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AAN Foundation Benefits from Grey's Anatomy 'Wedding Registry'

... autism, headache, stroke, and hundreds of other neurologic conditions. Buy a virtual brain now at ... who, on the show, often treat patients with neurologic conditions. "This is an enormous opportunity to ... into the prevention, treatment, and cure of neurologic disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, dementia, ...

Complimentary Pamphlet on Avoiding Snow Blower Injuries Offered by Chicago Hospital

... The neurologic & Orthopedic Hospital of Chicago's Michael ... to shovel out their driveways this winter, the neurologic & Orthopedic Hospital of Chicago (NOHC) warns ... at: http://www.neuro-orth.org . About the neurologic & Orthopedic Hospital of Chicago ...

Neurological & Orthopedic Named Official Hospital of Chicago Red Stars Women's Pro Soccer Team

... CHICAGO, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The neurologic & Orthopedic Hospital of Chicago (NOHC) has ... on to http://www.chicagoredstars.com . neurologic & ORTHOPEDIC HOSPITAL OF CHICAGO The neurologic & Orthopedic Hospital of Chicago is the ...

Researchers identify toehold for HIV's assault on brain

... patients perhaps up to half show evidence of neurologic disease from the virus, "The current ... seen in brain tissue of patients with HIV and neurologic disease but not in tissue from patients with HIV who did not have the neurologic disease. The findings are in line with past ...

Complimentary Sports Injury Prevention Pamphlet for Women Offered by NOHC of Chicago

... The neurologic and Orthopedic Hospital of Chicago offers ... in sports injuries among female athletes, the neurologic & Orthopedic Hospital has introduced a new ... director of the Sports Medicine Program at the neurologic & Orthopedic Hospital of Chicago, believes a ...

Electric shocks can cause neurologic and neuropsychological symptoms

... shock ranging from 120 to 52,000 volts can cause neurologic and neuropsychological symptoms in humans. ... Thivierge, assessed the prevalence of short-term neurologic and neuropsychological symptoms as well as one ... by a research nurse to evaluate the appearance of neurologic and neuropsychological symptoms: general fatigue, ...

Cardium's InnerCool Therapies Unit Announces Australian Distribution Agreement for CoolBlue and Rapid Blue Systems

... or reduce associated injuries such as adverse neurologic outcomes. Numerous scientific and medical ... many stroke patients continue to suffer advanced neurologic damage even though they have received tPA. ... who experience fevers in association with severe neurologic injuries or other medical conditions. The ASA and ...

Neurologic & Orthopedic Hospital of Chicago Ranked Among Top in Nation for Spine Surgery

... CHICAGO, March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The neurologic & Orthopedic Hospital of Chicago (NOHC) is among ... Cerullo, Medical Director of NOHC. ABOUT THE neurologic & ORTHOPEDIC HOSPITAL OF CHICAGO The neurologic & Orthopedic Hospital of Chicago is the country's ...

Questcor and Child Neurology Foundation Announce Creation of Infantile Spasms Awareness Week

... The Foundation's mission is to advocate for children and adolescents with neurologic and developmental disorders; fund neurologic research of young investigators; promote awareness of career opportunities ...

Sangamo BioSciences Presents Positive Phase 2 ZFP Therapeutic Data at ADA 2009

... that subjects entering the SB-509-601 trial had significantly milder DN by neurologic exam (A-NIS-LL) and NCV than subjects in either the Phase 1 SB-509-401 or ... untreatable," commented Dr. Ando. "There is both a vascular as well as a neurologic component to severe peripheral neuropathy which appears to be addressed by ...

FDA Approves SAMSCA(TM) (tolvaptan), the First and Only Oral Vasopressin Antagonist to Treat Patients With Clinically Significant Hypervolemic and Euvolemic Hyponatremia

... Too Rapid Correction of Serum Sodium Can Cause Serious neurologic Sequelae - During initiation and after titration monitor patients to assess serum sodium concentrations and neurologic status. Subjects with SIADH or very low baseline serum sodium ...

Subway Defibrillators Save Lives

... no shock. Eight (57 percent) were discharged from hospital without neurologic damage. Ventricular fibrillation, a severely abnormal heart rhythm, was the initial recording in 10 patients, eight of whom survived without neurologic damage. One shock was inadequately delivered by the defibrillator ...

Glutamate Identified As Predictor of Disease Progression in Multiple Sclerosis

... in the brain leading to many of the complications associated with neurologic diseases such as MS, Parkinson's disease, stroke, ALS (amyotrophic lateral ... that we have those markers, we can quantify levels of glutamate for other neurologic diseases, which could be another way to track disease progression and ...

Coronary angiography may improve outcomes for cardiac arrest patients

... study, which shows that angiography is independently associated with good neurologic outcomes, suggests that clinicians should consider the procedure for all ... the arrest, the initial heart rhythm disturbance and certain coronary and neurologic abnormalities were among the predictors of who would receive angiography. ...

Individualized stroke treatment available for patients, though underutilized

... were not eligible for intravenous thrombolysis. Patients were tested for neurologic disability at 90 days, improvement in the NIH Stroke Scale (NIHSS). The ... treated with CBT. At follow-up, half the patients had slight or no neurologic disability and 18 significantly improved their NIHSS score. The study ...

Top Neurology Programs Control Fever with Arctic Sun Cooling Technology

... temperature management technology, aggressive fever control may improve neurologic outcomes after stroke or brain injury LOUISVILLE, Colo., March 25 ... also advance the case for using mild therapeutic hypothermia to treat neurologic injury. Notably, radiographic findings presented by researchers ...

Institute for Neurodegenerative Disorders Deploys OpenClinica EDC solution for Large Parkinson's Study

... develop improved treatments, diagnostic tools and educational programs for neurologic disorders such as Parkinson disease, Huntington disease and Alzheimer ... in clinical and neuroimaging research and is developing tools to diagnose neurologic disorders at the earliest possible stages of disease. IND also conducts ...

Delusions associated with consistent pattern of brain injury

... diagnostic techniques are allowing us to have increased identification of neurologic disorders among other patient populations with delusions." In the study, the author finds that most neurologic patients with delusions usually have lesions in the right hemisphere ...

Study yields clues about the evolution of epilepsy

... of these two children that would lead to such extreme variations in their neurologic health. The findings reveal that genetic predisposition, coupled with the occurrence of a patient's first seizures, could set the neurologic stage for the later onset of epilepsy. The researchers are now on the hunt ...

Study sheds light on causes of HIV dementia

... clarified how two major variants of HIV differ in their ability to cause neurologic complications. The finding, published in Journal of Neuroscience , ... immunodeficient mice. After six days--enough time for the viruses to cause neurologic damage--the mice were tested in a complex water maze that challenged their ...

The spring in your step is more than just a good mood

... and mobility is so exhausting for people with unhealthy ankles or neurologic problems. Greg Sawicki, a graduate student working with Ferris and now ... and return energy during the stride cycle. Amputees and people with neurologic disorders don't have the "bounce" of the stored energy in the ankle, ...

Many stroke, heart attack patients may not benefit from aspirin

... conducted over 29 months in 653 consecutive stroke patients seen at Dent neurologic Institute offices in the Buffalo suburbs Amherst and Orchard Park. ... said this finding likely was due to the fact that patients at the Dent neurologic Institute are from an affluent suburban population, and their hypertension ...

FDA Approves Hi-Flex Mobile Bearing Knee for Active Adults

... Nex Gen LPS-Flex mobile bearing knee on February 20, 2008 at the neurologic and Orthopedic Hospital of Chicago. Last week, the FDA approved the Zimmer ... could have to his athletic patients back at home. The neurologic & Orthopedic Hospital of Chicago is the country's first freestanding acute ...

Brain Screenings Offered to Breast Cancer Patients During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

... neurologic and Orthopedic Institute of Chicago Offer Complimentary Brain ... Saturday, October 27th, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Where: neurologic and Orthopedic Institute of Chicago 4501 N. Winchester, ...

Cooling treatment after cardiac arrest is cost-effective, Penn study shows

... and family caregivers. "There are very few treatments for cardiac arrest victims, and hypothermia stands out as the only therapy which can improve neurologic survival," Merchant says. "Hospitals and physicians should promote rapid adoption of this treatment for patients, and cost should not be considered a ...

Swine Flu Could Eventually Affect 40% of Americans: CDC

... but all recovered and had no lasting neurological effects after leaving the hospital. "This is a reminder that seizure, encephalitis and other neurologic complications can occur in the setting of influenza," she said. Although less severe in summer, the H1N1 swine flu continues to spread, especially ...

Jury Awards Valley Medical Center Patient $1.8 Million for Nursing Negligence

... her pleas, instead giving her pain medication and suggesting that it was simply a leg spasm. Sandbo then developed incontinence, a sign of neurologic damage, according to testimony. During rounds the next morning, Sandbo's surgeon, Dr. Jason Thompson, was alarmed at Sandbo's condition. ...

Memory Forms at 30 Weeks in the Womb

... Centre for Genetics, Reproduction and Child Health at Maastricht University Medical Centre in the Netherlands. "We aim to develop an 'intra-uterine neurologic examination,' which could then be used in fetuses at risk." Although memory is thought to develop while the baby is still in the womb, little else ...

Dakim BrainFitness Now Used in 286 Senior Living Communities, Adding 136 Sites in 12 Months for Dementia-Fighting System

... BrainFitness activities were developed in conjunction with experts in brain health, aging, entertainment and communications, based on standardized neurologic tests. The system self-adjusts the level of challenge for ability levels ranging from active seniors to early-stage Alzheimer's patients. The touch ...

Anti-angiogenesis treatment improves hearing in some NF2 patients

... complete hearing loss. Growing vestibular schwannomas can also press on the brainstem, leading to headaches, difficulty swallowing and other serious neurologic symptoms. Since vestibular schwannomas are benign tumors, it was believed that they did not stimulate formation of new blood vessels as malignant ...

Drug Shows Promise in Nervous-System Tumor Treatment

... the ear to the brain. This type of tumor, also called acoustic neuroma, causes hearing loss and can press on the brain stem, leading to serious neurologic symptoms and the risk of death. Currently, these tumors are treated with surgery or radiation. This study found that treatment with the ...

PM&R accepted for abstracting and indexing in MEDLINE

... opportunities for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit are also offered. PM&R coverage includes acute and chronic musculoskeletal disorders and pain, neurologic conditions involving the central and peripheral nervous systems, rehabilitation of impairments associated with disabilities in adults and children, ...

Toyota Awards $1 Million in Scholarships to 100 High School Seniors - Roslyn High's Urbach Named One of Only 12 'National' Winners; Receives $20,000

... Sclerosis Society, Mott Children's Hospital's Ronald McDonald House at University of Michigan Medical Center and the Institute for Music and neurologic Function. Urbach is a perfect example of what the Toyota Community Scholars program is all about. "In these tough economic times, it is ...

Innovative Voice and Swallowing Center Opens in Orange County

... swallowing," states Steven Feinberg, M.D., director of Hoag Voice and Swallowing Center , whose patients include those suffering from systemic neurologic disorders such as stroke and Parkinson's disease. "These patients benefit from expert diagnosis and treatments including medical and surgical ...

New American College of Surgeons risk calculator determines colorectal surgery risk

... index, shortness of breath and comorbidities such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD), high blood pressure, pneumonia, cardiovascular or neurologic diseases, diabetes and cancer. Outcomes were assessed at 30 days, regardless of whether the patient was discharged, remained hospitalized or was ...

United Spinal Association Reports Positive Results of Stem Cell Transplantation to Treat Multiple Sclerosis: Study May be Key to Unlocking a Cure

... ) and the North American Research Committee on Multiple Sclerosis (NARCOMS), highlights the positive initial results of patients who have improving neurologic function after receiving a stem cell transplant, despite no longer taking any MS medications. The results are reported in a National Institutes ...

Risk of Leukemia with Multiple Sclerosis Drug Higher Than Thought

... an association of more than 21,000 neurologists and neuroscience professionals, is dedicated to promoting the highest quality patient-centered neurologic care. For more information about AAN, visit www.aan.com. The AAN 61st Annual Meeting, the world's largest gathering ...

First 10-year follow-up shows that treatment with AVONEX leads to long-term benefits in early multiple sclerosis patients

... today announced data results from the CHAMPIONS (Controlled High-Risk AVONEX (interferon beta-1a) Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Prevention Study In Ongoing neurologic Surveillance) study, an open label follow-up to CHAMPS (Controlled High Risk Subjects AVONEX MS Prevention Study). Based on the CHAMPS study, AVONEX ...

First ten-year follow-up shows that treatment with AVONEX leads to long-term benefits in early multiple sclerosis patients

... today announced data results from the CHAMPIONS (Controlled High-Risk AVONEX (interferon beta-1a) Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Prevention Study In Ongoing neurologic Surveillance) study, an open label follow-up to CHAMPS (Controlled High Risk Subjects AVONEX MS Prevention Study). Based on the CHAMPS study, AVONEX ...

Controlling Cholesterol, Blood Pressure Adds Up to Prevent Stroke

... an association of more than 21,000 neurologists and neuroscience professionals, is dedicated to promoting the highest quality patient-centered neurologic care. For more information about the American Academy of Neurology, visit www.aan.com . The AAN 61st Annual Meeting, the world's ...
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