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2009-01-07 15:44:56

Researchers said on Tuesday that deep brain stimulation dramatically improves Parkinson's disease symptoms such as trembling and slowness of movement, offering hope to many with the incurable ailment. The study offers the most hopeful news to date for Parkinson's sufferers. The new technique reduced tremors, rigidity and flailing of the limbs and allowed people to move freely for nearly five extra hours a day. The tiny electrical device is implanted surgically in the chest, with wires leading...

2009-01-07 08:33:45

Deep brain stimulation to help reduce tremors and other symptoms in people with Parkinson's disease has some serious side effects, a U.S. study finds. These include infection at the surgical site and cognitive decline, the study of 225 advanced Parkinson's patients at seven U.S. Veterans Affairs hospitals and six university medical centers found. The study, published in Wednesday's Journal of the American Medical Association, also found benefits to the procedure, in which electrodes are...

2008-12-11 09:24:39

In the last few years there has been a growing number of documented cases in which large earthquakes set off unfelt tremors in earthquake faults hundreds, sometimes even thousands, of miles away.New research shows that the great Indian Ocean earthquake that struck off the Indonesian island of Sumatra on the day after Christmas in 2004 set off such tremors nearly 9,000 miles away in the San Andreas fault at Parkfield, Calif."We found that an earthquake that happened halfway around the world...

2008-12-09 02:01:00

Leading video ad network ensures brand safe environments for clients NEW YORK, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Tremor Media, the leading global video advertising network and provider of the Acudeo Video Monetization Platform, today announced that it will begin screening the content that appears adjacent to ads served across its network of 1,500 mid-tail and "ProTail" sites. Tremor Media has partnered with global Internet safety leader ContentWatch which will automatically flag publishers with...

2008-09-17 18:00:13

MUNICH, LONDON and NEW YORK, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Tremor Media, the leading video advertising network and provider of the Acudeo Video Monetization Platform, has appointed Christian Baudis as the new head of its European business and is beginning its worldwide expansion. He joins Tremor Media from Google, where he was formerly the head of the search provider's operations in Germany. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060925/NYM183LOGO ) "We're extremely pleased to name...

2008-08-18 15:00:44

NEW YORK, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Tremor Media, the leading online video advertising network and provider of the Acudeo video monetization platform, today shared the results of its proprietary research of pre-roll video completion rates. Tremor Media is observing pre-roll completion rates around 80% for both :15 and :30 second streaming video advertising, which they attribute to their business practice of matching advertising with high quality content. (Logo:...

2008-07-31 09:01:05

Tremor-triggered cave-in kills two, traps five in NE China colliery SHENYANG, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Two people died and five remain trapped in a tremor-triggered cave-in at a colliery in northeast China's Liaoning Province, authorities said here on Wednesday. The tremor occurred around 9:20 a.m. on Wednesday in the Hengda coal mine. It caused the collapse of a 20-meter section of a tunnel, trapping seven people working at the site, according to the provincial coal industry administration...

2008-07-30 06:00:43

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Tremor-Triggered Cave-In Kills Two, Traps Five in NE China colliery"] Tremor-triggered cave-in kills two, traps five in NE China colliery SHENYANG, July 30 (Xinhua) - Two people died and five remain trapped in a tremor-triggered cave-in at a colliery in northeast China's Liaoning Province, authorities said here on Wednesday. The tremor occurred around 9:20 a.m. on Wednesday in the Hengda...

2008-07-01 15:00:10

By PETER GOTT Dear Dr. Gott: I was diagnosed as having Parkinson's disease. While I've apparently had the condition for a long time, my posture is the same as it has been for many years. In fact, everything is the same. Dear Reader: Parkinson's disease is a progressive neurological disorder that occurs when nerve cells in a part of the brain die or become impaired. Early symptoms are extremely subtle and vary. Some people might have difficulty getting out of a chair, handwriting...

2008-06-16 15:00:07

By PETER GOTT Dear Dr. Gott: I was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in June 2005. I take Mirapex, which is prescribed, and co-enzyme Q10, which is not. I read somewhere that Q10 is a good over-the-counter for people with Parkinson's disease. Could you please comment on this? Dear Reader: Parkinson's is a neurological disorder that results from the loss of brain cells that produce dopamine, a chemical substance that transmits nerve impulses. Dopamine is essential for normal functioning...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.