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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...

2014-01-07 08:32:02

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mind Solutions, Inc. ( www.MindSolutionsCorp.com ) (OTCQB: VOIS), has resumed sales efforts on their Thought-Controlled software applications. The Company is focused on increasing revenue through online sales to hospitals, institutions and individuals. The Company has received orders from the VA Medical Center among others, in order for patients with disabilities to be able to operate their computer for everyday use. The Company is in the...

2013-12-19 23:04:23

Transparency Market Research Report has published "Neuromodulation Devices Market - Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis, And Forecast 2012 - 2018" to its database. Browse full report with TOC: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/global-neuromodulation-devices-market.html Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Neuromodulation Devices Market - Global Industry Analysis,...

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...

2013-12-12 11:11:17

A mechanism in the brain which controls tics in children with Tourette Syndrome (TS) has been discovered by scientists at The University of Nottingham. The study, which has been published in the British Psychological Society’s Journal of Neuropsychology, could herald new non-drug therapies to help young people with TS overcome the repetitive physical movements and vocal sounds which characterise their condition. The work was funded with a £150,000 grant from the James Tudor...

2013-12-11 23:25:07

OrthoCo treats its customers to free shipping for case quantities of OrthoTrode TENS Electrodes, proving the company’s commitment to their customers. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 OrthoCo, one of the industry's leading medical equipment suppliers, has continuously pioneered in providing healthcare professionals and patients with clinical office supplies and equipment that are crucial toward patient recovery times. OrthoCo's president and CEO, Anthony Engel,...


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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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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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