8 hrs ago
The Huffington Post
Penelope Andrew: Augustine vs. Charcot: Transference and...
Augustine , an accomplished feature film debut by French director/screenwriter Alice Winocour, explores the disturbing treatment process and fraught relationship between neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot , and a 19-year-old patient, Augustine , who is suffering from "hysteria," marked by violent seizures and partial paralysis.
10 hrs ago
Grosse Pointe News Online
Anniversary recognized with walkathon
The Michigan Parkinson Foundation observes its 30th anniversary with a walkathon and 5K run at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 1, at South Lake High School, 23101 Stadium, St.
Wed May 22, 2013
Local woman tells story of surviving brain tumour
When Weyburn resident Angela Van Roon experienced a seizure in September of 2007, she began a journey that would not end until 2011 with the removal of a brain tumour.
Migraine and Depression Together May Be Linked with Brain Size
Older people with a history of migraines and depression may have smaller brain tissue volumes than people with only one or neither of the conditions, according to a new study in the May 22, 2013, online issue of NeurologyA , the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
Saint Thomas sued in death of teen who took Prozac, other meds
A Macon County family is suing Saint Thomas Health and one of the hospital's neurologists following the death of their 13-year-old son, who died from a lethal combination of Prozac and other prescription medications.
Outreach clinic starts up for MS patients at RIH
Starting June 5 and 6, an MS nurse from Kelowna is coming to Kamloops to join a neurologist here for a monthly two-day clinic, said RIH health service director Kris Kristjanson.
Desperately seeking sense of smell
Imagine losing one of your five senses. Smell, touch, taste, sight and sound are all vital in navigating the world we live in.
Tue May 21, 2013
Acting FAST and treating stroke from 200 miles away
Heppner resident and cattle rancher Jean Bennett is back on the farm and nearly fully recovered after a recent stroke.
Stateside for Tuesday, May 21st, 2013
It took an intense campaign in Michigan in 2008 to get voters to approve proposal 2, allowing embryonic stem-cell research.
Mon May 20, 2013
Charleston doctor is W.Va.s top prescriber of hydrocodone
A Charleston neurologist who prescribed hydrocodone more than any other doctor in the state in 2010 had been disciplined twice before by the West Virginia Board of Medicine.
Medical News Today
Scientists Identify Another Gene Important To Morning Wake-Up Call
Main Category: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Also Included In: Genetics ; Muscular Dystrophy / ALS ; Neurology / Neuroscience Article Date: 20 May 2013 - 0:00 PDT Northwestern University scientists have shown a gene involved in neurodegenerative disease also plays a critical role in the proper function of the circadian clock.
Sun May 19, 2013
Medical News Today
Non-Surgical Treatments For Multiple Tumors Move One Step Closer
A study led by researchers from Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry has for the first time revealed how the loss of a particular tumour suppressing protein leads to the abnormal growth of tumours of the brain and nervous system.
'Only cannabis spray relieves my MS - so why won't the NHS give it to ...
'Only cannabis spray relieves my MS - so why won't the NHS give it to me?' Sufferer refused drug to help ease affects of disease Mr Rudd was refused Sativex on the NHS while sufferers living a few miles away are being prescribed the cannabis spray The drug hasn't been assessed by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - meaning ... (more)
Fri May 17, 2013
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.