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In the Case of Epilepsy, Generic Drugs and Random Product Substitution are Not Always "Good Medicine"

...DA to approve generic drugs without complete data, so it makes sense that they wait for conclusive information to become available. Given the pending ninds research project, the good news is that they won't have to wait long," said Liebler. 3.   Continuity - To make certain that ep...

Portable CT increases chance of stroke survival and recovery

... whose strokes are instead due to bleeds." Before a patient receives tPA, a head CT must be performed to ensure there is no bleeding in the brain. ninds recommends that patients who arrive in the emergency room (ER) with signs of acute stroke undergo CT imaging within 25 minutes. For the study, Dr. ...

Lixte Biotechnology Holdings, Inc. Announces Further Developments Regarding the Anti-Cancer Activity of Its Patent-Pending Proprietary Compounds

...ad presenter and President and CEO of Lixte, said that the company and SNB, ninds are continuing to develop LB-1 and other compounds for the treatment of hum...e National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), (NIH): ninds (http://www.ninds.nih.gov ) is a component of the National Institutes of H...

Inexpensive Online Pain Education Program for Physicians as Effective as Live Presentations by National Experts

... meeting showed no such improvement. Educational outcomes were evaluated using a reliable and valid pain education survey that was also developed with ninds funding. Dr. John Harris Jr., the lead author on the report and the President of MDI described the importance of the research findings, "Chronic pai...

NINDS Announces New Spanish-Language Website

...ical disease. According to the 2000 United States Census, 28.1 million people in the U.S. who are age 5 or older speak Spanish in their homes. The ninds (http://www.ninds.nih.gov ) is a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and is the nation's primary supporter of biomedical research o...

Georgetown leads major effort to combat disparities in DC stroke care

... "We are extremely excited about this multi-level, city-wide, acute and secondary stroke intervention program, said Richard T. Benson, MD, PhD, of the ninds Office of Minority Health and Research. It is one of the first NINDS-funded studies to address stroke disparities using community-based patient manage...

CAS Medical Systems, Inc. Awarded $2.8 Million Grant by National Institutes of Health

...Studies with this funding are planned to begin within the next two months." To date, CASMED has been awarded six SBIR grants totaling $5 million from ninds of the National Institutes of Health to support the development and commercialization of its absolute cerebral oximeter. About the FORE-SIGHT Absolut...

U.S. Initiative Seeks to Boost Hispanic Stroke Awareness

...Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). The initiative is designed to promote the ninds national stroke education program, "Know Stroke, Know the Signs, Act in Tim...nds.nih.gov/disorders/spanish/ataque_cerebral.htm . For this campaign, ninds is working with a number of national Hispanic organizations. "Some peopl...

Telephone Treatment Works for Rural Stroke Patients

...e also had lower rates of bleeding in the brain and death than the original ninds study.” The study found 2.5 percent of rural patients treated by tele... symptomatic bleeding in the brain, compared to 6.4 percent in the original ninds tPA study. In addition, 17 percent of patients in the urban study died, com...

NIH Announces Phase III Clinical Trial of Creatine for Parkinson's Disease

...D (NIH Exploratory Trials in Parkinson's Disease). ninds has organized this large network of sites to allow...titute's commitment to Parkinson's research," says ninds director Story C. Landis, Ph.D. "We are trying to ...ing with this disease," says John R. Marler, M.D., ninds associate director for clinical trials. The ...
NINDS in Medical Technology

Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy Announces Latest Developments on Three SMA Drug Discovery Programs

... Using funding from FSMA to generate the preliminary data for a grant application, Paratek has been awarded a multi-million dollar U01 grant from the ninds to continue our research that FSMA funded for the past 3 years." The overall goal for this project is to develop a drug candidate for SMA resulti...

Portable CT Increases Chance of Stroke Survival and Recovery

...e strokes are instead due to bleeds." Before a patient receives tPA, a head CT must be performed to ensure there is no bleeding in the brain. ninds recommends that patients who arrive in the emergency room (ER) with signs of acute stroke undergo CT imaging within 25 minutes. For the study...

Lixte Biotechnology Holdings Announces That Anti-Cancer Activity Against Glioblastoma in an Animal Model Was Reported at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Cancer Research

... John S. Kovach, President and CEO of Lixte, said that the company and SNB, ninds are continuing to develop LB-1 and analogs of the compound for the treatmen...e National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), (NIH): ninds (http://www.ninds.nih.gov ) is a component of the National Institutes of H...
NINDS in Medical Dictionary

Paresthesia

...ent physical cause. ... Paresthesia refers to a burning or prickling sensation that is usually felt in ... of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: ninds Paresthesia Information Page ... Q: What do you do if the patient reports uncomfortable paresthesia during test stimulation? ... Paresthesia ...

Neurological Diseases

...e in children. ... Also, " neurological " diseases often have "psychiatric" manifestations, such as ... The mission of ninds is to reduce the burden of neurological disease - a burden borne by every age group, by every segment of society, by people all over the world. ...

Multiple system atrophy

...al degeneration ... Multiple system atrophy — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes, treatment of this neurological disorder. ... ninds multiple system atrophy with ... Multiple system atrophy (MSA) is a neurodegenerative disease marked by a ... Multiple System A...

Ataxia

...rces Ataxia -Telangiectasia Definition Ataxia — Comprehensive overview covers causes and treatments for this lack of muscle coordination. ... ninds Ataxia telangiectasia information page. ... Ataxia — Comprehensive overview covers causes and treatments for this lack of ... Ataxia can b...
NINDS in Biological News

Study of marine snail leads to new insights into long-term memory

...urosciences is presented to investigators who have "demonstrated exceptional scientific excellence and productivity in research areas supported by the ninds and who are expected to conduct cutting-edge research over the next seven years." The marine snail processes information about its environment a...

NIH announces phase III clinical trial of creatine for Parkinson's disease

... (NIH Exploratory Trials in Parkinson's Disease). ninds has organized this large network of sites to allow...titute's commitment to Parkinson's research," says ninds director Story C. Landis, Ph.D. "We are trying to...ing with this disease," says John R. Marler, M.D., ninds associate director for clinical trials. The s...

Dopamine drug leads to new neurons and recovery of function in rat model of Parkinson's

...ents. Moreover, given that similar drugs exist, medicinal chemistry to maximize this effect could be achieved quickly," says Diane Murphy, Ph.D., the ninds program director for the grant that funded this research. Dr. Eckman and Dr. Van Kampen are now looking at how different doses of pramipexole and s...

Neurons grown from embryonic stem cells restore function in paralyzed rats

...d to take steps and push away with the foot on that side of the body. "This research represents significant progress," says David Owens, Ph.D., the ninds program director for the grant that funded the work. "It is a convergence of embryonic stem cell research with other areas of research that we've fund...

Combination therapy leads to partial recovery from spinal cord injury in rats

... outcomes -- physiology, behavior, and anatomy -- to point clearly at myelination as the cause for improved function," says Naomi Kleitman, Ph.D., the ninds program director for the grants that funded this work. "The study also is a good example of strong collaboration between two spinal cord injury resear...

Scientists detect probable genetic cause of some Parkinson's disease cases

...las W. Wood, M.D., of the Institute of Neurology in London. The NIA and the ninds are part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) at the U.S. Department ... families and individuals being studied by the Parkinson's Study Group with ninds support. In an analysis of 358 families with a history of Parkinson's disea...
NINDS in Biological Technology

Novel drug discovery tool could identify promising new therapies for Parkinson's disease

...er for Excellence in Parkinson's Research, one of 14 such centers funded by ninds to develop treatment breakthroughs for Parkinson's disease. The study recei...connection to antioxidants and to metals ties into other lines of research. ninds is currently supporting clinical trials in patients to test whether specifi...

Lixte Biotechnology Holdings' Lead Compound, LB-1.2, Enhances the Effectiveness of Standard Cancer Chemotherapy in Animal Models

...ng conducted under a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement between ninds and Lixte. The report was published online in the early edition (June 29) o...e National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), (NIH): ninds ( www.ninds.nih.gov ) is a component of the National Institutes of Health...

Scientists restore movement to paralyzed limbs through artificial brain-muscle connections

...S). The research was conducted by Eberhard E. Fetz, Ph.D., professor of physiology and biophysics at the University of Washington in Seattle and an ninds Javits awardee; Chet T. Moritz, Ph.D., a post-doctoral fellow funded by NINDS; and Steve I. Perlmutter, Ph.D., research associate professor. The resu...

Bolder BioTechnology Receives $1.6 million NIH Grant to Continue Development of Multiple Sclerosis Drug

...or the grant, stated, "We are grateful to receive continued support from NINDS for our long-acting beta interferon program. With previous funding from ninds we developed a novel beta interferon analog that has a longer duration of action and more potent biological activity than existing beta interferon pro...

Lixte Biotechnology Holdings Announces Filing of a New Patent Application for Cancer Therapy Based on Targeting a Biomarker by Novel Investigational Agents

... is a target of drugs being evaluated by Lixte and ninds for the treatment of brain tumors. Dr. John S. K...vel anti-cancer drugs currently being evaluated by ninds and Lixte as new treatments for human brain tumors...eurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), (NIH): ninds (http://www.ninds.nih.gov ) is a component of the...

Lixte Biotechnology Holdings Announces Extension of Its Cooperative Research and Development Agreement With The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, for Development of Anti-Brain Cancer Drugs

...drugs targeting molecular abnormalities of common human cancers. About the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), (NIH): ninds (http://www.ninds.nih.gov ) is a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and is the nation's primary supporter of biomedical research o...

Treatment blocks pain without disrupting other functions

...esearch along with the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) and the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS). ninds and NIDCR are co-chairs of the NIH Pain Consortium. The study appears in the October 4, 2007, issue of Nature.* Lidocaine, the most commonly used ...

Lixte Biotechnology Holdings, Inc. Announces the Initial Trading of Its Common Stock Under the Symbol: LIXT

..., and against several common cancers of adults in addition to GBM. About the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), (NIH): ninds (http://www.ninds.nih.gov ) is a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and is the nation's primary supporter of biomedical research o...
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