43 min ago
Neurologist Claims There Is No Such Thing as ADHD
Dr. Richard Saul, a behavioral neurologist based in Chicago, has made an interesting observation about the squirming, unfocused children brought to his office by desperate parents who beg him to ease their child's ADHD behavior.
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4 hrs ago
Prattville mother eager to see if marijuana-derived oil could help her 2-year-old son
Robin Pass of Prattville said she'll do whatever she can to give her son a chance to participate in a planned UAB study on the use of a marijuana-derived oil to treat seizure and neurological disorders.
8 hrs ago
Much-Hyped Brain-Implant Treatment for Depression Suffers Setback
Every week, hockey-playing science writer John Horgan takes a puckish, provocative look at breaking science.
13 hrs ago
New test predicts Alzheimer's risk up to three years before symptoms appear
The Los Angeles Times article First-ever blood test identifies impending Alzheimer's disease was published on March 10, 2014.
16 hrs ago
Detecting, Testing, Treating Rare Diseases: Technology Delivers New Era of Personalization
A team of researchers from the National Institutes of Health, Emory University and Cedars-Sinai - specialists in identifying and treating very rare diseases - used three innovative tools to detect a previously unknown gene mutation, test potential therapies in the lab, and initiate personalized drug treatment for a boy with a lifelong history of ... (more)
Mon Mar 10, 2014
PRLog US Entertainment
Calista Flockhart, Gregory Harrison star in "The Other Place" by Sharr White
Mar. 10, 2014 - LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Juliana Smithton is a successful neurologist whose life seems to be coming unhinged.
Blood test for Alzheimer's disease still years away
Headlines on Monday have been touting the promise of a new blood test for Alzheimer's disease - a simple, non-invasive way to detect the condition before symptoms occur.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Good lord! I'm beating MS: How the Earl of Durham is fighting illness ...
The inexplicable and increasingly worrying symptoms had been plaguing me for more than a year when, in December 2007, aged 46, I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis .
Tomblin proclaims MS Awareness Week in W.Va.
West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin proclaimed the week of March 3, 2014, Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week in the Mountain State.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Albany Times Union
Nicholas Strom-Olsen promoted to vice president. A financial adviser with Commonwealth Financial Network, Strom-Olsen previously served as senior financial consultant/associate vice president.
American Cancer Society report shows pediatric incidence numbers growing
"The nurse actually spoke to me as well and sent me a very detailed report," said Shyla Maisel, Avery's mother.
Palestinian patient with brain tumor travels half a world to use expert Shreveport surgeon
Sawsan Asbah, a lifelong resident of Ramallah, Palestine, never expected to come to the United States, much less Shreveport, but the onset of a severe medical condition and a timely connection with stateside charity efforts recently brought her to north Louisiana for emergency brain surgery to save her life.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Is there any new help for cluster headaches?
Dear Dr. Roach: Out of the blue, I started with classic cluster headaches about nine years ago.
Researchers track polio-like illness in kids
It had been a rough week. Her daughter Sofia Jarvis, then 2, had been sick with a respiratory illness.
Health News Digest
Treat a Mini-stroke as Seriously as a Big One
Boston, MA -The term mini-stroke is often used to describe transient ischemic attack , a type of stroke.
Epilepsy specialist coming to Laredo
Laredo residents age 10 and older who have seizures can be seen by an epilepsy specialist as part of the new South Texas Epilepsy Clinics, which are overseen by the Epilepsy Foundation Central & South Texas and UT Medicine San Antonio.
Medical News Today
Restless legs syndrome may signify bigger health problems
A nationally-recognized sleep expert has published an editorial describing Restless Legs Syndrome as a possible biomarker for underlying disease.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Volunteers enlist in the fight against Alzheimer's Disease
Chris Watanabe is on the cutting edge of brain research. He's not a physician or a Ph.D., but for nearly 20 years, he has been an integral part of a team at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center and Keck Medicine of USC that is exploring medicine's final frontier to help defeat Alzheimer's Disease.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Scripps celebrates $130M groundbreaking
When complete in 2016, the 175,000-square-foot building will house medical specialists from cardiologists and gastroenterologists to neurologists and endocrinologists.
'Talks About Nothing' DVD Review: Define nothing
The Rubin Museum of Art opened in 2004 in New York City and has brought together some of the most active minds in this generation.