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3 min ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

Butterbur a good treatment for migraine pain, doctors say

Some of those doctors said the butterbur plant, which can be purchased at a health food store, could help prevent the pain.


Related Topix: Migraine, Medicine, Health

2 hrs ago | KRMS-AM Osage Beach

Missouri House Approves A Bill That Allows The Use Of Marijuana For Treament Of Epilepsy

The Missouri House has given approval to a bill that allows the use of a cannabis extract in the treatment of epilepsy.


Related Topix: Medicine

4 hrs ago | Derry Today

Woman with MS denied the medicines she needs to walk

Catriona O'Donnell, who's 33, was diagnosed with MS ten years ago, after she experienced loss of vision, as well as problems with mobility and fatigue.


Related Topix: Medicine

8 hrs ago |

Killer in the water?

It is well known that the blue-green algae blooms that frequently break out in Florida Bay can be deadly to sealife and harmful to the local sportfishing industry.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Seafood, Medicine

Tue Apr 22, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Specialized ambulance improves treatment time for stroke

Using an ambulance that included a computed tomography scanner, point-of-care laboratory, telemedicine connection and a specialized prehospital stroke team resulted in decreased time to treatment for ischemic stroke, according to a study in the April 23/30 issue of JAMA , a neurology theme issue.


Related Topix: Medicine, World News, Germany


New Drugs May Help Prevent Migraines

Two experimental drugs may help prevent migraines in people who suffer multiple attacks a month, according to preliminary findings from a pair of clinical trials.


Related Topix: Medicine, Migraine Headache, UC San Francisco

Rehab Management


Baylor Health Care System seeks to offer advanced neurologic stroke expertise to its community-based medical centers through telemedicine, according to a news release issued by the organization.


Related Topix: Stroke, Medicine, Health, Hospital Administration, Baylor Health Care System, Healthcare Industry, Baylor University Medical Center

Myrtle Beach Online

'Black Box' is for real for star Kelly Reilly

PASADENA, Calif. - British actress Kelly Reilly gets to explore the fine line between genius and madness in the new ABC drama "Black Box."


Related Topix: Pasadena, CA, Medicine, Entertainment


Opexa Therapeutics To Attend The American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting

Opexa Therapeutics, Inc. , a biotechnology company developing TcelnaA , a novel T-cell immunotherapy for the treatment of multiple sclerosis , today announced its participation at the American Academy of Neurology 2014 Annual Meeting taking place from April 26 to May 3, 2014 in Philadelphia.


Related Topix: Medicine, Biotech, Opexa Therapeutics

Nursing Center

Patent foramen ovale and strokes

MR. L, 43, is sitting at home watching a football game when he experiences bitemporal hemianopsia .


Related Topix: Stroke, Medicine, Health, Headache, Circulation

Mon Apr 21, 2014


Post-Lumbar Puncture Headache Syndrome

A 26-year-old woman presents to the emergency department with complaints of intermittent diplopia, pulsatile tinnitus and a dull headache that has waxed and waned for 1 month.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing

Sys-Con Media

Narrowing of Neck Artery Without Warning May Signal Memory and Thinking Decline

The study involved 67 people with the condition, called asymptomatic carotid stenosis , with a 50-percent reduction in the diameter of the artery and 60 people with vascular risk factors but without the condition.


Related Topix: Medicine


The state of Alzheimer's research: A conversation with Stanford neurologist Michael Greicius

My colleague Bruce Goldman recently wrote an expansive blog entry and article based on research by Mike Greicius , MD, about how the ApoE4 variant doubles the risk of Alzheimer's for women.


Related Topix: Medicine, Alzheimer's, Health

Epilepsy Specialist Joins UT Erlanger Neurology Group

Dr. Ardeshna, a fellowship-trained epileptologist and seizure specialist, serves as Medical Director of Epilepsy Services for the Erlanger Health System.


Related Topix: Epilepsy, Medicine, Health, Erlanger Health System, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Grand Rapids, MI, Detroit, MI

Merced Sun-Star

Ron Gamble: Merced County needs more neurologists

After a recent medical experience my wife and I encountered, I encourage the community of Merced County to demand more neurologists.


Related Topix: Medicine, Merced County, CA, Merced, CA

Sun Apr 20, 2014


Low Tolerance for Pain? The Reason May Be In Your Genes

Researchers may have identified key genes linked to why some people have a higher tolerance for pain than others, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, April 26 to May 3, 2014.


Related Topix: Medicine

Lee's Summit Tribune

Missouri Medical Marijuana Bill Passes House Committee Unanimously

A proposal to legalize cannabis extracts for medical purposes was passed April 8 with a unanimous vote by Missouri House General Laws Committee.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Agriculture, Science, Medicine, Food and Drug Administration

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Lansing State Journal

Horse therapy helps woman regain balance

Josie Parker has little to no balance, and walking without a cane would find her stumbling or falling.


Related Topix: Medicine, Psychiatry

Psychology Today

Slomo and the Neuroscience of Being in 'The Zone'

Last weekend I stumbled on a short film by Josh Izenberg called " Slomo " which was recently featured in The New York Times .


Related Topix: Medicine

Fri Apr 18, 2014


The Shearin Group Outstanding Leaders on 3 Tips for Practicing...

Neurologist Dr. Romie Mushtaq says that there's science that supports the benefits of being focused and "in the moment."


Related Topix: Medicine, Claremont Graduate University, Orlando, FL, University of South Carolina, Medical University of South Carolina