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2014-05-15 23:14:05

The CP Help Center is the web’s largest source for research, treatment and legal news on cerebral palsy. Visit http://www.CerebralPalsyHelp.org today. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 The birth injury patient advocates at CerebralPalsyHelp.org are alerting parents of children with cerebral palsy of new treatment information on the site. Doctors in Vietnam recently became the first to perform a stem cell transplant on a patient to treat cerebral palsy*. The CP Help Center is a national...

brain boosting genetic variant
2014-05-12 04:50:31

[ Watch the Video: Longevity Gene May Boost Brain Power ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online People possessing a variant of the longevity gene KLOTHO have demonstrated enhanced brain skills, regardless of factors such as age, sex or risk of Alzheimer’s disease, according to research published in the journal Cell Reports. The National Institutes of Health-funded study found that people with the variant had improved thinking, learning and memory. It also...

2014-05-09 00:21:25

DUBAI, UAE, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The diagnosis and treatment of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) have dramatically improved over recent decades due to scientific advancements, yet MS persists as one of the most disabling neurological disorders, having a significant impact on young adults - the age group most affected by the disease. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140509/685679 ) Continuing medical education provider, EXCEMED - Excellence in Medical...

2014-05-08 23:13:18

The CP Help Center is the web’s largest source for research, treatment and legal news on cerebral palsy. Visit http://www.CerebralPalsyHelp.org today. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 The birth injury patient advocates at CerebralPalsyHelp.org are alerting parents of children with cerebral palsy of new information on the site. Recently-added sections contain more information on cerebral palsy research, charities, educational assistance and legal news. The CP Help Center is a national...

2014-05-01 23:15:46

Because of mistaken century-old concepts and definitions of dyslexia, the distinguished authors of The Dyslexia Debate were justified in questioning rather than refuting dyslexia’s existence. Great Neck, New York (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Since dyslexia may affect over 10% of the population, it is crucial to clarify its true essence and existence while correcting misconceptions. An almost five decade-old research effort beginning in the 1960’s led Dr. Levinson to propose and prove a...

2014-05-01 23:00:48

'We Believe' is a viral social media campaign that sheds light on Friedreich's Ataxia, a rare genetic disease for which there is currently no treatment or cure. May 17th is FA Awareness Day. National (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 What do you believe in? What drives you? What gets you up and out of bed in the morning? Is it money? Is it family? Is it hope? For families living with a loved one fighting Friedreich’s ataxia (FA), it is the belief that one day there will be a treatment...

2014-04-30 23:12:51

Celebrated doctor, Dr. Saeed Nick, has joined up with world-class multidisciplinary doctors at Healthpointe La Mirada, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Healthpointe is proud to announce that renowned Neurologist and Interventional Pain Management Specialist, Dr. Saeed Nick, will be joining Healthpointe. Dr. Nick brings extensive knowledge and experience in the fields of Neurology and Interventional Pain Management to Healthpointe, and is prepared to deliver unrivaled quality of care to all of...

2014-04-30 12:30:34

Data Highlight Physician and Payer Expectations for New Symptomatic and Disease-Modifying Therapies, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that surveyed U.S. neurologists are particularly receptive to novel symptomatic agents and would prescribe Lundbeck/Otsuka's selective 5-HT6 receptor antagonist Lu-AE58054 to a median 25 percent of their drug-treated mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease patients,...

2014-04-28 16:30:16

Will further advance specialized programs to achieve the highest level of independence possiblefor each person served at NeuLife MOUNT DORA, Fla., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuLife, a post-acute neurorehab facility, is proud to announce that Hal S. Pineless, D.O., F.A.C.N., has joined its clinical team as medical director. In joining the NeuLife team, Dr. Pineless states, "I completely endorse specialized rehabilitation for individuals with TBI (traumatic brain injury) and...

2014-04-28 16:27:09

PHILADELPHIA, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A review by the American Academy of Neurology of available scientific research on the use of medical marijuana in brain diseases finds certain forms of medical marijuana can help treat some symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS), but do not appear to be helpful in treating drug-induced (levodopa) movements in Parkinson's disease. Not enough evidence was found to show if medical marijuana is helpful in treating motor problems 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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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