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2014-06-10 20:23:03

Data Presented at the International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Demonstrate Superior Therapeutic Window for the Treatment of Parkinson's Disease NATICK, Mass., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study has demonstrated a therapeutic advantage for a unique and innovative capability of the Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) Vercise(TM) Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) System for the treatment of Parkinson's disease (PD). The CUSTOM-DBS clinical study demonstrated that shorter...

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...

2014-04-28 16:27:09

PHILADELPHIA, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A review by the American Academy of Neurology of available scientific research on the use of medical marijuana in brain diseases finds certain forms of medical marijuana can help treat some symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS), but do not appear to be helpful in treating drug-induced (levodopa) movements in Parkinson's disease. Not enough evidence was found to show if medical marijuana is helpful in treating motor problems in...

2014-04-16 08:28:05

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Jack McDonald elected to have Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) surgery after more than a decade of watching his tremors and other symptoms get progressively worse, he saw it as a teachable moment for his grandchildren. Their reactions to his brain surgery experience were the inspiration for Poppo's Electric Brain, an educational new children's book that makes Parkinson's disease and DBS more understandable for young people. More...

2014-03-18 08:33:26

MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The 6(th) Annual Trek for Tourette will see thousands of people from communities across Canada putting their feet down to support The Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada (TSFC) in its annual fundraising drive. On Sunday, March 30( th), 2014, Canadians from all walks of life will be trekking - rain, snow or shine - to generate much-need donations and to bring awareness to Tourette Syndrome (TS), a poorly understood, heavily stigmatized...

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...

2014-02-04 12:27:52

VALLEY VIEW, Ohio, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Lakes NeuroTechnologies announced today they have received another allowance of claims from the U.S. Patent Office. The application covers a system and method of controlling Parkinson's therapy in response to motor symptoms. The allowed claims include a portable system for measuring, quantifying, and treating Parkinson's disease, based on a calculated severity of tremor, bradykinesia, rigidity, or dyskinesia. The claims also...

2014-01-23 23:02:26

Long regarded as a Neurosciences Center of Excellence with special expertise in the treatment of movement disorders, Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), part of the Allegheny Health Network, will celebrate its 500th Deep Brain Stimulation procedure on Monday, January 27, 2014 with live coverage of the case on Twitter. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Long regarded as a Neurosciences Center of Excellence with special expertise in the treatment of movement disorders, Allegheny General...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.