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2014-05-29 20:22:01

President Obama announces game-changing gift at White House summit on youth and sports LOS ANGELES, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Philanthropist Steve Tisch, co-owner of the New York Giants and an Academy Award-winning film producer, has pledged $10 million to the department of neurosurgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA for the BrainSPORT Program, which has been renamed the UCLA Steve Tisch BrainSPORT Program. Announced by President Obama today during a...

2014-05-29 16:24:46

Represents Son, Matthew, that Sustained Traumatic Brain Injury Playing Football WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma Executive Director Robert J. "Bob" Gfeller, Jr. and his wife, Lisa, attended President Obama's Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit at the White House today. The Gfellers lost their younger son, Matthew, after he sustained a traumatic brain injury during a high school football game....

2014-05-28 23:12:22

Bay Alarm Medical infographic highlights health & house difficulties of aging veterans. Concord, CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 For many of the 22 million veterans in the United States, the hardest fight comes after they complete their service, reports a new infographic released by Bay Alarm Medical, a nationwide provider of medical alert systems. Using data from medical journals, veteran's advocacy groups, and the Veterans Administration, the infographic presents information about...

2014-05-28 12:32:20

LONDON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Traumatic Brain Injury - Pipeline Review, H1 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/research_r_d/pipeline/traumatic_brain_injury_1.html Traumatic Brain Injury - Pipeline Review, H1 2014 SummaryGlobal Markets Direct's, 'Traumatic Brain Injury - Pipeline Review, H1 2014', provides an overview of the Traumatic Brain Injury's therapeutic pipeline.This report provides comprehensive...

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...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
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  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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