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2 hrs ago | The Kaleidoscope

UAB Epilepsy Center gains Level 4 recognition again

The Epilepsy Center at UAB has again been recognized as a Level 4 Epilepsy Center by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers.


Related Topix: Medicine

2 hrs ago |

Young Oliver given a second chance

PARENTS will be able to book their child's appointments and communicate with doctors via iphones and tablets as part of a new Royal Children's Hospital computer upgrade.


Related Topix: Medicine, Games, Poker

3 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

Signs of stroke: Register by May 6 for Summit Health seminar

A stroke can strike quickly and without warning, so when you notice signs or symptoms, you should call 911 immediately, doctors urge.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cheyenne, WY, Opinion

7 hrs ago |

Multiple Sclerosis -- KOL Insight and Consensus Outlook Modules - new ...

Biogens Tecfidera has revolutionised multiple sclerosis treatment in the U.S., eroding significant market share from older therapies.


Related Topix: Medicine, Multiple Sclerosis, Health, Diabetes, New Haven, CT

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Journal Watch

Alzheimer's-Related Gene Variant Particularly Risky for Women

The genetic polymorphism APOE4 is associated with a higher risk for Alzheimer disease among female carriers than among males, according to an Annals of Neurology article.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine


Renowned Neurologist and Physician Join CureCrowd Advisory Board

LOS ANGELES, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CureCrowd, the first, most advanced medically-guided search engine, announces the expansion of its advisory board with two new members, Drs.


Related Topix: Internet, Science / Technology, University of Virginia, San Francisco, CA


Surveyed European Neurologists Expect to Prescribe Biogen Idec's ...

Decision Resources Group finds that surveyed neurologists in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom project that 16 percent of their diagnosed relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis patients on average will receive Biogen Idec's Tecfidera within the next year, which is slightly higher than the 13 percent share they ascribe for ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Multiple Sclerosis, Health


Neurological Group to provide testing for memory issues

The Neurological Group on Friday announced the opening of the Memory Maintenance Program, which provides testing for individuals concerned about minor memory issues, maintaining brain health or have a family history of dementia.


Related Topix: Medicine

Bronson Methodist Hospital's neurodiagnostics lab in Kalamazoo gets national accreditation

Bronson Methodist Hospital's neurodiagnostics lab meets nationally recognized standards for quality and is now accredited by the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine , the hospital announced Friday.


Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Bronson Methodist Hospital, Healthcare Industry, Kalamazoo, MI

'Black Box' featurette explains why Kelly Reilly views Catherine as an addict

ABC's new medical drama "Black Box" looks deep into the complex mind of Catherine Black.


Related Topix: Medicine

Mon Apr 14, 2014


Vascular Risk Factors and Midlife Cognition: Rethinking the Exposure Window [Editorials]

Correspondence to Angela L. Jefferson, PhD, Vanderbilt Memory & Alzheimer's Center, Department of Neurology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2525 West End Ave, 12th Floor, Suite 1200, Nashville, TN 37203.


Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Medicine, Nashville, TN

Medical Daily

Women With ApoE4 Are At Higher Risk Of Alzheimer's Than Men With Same Gene Variant

In a new study, Stanford scientists found that carrying a copy of a gene variant known as ApoE4 confers a substantially greater risk for Alzheimer's disease on women than it does on men.


Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Medicine


Young People With Epilepsy Face Higher Injury Risk: Study

Young people with epilepsy are more likely than kids without the neurological disorder to suffer broken bones or burns, a new large study from England finds.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Leicestershire County, England, World News, Nottinghamshire County, England, Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom, Medicine

Nature Neuroscience

Post-doctoral position in Photonics for clinical neurology and neonatalogy

This project is part of one local and one international consortia to develop the next generation diffuse optical neuro-monitor.


Related Topix: Medicine, Spain, World News

Nursing Center

Patent foramen ovale and strokes

MR. L, 43, is sitting at home watching a football game when he experiences bitemporal hemianopsia .


Related Topix: Stroke, Medicine, Health, Headache, Circulation

New York Daily News

EXCLUSIVE: Man awarded $4M in medical misdiagnosis case

An upstate man has been awarded almost $4 million after a top neurologist had him undergo four years of agonizing treatments for a condition he didn't have, the Daily News has learned.


Related Topix: Medicine, Myasthenia Gravis, Health

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Three state projects are giving Maine's biggest medical users...

Tammy Wilson looks out a window in the office at the Travel Inn in Lewiston recently where she lives and works as the manager.


Related Topix: Lewiston, ME, Medicine

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Science, Industry and Business

Older People with Faster Decline In Memory and Thinking Skills May Have Lower Risk of Cancer Death

Older people who are starting to have memory and thinking problems, but do not yet have dementia, may have a lower risk of dying from cancer than people who have no memory and thinking problems, according to a study published in the April 9, 2014, online issue of Neurology , the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology .


Related Topix: Medicine, Alzheimer's, Spain, World News,

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Ask a Scientist: What do you call people who study the human body?

Question: What are people that study the human body called? Answer: The human body is so amazingly complex that one person can never hope to understand every single detail.


Related Topix: Medicine

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Daily Campus

UConn neurologist offers help with stress

The key to effectively dealing with stress is recognizing what is most important during tense moments, explained Dr. Julian D. Ford, a clinical psychologist and professor of psychiatry at the Health Center.


Related Topix: Psychology