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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...

2014-01-04 23:02:16

The Child Neurology Foundation (CNF), a national nonprofit focused on advocacy for children and adolescents with neurological and developmental disorders, today announced a unique, month-long partnership with CRAVE Restaurants as part of the CRAVE Cares initiative. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) January 04, 2014 The Child Neurology Foundation (CNF), a national nonprofit focused on advocacy for children and adolescents with neurological and developmental disorders, today announced a unique,...

2013-12-23 23:23:32

National network of attorneys will continue to accept inquiries through New Year's Day about legal options to seek compensation over medical malpractice allegations involving cerebral palsy and other birth injuries. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/medicalmalpractice/cerebralpalsy-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople announced today that its national network of attorneys will be available over the upcoming holiday season to consumers inquiring about...

2013-12-19 23:05:01

NeuroRecovery Training Institute founder receives support for her Locomotor Training Research in the form of a $10 million donation from Kosair Charities and the University of Louisville. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 The University of Louisville has received a $7.3 million donation to support the work of Andrea Behrman, PT, PhD, NeuroRecovery Training Institute (NeuroRTI) founder, and Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Louisville (UofL). The...

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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,...

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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Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.