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Stateside for Tuesday, May 21st, 2013
It took an intense campaign in Michigan in 2008 to get voters to approve proposal 2, allowing embryonic stem-cell research.
Mon May 20, 2013
Charleston doctor is W.Va.s top prescriber of hydrocodone
A Charleston neurologist who prescribed hydrocodone more than any other doctor in the state in 2010 had been disciplined twice before by the West Virginia Board of Medicine.
Medical News Today
Scientists Identify Another Gene Important To Morning Wake-Up Call
Main Category: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Also Included In: Genetics ; Muscular Dystrophy / ALS ; Neurology / Neuroscience Article Date: 20 May 2013 - 0:00 PDT Northwestern University scientists have shown a gene involved in neurodegenerative disease also plays a critical role in the proper function of the circadian clock.
Sun May 19, 2013
Medical News Today
Non-Surgical Treatments For Multiple Tumors Move One Step Closer
A study led by researchers from Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry has for the first time revealed how the loss of a particular tumour suppressing protein leads to the abnormal growth of tumours of the brain and nervous system.
'Only cannabis spray relieves my MS - so why won't the NHS give it to ...
'Only cannabis spray relieves my MS - so why won't the NHS give it to me?' Sufferer refused drug to help ease affects of disease Mr Rudd was refused Sativex on the NHS while sufferers living a few miles away are being prescribed the cannabis spray The drug hasn't been assessed by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - meaning ... (more)
Fri May 17, 2013
Unit focuses on neurology care for babies at risk of brain injury
Jackson Thomas, who was oxygen deprived at birth, underwent controlled hypothermia at Packard Children's to help him.
Walk to help fight disease
When Cole Zuponeck was 9 months old and not yet crawling, his parents, Kristin and George of Plainfield, took him to their pediatrician.
Massena hospital holds radiothon and auction fundraiser
Hospital officials hope the 24th annual Massena Memorial Hospital Foundation Radiothon and Auction will raise enough funds to purchase high-end equipment to improve services that are difficult to find in the north country.
Thu May 16, 2013
WNYC-AM New York
'Augustine' And Her Diagnosis Get Another Look
Onstage, in front of an audience, the young woman seemingly goes into a trance, overcome by a power that shakes and contorts her.
Researcher works to unlock mysteries of migraines
As if migraine weren't bad enough or widespread enough , it also comes with a stigma that often renders it invisible.
Skin Cancer May Be Linked to Lower Risk of Alzheimer's Disease
People who have skin cancer may be less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease, according to new research published in the May 15, 2013, online issue of Neurology A , the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Medical robot lets off-site doctors beam in quickly to diagnose patients
The face of Dr. Alan Shatzel, a neurologist, smiles in the monitor of a new medical robot, RP-VITA , as it rolls along in Mercy San Juan Medical Center's neuro-intensive care unit.
Wed May 15, 2013
Health forecast: How changing weather can affect you and what you can do about it
Sudden temperature changes, cold snaps, heat waves and even A thunderstorms can all have a direct effect on certain conditions Floods in December, snow in April, now a sudden rise to a balmy 23Ca no one can accuse the UK weather of being boring.
Park Ridge Health is pleased to announce that Laura Fleck, M.D., board-certified neurologist, has joined its extensive family of primary care providers and specialists.
2 leading Alzheimer's disease researchers recognized with MetLife Foundation awards
MetLife Foundation today announced the recipients of its 2013 Awards for Medical Research in Alzheimer's Disease: Yueming Li, Ph.D., member and professor, Sloan-Kettering Institute and director and professor, Graduate Program in Pharmacology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, and Lennart Mucke, M.D., director, Gladstone Institute of ... (more)
Boy Battling Cancer Finds Joy in Lacrosse
His family calls him blessed. His siblings just call him Stevie. The active, but soft-spoken 12-year-old has had to fight more battles than many adults.
Tue May 14, 2013
National Public Radio
The Promise And Limitations Of Telemedicine
Telemedicine is nothing new, but advancements in technology have made it even more widely available.
Medical News Today
Leukemia Drug Prevents Build-Up Of Toxic Brain Protein
Main Category: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma Also Included In: Parkinson's Disease ; Alzheimer's / Dementia ; Neurology / Neuroscience Article Date: 14 May 2013 - 0:00 PDT Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center have used tiny doses of a leukemia drug to halt accumulation of toxic proteins linked to Parkinson's disease in the brains of ... (more)
Mon May 13, 2013
Well: My Stroke of Luck
Twenty-two months ago, I interrupted my nonstop reporting about paths toward a sustainable future for our species to focus on sustaining myself.
New rehab equipment gets patients back on track
Physical therapist Jessie Strand demonstrates the Biodex Balance System, in use at the Edward Hospital Rehabilitation Department.