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2014-10-08 23:10:00

Timothy L. Hottel, Dean of the College of Dentistry at The University of Tennessee HealthScience Center Receives $340,000 from TicTocStop, Inc., for Clinical Study on Use of OralAppliances in Mitigating Severity, Frequency of Motor and Vocal Tics NY, NY AND MEMPHIS, TN (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Timothy L. Hottel, DDS, MS, MBA, dean of the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), will serve as principal investigator for a clinical study funded by...

2014-10-02 16:27:03

NBI-98854 TO BE EVALUATED FOR BOTH CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS IN T-FORCE CLINICAL TRIAL SAN DIEGO, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: NBIX) announced today that it has initiated a clinical trial of NBI-98854, a proprietary small molecule Vesicular Monoamine Transporter 2 (VMAT2) inhibitor, in both children and adolescents with Tourette syndrome. The T-Force study is an open-label, multi-dose, two-week study of 36 subjects with Tourette syndrome....

2014-05-29 12:29:09

National Tourette Syndrome Association Supports the Critical Bill BAYSIDE, N.Y., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The national Tourette Syndrome Association (TSA) is actively garnering support for the passage of a critical bill, the Collaborative Academic Research Efforts (CARE) for Tourette Syndrome Act of 2014 (H.R. 4221). The CARE Act represents an exciting opportunity for the entire TS community--calling on our government to stimulate research to increase the understanding...

2014-03-13 12:25:20

BAYSIDE, N.Y., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first annual "Hollywood Heals: Spotlight on Tourette Syndrome" hosted by the national Tourette Syndrome Association (TSA) was an incredible success, with over 400 guests gathering at the Conga Room at LA Live on February 27. Incredible awareness was raised for the Association and the misunderstood, life tormenting disorder, Tourette Syndrome. The event also raised much needed funds for TSA's research and support programs....

2014-03-10 12:26:03

Partnership Allows TSA to Offer Education Programs for Medical and Allied Professionals, Education and School-Based Teachers and Clinicians Across the Country BAYSIDE, N.Y., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The national Tourette Syndrome Association (TSA), a membership driven, non-profit organization dedicated to serving all people with Tourette Syndrome (TS), celebrates the start of the tenth year of its distinctive program partnership with the U.S. Centers for Disease...

2014-03-05 23:23:42

Movement Disorders Center One of Nine Sites Nationwide Doing the Test (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 The North Shore-LIJ Health System’s Movement Disorders Center will be one of nine sites in the United States taking part in a clinical trial of a new drug for Tourette syndrome, the health system announced today. The drug, AZD5213, targets the histamine H3 receptor. Histamine is commonly associated with allergies and the immune system, but it also plays a role in regulating dopamine and the...

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...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.