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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...

2014-04-25 16:23:51

The Congressman will be a part of "Brain Health Awareness Day" in Philadelphia and help kick off the American Academy of Neurology's Annual Meeting WASHINGTON, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) will speak to more than 1,000 neurologists, patients with neurologic diseases and their caregivers at Philadelphia's Brain Health Fair tomorrow, Saturday, April 26. The City of Philadelphia has declared the day "Brain Health Awareness Day," in...

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2014-04-25 08:20:19

Matt Shipman, North Carolina State University Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed an ultrasound device that could help identify arterial plaque that is at high risk of breaking off and causing heart attack or stroke. At issue is the plaque that builds up in arteries as we age. Some types of plaque are deemed “vulnerable,” meaning that they are more likely to detach from the artery wall and cause heart...

2014-04-24 16:29:59

PHILADELPHIA, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study suggests that targeting B cells, which are a type of white blood cell in the immune system, may be associated with reduced disease activity for people with multiple sclerosis (MS). The study is released today and will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, April 26 to May 3, 2014. For the study, 231 people with relapsing-remitting MS received either a placebo or one...

2014-04-23 12:30:45

Quest Diagnostics' specialty neurology business unveils 10 new epilepsy diagnostic services, including industry's first clinical multi-analyte test for autoimmune epilepsy MADISON, N.J., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today announced a suite of new testing services from its Athena Diagnostics specialty neurology business designed to help physicians more reliably and quickly diagnose the...

2014-04-21 16:25:13

NEW YORK, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) announces a $190 Million settlement, subject to court approval, with Pfizer, Inc. and Warner-Lambert Co. ("Defendants") in In re Neurontin Antitrust Litigation, No. 02-1390, pending in the District of New Jersey. Kaplan Fox serves as one of two co-lead counsel representing a class of direct purchasers of Neurontin from Defendants between December 11, 2002 and August 31, 2008 and who...


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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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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