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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...

2013-12-17 23:26:22

Company powers first online forum exclusively for targeted drug delivery. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Pentec Health, Inc. introduced the Targeted Drug Delivery Network today at the 17th annual North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS) Conference in Las Vegas, NV. This represents the first ever, secured, online forum exclusively focused on healthcare professionals that utilize implanted drug delivery systems to treat severe pain and spasticity. The Targeted...

2013-12-17 23:23:05

The company, which develops consumer products focused on improving sleep, announced US availability of the Sleepow Music Pillow, featuring an embedded sound machine that comes pre-loaded with Binaural Beats relaxation music (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Following a year of development, Sleepow, Inc. (http://www.sleepow.com) announced the first fully integrated sleep music pillow created to promote relaxation, making it easier to fall asleep and wake up revived. Numerous studies have shown...

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...


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
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.