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2014-01-23 23:02:26

Long regarded as a Neurosciences Center of Excellence with special expertise in the treatment of movement disorders, Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), part of the Allegheny Health Network, will celebrate its 500th Deep Brain Stimulation procedure on Monday, January 27, 2014 with live coverage of the case on Twitter. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Long regarded as a Neurosciences Center of Excellence with special expertise in the treatment of movement disorders, Allegheny General...

2014-01-16 23:02:54

Transparency Market Research Report published "Cardiac Prosthetic Devices Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse the full report with TOC at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/cardiac-prosthetic-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Cardiac Prosthetic Devices Market (Mechanical Heart Valves,...

2014-01-15 23:04:19

VALOR is now available in thousands of SPS clinics worldwide and online. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Swiftwick, a leading producer of athletic compression socks, is proud to announce a new partnership with Southern Prosthetics Supply (SPS), the world’s largest orthotics and prosthetics distributor. By becoming a supply chain partner with SPS, Swiftwick is able to provide its VALOR amputee liner sock more efficiently to even more consumers. The VALOR benefits amputees by...

2014-01-15 08:28:25

First Implantable Myoelectric Sensor for Prosthetic Control Brings New Hope to Amputees VALENCIA, Calif., Jan.15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alfred Mann Foundation (AMF) today announced the first subject, a U.S. Marine, SSgt James Sides, as a recipient of its highly anticipated IMES System (implantable myoelectric sensor) - an experimental system that holds the promise of being the first minimally invasive, intuitive, multi-channel control system for prosthetics intended for long term...

2014-01-14 23:27:10

50 Legs Partners with Rosen Hotel Group to Provide Amputee New Leg (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 50 Legs (founded by former professional wrestler Steve Chamberland) is a nationwide Non Profit (501c3) based in Tampa Bay, Florida, focused on purchasing prosthetic legs for amputees who cannot afford them. A young charity of only 3 years, 50 Legs helped dozens of children, adults, vets, and also provided assistance to the Boston bombing victims. http://youtu.be/JN5JtsKClY4 50 Legs latest...

2014-01-08 12:28:18

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parkinson's disease is a neurological disorder that affects the central nervous system and currently afflicts over one million people in North America, and more than five million people worldwide, according to the Michael J. Fox Foundation. While medication can curb symptoms, one of the most heartbreaking aspects of Parkinson's disease is that medications often lose efficacy as the disease progresses. Severe symptoms of Parkinson's...

2014-01-08 08:29:41

The scientific journal "JOURNAL of HEADACHE and PAIN" publishes positive results from a clinical study conducted on 2,313 patients which confirms the high efficacy and safety of the medical device CEFALY ® migraine treatment LIEGE, Belgium, January 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.thejournalofheadacheandpain.com/content/14/1/95 The efficacy and safety of the CEFALY (R) medical device for migraine treatment had already been reported early 2013 in the scientific journal...

2013-12-19 10:39:56

Deep brain stimulation may have a beneficial effect on driving ability for people with Parkinson's disease, according to a new study published in the December 18, 2013, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Deep brain stimulation uses a surgical implant similar to a pacemaker to send electrical impulses to the brain. "Up until now, we weren't sure how deep brain stimulation would affect driving," said study author Carsten Buhmann, MD, of...

Neuroscience Method Of Optogenetics As Good As Electrical Stimulation
2013-12-12 17:27:06

Brown University Neuroscientists are eagerly, but not always successfully, looking for proof that optogenetics – a celebrated technique that uses pulses of visible light to genetically alter brain cells to be excited or silenced – can be as successful in complex and large brains as it has been in rodent models. A new study in the journal Current Biology may be the most definitive demonstration yet that the technique can work in nonhuman primates as well as, or even a little better...


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