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3 hrs ago | 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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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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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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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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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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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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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

Circulation

Intraventricular Thrombolysis in Intracerebral Hemorrhage Requiring...

Correspondence to Yogesh Moradiya, MD, Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University, 600 N Wolfe St, Phipps 455, Baltimore, MD 21287-7840.

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Related Topix: Baltimore, MD, Medicine

New Hampshire Public Radio -

A Simple Way To Reduce Stroke Risk: Take Your Pulse

An irregular heartbeat called atrial fibrillation is a big cause of stroke, especially for people who have recently had a stroke.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

OnTVjuly24

ABC presents back-to-back new episodes of this freshman drama series. Kelly Reilly stars as Dr. Catherine Black, a celebrated neurologist locked in an uphill battle with her own mental illness.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Columbia University

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Freshnews

UBM Medica US Launches NeurologyTimes.com

UBM Medica US today announced the launch of NeurologyTimes.com - a new online community and information resource for neurologists and other healthcare providers to help them better manage and treat their patients with neurological disorders .

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Newswise

Monitoring Pulse After Stroke May Prevent a Second Stroke

New research suggests that regularly monitoring your pulse after a stroke or the pulse of a loved one who has experienced a stroke may be a simple and effective first step in detecting irregular heartbeat, a major cause of having a second stroke.

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Related Topix: Medicine, World News, Germany

Fast Company

When Wearable Tech Saves Your Life, You Won't Take It Off

A small cadre of companies has been furiously working to develop smaller, sleeker, more discreet devices that monitor health and wellness--in the form of temporary tattoos, band-aids, and ingestible pills.

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Related Topix: Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Business News

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Journal and Courier

Local medical institutions work for your healthLocal medical...

Local medical institutions work for your health Here is a list of the major medical institutions in the area.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Mishawaka, IN, Oncology, Sleep, Health, Audiology, Nursing

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