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Abnormal Brain Circuits May Prevent Movement Disorder

Most people who carry a genetic mutation for a movement disorder called dystonia will never develop symptoms, a phenomenon that has puzzled scientists since the first genetic mutation was identified in the 1990s. Now, scientists at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have figured out w...

National Nurses Movement Launches Ad Campaign for Nurse TV Shows

RN SuperUnion Uses "Pop Culture Moment" to Advocate for Safe RN Staffing Levels Bill and Nurse Rights OAKLAND, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The three nursing organizations at the heart of the newly announced national RN SuperUnion today announce a new television and internet advertising ca...

Naps with rapid eye movement sleep increase receptiveness to positive emotion

WESTCHESTER, Ill. Naps with rapid eye movement (REM) sleep refresh the brain's empathetic sensitivity for evaluating human emotions by decreasing a negative bias and amplifying recognition of positive emotions, according to a research abstract that will be presented on Wednesday, June 10, at SLEEP...

Courage Center Is First in Midwest to Offer Innovative Treatment for Movement Disorders

MINNEAPOLIS, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than 80 years, Courage Center, the Minnesota-based non-profit rehabilitation and resource center, has been a leader in incorporating new and innovative technologies into their therapies. That legacy continues today: Courage Center Forest Lake is the fir...

MTV'S GYT Campaign Spurs Nationwide Movement to 'Get Yourself Tested'

National Campaign with the Kaiser Family Foundation, Planned Parenthood and Partners Triggers Youth Conversation, Helps Drive STD Testing STD Testing Doubles at Many Planned Parenthood Clinics During April NEW YORK , June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of National STD Awareness Month ...

The Killing of George Tiller: Video "Thine Eyes" Shows True Face of Pro-life Movement in the Face of 'Terrorist' Accusations

With regard to the death of abortionist, George Tiller, the American people and those around the world will have to decide for themselves. The creators of Thine Eyes ask, do the actions of one unaffiliated criminal speak for an entire movement, or do the actions of hundreds of thousands speak fo...

Global Creative, Media and Technology Agency LBi Launches Cutting Edge Social Movement for the British Red Cross in Support of Refugee Week

STOCKHOLM, May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The British Red Cross are asking people to pledge their support to refugees by collectively 'changing their online status' across all social networks, instant messenger and email during Refugee Week (15th-21st June). This is the first time that a charit...

Patient Movement Forms in Opposition to FDA Position that the Patient's Own Stem Cells are Drugs

A patient movement, called Safe Stem Cells NOW! was formed in response to the FDA's position that the patient's own adult stem cells are drugs and should be regulated as such. The patient group believes that this misclassification of adult stem cells will dramatically slow the availability of th...

Team Regrows Neurons Controlling Movement in Rats

Goal is to one day develop a therapy to help with spinal cord injuries MONDAY, April 6 (HealthDay News) -- Using genetically engineered cells and a virus as a delivery method, researchers were able to regenerate a type of nerve fiber in rat brains that controls movement. This isn't ...

Quaker Oats and Share Our Strength Announce New Movement to Fight Childhood Hunger

Philanthropist and Renowned Chef Art Smith Creates Oat-Inspired Menu to Power Americans to Do Good NEW YORK, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- In Times Square today, Quaker announces the launch of the Go Project, a new social purpose movement powered by Quaker and the human energy of Americ...

Sensiotec Announces FDA 510(k) Class II Clearance for the World's First UWB Healthcare Unbound, Wireless, Non-Contact, Vital Signs and Movement Monitor

ATLANTA, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensiotec Inc. announces FDA 510(k) Class II clearance for the world's first ultra-wideband (UWB) non-contact, continuous monitor for heart and respiration rates, bed occupancy and movement. Under the brand name Preventa(TM), Sensiotec will market and sell the ...

National Nurses Movement Applauds Loudon County Supervisors for Rejecting HCA's Broadlands Proposal

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- "Patients, nurses, and the Broadlands neighborhood alike won when HCA's application to move into Ashburn was denied," said Kathy McGregor, RN, an organizer with the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee, which represents thousands...

Taxpayer Movement Urges Chairman Obey to Say 'No' to Funding Abortion

Family Research Council to Deliver Thousands of Petitions to Congressman Obey's Office WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tomorrow Family Research Council will deliver a petition with 45,000 signatures to Congressman David Obey's (D-WI) offices in Washington, D.C., and his Wis...

Photos: Arthritis Foundation Launches Nationwide Movement Encouraging People to Move to Prevent and Treat Arthritis

Let's Move Together Aims to Unite Americans in Fighting the Country's Most Common Disability ATLANTA, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arthritis Foundation today announces the launch of Let's Move Together , a nationwide movement created to improve the quality of life of the one-in-five Americans...

ADHD Affects Movement More in Boys Than in Girls

It's likely because girls' brains mature earlier, study says TUESDAY, Nov. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Girls with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) appear to have better control of their movements than boys with the common mental disorder, a new study says. The study, publis...

Video: The Cigarette Is Dead Social Movement Takes Aim at Deadly Icon

DENVER, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cigarette Is Dead, a social movement rooted in Colorado, has one ultimate objective -- to speed up the demise of the cigarette and snuff it out for good. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/quitdoingit/35430/ Si...

Enovate IT Announces Fluid - a New Movement in Wall Arms

The next-generation in articulating wall mounted arms that offer a space-saving solution without compromising the space and freedom of the clinicians unique work environment. Ferndale, MI (PRWEB) October 2, 2008 -- http://www.enovateit.com [EnovateIT] proudly announces ...

SEIU Members Stand Up for the Future of the Labor Movement and the Interests of All Workers

DEARBORN, Mich., April 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of Service Employees International Union (SEIU) members from across the country joined in protest tonight, renouncing recent actions by the California Nurses Association (CNA) to interfere in other unions' organizing efforts. SEIU m...

The Magnificence of Exercise: Choose Movement Over Medication

SAN FRANCISCO, April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Psychotherapist Bob Livingstone writes about the benefits of exercise in his new book "The Body Mind Soul Solution: Healing Emotional Pain through Exercise" (Pegasus Books). He feels that the program in his book that combines exercise, self-question...

Jiffy Lube(R) Raises $1 Million for American Heart Association's Go Red For Women(TM) Movement to Fight Heart Disease

Donation Presented at Annual Jiffy Lube International Convention COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Jiffy Lube presented Lyn Hughes from the American Heart Association with a $1 million check benefiting the Go Red For Women(TM) movement at the Jiffy Lube International 2008 C...

What Will You Do? Join the Movement to End Multiple Sclerosis During MS Awareness Week March 10-17

NEW YORK, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MS Awareness Week March 10 - 17 unites MS organizations and all those living with the effects of multiple sclerosis nationwide in an effort to shine a spotlight on ways that we can move together toward ending MS, a disease where someone is newly di...

Insights into cell movement likely to aid immune study, cancer research

St. Louis, Jan. 7, 2007 Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have used yeast cells to better understand a collection of proteins associated with the formation of actin networks, which are essential to cell movement. The cell's ability to move is important to a br...

The Healthy Monday Movement Offers a Unique New Year's Idea to All Americans

Mondays Give Americans 52 Chances To Renew and Fulfill Their Resolutions NEW YORK, Dec. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sobering fact: 63-percent of all New Years resolutions fail after two months. In an effort to dramatically improve upon the high number of failed New Year's resolutions...

Controversial New Report Details Successes and Challenges as the Microcredit Movement Escalates Its Battle With Poverty

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Microloans to the poor around the world soared to 133 million last year, up from 13 million just nine years ago, according to a report released today by the Microcredit Summit Campaign, an initiative of RESULTS Educational Fund. The dramatic pr...

Los Angeles Port Pollution, Int'l Trade & Goods Movement Conference This Weekend

Health Studies On Local Pollution Impacts To Be Presented at 9:00 a.m. Friday LOS ANGELES, Nov. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Trade, Health and Environment Impact Project, a collaboration of community organizations including Coalition For A Safe Environment, Long Beac...

National Nurses Movement Lauds Al Gore for Leadership on Single-Payer Healthcare

Gore's New Statement Is Clear: It's Time for Universal, Single-Payer Healthcare OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee thanks Al Gore for his forceful new words in support of the...

California Joins National Movement to Bring Uniformity to Organ Donation Laws as Governor Schwarzenegger Signs AB 1689

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on Oct. 13 signed Assembly Bill 1689, also known as the revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act (UAGA), that is part of a nationwide movement to bring uniformity to state organ donation laws. A bipartisan bill by Speake...

Humor and Hope Sustain NJ Woman Through Disabling Movement Disorder, Election Campaign

DEMAREST, N.J., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether she is giving a keynote address or visiting on the sidewalk with neighbors, Demarest resident Esther Paik Goodhart conveys optimism and possibility. "Only in America could someone like me have the opportunities I have," says Goodhart with a war...

National Movement Disorders Interactive Experience Center Comes to Tampa Bay for First Time

Life in Motion Initiative and University of South Florida Partner to Bring Interactive Exhibit Tampa Bay to Educate Community About Neurological Disorders TAMPA BAY, Fla., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- University of South Florida and WE MOVE(TM) have partnered to bri...

Removing Ovaries Before Menopause Leads to Memory, Movement Troubles

Hormone-replacement therapy seems to lessen likelihood of problems, study finds WEDNESDAY, Aug. 29 (HealthDay News) -- Removing one or both ovaries before a woman reaches natural menopause increases the risk of both dementia and movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease. But g...

Demi Lovato Joins National Bullying Prevention Movement

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Hollywood Records pop music sensation and Disney Channel star, Demi Lovato, today announced a partnership with PACER Center's National Center for Bullying Prevention to help champion their anti-bullying movement. With this announcement, Lovato, w...

Americans' Right to Access Natural Health Alternatives in Peril, Says Natural Health Freedom Movement

The Natural Health Freedom Movement, a new coalition under the leadership of Matthias Rath, MD, is spearheading an online grass roots movement to protect the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 (DSHEA) and defend the rights of Americans to access safe, science-based, natural healt...

World Anti-Aging Congress 2009 Defies Global Economic Downturn, Demonstrating Strength of Anti-Aging Medical Movement

More than 2,600 participants from the medical, scientific, and business arenas convened for the 17th Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine's Spring 2009 Session. Held April 23-25th 2009, this event was sponsored The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M; www.worldhealth.net ), the...

Kaiser Permanente Physician Celebrated for Contributions to Locally Grown Food Movement

EatingWell in Season cookbook will help readers find healthier ways to shop, cook and live OAKLAND, Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente physician Preston Maring has been recognized by EatingWell, publisher of the award-winning EatingWell Magazine and EatingWell books, for...

Jiffy Lube(R) Seeks to Raise $1.5 Million for American Heart Association's Go Red For Women(TM) Movement

Goal of Maintenance Partners for Life Campaign is to Build on Tremendous 2008 Success HOUSTON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Jiffy Lube today announces the launch of the second year of its nationwide campaign to support the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women(TM) movement. Starting Janua...

National Multiple Sclerosis Society New Jersey Metro Chapter Looking for People to Join the Movement

National Multiple Sclerosis Society Mid Jersey Chapter and North Jersey Chapter have joined forces to create one NJ Metro Chapter. Registration is now open for walk and bike fundraisers. New Jersey (PRWEB) November 7, 2008 -- The newly formed New Jersey Metro Chapter o...

SEIU Retaliates Against California Caregivers & Democratic Reform Movement

UHW Healthcare Workers Demonstrate to Protect Their Voice & Vote at SEIU Hearing MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The battle over the direction of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) intensified today as the first in a series of hearings was held to de...

Study breaks ground in revealing how neurons generate movement

When the eye tracks a birds flight across the sky, the visual experience is normally smooth, without interruption. But underlying this behavior is a complex coordination of neurons that has remained mysterious to scientists. Now, UCSF researchers have broken ground in understanding how the brain g...

Jiffy Lube(R) Aims to Raise $1 Million for American Heart Association's Go Red For Women(TM) Movement

Quick Lube Leader Launches Maintenance Partners for Life Campaign, Reminding People to Properly Care for Both their Body 'Engine' and Vehicle Engine HOUSTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Jiffy Lube today announces its first-ever, nationwide cause-related campaign...

First reputable book on the history of the Paralympic Movement

Written by Dr. Steve Bailey, an internationally recognized sports historian, Athlete First: A History of the Paralympic Movement examines the beginnings, achievements and events that shaped the Paralympic Games as he parallels the sport to the Olympic Movement and other able-bodied sports. In ...
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