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Orlando Health revamping pediatric neurology services - Orlando Sentinel

08-17-2017


Orlando Sentinel
Orlando Health revamping pediatric neurology services
Orlando Sentinel
Orlando Health is revamping its pediatric neurology and neurosurgery programs at its Winnie Palmer and Arnold Palmer hospitals in downtown Orlando, aiming to offer state-of-the-art procedures such as fetal surgery. To lead the multiyear effort, the ...

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Crowdsourcing the Next Big Neurology Study — Novel Approaches to Cull…

08-17-2017


Crowdsourcing the Next Big Neurology Study — Novel Approaches to Cull 'Big Data'
LWW Journals
From basic research using a mouse cortex to the search for detecting early signs of seizures, investigators are using crowdsourcing techniques to elicit more data and answers to basic and clinical...

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Increased Risk of Pseudotumor Cerebri Syndrome Reportedly Associated with Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics…

08-17-2017


Increased Risk of Pseudotumor Cerebri Syndrome Reportedly Associated with Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics
LWW Journals
Use of fluoroquinolone antibiotics appears to carry an increased risk for pseudotumor cerebri syndrome (PTCS), according to a large cohort case control study reported in the July 26 online edition of Neurology. The...

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Experimental Treatment for Prion Disease Using 'Anti-Prions' Shows Promise in Animal…

08-17-2017


Experimental Treatment for Prion Disease Using 'Anti-Prions' Shows Promise in Animal Model
LWW Journals
The researchers, led by Claudio Soto, PhD, professor of neurology and director of the George and Cynthia W Mitchell Center for Alzheimer's disease and Other Brain Related Illnesses at the University of...

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At the Clinic – Coma Recovery: Pupillometry Technique Found to Predict…

08-17-2017


At the Clinic – Coma Recovery: Pupillometry Technique Found to Predict Neurologic Recovery from Coma After ...
LWW Journals
“Quantitative pupillometry is highly specific in predicting neurological recovery after a coma after cardiac arrest, with comparable accuracy to more sophisticated and not always available tests such...

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Professionalism: A Proposed ACGME Curriculum in Telemedicine... - LWW Journals

08-17-2017


Professionalism: A Proposed ACGME Curriculum in Telemedicine...
LWW Journals
Teleneurology practice has been gaining steam for more than a decade, driven by the huge successes of remote stroke care (telestroke), the ongoing neurologist shortage, the aging of the U.S. population, and the demands of rural health...

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At the Bench – Neuromyelitis Optica: A Potential Key to the…

08-17-2017


At the Bench – Neuromyelitis Optica: A Potential Key to the...
LWW Journals
Figure. DR. JEFFREY ... Dr. Bennett said that the discovery that GRP78 antibody can open the blood-brain barrier may be useful for delivering large molecules into the brain to treat many neurological conditions...

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Idarucizumab Found to Reverse Anticoagulant Effect of Dabiga... - LWW Journals

08-17-2017


Idarucizumab Found to Reverse Anticoagulant Effect of Dabiga...
LWW Journals
... to investigate a reversal agent for a novel oral anticoagulant in real-world emergency settings, including in situations when urgent surgery or other procedures are needed,” lead study author Charles Pollack Jr., MD, told Neurology Today...

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Marshall University School of Medicine approved for neurology residency program -…

08-17-2017


The Montgomery Herald
Marshall University School of Medicine approved for neurology residency program
The Montgomery Herald
HUNTINGTON — The Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine has been awarded initial accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) to offer a neurology residency training...

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Head of neurology at University of Utah reinstated after he was…

08-15-2017


Salt Lake Tribune
Head of neurology at University of Utah reinstated after he was axed by Vivian Lee
Salt Lake Tribune
Pulst, who had served as chairman of the neurology department for 10 years, was among numerous U. department heads who told The Salt Lake Tribune in...

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