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2014-05-12 12:31:28

MIAMI, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adolescents who get six hours of sleep or less may face health and behavior issues, particularly those who get five hours of sleep per night on a regular basis, confirms FIU researcher and criminal justice professor Ryan C. Meldrum in his study that recently published in Preventive Medicine. "Studies typically examine the implications of getting anything less than eight hours of sleep at night. What I wanted to investigate was whether there...

2014-05-12 08:33:16

Adequate Sleep as Critical to Overall Health as Nutrition, Exercise DARIEN, Ill., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A nationwide "Sleep Well, Be Well" campaign is being launched today as part of the National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project, a collaboration between the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Sleep Research Society (SRS). The campaign will promote widespread awareness of the dangers of chronic sleep loss and...

2014-05-06 16:32:06

Companion health economics analysis shows Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is cost-effective among patients who fail to benefit from prior antidepressant medication NEW YORK, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuronetics, Inc. announced today a new analysis of data at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association that shows Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) administered with the NeuroStar TMS Therapy System resulted in greater symptom improvement than next-choice...

2014-05-05 08:28:42

MONTREAL, May 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadians living with schizophrenia now have a new option to help treat their disease. Otsuka Canada Pharmaceutical Inc. and Lundbeck Canada Inc. announce today that ABILIFY MAINTENA(TM) (aripiprazole for prolonged release injectable suspension), indicated for the maintenance treatment of schizophrenia in stabilized adult patients, is now commercially available for use in Canada. ABILIFY MAINTENA(TM) is the first product in Canada from the global...

2014-04-30 23:01:15

May 6th is National No Diet Day and in honor of becoming healthy without taking on a fad diet, Rise-N-Shine LLC is offering sleep tips to get your health back on track. Sparta, NJ (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 May 6th is National No Diet Day and in honor of becoming healthy without taking on a fad diet, Rise-N-Shine LLC is offering sleep tips to get your health back on track. It has been well established that a disrupted sleep pattern can hold a bearing on a person’s health, particularly...

2014-04-29 23:09:24

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on the EEG, EMG and Evoked Potential Devices markets. Global market for EEG, EMG and Evoked Potential Devices is forecast to reach US$1.2 billion by 2020, buoyed by aging population and the ensuing burden of neurological diseases that require monitoring of brain function. San Jose, California (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Fueled by aging population, growing prevalence of neurological diseases, and technological...

2014-04-29 16:59:13

A graduate student in Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, and two of his undergraduate trainees, were selected by the Council on Undergraduate Research to present their original research on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday. Wesley Kerr, whose graduate studies will be completed in the UCLA Department of Biomathematics, and his trainees, Akash Patel and Sarah Barritt, will present their poster entitled "Computer-Aided Diagnosis of Epilepsy Using Clinical...

Brain Wave Study May Yield Improvements In Visual Perception
2014-04-25 13:45:12

[ Watch the Video: Are Alpha Waves The Future Of Brain Monitoring? ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Have you ever mistakenly driven through a red light or been unable to see a familiar face in a crowded room? By using a unique method to test brain waves, researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and City College of New York have detailed new information on how the mind processes sensory stimuli that may or may not be perceived, according to...

2014-04-25 10:11:04

Leaps orders of magnitude beyond existing tools -- NIH study Scientists have bioengineered, in neurons cultured from rats, an enhancement to a cutting edge technology that provides instant control over brain circuit activity with a flash of light. The research funded by the National Institutes of Health adds the same level of control over turning neurons off that, until now, had been limited to turning them on. "What had been working through a weak pump can now work through a highly...

2014-04-24 08:34:27

IMRIS VISIUS iMRI improves surgical results and patient outcomes for neurosurgery MINNEAPOLIS, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - IMRIS Inc. (NASDAQ: IMRS; TSX: IM) ("IMRIS" or the "Company") today announced that a University of South Florida neurosurgical team at Tampa General Hospital (TGH) completed initial cases last week using its recently installed VISIUS intraoperative MRI - providing the most advanced surgery and operating suite in the Tampa Bay area. The first case was a...


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Electrooculography
2012-12-31 11:47:45

Electrooculography, sometimes shortened to EOG, is the tracing of electricity used for operation of the retina in different phases, specifically the resting potential. The results are recorded on an electrooculogram. These are interpreted for opthalmological diagnosis and in recording eye movements. Eye movement measurements: Usually, pairs of electrodes are placed either above and below the eye or to the left and right of the eye. If the eye is moved from the center position towards one...

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