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3 hrs ago | Denver Post

Five myths about ALS

Richfield School District Administrator Tara Villalobos smiles as she dumps a bucket of ice water onto a fellow participant of the ALS ice bucket challenge outside Richfield Elementary School in Richfield, Wis.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Als, Health, Richfield, WI, Marketing, Lyme Disease, Infectious Diseases, Opinion

11 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Can flashes of light delete bad memories?

Scientists claim they effectively reversed fearful reactions to disturbing memories in mice by shining flashes of light into their eyes.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

22 hrs ago | Newswise

Researchers Investigating New Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis

A new treatment under investigation for multiple sclerosis is safe and tolerable in phase I clinical trials, according to a study published August 27, 2014, in NeurologyA Neuroimmunology & Neuroinflammation , a new online-only, freely accessible, specialty medical journal.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Multiple Sclerosis

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Chilliwack Times

No orginary Joe: The man behind Chilliwack Parkinson's SuperWalk

He's calm, with more than a touch of curiosity-but it's clear that it doesn't bother him one way or another how the situation turns out.

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Related Topix: Medicine

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Health Beat: Protection from Alzheimer's disease?

Looking at pictures is just one way Bob and Donna Otten cope, after Bob was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease four years ago.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Medicine

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Mayor Henry accepts the Ice Bucket challenge

Pat Hoffmann challenged him last week, and on Wednesday, Mayor Tom Henry accepted and completed the ALS Ice Bucket challenge.

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Related Topix: Allen County, IN, Fort Wayne, IN, Medicine

SFGate

Chronic pain, lousy mood are chemically connected

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Arthritis

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Daily Mail

Tests that could spot Parkinson's decades before symptoms start

Secretary Sharon Blight initially put the numbness and tingling in her right hand and foot down to a tennis injury.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Philly.com

Using video games to help MS patients

An exercise component of the popular Nintendo Wii video game may help multiple sclerosis patients improve their balance by rewiring their brains, a new study suggests.

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Related Topix: Video Games, The, Deep Silver, WII, Medicine, Multiple Sclerosis, Health, Italy, World News,

WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

Sleep problems? Murfreesboro Medical Clinic has you covered with the addition of new doctor...

Murfreesboro Medical Clinic proudly announces the addition of J. Blake Kellum, Jr., M.D. to the Neurology department.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Psychiatry, Oxford, OH, University of Mississippi, Ohio State University

BioSpace

Biogen Idec, Inc. (Massachusetts) Poaches Renowned Neurologist From...

Donald Johns Joins Biogen Idec to Lead ALS Innovation Hub Renowned Neurologist to Focus on Accelerating the Company's Discovery and Development of ALS Therapies CAMBRIDGE, Mass.-- --Biogen Idec today announced that Donald R. Johns, M.D., has joined the company as vice president, leading Biogen Idec's amyotrophic lateral sclerosis Innovation Hub .

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Related Topix: Biotech, Biogen Idec, Medicine, Cambridge, MA

Science Daily

Complication risk of deep brain stimulation similar for older, younger Parkinson patients

Older patients with Parkinson disease who undergo deep brain stimulation appear to have a 90-day complication risk similar to younger patients, suggesting that age alone should not be a primary factor for excluding patients as DBS candidates.

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Related Topix: Medicine

The Union

Community welcomes new physicians

Frances Canet, MD Dr. Canet joins Regional Cardiology Associates . She will be part of the active staff in the hospital's Department of Medicine with cardiology privileges.

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Related Topix: Grass Valley, CA, Medicine, Cardiology, George Washington University, Nevada City, CA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Trinadad Express

SWRHA gets 10 Chinese medics

TEN medical professionals from China have begun work at the San Fernando General Hospital.

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Related Topix: Trinidad and Tobago, World News, Central America, Xi Jinping, Medicine, China

Newswise

Sleep Drunkenness Disorder May Affect One in Seven

A study is shining new light on a sleep disorder called "sleep drunkenness". The disorder may be as prevalent as affecting one in every seven people.

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Related Topix: Sleep, Medicine

North Jersey Media Group

Hackensack University Medical Center completes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Robert C. Garrett and Ihor S. Sawczuk, M.D. participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness and support for the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis , also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, and the ALS Association.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Hackensack University Medical Center

The Citizens' Voice

Sem presents Distinguished Service Awards

Wyoming Seminary recently presented the Donchess Distinguished Service Award to four people who have demonstrated service to the community and the school.

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Related Topix: Danville, PA, Kingston, PA, Medicine, Temple University, Millville, PA

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Jeffrey D. Rothstein: Ice buckets and ALS myths

Unless you've been living with your head under a bucket, you've heard about or participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge - an effort to raise money for ALS research by dousing cold water on yourself and/or donating $100.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Als, Health, Marketing, Lyme Disease, Infectious Diseases

Medical News Today

Telemedicine improved and sustained high-quality stroke care in rural Germany

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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The Times

Construction moving along at WK South, Christus

Construction moving along at WK South, Christus Construction at WK South and Christus Health Highland Medical Center remains on schedule.

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Related Topix: Shreveport, LA, Bossier City, LA, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

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