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2014-08-25 16:26:44

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Righttime Medical Care, one of the region's fastest-growing urgent care companies, is pleased to announce the opening of its 13th urgent Care Center in Silver Spring, Md. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140204/PH58878LOGO Located at the convenient Four Corners area of Silver Spring in the Woodmoor Shopping Center, the location is easily accessible to tens of thousands of residents and daily commuters, and is Righttime's fifth...

2014-08-19 08:29:45

Company's research partner, Trauma Research, LLC will present key clinical validation data from a prospective trial utilizing the RedoxSYS(TM) Diagnostic System and oxidation-reduction potential (ORP) ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Luoxis Diagnostics, Inc., a subsidiary of Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE), today announced an upcoming presentation at the 73(rd) Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Surgical Trauma (AAST) and Clinical Congress of Acute...

2014-08-18 08:21:45

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) and the United States Department of Defense today announced a collaboration with the intent to develop portable blood tests to help evaluate potential concussions, also called mild traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). As part of a multi-phased approach, the tests would be developed for Abbott's i-STAT(®) System, a handheld, diagnostic analyzer that is currently used for other point-of-care testing, including among...

3-D reconstruction of skull
2014-07-25 02:00:06

PLOS 3-D imaging provides new insights to Paleolithic child's skull trauma 3D imaging of a Paleolithic child's skull reveals potentially violent head trauma that likely lead to brain damage, according to a study published July 23, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Hélène Coqueugniot and colleagues from CNRS - Université de Bordeaux and EPHE. A Paleolithic child that lived ~100 thousand years ago found at Qafzeh in lower Galilee, Israel, was originally thought to have a...

2014-07-23 23:25:42

BlackBox Biometrics, Inc. has launched a new model of the Blast Gauge™ System with advancements including a new high-g accelerometer and longer battery life. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 BlackBox Biometrics, Inc. has launched a new model of the Blast Gauge™ System with advancements including a new high-g accelerometer and longer battery life. The new gauges represent a functional revision of the already robust Blast Gauge System platform, which provides the capability to...

2014-07-17 16:20:33

Attribute to Susan Axelrod, Founding Chair, Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE) CHICAGO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "CURE applauds the announcement today from the U.S. Department of Defense - allocating $7.5 million dedicated to epilepsy research - and thanks Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) for his leadership on this issue. The incidence of epilepsy increased by an alarming 52 percent from 2006 to 2010, with approximately 8 percent of those afflicted having been...

2014-07-17 16:19:48

American Academy of Neurology Even mild traumatic brain injury may cause brain damage and thinking and memory problems, according to a study published in the July 16, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. For the study, 44 people with a mild traumatic brain injury and nine people with a moderate traumatic brain injury were compared to 33 people with no brain injury. All of the participants took tests of their thinking and memory...

2014-07-16 16:23:41

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorney Tina Odjaghian obtained a $7,000,000 settlement on behalf of her client Marco Gil on June 24, 2014. Mr. Gil suffered a traumatic brain injury during the course and scope of his employment at Cable Brothers when he fell 19 feet from a post. Mr. Gil suffered severe cognitive deficits, memory loss, depression, anxiety, and other behavioral issues as a result of this incident which necessitated lifelong care. Ms. Odjaghian...

2014-07-16 08:29:14

--Interim Results Show NUEDEXTA Provides Meaningful Reduction of PBA Episodes and is Generally Well Tolerated in Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia Population-- ALISO VIEJO, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today announced interim data from the phase IV PRISM II study showing that treatment with NUEDEXTA(®) substantially reduced symptoms of pseudobulbar affect (PBA) in patients with Alzheimer's disease/dementia. PBA is a distressing neurologic...

2014-07-10 16:25:23

AMBLER, Pa., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, former Congressman Patrick Kennedy visited Moberg Research's (Moberg) medical device manufacturing facility. Rep. Kennedy and Dick Moberg discussed how Moberg's advanced neurological monitors facilitate cutting-edge research in neurological disease and treatment. In 2011, Rep. Kennedy and mental health advocate, Garen Staglin, created One Mind, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to fostering fundamental changes that...


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