National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

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Name: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Local mom dreams of playground for disabled kids

WILTON, N.Y. – A Wilton mom has made it her mission to raise enough money to build a playground for disabled children.Becky Bowman and her nine-year-old daughter Kaitlin used to play at Gavin Park in Wilton frequently.“She was walking, talking, running, ... [Published WTen.com - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

'Jailbirds' wanted for a good cause

Soon, there will be some Neosho residents, business and civic leaders labeled as “jailbirds.” The annual MDA Lock-Up will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Thursday, Oct. 2, but this time at a new location. “We are going to Bella Roma Italian Restaurant ... [Published Neosho Daily News - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Local woman forms support group for people with brain diseases

Brenda Reams has only a few years to live. “I have an expiration date,” she says while smiling.Reams has Multiple System Atrophy, a terminal brain illness similar to Parkinson’s disease. The disease tends to advance rapidly over the course of nine to ... [Published Journal-News - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Brain Structure Might Help Predict Risky Behavior

FRIDAY, Sept. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Your brain structure could help predict how willing you are to take financial risks, a new study suggests.Researchers at Yale University found those with greater volume in a part of the brain known as the parietal ... [Published Health Finder - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Migraine Linked to Increased Parkinson’s Disease Risk

A recent study has found that people who suffer from migraine in middle-age have an increased risk of developing Parkinson’s disease in later life. The study, published in the journal Neurology , has shown that people who suffer this intense form of head ... [Published The Guardian Express - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Design, Synthesis, and Evaluation of Nonretinoid Retinol Binding Protein 4 Antagonists for the Potential Treatment of Atrophic Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Stargardt Disease

† Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Albany Molecular Research, Inc., East Campus, C-Wing, Rensselaer, New York 12144, United States‡ Department of Ophthalmology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, United States§ NuPharmAdvise ... [Published Journal of Medicinal Chemistry - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Scientists plug into a learning brain

News From the Field August 27, 2014Scientists explored the brain's capacity to learn and found learning is easier when it only requires nerve cells to rearrange existing patterns of activity than when the nerve cells have to generate new patterns.Full ... [Published National Science Foundation - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

The Ice Bucket Challenge is more than just another social media eye sore

On a regular day, our social media outlets are loaded to the brim with selfies, “Novembeards” and Harlem Shake videos to give us our fill of good, old fashioned time-wasting.The last thing I needed was another viral trend to hog up my internet time. However, ... [Published Golden Gate Xpress - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Johns Hopkins Research Helps Advance Potential Drug Therapy for ALS and Dementia - 9/2/14

Research at Johns Hopkins has helped a team of scientists elsewhere identify and develop a compound that could directly target a genetic mutation responsible for a common familial form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and a biologically related ... [Published Johns Hopkins Medicine - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Cross-synaptic synchrony and transmission of signal and noise across the mouse retina

William N GrimesDepartment of Physiology and Biophysics , Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Washington , Seattle , United StatesNo competing interests declaredMrinalini HoonDepartment of Biological Structure , University of Washington , ... [Published Elifesciences - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

200 walk for cerebral palsy awareness

A crowd of about 200 walk to raise awareness for cerebral palsy on Sunday, on the Walkway Over the Hudson. (Photo: Nina Schutzman)LLOYD – A crowd of about 200 people turned out on the Walkway Over the Hudson this morning in support of Cerebral Palsy of ... [Published Poughkeepsie Journal - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 3 reports

Scientists plug into a learning brain

( NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke ) Scientists explored the brain's capacity to learn and found learning is easier when it only requires nerve cells to rearrange existing patterns of activity than when the nerve cells have ... [Published Infrosoft - Aug 28 2014]

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NIH awards aim to improve understanding of cell... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Sep 24 2014]
First mouse model for ALS dementia [Published EurekAlert! - Sep 24 2014]
Memory Complaints Predict Future Cognitive Impa... [Published American Journal of Public Health - Sep 24 2014]
Alzheimer's patients can still feel the emotion... [Published EurekAlert! - Sep 24 2014]
Montgomery Village Middle staff complete Ice Bu... [Published Gazette.net - Sep 24 2014]
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MediciNova Provides Update on Phase 2b Trial of... [Published Virtual Strategy Magazine - Sep 24 2014]
NIH Pathways to Prevention Workshop: The Role o... [Published Bio-Medicine - Sep 23 2014]
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Dr. David Goldstein to Direct Columbia's Instit... [Published Newswise - Sep 23 2014]
Fragile X Program Scores $35M NIH Award [Published Genetic Engineering News - Sep 23 2014]
'Jailbirds' wanted for a good cause [Published Neosho Daily News - Sep 23 2014]
The Truth about Epilepsy [Published Wayne County Journal-Banner - Sep 22 2014]
Local woman forms support group for people with... [Published Journal-News - Sep 22 2014]
Event aims to support hydrocephalus research, a... [Published Ahwatukee Foothills News - Sep 21 2014]
Biking to battle MS: 2,000 riders hit the beach [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Sep 21 2014]
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Regular Transfusion Can Significantly Reduce th... [Published Neurology Today - Sep 19 2014]
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Decrying "Wishful Science" on NPR(!) [Published Cato @ Liberty - Sep 16 2014]
Patrick J. Michaels Global Science Report is a feature from the Center for the Study of Science , where we highlight one or two important new items in the scientific literature or the popular media. For broader and more technical perspectives, consult ...
Scientists Plug into a Learning Brain [Published MedlinePlus Health News - Aug 27 2014]
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Different forms of Alzheimer's have similar eff... [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - Aug 27 2014]
Brain networks break down similarly in rare, inherited forms of Alzheimer’s disease and much more common uninherited versions of the disorder, a new study has revealed. AncesScientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have ...
[Correspondence] Questions about authorisation ... [Published The Lancet - Aug 23 2014]
Stroke thrombolysis can cause potentially fatal intracerebral haemorrhage, but advocates claim the potential reduction in disability justifies this risk. Alteplase was authorised following the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) ...
Anti-Choice Leaders Denounce The Ice Bucket Cha... [Published Slate - The XX Factor - Aug 22 2014]
The exploding popularity of the " ice bucket challenge "—where people record themselves dumping ice water over their heads to raise money to fight the neurogenerative disorder ALS—has inevitably  attracted people who want to hijack the issue for their ...
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