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2 hrs ago | Mental Help Net

Infections May Up Pediatric Stroke Risk in Short Term

Minor infections appear to have a strong, but short-lived, effect on pediatric stroke risk, according to a study published online Aug. 20 in Neurology .

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6 hrs ago | SeacoastOnline

Family will miss care provided by Dr. Fieseher

For nine years you have been our family physician. You have taken the time to treat our medical conditions; time to consult with cardiologists, urologists, psychologists, neurologists; time to listen and treat "the whole person."

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Related Topix: Cardiology, Medicine, Opinion

Thu Aug 21, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

TeleStroke units improve stroke care in underserved areas

Using telecommunications to connect stroke experts to stroke patients in rural areas continued to improve and sustain stroke care, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Stroke .

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KRCR

The truth behind ALS

People all over the country have taken part in the ice bucket challenge to bring awareness to Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.

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ElmLeaves

Mommy on a Shoestring: Stress busting on a shoestring

"Stay calm and carry on," is a lovely saying, but it isn't always easy especially this time of year.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Stress, Sports Medicine

Business Journal

Wichita businesses begin taking ALS ice bucket challenge

Physicians and APRNs at Neurology Consultants of Kansas take part in the Ice Bucket Challenge.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS, Medicine, Sedgwick County, KS, Startups, Facebook

University of Rochester

Stem Cell Therapies Hold Promise, But Obstacles Remain

In an article appearing online today in the journal Science , a group of researchers, including University of Rochester neurologist Steve Goldman, M.D., Ph.D., review the potential and challenges facing the scientific community as therapies involving stem cells move closer to reality.

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, University of Rochester, Medicine, Rochester, NY, Genetics

Sys-Con Media

Neurology Times Features Special Coverage of Multiple Sclerosis

MS affects 2.5 million persons worldwide, including more than 400,000 Americans, and is the most common disabling neurologic disease of young adults.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Multiple Sclerosis, Health

KIMT

Autism advancements

After a breakthrough diagnosis, a local family is reaching out to parents of severely mentally challenged kids.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

EurekAlert!

Study: Colds may temporarily increase stroke risk in children

A new study suggests that colds and other minor infections may temporarily increase stroke risk in children.

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Related Topix: Medicine, World News, Germany

PhysOrg Weblog

Common infections tied to some stroke risk in kids

Micrograph showing cortical pseudolaminar necrosis, a finding seen in strokes on medical imaging and at autopsy.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Medicine, Vaccinations, Health

KLBB AM

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Today KLBB is doing what we are calling the "Pre-Plunge" by taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Drowsy driving kills

As part of "Drowsy Driving Awareness Week," Ogden Clinic neurologist Chris Hammond and volunteers showed news media Tuesday how lack of sleep affects brain wave activity and makes it dangerous to drive.

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HON

Certain Symptoms Can Delay Lupus Diagnosis, Researchers Report

Lupus and other rheumatic diseases can cause neurological symptoms such as headaches and seizures, which can delay a correct diagnosis for months, a new report says.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WFMZ-TV Allentown

What's impact of 'Ice Bucket Challenge' on ALS?

A week doesn't go by that neurologist Glenn Mackin doesn't diagnose someone with ALS.

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WYFF-TV Greenville

GHS Neurologists accepts ALS ice bucket challenge

GHS Neurologists answer a few questions and then accept the ALS ice bucket challenge from students at the USC School of Medicine in Greenville before passing on their own challenge.

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Related Topix: Medicine, South Carolina

The Indianapolis Star

ALS Ice Bucket ChallengeALS Ice Bucket ChallengeDr. Robert Pascuzzi,...

Dr. Robert Pascuzzi, IU neurologist and ALS researcher, took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Tuesday, August 19, 2014, afternoon as his patients and co-worker doused him with ice water.

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The Indianapolis Star

Ice Bucket Challenge: Does it help battle ALS or is it all wet?Ice...

Ice Bucket Challenge: Does it help battle ALS or is it all wet? A growing charitable phenomenon, the Ice Bucket Challenge, is raising questions about the effectiveness of social media activism.

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WGAL-TV Lancaster

8 On Your Side: What is ALS?

Penn State Hershey neurologist Dr. Zachary Simmons says the disease damages cells called motor neurons in the brain and spinal cord.

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Stuff.co.nz

Is your boss a psycho?

Nevil Gibson reviews The Good Psychopath's Guide to Success by Kevin Dutton and Andy McNab, Shamubeel Eaqub's Growing Apart and The Economics of Just About Everything by Andrew Leigh.

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