Study Shows Brain Fitness can Save Medicare Billions
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Just ten hours of the right brain
fitness exercises can have a significant and long lasting impact on healthcare costs and outcomes, according to a study recently published in BMC Health Services Research, a leading peer-reviewed h...
Elbit Imaging Ltd. Announces - Swiss Team Uses InSightec's ExAblate(R) 4000 Brain System to Treat Patients With Functional Brain Disorders
TEL AVIV, Israel, July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elbit Imaging Ltd.
(TASE: EMIT, Nasdaq: EMITF ), announced today that, its subsidiary (in which
EI holds indirectly approximately 58.34%, InSightec Ltd., announced today
that a team at the University Children's Hospital Zurich has completed...
UNT Health Science Center's Groundbreaking Research Applied to Protecting Brain After Traumatic Injury
FORT WORTH, Texas, July 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In groundbreaking research, scientists at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth have determined that rapid estrogen administration can protect the brain
injury. These findings are now being tested ...
Mayo Clinic Proceedings Reviews Deep Brain Stimulation to Treat Psychiatric Diseases
ROCHESTER, Minn., June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pioneering therapeutic trials to investigate the effectiveness of deep brain
stimulation (DBS) in hard-to-treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and Tourette's syndrome are underway at multiple medical centers around the worl...
Boston Scientific Welcomes Results of Brain Aneurysm Clinical Trial
Risk of death at five years is lower for aneurysm patients treated with coil embolization compared to surgical clipping
NATICK, Mass., May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today welcomed publication of results from the ISAT clinical trial in The Lancet...
Autism Genes Discovered; Help Shape Connections Among Brain Cells
-Findings Suggest Biological Reasons for Altered Early Neural Development-
PHILADELPHIA, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A research team has connected more of the intricate pieces of the autism puzzle, with two studies that identify genes with important contributions to the disorder. One ...
New Imaging Analysis Predicts Brain Tumor Survival
U-M researchers develop 'parametric response map' to analyze changes in a tumor's blood flow, volume
ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As early as one week after beginning treatment for brain
tumors, a new imaging analysis method was able to predict which patients would li...
Neuro Kinetics: Research Suggests I-Portal(R) NOTC Data Shows Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries That Other Technologies Miss
Unique Case Study of Patient Before & After mTBI Accident
Presentation at American Balance Society, Case Study on Web Site, New Help for Returning Vets
PITTSBURGH, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- With record numbers of American soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan with brain
For Iraq Veterans, Headaches Continue After Traumatic Brain Injury
SEATTLE, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many soldiers who experienced mild head trauma or a blast exposure while serving in Iraq or Afghanistan are returning to the United States with headaches, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 6...
Can Exercising Your Brain Prevent Memory Loss?
SEATTLE, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Participating in certain mental activities, like reading magazines or crafting in middle age or later in life, may delay or prevent memory loss, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 61st Annu...
Update of Long-Term Data on Brain Cancer Patients Receiving DCVax(R)-Brain Continues to Show Striking Improvements in Delay of Disease and Survival
BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Northwest
Biotherapeutics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NWBO; AIM: NWBT and NWBS) ("NWBT"
or the "Company") today announced further long-term follow-up data, for the
second half of 2008, from its prior Phase I and Phase I/II clinical trials
Heavy Marijuana Use May Damage Developing Brain in Teens, Young Adults
PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adolescents and young adults who are heavy users of marijuana are more likely than non-users to have disrupted brain
development, according to a new study. Pediatric researchers found abnormalities in areas of the brain
that interconnect brain
Major deCODE-led Study Underscores Role of the Brain in Obesity
REYKJAVIK, Iceland, December 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In one of the
largest studies of its kind, a multinational team led by scientists from
deCODE genetics (Nasdaq: DCGN ) today report the discovery of common variations
at seven new sites in the human genome found to influence obesity. The s...
CHMP Recommends Approval in the European Union (EU) for New Options for Patients With Certain Primary Brain Tumors
Schering-Plough Receives CHMP Positive Opinion for TEMODAL(R) Intravenous Formulation and Oral TEMODAL Sachet Presentation -- Providing Potential New Treatment Options for EU Patients with Certain Primary Brain
KENILWORTH, N.J., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corp...
Exercise Helps Prevent Age-Related Brain Changes in Older Adults
CHICAGO, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Older adults who exercise regularly show increased cerebral blood flow and a greater number of small blood vessels in the brain, according to findings presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).
Senate Told Brain Technology Can Impact Public Policy
WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent breakthroughs in brain
research and technology may have a great impact on a broad range of public
policy issues, according to scientists visiting the US Senate today. At the
invitation of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions
Long-Term Phase I and Phase I/II Trial Data Continue to Show Striking Improvement in Survival of Brain Cancer Patients Who Receive DCVax(R)-Brain
BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Northwest
Biotherapeutics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NWBO; AIM: NWBT and NWBS)
("NWBT" or the "Company") today announced the most recent long-term
follow-up data, through June 15, 2008, from its prior Phase I and Phase
I/II clinical trials with...
Cytopia Commences Second Phase II Study in Brain Cancer
MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Cytopia Limited (ASX:
CYT) today announced that it is commencing enrolment for its Phase Ib/II
study of CYT997, the company's novel vascular-disrupting anticancer agent,
in patients with an aggressive form of brain
cancer known as glioblastoma
Neurosciences Institute Discovers Drug Extends Stroke Treatment Time to 24 Hours, Repairs Brain Tissue
Could Be Life-Changing for Stroke, Traumatic Brain
Injury, Alzheimer's Patients
MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists at the
Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute (BRNI) have discovered that
Bryostatin -- and a related class o...
Lixte Biotechnology Holdings Announces That Novel Compounds Being Developed as Potential Treatments for Brain Tumors Have Positive Activity in a Mouse Model of Human Pancreatic Cancer
EAST SETAUKET, N.Y., Aug. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lixte
Biotechnology Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: LIXT) announced today
that lead compounds from each of two different types of drugs being
developed as potential treatment for specific types of brain
activity against hum...
Scientists Reveal Roadmap to Brain Health That Can Be Passed Down to Future Generations: Exercise, Omega-3, Folic Acid, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B12
GORDONSVILLE, Va., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- New findings from a
comprehensive analysis of more than 160 clinical studies have revealed the
importance of routine exercise and a balanced diet on brain
health that can
be passed down through future generations. According to a recent press
CeNeRx BioPharma Finalizes Plans to Initiate Phase II Trials for Its Novel Antidepressant Agent Tyrima(TM) Using Innovative Brain Imaging Study
- State-of-the-Art PET Study Confirms Tyrima Exhibits Excellent Drug-Like Properties - - Results Support Initiation of Phase II Clinical Trials -
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- CeNeRx BioPharma,
Inc., a clinical stage company developing ...
New Research Provides Evidence that Tea May Improve Attention and Focus, Keep Brain Cells Healthy, & Influence Genetics in Cancer
Findings Published in August Issue of Journal of Nutrition
NEW YORK, July 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Drinking four to five cups of tea a
day may help maintain a healthy mind and body, according to new research
published in a supplement to the August issue of the Journal of Nutrition.
Children's Brain Tumor Foundation's Tissue Bank Consortium May Solve Dire Problem in Pediatric Cancer Research
Leading Institutions in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Chicago To Launch
NEW YORK, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a major effort to speed
treatment and cures for pediatric brain
tumors and cancer, the Children's
Brain Tumor Foundation (CBTF) today launched the in...
Advocate Christ Medical Center Using Glue-Like Liquid to Seal Off Brain Aneurysms
OAK LAWN, Ill., June 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Advocate Christ
Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Ill. has become one of only a few institutions
in the Chicago area, the only one in the Advocate Health Care system and
among about 25 hospitals nationally that are using a glue-like liquid for
Data To Be Presented at ASCO Supports Potential of Peregrine's Cotara(R) for the Treatment of Brain Cancer
-Study Results Show 100-Fold More Radiation Delivered to Tumor as Compared to Other Organs-
-All Patients Surpassed Expected Median Survival Time at Lowest Planned Dose Level-
CHICAGO and TUSTIN, Calif., May 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ...
St. Jude Finds Young Age May Give Survival Advantage to Children With Certain Brain Tumors
The improved survival of children under 3 years old with diffuse
pontine glioma compared to older children suggests that the biological
properties of this cancer may be distinct in young patients
MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's
Research Hospital investiga...
BiPar Sciences Expands Clinical Program for BSI-201, a Novel DNA Repair Inhibitor, in Brain Cancer
- Strategic Collaboration with the National Cancer Institute's NABTT Consortium -
BRISBANE, Calif., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- BiPar Sciences, Inc. today
announced the expansion of the clinical program for the company's lead
product candidate, BSI-201, into gliobla...
ALS Therapy Development Institute Signs Collaboration Agreement with the Allen Institute for Brain Science
Long-term arrangement between two leading non-profit research
institutes designed to validate drug targets for the fatal
neurodegenerative disease that affects 30,000 Americans
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ALS
Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) today ...
Evotec's EVT 101 Shown to Penetrate the Brain in Man and to Modulate Brain Activity During the Performance of Cognitive Tasks
Single-Dose, Volunteer fMRI Study Completed and Reported Today Dosing in Four Week Higher Repeat Dose Study Completed
HAMBURG, Germany and OXFORD, England, March 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/
-- Evotec (Frankfurt Stock Exchange: EVT) is pleased to announce the
preliminary findings of ...
St. Jude Finds Signaling System That Halts the Growth of a Childhood Brain Cancer
Researchers discover that proteins BMP2, BMP4 and BMP7 inhibit the
growth of medulloblastoma tumors, while inducing malignant cells to develop
into normal neurons, a finding that may lead to better treatments for the
MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A discovery by...
New Clinical Data Further Supports Chromium Picolinate's Role in Enhancing Brain Activity in Older Adults
Study Used Key Ingredient in Core4Life Advanced Memory Formula(TM)
PURCHASE, N.Y., March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nutrition 21, Inc.
(Nasdaq: NXXI ), a developer and marketer of nutritional supplements that
help consumers manage blood sugar levels, improve cardiovascular health,
Phase I and Phase I/II DCVax(R)-Brain Data Continues to Show Significantly Improved Survival Rates for Brain Cancer Patients
Year-end 2007 long-term follow-up data continues to be positive
BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Northwest
Biotherapeutics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NWBO; AIM: NWBT and NWBS)
("NWBT" or the "Company") today announced the most recent long-term
follow-up data, as of year-end...
Innovative Brain Scanning for Alzheimer's Screening Unveiled
Clinical Trials with the Neuronetrix' COGNISION Headset to Begin This Month at the University of Kentucky
LEXINGTON, Ky., Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at the University
of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging are launching an Alzheimer's
screening clinical trial with...
PET Scans Show Gene Therapy Normalizes Brain Function in Parkinson's Patients
MANHASSET, N.Y., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Brain
scans used to
track changes in a dozen patients who received an experimental gene therapy
show that the treatment normalizes brain
function -- and the effects are
still present a year later.
Andrew Feigin, MD, and David Eidelberg, MD,...
Mitchell, Military TBI Task Force Highlight the Importance of Traumatic Brain Injury Research; Mitchell Endorses Ground Breaking Traumatic Brain Injury Study
DENVER, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Rep. Harry E. Mitchell
today joined members of an inter-organizational Military TBI Task Force by
endorsing a paper highlighting the important role that neuropsychology
plays in treating combat-related traumatic brain
The paper, The Role...
Mayo Clinic Clarifies Diagnosis and Treatment for Rare, Serious Blood Vessel Disease of Brain and Spinal Cord
ROCHESTER, Minn., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mayo Clinic has
clarified the methods of diagnosis and optimal management of a rare and
little-understood blood vessel disease of the brain
and spinal cord that
often leads to stroke or death. Primary central nervous system vasculitis
Researchers Report First Successful Treatment of Chronic Traumatic Brain Injury
ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Association of
Health Freedom and the International Hyperbaric Medical Association
announced today that physician-researchers at the Baromedical Research
Institute and Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans
have reported ...
One Shot of Gene Therapy Spreads Through Brain in Animal Study
- Method Has Potential for Correcting Devastating Genetic Diseases -
PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- By targeting a site in
a mouse brain
well connected to other areas, researchers successfully
delivered a beneficial gene to the entire brain
-- after one injection of
New Study Demonstrates 4 Year Olds Fed Enfamil LIPIL(R) as Infants Have Brain and Eye Outcomes Similar to Breastfed Babies
Reinforces Importance of DHA/ARA in Infant Diet
EVANSVILLE, Ind., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A recently
published study of 4 year olds who had been fed Enfamil LIPIL infant
formula exclusively for their first 17 weeks of life has become the
longest-term analysis of its kind...