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2014-01-24 13:36:19

Researchers from Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Massachusetts General Hospital have demonstrated, for the first time, that aspirin intake correlates with halted growth of vestibular schwannomas (also known as acoustic neuromas), a sometimes lethal intracranial tumor that typically causes hearing loss and tinnitus.

2011-03-19 00:00:29

Ten States Down, Derek Brown Prepares for the Publix Georgia Marathon in March Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 17, 2011 Derek Brown is set to win again as he takes on the Publix Georgia Marathon, his 13th marathon so far on behalf of his 19 year-old brother, Austin who lives with Neurofibromatosis (NF).

2009-07-08 16:57:54

Treatment with the angiogenesis inhibitor bevacizumab improved hearing and alleviated other symptoms in patients with neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2).

2008-09-14 03:00:11

By Santiago, Camilo Lucha, Paul A ABSTRACT Retrorectal tumors are rare and frequently present either incidentally or with vague symptoms. Schwannomas of the presacral region are one variant described as benign tumors of neurogenic origin. The "ancient degenerative variant" is uncommonly reported.

2007-06-04 15:00:42

ATLANTA, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Acoustic Neuroma Association (ANA) has launched a new medical website listing (http://www.anausa.org/) for newly diagnosed and current acoustic neuroma patients, it was announced today by Executive Director Judy Vitucci.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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