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2014-09-29 12:28:56

Esteemed physicians specializing in eating disorders treatment deliver direct medical and psychiatric care to patients at Eating Recovery Center's Denver-based Behavioral Hospital for Adults DENVER, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing the importance of medical/psychiatric expertise in continuum of excellent eating disorders care, Eating Recovery Center today announced the addition of Russell Marx, MD and Anne Marie O'Melia, MS, MD to its Denver-based Adult Services medical...

2014-09-26 12:23:14

CINCINNATI, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research shows that disrupting the molecular function of a tumor suppressor causes improper formation of a protective insulating sheath on peripheral nerves - leading to neuropathy and muscle wasting in mice similar to that in human diabetes and neurodegeneration. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110406/MM79025LOGO Scientists from Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center report their findings online Sept. 26 in...

2014-09-25 23:07:32

Virtual reality immersive therapy being used in largest neurorehabilitation centre in UK London (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 VirtualRehab® today announced it is the first virtual reality platform to receive CE mark approval as a medical device manufacturer from the European Commission and the only certified motion capture physical rehabilitation software using Microsoft Kinect® and Leap Motion™ VR technology approved by the EU to develop both hardware and software for medical...

2014-09-25 12:30:07

PEKIN, Ill., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (iaedp) Foundation's 2015 Symposium, slated for March 19 - 22, 2015 at the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort in Phoenix, announces the keynote speakers as the headliners addressing innovative approaches to eating disorder treatment. "Our mission each year is to present the leading authorities in research and treatment of eating disorders and co-occurring addictions," said...

2014-09-24 23:03:07

Square Cow Movers has once again teamed up with the Move for Hunger organization to help clients donate 82lbs of food to the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas. Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Square Cow Movers has just made an 82lb food donation to Capital Area Food Bank of Texas thanks to their generous clientele. It is enough food for 68 meals that will go to people in real need. The donation is part of the Move for Hunger organization’s ongoing effort to fill food banks across...

2014-09-23 12:35:49

Employees and Families Raise Funds, Awareness at Annual Family Picnic WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroPact Inc., the global leader in Data-First(TM) Case Management and Business Process Management (BPM) software, is proud to do its part to help find a cure for ALS, commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig's disease, by taking part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge at the company's annual family picnic Sept. 6. Members of MicroPact's Senior Management Team joined dozens of...

2014-09-22 23:02:30

Manufacturer of Prevagen memory supplement celebrates National Self-Improvement Month by offering techniques to age optimally and live a healthy lifestyle. Madison, WI (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Quincy Bioscience, one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States, promotes National Self-Improvement Month this September. The Wisconsin-based biotech company believes that all individuals should have access to self-improvement resources, especially for maintaining healthy...

2014-09-22 12:32:02

DUBLIN, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "The Market for Neurotechnology: 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This newly published market research report is the most comprehensive and up-to-date publication available covering the neurotechnology industry. The report takes an in-depth look at the technology, markets, competitors, and growth rates in four key segments of the...

brain sleep node
2014-09-22 05:02:12

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from the Harvard School of Medicine and the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have discovered a region of the brain responsible for causing people to fall into a deep sleep. This slumber-promoting circuit, which is located deep in the primitive brainstem, is only the second such “sleep node” ever discovered in the brains of mammals, the study authors said. In research published online...

2014-09-18 16:27:59

MALIBU, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carolyn Costin, psychotherapist, author and chief clinical officer of Monte Nido & Affiliates Treatment Centers brings the Monte Nido philosophies to New York State with the opening of a residential program on October 6, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140918/147107 Since opening its doors in California in 1996, Carolyn Costin, Chief Clinical Officer, has been consistently asked to bring the Monte Nido program, known...


Latest neuroscience Reference Libraries

Ethology
2013-09-30 13:43:45

Ethology, a sub-topic of zoology, is the study of animal behavior that focuses on behavior in natural settings, as opposed to behaviourism, which focuses on the behavior of animals in laboratory settings. The term “ethology” is based off the Greek word ethos, which means character. It was first made popular in 1902 by William Morton Wheeler, an American myrmecologist, but the term was actually suggested by John Stuart Mill in 1843 for use in associationistic psychology. Ethology can also...

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...

Genes, Brain and Behavior
2012-04-29 19:42:56

Genes, Brain and Behavior (G2B) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 2002. It is published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the International Behavioral and Neural Genetics Society. It was published on a quarterly basis during its first year in publication. In 2003, the journal switched to bimonthly publications, and then in 2006 it switched to an 8-issue-per-year schedule. Content from G2B is available online from the Wiley Online Library or, from EBSCOhost after 12 months....

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