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News on Neurology continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

10 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

Concord High Principal Connolly announces ALS diagnosis

Concord High School Principal Gene Connolly has been diagnosed with ALS, he said today in a letter distributed to members of the Concord educational community.

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Related Topix: Concord, NH, Medicine

14 hrs ago | Newswise

How Is Depression Related to Dementia?

A new study gives insight into the relationship between depression and dementia.

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Related Topix: Depression, Medicine, Rush University

18 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Dake family gift endows Albany Med

A $1 million gift from the Philly and Charlie Dake Foundation has created a new faculty position focused on movement disorders, like Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases, at Albany Medical College.

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Related Topix: Albany Medical College, Medicine, Saratoga Springs, NY, Parkinson's Disease, Health

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Fraser Health stroke patients face 'less than ideal' care: report

The hot, dry weather has Vancouverites out catching some rays at beaches around the city.

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Related Topix: Stroke, Medicine, Health, North America, Canada, World News

WSTM-TV Syracuse

University Hospital doctor fined for touching patient's tailbone for no medical reason

A University Hospital neurologist is facing a sizable fine, among other punishments, for an incident last May involving a female patient.

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Related Topix: Medicine

KLIQ-FM Hastings

People Get Naturally High from the Choices They Make

Are you the kind of person who gets a kick out of the things you choose solely on your own, such as movies, restaurants, clothes, car, etc., while ignoring what others might like? While some might have an unflattering name for that, neurologists at Brown University are willing to cut you some slack.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Brown University

Circulation

Prehospital Utility of Rapid Stroke Evaluation Using In-Ambulance...

From the Department of Neurology, University of Texas-Health Science Center at Houston ; Department of Neurology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas ; and Department of Medicine and Department of Surgery , Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.

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Related Topix: Stroke, Medicine, Health, Houston, TX, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Mobtown Shank

Despite The Moive Lucy's Claims, We Use More Than 10% Of Our Brain

"Though an alluring idea, the '10 percent myth' is so wrong it is almost laughable, says neurologist Barry Gordon at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Sunherald.com

Son's clumsiness may have a physical cause

DEAR PARENT: One way to help your son would be to stop other family members from making fun of him and labeling him as a klutz.

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Related Topix: Ophthalmology, Medicine

EurekAlert!

Researchers identify potential biomarker for AD

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine report variants in a new gene, PLXNA4, which may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease .

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science

Circulation

Cryptogenic Subtype Predicts Reduced Survival Among Cancer Patients...

From the Department of Neurology and Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute , Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY; Department of Neurology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY ; and Department of Neurology, College of Physicians and Surgeons and the Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Memorial SloanKettering Cancer Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Advance

Sprechen Sie Deutsch?

As a life-long benefit of your high school language requirement, surely you recognize the English version of one or more of these foreign questions: Sprechen Sie deutsch? ; Parlez-vous francais? ; and Habla usted espanol? .

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Related Topix: Medicine

University of Rochester

UR Medicine Opens Doors on New Neuromedicine ICU

UR Medicine today unveiled a new state-of-the-art unit dedicated to highly specialized care for people with serious and life-threatening neurological conditions, like strokes, seizures, brain and spinal tumors, and traumatic brain injury.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Wisconsin

Sun Jul 27, 2014

PsychCentral

Slow Walking Speed and Memory Complaints Early Predictors of Dementia

A simple test that measures how fast people walk and whether they have any cognitive complaints can predict the likelihood of developing dementia, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Geriatric Medicine

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Sand Trap

Goofy Rory video - Knee angle measurement in golf swing?

I gotta warn you all of the dangers involved in watching this video. This is serious business.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Psychology Today

The Mental Illness Revolution Will Not Be Televised

In 1977, a prominent neurologist could seriously write : we "are talking about a veritable philosopher's stone-a group of substances that hold out the promise of alleviating, or even eliminating, such age-old medical bugaboos as pain, drug addiction , and, among other mental illnesses, schizophrenia ."

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Related Topix: Medicine

India Talkies

Neymar's brain is on autopilot while dancing past opponents: Study - Indiatalkies.com

Karachi, July 26: Brazilian striker Neymar's brain activity has suggested that he plays as if on autopilot as it is less than 10 percent the level of amateur players when de dances past his opponents, it has been revealed.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Examiner.com

Slow exercise versus brisk walking gait: Delaying dementia with motion

Meadowhall mall in the United Kingdom has now decided to test out "fast" and "slow" lanes for its patrons.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Fox News

Parkinson's disease could enhance creativity

Researchers compared the creativity levels of 27 Parkinson's patients with 27 healthy people of the same education level and age.

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Related Topix: Parkinson's Disease, Health, Medicine

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Ranking football-helmet safety

The new normal for high-school football season is concussion seminars and neurological baseline testing.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Arizona, Medicine

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