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2013-09-24 23:40:18

Understanding Essential Tremor: The Diagnosis Process and Treatment Options Lenexa, Kansas (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 The International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) will host a free seminar in Menlo Park, Calif. on the life-altering neurological condition called essential tremor (ET). The seminar will take place on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Stanford Park Hotel, located at 100 El Camino Real in Menlo Park, Calif. The program will run from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m., with a question and...

2013-09-19 23:38:16

Understanding Essential Tremor: A complementary educational seminar on the diagnosis process, treatment options, current research and more. Lenexa, KS (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 The International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) will host a free seminar in Moorhead, Minn. on the life-altering neurological condition called essential tremor (ET). The seminar will take place on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at the Courtyard by Marriott Fargo-Moorhead, located at 1080 28th Avenue South in...

2013-09-19 10:16:34

A genetic mutation, known as GBA, that leads to early onset of Parkinson's disease and severe cognitive impairment (in about 4 to 7 percent of all patients with the disease) also alters how specific lipids, ceramides and glucosylceramides are metabolized. Mayo Clinic researchers have found that Parkinson's patients who do not carry the genetic mutation also have higher levels of these lipids in the blood. Further, those who had Parkinson's and high blood levels were also more likely to have...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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