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2013-10-02 23:03:15

The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) announced today that Coleen M. Atkins, Ph.D., has been selected as the winner of the 2013 BIAA Young Investigator Award. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) announced today that Coleen M. Atkins, Ph.D., has been selected as the winner of the 2013 BIAA Young Investigator Award. The award is presented based on originality of research, promise for making significant contributions to the field of...

2013-09-30 16:15:10

A new study by LMU researchers led by Christian Weber sheds light on the role of the adhesion molecule JAM-A in the recruitment of immune cells to the inner layer of arteries – which promotes the development of atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis is characterized by the formation of fatty “plaques” on the inner lining of the arteries, and is facilitated by high levels of fat in the diet. These “plaques” constrict the vessel, restrict the flow of blood, and may precipitate strokes...

2013-09-26 23:39:25

MarketResearch.com announces the addition of a new market research report in Biotechnology to their product offering: Nerve Repair and Regeneration Market - Global Trend and Forecast to 2018. http://www.marketresearch.com/land/product.asp?productid=7776704&progid=85764 Rockville, MD (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Nerve Repair and Regeneration Market by Xenografts (Conduits, Protectors), Neuromodulation [Internal (Spinal Cord, Deep Brain)], External (Transcranial Magnetic)], Surgery...

2013-09-24 23:40:18

Understanding Essential Tremor: The Diagnosis Process and Treatment Options Lenexa, Kansas (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 The International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) will host a free seminar in Menlo Park, Calif. on the life-altering neurological condition called essential tremor (ET). The seminar will take place on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Stanford Park Hotel, located at 100 El Camino Real in Menlo Park, Calif. The program will run from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m., with a question and...

2013-09-24 23:34:48

Beat Your Sweating Demons penned by Brian Barrett is a newly updated book that teaches people how to decrease sweating on face naturally. A full Beat Your Sweating Demons overview on the site Vkoolelite indicates if the book is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Beat Your Sweating Demons is a newly updated book that provides people with the ultimate solution to excessive facial sweating, underarm sweating and sweaty palms. The book also instructs people how to decrease...

2013-09-20 23:23:44

Sarin, the chemical weapon purportedly used in Syria, is an organophosphorus based nerve agent. Tabun, VX, and Soman are other examples of organophosphorus based nerve agents. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Countervail Corporation, a biotechnology company developing a broad spectrum medical countermeasure to the toxic effects of organophosphorus based nerve agents and a large class of pesticides, announced today it has been awarded $343,000 of a Fast Track SBIR Phase II Grant...

2013-09-19 23:38:16

Understanding Essential Tremor: A complementary educational seminar on the diagnosis process, treatment options, current research and more. Lenexa, KS (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 The International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) will host a free seminar in Moorhead, Minn. on the life-altering neurological condition called essential tremor (ET). The seminar will take place on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at the Courtyard by Marriott Fargo-Moorhead, located at 1080 28th Avenue South in...


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
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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