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9 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Autism might be treatable: study

People with autism have too many synapses - the connectors by which brain cells send and receive signals - according to a new study that may point to a treatment for the complex disorder.

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Related Topix: Medicine

10 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

Prinicipal Gene Connolly in his office at Concord High School.

Gene Connolly still greets visitors to Concord High School with a smile and a handshake, and his eyes still widen when he talks about the start of a new school year.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Als, Health, Concord, NH

Fri Aug 22, 2014

News Herald

Telemedicine growing in Ohio, but faces obstaclesTelemedicine growing ...

Telemedicine growing in Ohio, but faces obstacles Widespread use of telemedicine faces several hurdles, including billing Check out this story on portclintonnewsherald.com: http://ohne.ws/1tuoa3J Dr. Elizabeth Walz, right, a neurologist at Fairfield Medical Center, and registered nurses Jennifer Mitchell, right, Emergency Department Clinical ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ohio, Medicine, Nursing, Columbus, OH

Vancouver Sun

Popular antibiotics implicated in nerve damage, says study with B.C. links

A popular class of oral antibiotics doubles the risk of experiencing permanent nerve damage, according to new research published in the journal Neurology.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diarrhea, Health, Cipro, Ciprofloxacin (generic), Levaquin, Levofloxacin (generic), Food and Drug Administration, Canada

Rehab Management

Study Links Colds, Minor Infections to Temporary Increase in Pediatric Stroke Risk

According to a recent study, colds and other minor infections may temporarily raise stroke risk in children.

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Related Topix: UC San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Medicine

Health.com

Cosmetic Eye Procedure May Ease Migraines, Small Study Says

Cosmetic eyelid surgery involving specific nerves may do more than improve your looks - the procedure may also provide migraine relief for some, according to new research.

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Related Topix: Eyelid Surgery, Medicine, LSU Health Sciences Center, University of Cincinnati

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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Related Topix: Medicine

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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Related Topix: Medicine

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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Related Topix: Medicine

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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Related Topix: Medicine

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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Related Topix: Medicine

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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Related Topix: Medicine, Utah

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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Related Topix: Medicine, Maywood, IL

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