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2010-12-21 15:42:00

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthGrades, the leading independent healthcare ratings organization, has announced that Ochsner Clinic Foundation -- both Ochsner Medical Center and Ochsner Medical Center-West Bank Campus -- have been named recipients of the HealthGrades Emergency Medicine Excellence Award(TM) and HealthGrades Kidney Transplant Excellence Award(TM). Ochsner is also among the top 5% in the nation for Treatment of Stroke, Overall Pulmonary Services, and GI...

2010-04-12 15:06:57

Rodent study highlights need for human clinical trials of drugs shown to increase growth of new neurons A study at the Buck Institute for Age Research suggests a new strategy for the treatment of stroke. Research in rodents shows the growth of new neurons, also known as neurogenesis, lessens the severity of stroke and dramatically improves function following a stroke. The research suggests that drugs shown to promote neurogenesis in rodents could have benefits for human stroke victims and...


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  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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