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2014-09-30 23:13:38

Evidence Based Rehab Techniques for Parkinsons, Multiple Sclerosis and Peripheral Neuropathy is a new OT PT Continuing Education courses designed to deliver new rehab information on the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis and Peripheral Neuropathy. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Neuromuscular and central nervous system diseases affect millions of people throughout the United States and worldwide. It is estimated that 50,000-60,000 new cases of Parkinson’s Disease are diagnosed each...

2014-09-30 23:09:38

The American Parkinson Disease Association has announced $1.1 million in new research funding for 2014-2015 supporting seven Research grants, three Post-Doctoral Fellowships, and eight Centers of Advanced Research. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The American Parkinson Disease Association is pleased to award research funding supporting seven Research grants to junior investigators pursuing research in Parkinson’s disease, three Post-Doctoral Fellowships to support post-doctoral...

2014-09-10 08:32:09

MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Kinetics Corporation, a leading mobile health technologies company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the marketing of the company's Personal KinetiGraph(TM) (PKG(TM)) technology designed to improve the assessment and monitoring of symptoms of Parkinson's disease and other neurological disorders that affect movement. The Personal KinetiGraph is the first wrist-worn device approved in...

2014-09-09 12:29:41

Free Educational Seminars, Designed with Community Input, Provide Practical Tips for People with Parkinson's and Continuing Education for Health Professionals NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Parkinson's Disease Foundation® (PDF®) is pleased to announce its sixth series of PD ExpertBriefings, free interactive seminars presented by leaders in Parkinson's disease research and care. Designed for people living with Parkinson's disease and health care...

2014-09-09 12:28:04

- Only 28% of Parkinson's patients are currently receiving care from a Parkinson's specialist NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent survey of more than 1,500 Parkinson's disease (PD) patients, caregivers and physicians reveals that information and specialized care can help patients become more engaged in their own treatment and in the Parkinson's community. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140909/144393 "When patients get to the right doctor, it...

2014-09-08 08:31:52

Kazutoshi Mori and Peter Walter for discoveries concerning the unfolded protein response--an intracellular quality-control system that detects harmful misfolded proteins in the endoplasmic reticulum and signals the nucleus to carry out corrective measures. NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation today announced the winners of the 2014 Lasker Awards: Kazutoshi Mori and Peter Walter for basic medical research; Alim Louis Benabid and Mahlon R....

2014-09-03 23:03:55

Live with Optimism,to help Ease the Burden - Find the Cure New York, New York (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 "I have Parkinson’s, but Parkinson’s does not have me." These compelling words are from Elke, a person living with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and a participant in the American Parkinson Disease Association’s (APDA) Live with Optimism new Public Service Announcement (PSA). APDA will host two exclusive screening events, one September 11th in Newport Beach, California...

2014-09-03 12:30:29

Continuous levodopa therapy with ND0612H has the potential to prevent or delay the need for surgical intervention in patients with severe stage Parkinson's disease REHOVOT, Israel, September 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroDerm Ltd., a clinical stage pharmaceutical company developing drugs for central nervous system (CNS) diseases, today announced that the first patients with severe Parkinson's disease have been enrolled and dosed in a Phase IIa trial of ND0612H. ND0612H is a...

2014-09-02 12:29:37

NEW YORK, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire - The Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia & Parkinson Foundation will be featured in a large window display at 10 Rockefeller Center throughout the month of September, showcasing its call to action--"Help Raise Awareness and Get Proper Care." This opportunity to inform the public about dystonia, a debilitating movement disorder affecting some 500,000 men, women and children in North America, was made possible by a generous donation from EHE...

2014-08-21 16:24:23

REHOVOT, Israel, August 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroDerm [http://www.neuroderm.com ] Ltd., a clinical stage pharmaceutical company developing drugs for central nervous system (CNS) diseases, today announced that it has signed definitive investment agreements for a $16 million financing round led by certain of its existing investors with the participation of new investors, including The Elias Group. The company plans to use the funding to further the clinical and regulatory...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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