National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

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'Extraordinary' Little Boy Finishes Triathlon with Disabled Brother

(TODAY) -- Never underestimate the power of brotherly love.Eight-year-old Noah Aldrich didn’t want his 6-year-old sibling Lucas — who is confined to a wheelchair — to miss out on a youth triathlon this month, so he pulled and pushed his little brother ... [Published KCEN HD - 1 hour ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Epilepsy: 7 things to know

(CNN) -- An estimated 2.3 million adults in the United States have epilepsy, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Actress Sky McCole Bartusiak, who passed away Saturday, was one of them.Bartusiak's mother said her daughter had ... [Published CNN - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Studying estrogens made by the brain may offer new insights in learning and memory

AMHERST, Mass. New studies being launched by neurobiologist Luke Remage-Healey at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will investigate how estrogens produced in the brains of young birds enhance their ability to learn songs during a critical window ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Santhera Repositions Omigapil in Congenital Muscular Dystrophy

18-07-2014: Santhera Pharmaceuticals announced the initiation of a clinical program with omigapil, a drug candidate in-licensed from Novartis and repositioned for therapeutic use in Congenital Muscular Dystrophy (CMD). The clinical development program ... [Published Bionity.com - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Inherited condition that begins young

Tourette’s syndrome (TS) is an inherited neurological condition that begins in childhood. Its key feature is tics – involuntary and uncontrollable sounds and movements.Typically, the early symptoms of TS are noticed first in childhood, with the average ... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 2 reports

ELECTRICAL GEODESICS : Gets USD1.8 Million Grant For 'Ink Net' Design

LONDON ( Alliance News ) - Electrical Geodesics Inc said Tuesday it received a USD1.8 million grant from the US National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and the National Institutes of Health to support the development of a new 'Ink Net' ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Brain Tumor Invasion Along Blood Vessels May Lead to New Cancer Treatments

Source: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke - Related MedlinePlus Page: Brain Cancer ... [Published MedlinePlus Health News - Jul 08 2014]
Entities: Brain Tumor, Vessel, Cancer
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Why a Healthy Brain Requires Taking Care of Your Heart

Source: Getty Images There are plenty of reasons why you should take care of your heart, but if you need a new reason then consider this: A BYU study has found that there is a link between heart health and cognitive problems. Specifically, poor heart ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Hilton Foundation Issues an Open Invitation to Submit Proposals for MS Research

A news release issued by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation reports that the foundation is providing an open invitation to submit proposals for the Marilyn Hilton Award for Innovation in Multiple Sclerosis Research. The award is intended to facilitate innovative ... [Published Rehab Manegement - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Medical News Today: Veterans study suggests risk of dementia rises with traumatic brain injury

Current ratings for:Veterans study suggests risk of dementia rises with traumatic brain injuryRatings require JavaScript to be enabled.There are many risks associated with serving in the military, but it may be that some risks continue long after this ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Camp helps children with autism

TAHLEQUAH — With his voice brimming with excitement, Joshua Smitherman, 5, begs his mother, “see my flower.”Joshua made a wooden flower pot stand at Camp Grey Squirrel day camp. He just had to show it off.Grey Squirrel campers make far more than flower ... [Published Muskogee Phoenix - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 22 2014 - Updated Jun 22 2014 - 1 reports

What is an arteriovenous malformation?

The human brain receives oxygen and nutrition through arteries. The wastes and oxygen-depleted blood is carried away by veins. Connecting the two, in a normal anatomy, are capillaries. In rare cases, some arteries may connect directly to veins and that ... [Published Examiner.com - Jun 22 2014]

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"It was really exciting to watch them and a little nerve-wracking as parents, but they did so good and we're proud of them" Alissa Aldrich told KTVB
"We are delighted that Dr. Shewmon and his collaborators at Olive View have begun enrolling children into this trial. Besides possibly affording better control of seizures, our adjunctive treatment may lessen the need for antiepileptic drugs and thus allow children to avoid the medication side effects that can interfere with schoolwork and social development" noted Leon Ekchian, Ph D , NeuroSigma's President and CEO
...Christopher DeGiorgio , M D , NeuroSigma's Vice President of Neurology and the Professor of Neurology at UCLA who first investigated eTNS for DRE.   "Recent data from European clinical use of our eTNS therapy suggests that it is safe to use in children, and we're eager to learn what benefits can be detected with eTNS therapy in children with LGS."
"The majority of people with epilepsy are completely normal except for the few seconds they are having seizures" said Seiden

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