their brains to be that way. The good news is, say Sue Stebbins and Dr. Carla Clark,...

2013-12-09 23:25:08

NeuLife Neurological Services announces the opening of a residential post-acute program providing care and offering specialized services to individuals with catastrophic injuries and challenging diagnoses, with a focus on moving the clients from trauma to independence. Mount Dora, Florida (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 NeuLife Neurological Services announces the opening of a residential post-acute program providing care and offering specialized services to individuals with catastrophic...


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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  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
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