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Symptom relief following non-endoscopic migraine surgery

A revised version of a surgical procedure to treat severe chronic migraine headaches led to significant symptom relief more than 90 percent of the time in patients treated at Massachusetts General Hospital .

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Circulation

Thrombolysis in Ischemic Stroke Without Arterial Occlusion at Presentation [Original Contribution]

From the Department of Neurology and Department of Biostatistics , University of Kentucky, Lexington; Department of Neurology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC ; Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA ; Department of Neurology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland ; Department ... (more)

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Newswise

Mass. Eye and Ear/HMS Department of Ophthalmology Awarded Research to Prevent Blindness Grants

Research to Prevent Blindness has awarded several grants to the Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Harvard Medical School Department of Ophthalmology, including three Mass.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Ophthalmology, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Genetics

EurekAlert!

SPIE launches Neurophotonics journal with special section on BRAIN Initiative

BELLINGHAM, Washington, USA A- The advanced optical methods and applications for imaging and manipulation of the brain that are driving a revolution in the neurosciences were the inspiration behind Neurophotonics , a new peer-reviewed journal published by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics.

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Related Topix: Bellingham, WA, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Alzheimer's, Health

Shape

The Top Hospitals in America

Minnesota residents have reason to celebrate this month: The Mayo Clinic, located in Rochester, was recently named the nation's top hospital in U.S. News and World Report's 2014-2015 rankings.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

EurekAlert!

Non-endoscopic migraine surgery provides significant symptom relief

A revised version of a surgical procedure to treat severe chronic migraine headaches led to significant symptom relief more than 90 percent of the time in patients treated at Massachusetts General Hospital .

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Circulation

Stromal Cell-Derived Factor 1 as a Biomarker of Heart Failure and...

From the Framingham Heart Study, MA ; Population Sciences Branch and Division of Intramural Research , National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD; The Center of Human Development and Aging, New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers ; Cardiovascular Medicine Section, Department of Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, MA ; BG Medicine, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Heart Failure, Health, Rutgers University, BG Medicine, Mathematics, Science, Boston University, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

GPB.org

For Better Treatment, Doctors And Patients Share The Decisions

Many of us get confused by claims of how much the risk of a heart attack, for example, might be reduced by taking medicine for it.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Heart Attack, Health, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Nashua, NH

Reuters

Child siblings may influence each other's obesity risk

Brothers or sisters might have a greater influence than parents on a child's likelihood of being obese, suggests new U.S. research.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Preventive Medicine

Boston.com

5 hospitalized after fire retardant system discharges at Logan

Five people were rushed to Boston hospitals this morning after a fire retardant system at a car rental facility at Logan Airport in East Boston discharged, officials said.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Sys-Con Media

New England Technology Leaders and Monster Launch New England Tech...

Today, at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Massachusetts High Technology Council presented by Boston Scientific Corporation, Monster announced the launch of NewEnglandTechVets.org, an online community to connect the military service members and veterans with jobs in New England and across the United States.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Boston Scientific, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Military.com, Startups, Hospital Administration

Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Meta...

BMP signaling modulation attenuates cerebral arteriovenous...

Correspondence: Dr BP Walcott, Department of Neurological Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, White Building Room 502, Boston, MA 02114, USA.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Weight loss over two years predicts reduced diabetes risk

Weight loss over two years is associated with reduced diabetes incidence and improvement in cardiometabolic risk factors, according to a study published online July 14 in Diabetes Care .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Deaf Toddler Has Second Brainstem Device Surgery to Help Him Hear

A deaf toddler who underwent surgery to have a radical auditory device implanted into his brainstem to help him hear is showing vast improvement after undergoing the surgery a second time, his doctors said, giving new hope that the device could one day be a common treatment option for deaf children.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Outpatient Surgery Magazine

Brain Pathways to Anesthesia Emergence

The stimulation of a dopamine-producing region of the brain may actively restore consciousness to anesthetized patients, researchers have found, which could provide a greater understanding of how anesthesia drugs work.

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HON

Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children

Children born to women who smoked during pregnancy appear to have an increased risk of developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder , according to new research.

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Related Topix: Medicine, ADHD, Health, Smoking, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Genetics

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Boston.com

Honoring a once-scorned voice for medical openness

Dr. Ernest Amory Codman told his wife before he died in 1940 not to spend money on a headstone.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Boston.com

Thousands run for veterans at Fenway

Tommy Lee Kidman always wore a smile. His two daughters, Gracie and Madeline were the "light of his eyes," friends say, and he had an artistic side - he drew, wrote, played the guitar.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Military, US Marine Corps, US Air Force, US Navy, Massachusetts

SouthCoastToday.com

For bus commuters to Boston, it's traffic, traffic and more traffic

The blinker makes a heavy "plink plunk" sound when it flashes as the bus changes lanes on Route 24 on Wednesday evening.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Boston.com

Boston scientists mourn death of AIDS pioneer

Dr. Joep Lange, who died on the Malaysian jet, often visited Boston to recruit physicians and researchers for his campaign against AIDS.

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