Latest Neurology Stories

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...

2013-12-18 13:24:08

Measuring changes in certain proteins -- called biomarkers -- in people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis may better predict the progression of the disease, according to scientists at Penn State College of Medicine. ALS is often referred to as Lou Gehrig's disease, is a neurological disease in which the brain loses its ability to control movement as motor neurons degenerate. The course of the disease varies, with survival ranging from months to decades. "The cause of most cases of ALS...

2013-12-17 23:28:41

Dr. Jeffrey Donaldson recently appeared on Good Day Columbus to demonstrate how BOTOX safely and effectively treats excessive sweating. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Dr. Jeffrey Donaldson of Donaldson Plastic Surgery recently appeared on WTTE FOX28’s Good Day Columbus segment to discuss the use of BOTOX to treat excessive sweating, or hyperhidrosis. On live television, Dr. Donaldson demonstrated how the injectable procedure is comfortably performed in the armpit of a patient...

Latest Neurology Reference Libraries

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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