Unit focuses on neurology care for babies at risk of brain injury
Jackson Thomas, who was oxygen deprived at birth, underwent controlled hypothermia at Packard Children's to help him.
Walk to help fight disease
When Cole Zuponeck was 9 months old and not yet crawling, his parents, Kristin and George of Plainfield, took him to their pediatrician.
Massena hospital holds radiothon and auction fundraiser
Hospital officials hope the 24th annual Massena Memorial Hospital Foundation Radiothon and Auction will raise enough funds to purchase high-end equipment to improve services that are difficult to find in the north country.
Thu May 16, 2013
WNYC-AM New York
'Augustine' And Her Diagnosis Get Another Look
Onstage, in front of an audience, the young woman seemingly goes into a trance, overcome by a power that shakes and contorts her.
Researcher works to unlock mysteries of migraines
As if migraine weren't bad enough or widespread enough , it also comes with a stigma that often renders it invisible.
Skin Cancer May Be Linked to Lower Risk of Alzheimer's Disease
People who have skin cancer may be less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease, according to new research published in the May 15, 2013, online issue of Neurology A , the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Medical robot lets off-site doctors beam in quickly to diagnose patients
The face of Dr. Alan Shatzel, a neurologist, smiles in the monitor of a new medical robot, RP-VITA , as it rolls along in Mercy San Juan Medical Center's neuro-intensive care unit.
Wed May 15, 2013
Health forecast: How changing weather can affect you and what you can do about it
Sudden temperature changes, cold snaps, heat waves and even A thunderstorms can all have a direct effect on certain conditions Floods in December, snow in April, now a sudden rise to a balmy 23Ca no one can accuse the UK weather of being boring.
Park Ridge Health is pleased to announce that Laura Fleck, M.D., board-certified neurologist, has joined its extensive family of primary care providers and specialists.
2 leading Alzheimer's disease researchers recognized with MetLife Foundation awards
MetLife Foundation today announced the recipients of its 2013 Awards for Medical Research in Alzheimer's Disease: Yueming Li, Ph.D., member and professor, Sloan-Kettering Institute and director and professor, Graduate Program in Pharmacology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, and Lennart Mucke, M.D., director, Gladstone Institute of ... (more)
Boy Battling Cancer Finds Joy in Lacrosse
His family calls him blessed. His siblings just call him Stevie. The active, but soft-spoken 12-year-old has had to fight more battles than many adults.
Tue May 14, 2013
National Public Radio
The Promise And Limitations Of Telemedicine
Telemedicine is nothing new, but advancements in technology have made it even more widely available.
Medical News Today
Leukemia Drug Prevents Build-Up Of Toxic Brain Protein
Main Category: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma Also Included In: Parkinson's Disease ; Alzheimer's / Dementia ; Neurology / Neuroscience Article Date: 14 May 2013 - 0:00 PDT Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center have used tiny doses of a leukemia drug to halt accumulation of toxic proteins linked to Parkinson's disease in the brains of ... (more)
Mon May 13, 2013
Well: My Stroke of Luck
Twenty-two months ago, I interrupted my nonstop reporting about paths toward a sustainable future for our species to focus on sustaining myself.
New rehab equipment gets patients back on track
Physical therapist Jessie Strand demonstrates the Biodex Balance System, in use at the Edward Hospital Rehabilitation Department.
Dot Earth Blog: My Lucky Stroke
Twenty two months ago, I interrupted my nonstop journalistic pursuit of paths toward sustainable human progress to focus on sustaining myself.
Sun May 12, 2013
This Is Your Brain On Restless Leg Syndrome
Neurologists have long wondered why so-called "dopaminergic" treatments help restless leg syndrome , but not the sleep loss associated with that disorder; even as, at least from the patient's perspective, this lack of sleep may just be no big deal: While research has shown that RLS patients sleep on average a little over five hours each night, the ... (more)
Mom's death inspires doctor's life work
It's not a typical, get-to-know-you kind of question, but it seems almost normal coming from Brann.
Medical News Today
Dietary Nicotine In Peppers May Reduce Risk Of Developing Parkinson's Disease
New research reveals that Solanaceae - a flowering plant family with some species producing foods that are edible sources of nicotine - may provide a protective effect against Parkinson's disease .
Sat May 11, 2013
The Children's Center in Bethany, OK, gets new chief physiatrist
Dr. Justin Ramsey, a physiatrist who is on the staff of The Children's Center in Bethany, represents a mix between orthopedics - the branch of medicine that focuses on correcting bone and muscle deformities - and neurology, which focuses on the nerves and nervous system.