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2014-09-25 20:22:20

CHICAGO, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Grace Pavlath, an accomplished muscle disease researcher and tenured professor in the Department of Pharmacology at the Emory University School of Medicine, has been named as MDA Senior Vice President - Scientific Program Director. Beginning October 31, Dr. Pavlath will become a key member of MDA's Mission Leadership Team and will be responsible for overall management and further development of MDA's scientific program focused on...

2014-09-15 12:28:06

DUBLIN, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Paracetamol (Acetaminophen) (CAS 103-90-2) Market Research Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Paracetamol (Acetaminophen) (CAS 103-90-2) Market Research Report 2014 presents comprehensive data on paracetamol (acetaminophen) markets globally and regionally (Europe, Asia, North America etc.) The report includes paracetamol (acetaminophen)...

NFL cognitive impairments
2014-09-15 05:39:54

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Documents filed by lawyers representing the National Football League (NFL) acknowledge that at least one-fourth of players are likely to wind up suffering from dementia, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease or other cognitive impairments after their careers are over, various media outlets are reporting. According to Reuters reporter Brendan O'Brien, the filing is a summary of the results of an actuarial study which it had...

2014-09-11 12:26:44

Leading researchers and industry experts discuss how to accelerate the development of new treatments and technologies to improve the lives of people with dementia and their families and caregivers OTTAWA, Sept. 11, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Canada's Minister of Health, and Mr. Philippe Zeller, Ambassador of France to Canada, today welcomed leading dementia researchers and industry experts from G7 countries to Ottawa for the Canada-France Global Dementia Legacy Event....

2014-09-10 23:01:43

The Muscular Dystrophy Association today announced that the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) has raised more than $1.4 million over the past year to help save and improve the lives of people fighting muscle disease. CHICAGO, (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 The Muscular Dystrophy Association today announced that the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) has raised more than $1.4 million over the past year to help save and improve the lives of people fighting muscle...

2014-09-10 08:32:09

MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Kinetics Corporation, a leading mobile health technologies company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the marketing of the company's Personal KinetiGraph(TM) (PKG(TM)) technology designed to improve the assessment and monitoring of symptoms of Parkinson's disease and other neurological disorders that affect movement. The Personal KinetiGraph is the first wrist-worn device approved in...

2014-09-09 12:28:04

- Only 28% of Parkinson's patients are currently receiving care from a Parkinson's specialist NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent survey of more than 1,500 Parkinson's disease (PD) patients, caregivers and physicians reveals that information and specialized care can help patients become more engaged in their own treatment and in the Parkinson's community. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140909/144393 "When patients get to the right doctor, it...

2014-09-08 23:12:12

Conference to focus on diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of neurological disorders. Kansas City, Missouri (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute (SLMBNI), one of the region’s pre-eminent neurological facilities, in conjunction with the University of Missouri – Kansas City (UMKC) School of Medicine and Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City will present the Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute 2014 Symposium on Sept. 19, 2014...

2014-09-05 23:02:35

The first “Power Play for MDA” event invites guests to experience a unique social event that will raise funds to help the organization continue to make progress in the fight for muscle health. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 The Los Angeles Kings are fighting back against muscle disease during the inaugural “Power Play for MDA” fundraiser at STAPLES Center on Sept. 25, 2014, to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association-Greater Los Angeles chapter. The first “Power...

Can Loss Of Sleep Affect Your Brain Size?
2014-09-04 03:40:25

American Academy of Neurology Sleep difficulties may be linked to faster rates of decline in brain volume, according to a study published in the September 3, 2014, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Sleep has been proposed to be "the brain's housekeeper", serving to repair and restore the brain. The study included 147 adults 20 and 84 years old. Researchers examined the link between sleep difficulties, such as having trouble falling...


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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