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Sharon Johnson, director of The Hearthstone Institute, is introducing Hearthstone's "I'm Still Here Activity" program, an innovative method of working with people living with cognitive impairments to Clinton Hospital's Geriatric Medical Psychiatry Unit and Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group. The free program, inspired by the educational philosophies of childhood educator Marie Montessori, will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Sept.
In stroke telemedicine, also called telestroke, doctors who have advanced training in the nervous system remotely evaluate people who've had acute strokes and make diagnoses and treatment recommendations to emergency medicine doctors at other sites. Doctors communicate using digital video cameras, Internet telecommunications, robotic telepresence, smartphones and other technology.
The Albany Lupus Support group teamed up with the Lupus Chapter Foundation in Atlanta for the " Living with Lupus Seminar" at Darton State college. Physicians and community leaders spoke about the resources made available to those diagnosed with Lupus and their caregivers.
Health condition of UCPN Vice Chairman Posta Bahadur Bogati is critical but stable, according to doctors involved in his treatment. He is under observation of a medical team comprising neurologists Dr Basanta Panta, Pankaj Jalan and Yadav Dev Bhatta and the team will decide whether he needs treatment abroad only Monday morning after studying his situation this night.
On Oct. 2, stroke neurologist Scott Silverman, M.D., assistant in Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital and instructor at Harvard Medical School, will discuss ways to reduce the risk of stroke, how to recognize warning signs, and the latest developments in treatment. The event will take place Thurs.
This carefully planned and well-organized volume, presented in lucid, readable prose, arose out of a doctoral thesis presented by Dr Stephen Casper, an American, while he worked at the Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at University College London, and publication was supported by a grant from the Association of British Neurologists . There is a suitably analytical and complimentary foreword by Robert Y. Moore, the Love Family Professor Emeritus of Neurology at the University of Pittsburgh, and the author has provided a comprehensive preface, in which he pays tribute to the many historians and others who have guided him, and also lists many British neurologists, including myself, whom he interviewed.
On Sept. 10, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, announced the launch of the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging , a national initiative aimed at tackling the growing onset of dementia and related illnesses and improving the lives of Canadians with these illnesses, as well as their families and caregivers.
After seeing her first Rett Syndrome patient while working as a resident neurological pediatrician at the Baylor College of Medicine , Huda Zoghbi put aside her clinical practice to focus on research. After 16 years of work, her lab successfully identified the mutated gene responsible for this disorder of the nervous system.
September 12, 2014 - Burke Rehabilitation Hospital is pleased to announce that Justin Hill, M.D. has been appointed Director of the Brain Injury Program at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital. Dr. Hill is a board-certified neurologist and as director, will lead a multidisciplinary team of nurses, therapists, and other rehabilitation specialists in the treatment of diagnoses such as brain tumor, meningitis, skull fracture, cerebral contusion, encephalitis, intra-cerebral or subarachnoid hemorrhage, and brain abscess.
September 11, 2014 Physician and mindful living expert Romila "Dr. Romie" Mushtaq, MD has a unique perspective to discuss career burnout; not only is she a neurologist specializing in mind-body medicine, but she also used the mindfulness-based techniques she teaches to heal herself from career burnout as a physician. Career burnout is characterized clinically by loss of passion, physical and emotional exhaustion, cynicism and detachment, and feelings of ineffectiveness and lack of accomplishment.
The fellowship will help the college further develop its research into Motor Neuron Disease by enabling a post-graduate student to complete research and training in neurology. Professor of Neurology in Trinity College Orla Hardiman said the fellowship has been awarded to Parames Iyer, a clinical neurologist doing his PhD in Trinity.
When we think of doctors writing, we tend to picture illegible prescriptions, not lines of poetry. And yet, increasingly, surgeons and neurologists are producing poems, novels, plays and creative nonfiction, in addition to opinion pieces about current medical issues.
A doctor who had nine research studies retracted due to faked data is now working at Burnaby Hospital, according to a recent media report. The Postmedia story stated the studies took place while Dr. Cory Toth worked at the University of Calgary medical school.
Healthcare-utilization data for multiple sclerosis are scarce in Germany. The Purpose of the study was to analyse administrative prevalence of MS, medication use and type of specialists involved in MS treatment in the outpatient setting in Bavaria.
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