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2014-05-26 13:27:58

Canadian Association for Neuroscience Mechanism uncovered could also help preserve neuron function in Alzheimer's disease, traumatic brain injury and other neurodegenerative conditions Research presented by Dr. Lynn Raymond, from the University of British Columbia, shows that blocking a specific class of glutamate receptors, called extrasynaptic NMDA receptors, can improve motor learning and coordination, and prevent cell death in animal models of Huntington disease. As Huntington...

2014-05-24 23:02:15

Hyperbaric Medical Solutions – with state-of-the-art facilities in Woodbury and Medford, New York – is proud to continue offering complimentary hyperbaric care to brain-injured veterans. Woodbury, NY (PRWEB) May 24, 2014 Hyperbaric Medical Solutions – with state-of-the-art facilities in Woodbury and Medford, New York – is proud to continue offering complimentary hyperbaric care to brain-injured veterans. The treatment, which involves a patient breathing 100% pure oxygen within a...

2014-05-15 23:13:19

May is brain tumor awareness month. ANS in Morristown discusses Next-Generation Treatments, Community Awareness and their program Partnership of Hope. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Brain tumors are the second leading cause of cancer related deaths in children and young adults ages 15- 34. For over 50 years, Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists (ANS) has maintained their core value that the needs of their patients come first. This means constantly striving toward the application of...

2014-05-15 12:33:39

ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert G. Graw, Jr., M.D., Chief Executive Officer of Maryland-based Righttime Medical Care, was honored with the Outstanding Achievement award at the Urgent Care Association of America's (UCAOA) annual convention for his significant contributions to the field of urgent care. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140204/PH58878LOGO The award was presented by Laurel Stoimenoff, PT, CHC, vice president of the UCAOA Board of Directors, at...

2014-05-13 08:32:15

K9s For Warriors trains shelter dogs and matches them with veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury SHAWNEE, Kan. and PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare's K9 Advantix(®) II and K9s For Warriors today announced a partnership that will enable pet owners to support veterans of post-9/11 conflicts who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI). K9s For Warriors pairs...

2014-05-07 23:10:25

Further development of the state of the art Blast Gauge™ System is awarded to BlackBox Biometrics, Inc. (B3) by the Marine Corps’ Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 A Phase I Option for further development of the state of the art Blast Gauge™ System is awarded to BlackBox Biometrics, Inc. (B3) by the Marine Corps’ Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program. Blast-related Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) continues to damage our...

2014-05-07 09:40:15

A study of concussion patients using diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) found that males took longer to recover after concussion than females did. Results of the study, which show that DTI can be used as a bias-free way to predict concussion outcome, are published online in the journal Radiology. Each year, more than 17 million Americans suffer a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), more commonly known as a concussion, of which approximately 15 percent suffer persistent symptoms beyond three...

2014-05-06 23:18:02

A study of concussion patients using diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) found that males took longer to recover after concussion than females did. Results of the study, which show that DTI can be used as a bias-free way to predict concussion outcome, are published online, May 6, in the journal Radiology. Oak Brook, IL (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 A study of concussion patients using diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) found that males took longer to recover after concussion than females did. Results of...

2014-04-30 12:20:54

World-renowned mountaineers join injured soldiers to overcome barriers FORT COLLINS, Colo., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soldiers to Summits, a program of No Barriers USA, and Mission: Mt. Whitney expedition sponsor Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) today announced its team of healing wounded veterans who will take on the highest summit in the contiguous United States this fall. The team of soldiers will be trained by two of America's best-known mountaineers Charley Mace and Jeff Evans, who together...

2014-04-28 16:30:16

Will further advance specialized programs to achieve the highest level of independence possiblefor each person served at NeuLife MOUNT DORA, Fla., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuLife, a post-acute neurorehab facility, is proud to announce that Hal S. Pineless, D.O., F.A.C.N., has joined its clinical team as medical director. In joining the NeuLife team, Dr. Pineless states, "I completely endorse specialized rehabilitation for individuals with TBI (traumatic brain injury) and...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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