Citations with the tag: BRAIN -- Diseases -- Treatment
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- Japanese encephalitis vaccine.
// FDA Consumer; Mar1993, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p4
Reports that a vaccine against a sometimes fatal brain inflammation called Japanese encephalitis was licensed by the Food and Drug Administration on Dec. 18, 1992. The mosquito-borne virus that causes the disease is common in parts of Japan, other Pacific Islands, and the Far East. Results of...
- Weapon in the battle against Parkinson's disease.
Cerrato, Paul L. // RN; Feb98, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p70
Presents information on Ropinirole (Requip) which have been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration, for the treatment against Parkinson's disease. Advantages of this drug.
- Living with strokes.
Cerrato, Paul L. // Newsweek; 6/17/85, Vol. 105 Issue 24, p83
With newer ultrasound scans and X-ray techniques, physicians can detect impending strokes and sometimes prevent them. And more physicians and medical institutions have begun to dedicate their efforts to the rehabilitation of stroke victims. Graph shows how the number of deaths per year from...
- Research group vows new treatments for brain diseases by 2000.
Cerrato, Paul L. // Geriatrics; Jul93, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p26
Reports on the realization of the significant advances against major neurologic diseases by the year 2000. Promise by the members of the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives; Research objectives of the group.
- Did infertility treatment cause brain damage?
Anderson, Ian // New Scientist; 5/29/93, Vol. 138 Issue 1875, p10
Reports on possible link between the fatal brain disorder Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) and an outdated treatment for infertility. Improving conception with human pituitary gonadotrophin (hPG) from human cadavers; CJD deaths attributed to growth hormone; Emergence of the health risk;...
Anderson, Ian // Men's Health (10544836); Jan/Feb92, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p12
Discusses the possibility that the garden spider's venom may protect stroke victims from brain damage by canceling out the toxic effects of chemicals released when blood to the brain is cut off.
- Rescuing minds from disease and decay.
Anderson, Ian // New Scientist; 11/14/92, Vol. 136 Issue 1847, p2
Discusses how researchers are getting closer to repairing damage in the brain and focuses on several brain disorders. Difficulties that researchers encounter in the search for treatments; Common brain disorders for which research is now providing clues to new treatments; Pharmaceuticals...
- Storming the wall.
Angier, N. // Discover; May90, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p66
Discusses recent attempts to smuggle important drugs and chemicals across the blood-brain barrier. Use of mannitol to breach the brain's defenses before chemotherapy; Brain disorders increasing rapidly; Chemically linking water-soluble medications to a group of fats; The future medical...
- Sunrise Hospital brings gamma knife to Nevada.
King, Pat // Las Vegas Business Press; 12/11/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 49, p12
Reports that the Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada, has started using a gamma knife to treat patients with brain tumors and blood vessel abnormalities. Technology features; Advantages over conventional brain surgery; Requirements of the procedure.
- Drug pusher.
Sample, Ian // New Scientist; 11/10/2001, Vol. 172 Issue 2316, p23
Focuses on the treatments for brain diseases in the United States. Process of direct delivery of drugs to the brain; Assessment on the blood-brain barrier; Disapproval of the direct delivery of drugs by the Food and Drug Administration.
- Curing brain ailments.
Sample, Ian // Futurist; Sep/Oct93, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p56
Predicts major brain treatments by the year 2000. Brain researches; Drugs; Epidemiology of brain diseases and damages.
- Brain drugs of the future.
Greenfield, Susan // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 12/19/98, Vol. 317 Issue 7174, p1698
Focuses on the use of specific drugs to combat specific brain problems. Guiding principle of modern neuropharmacology; Details on the effects of dopamine; Multichemical basis of brain disorders.
- Better cells for brain repair.
Bjorklund, Anders // Nature; 4/1/1993, Vol. 362 Issue 6419, p414
Comments on two studies published in the April 1, 1993 issue of `Nature' describing the prospect for improving treatment of certain neuro-degenerative diseases. Tailoring cells for transplantation into the brain; Viewing the study of Jiao et al against the background of attempts to develop a...
- Alzheimer disease therapy: Can the amyloid cascade be halted?
Golde, Todd E. // Journal of Clinical Investigation; 1/1/2003, Vol. 111 Issue 1, p11
Discusses the clinical management of Alzheimer's disease (AD). Estimates of the condition's prevalence; Pathogenesis of the disease; Trends in predicting the risk for development of AD.
- Gene therapy holds promise for brain tumor treatment.
Jordan, Jerie // Cancer News; Summer93, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p4
Reports on the initial success of Dr. Kenneth W. Culver's molecular surgery or gene therapy. Successful treatment of children born with no natural immunity; Selecting brain tumors as the targets of gene therapy; Decrease the size of tumor before surgery; Predicting therapy's use for isolating...
- Herpes gene tackles brain tumours.
Menon, Subhadra // New Scientist; 11/12/94, Vol. 144 Issue 1951, p11
Reports on the testing of a form of gene therapy for treatment of brain tumors.
- No More Seizures.
PR; Harrar, Sari // Prevention; May2002, Vol. 54 Issue 5, p163
Discusses new treatment guidelines for the treatment of epilepsy.
- Effects of positioning and exercise on intracranial pressure in a neurosurgical intensive care unit.
Brimioulle, Serge; Moraine, Jean-Jacques // Physical Therapy; Dec1995, Vol. 77 Issue 12, p1682
Presents a study on the safety of physical therapy, while focusing on the effects of it on cerebral perfusion pressure and intracranial pressure (ICP). Method in which the study was conducted; Findings of the study; Discussion of the study.
- Other Treatment Strategies.
Brimioulle, Serge; Moraine, Jean-Jacques // Seizures and Epilepsy: Hope Through Research; Jun2010, p37
The article provides various treatment strategies to cure seizures such as biofeedack, good diet and some vitamin supplements.
- Successful Treatment of Rhinocerebral Zygomycosis: A Combined-Strategy Approach.
Gaviria, J. Milton; Grohskopf, Lisa A.; Barnes, Robert; Root, Richard K. // Clinical Infectious Diseases; 1/1/1999, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p160
Discusses a case of rhinocerebral zygomycosis. Success of the treatment of the patient; Surgery of the patient; Presenting signs and symptoms.
- Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak Management following Cerebellopontine Angle Surgery.
Magliulo, Giuseppe; Sepe, C.; Varacalli, S.; Fusconi, M. // Journal of Otolaryngology; Sep/Oct1998, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p258
Examines the incidence of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak and the outcomes of its treatment in a group of patients who underwent surgery for different pathology of the cerebellopontine angle. Various options in managing the CSF leak; Rates of CSF leak; Percentage of patients cured using a...
- Drug treatment of epilepsy.
Feely, Morgan // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 01/09/99, Vol. 318 Issue 7176, p106
Presents information on a study on the drug treatment of epilepsy. Methodology; Description of the drugs; Dosage and administration.
- Pramipexole Is Effective in the Treatment of Early Parkinson's Disease.
Rose, Verna L. // American Family Physician; 09/15/99, Vol. 60 Issue 4, p1213
Focuses on the effectiveness of pramipexole in the treatment of early Parkinson's disease. Details on the results of the study conducted on the efficacy of pramipexole; Side effects of pramipexole.
Coppinger, Rob // Engineer (00137758); 5/2/2003, Vol. 291 Issue 7626, p14
Reports on the development of a robot system controlled by a computer model that could help find a treatment for a variety of brain diseases in Great Britain. Use of data collected from magnetic resonance imaging scans to mimic movements of brain disease sufferers; Modeling of sensor structure.
- Medical emergency: Stroke.
Coppinger, Rob // RN; Oct2003, Vol. 66 Issue 10, p26hf2
Focuses on the management stroke. Symptoms of stroke in women; Signs of hemorrhagic stroke.
- The Future of the Brain.
Myslinski, Norbert R. // World & I; Aug2000, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p152
Deals with the significance of pairing innovative technologies with scientific discoveries to the study of the complexities of the brain. Factors which contribute to the short-term modifications in the brain; Treatment for hereditary brain disorders; Relationship between the body and the mind.
- Parkinson's management combines art and science.
Petersen, Carolyn // Managed Healthcare; Nov98, Vol. 8 Issue 11, p44
Provides information on the treatment anf management of Parkinson's disease. Medications prescribed for the disease; Monitoring and follow up care on the disease; Details on several treatment programs.
- Premio Nacional de Investigaci�n de la Fundaci�n GlaxoSmithKline.
Petersen, Carolyn // Salud Mental; ene2010, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p95
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- Stroke Management and Prevention.
Leibovitch, Eric // Modern Medicine; Feb2000, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p58
Presents information on the management and treatment of stroke. Therapeutic goals and prerequisites required to accomplish them; General management of acute stroke; Details on hemorrhagic stroke; Prevention of stroke.
- Draw the line now against using babies as medical products.
Kass, John // Human Life Review; Summer99, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p83
Criticizes the use of human embryonic stem cells in treating brain diseases in the United States. Anecdote of a woman with Parkinson's disease; Ban on the use of fetal cells by the National Institutes of Health; Impact of video games on human life; Effect of progress on life perspectives of the...
- Research debate tackles new world some dare not brave.
Kass, John // Human Life Review; Summer99, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p85
Focuses on the opposition of doctors and scientists on use of embryonic stem cells for treatment of brain diseases in the United States. View of proponents and opponents of embryonic stem cell research; Collaboration with Senator Sam Brownback; Need to find other means of brain repair; Reason...
Kass, John // European Archives of Psychiatry & Clinical Neuroscience; Oct2008 Supplement 4, Vol. 258, p5
The article presents abstracts of studies to be presented at the 7th Congress of the Three-Country Symposium for Biological Psychiatry in G�ttingen, Germany from October 9 to 11, 2008 including the epigenetic mechanisms to treat brain diseases, genome-wide association study of alcohol...
- BLOOD INTO BRAIN.
Kass, John // Science Teacher; Feb2001, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p19
Focuses on the potential of stem cells for the treatment of brain diseases. Transplantation of neural stem cells into the brain; Development of neurons through the bone marrow cells transplanted into the mice; Migration of the cells into the brain.
- Acetyl-L-Carnitine: Hope for Brain-Injured Patients.
Crayhon, Robert // Total Health; Jul/Aug2001, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p33
Discusses the importance of acetyl-L-carnitine to brain recovery from physical injury. Roles of acetyl-L-carnitine in promoting nerve healing; Mechanism of action of the nutrient; Benefits provided.
- Deep-Brain Stimulation of the Subthalamic Nucleus or the Pars Interna of the Globus Pallidus in Parkinson's Disease.
Crayhon, Robert // New England Journal of Medicine; 9/27/2001, Vol. 345 Issue 13, p956
Background: Increased neuronal activity in the subthalamic nucleus and the pars interna of the globus pallidus is thought to account for motor dysfunction in patients with Parkinson's disease. Although creating lesions in these structures improves motor function in monkeys with induced...
- Undercover genes slip into brain.
Ananthaswamy, Anil // New Scientist; 3/22/2003, Vol. 177 Issue 2387, p16
Reports on discovery of a gene delivery system for the brain by William Pardridge of Los Angeles, California-based University of California, that can get genes into the brain hidden inside fatty spheres called liposomes. Reason for difficulty in treatment of brain; Limitation of delivery of...
- Association Between Complement Regulatory Protein Factor H and AM34 Antigen, Detected in Senile Plaques.
Honda, Saho; Itoh, Fumio // Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences & Medical ; May2000, Vol. 55A Issue 5, pM265
Presents information on a study that investigated the expression of factor H in tissue from a human brain and the relation between AM34 antigen and factor H. Methodology; Expression of factor H in alzheimer's disease; Results; Conclusion.
- Brain boost.
CZYZEWSKI, ANDREW // Engineer (00137758); 10/3/2011, Vol. 296 Issue 7825, p10
The article reports on a study led by doctor Frederik Claeyssens which, through a laser-etching process, created a three-dimensional (3D) polymer tissue scaffold that could support neurons in patients with neurological conditions such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease.
- Non-invasive Investigations of the Brain.
CZYZEWSKI, ANDREW // British Medical Journal; 5/10/1975, Vol. 2 Issue 5966, p295
Focuses on the non-invasive investigation technique of the brain in Great Britain. Implications on the complexity of electronic and radionucluer techniques; Importance of skull radiography; Questions on the value of electroencephalogram (E.E.G>).
- Scientists rewire visual function of brain.
CZYZEWSKI, ANDREW // Ophthalmology Times; 06/15/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 12, p56
Reports that researchers have rewired the visual input of young animals to a part of the brain normally used for hearing, demonstrating a versatility of function that might lead to treatments for brain damage and blindness. How the research was conducted; Comments from Mriganka Sur of the...
- Parkinson's disease.
Marjama-Lyons, Jill M.; Koller, William C. // Geriatrics; Aug2001, Vol. 56 Issue 8, p24
Presents an update on the diagnosis and symptom management of Parkinson's disease. Motor signs to meet the criteria for a clinical diagnosis of the disease; Treatment decisions; Types of medications; Conclusion.
- Clinical and Virological Monitoring During Treatment with Intrathecal Cytarabine in Patients with...
De Luca, Andrea; Giancola, Maria Letizia; Cingolani, Antonella; Ammassari, Adriana; Gillini, Laura; Murri, Rita; Antinori, Andrea // Clinical Infectious Diseases; 3/1/1999, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p624
Describes the clinical and virological outcome of human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients with brain disorder multifocal leukoencephalopathy treated with cytarabine. Evaluability of clinical response; Trend toward better survival among patients with higher CD4 leukocyte cell counts at...
- Surgery for Epilepsy.
Dean, Patricia // Exceptional Parent; Sep99, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p66
Discusses the types of surgeries for the treatment of epilepsy. Tests that are most often used before a decision to operate is made; Description of the types of electrodes used in the surgical procedure; Details on vagus nerve stimulation used as an adjunct therapy for reducing seizure frequency.
- Tara Subkoff Benefit Set.
Dean, Patricia // WWD: Women's Wear Daily; 7/8/2009, Vol. 198 Issue 5, p13
The article reports on the plan of Tara Sukboff, a designer, in organizing a benefit which will be held on July 15, 2009 at Deitch Projects gallery in Manhattan, New York. The benefit intends to raise money for the treatment of her benign brain tumor. The event will include a silent art auction...
- Atretic cephalocele in adults.
Seng�z, Ahmet; Kaya, Miktat; Yildirim, Can; Tasdemiroglu, Erol // Acta Neurochirurgica; Nov2011, Vol. 153 Issue 11, p2275
A letter to the editor is presented regarding a case of the adult form of atretic cephalocele on a 23-year old patient, its differential diagnosis and treatment.
- "Telestroke" helps patients at smaller hospitals, from Stroke says a Harvard Medical School report.
Seng�z, Ahmet; Kaya, Miktat; Yildirim, Can; Tasdemiroglu, Erol // Hudson Valley Business Journal; 9/20/2010, Vol. 21 Issue 38, p28
The article provides information on the report "Stroke: Preventing and Treating Brain Attack," from Harvard Medical School in the U.S. which suggested that telestroke could help patients at smaller hospitals.
- New hope for Alzheimer disease vaccine.
Haass, Christian // Nature Medicine; Nov2002, Vol. 8 Issue 11, p1195
Discusses several studies on Abeta vaccination for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. Anti-Abeta vaccination as a solution to secretase inhibition problem; Blocking of physiologically important signaling pathways.
- Gestational Methylazoxymethanol Acetate Administration Alters Proteomic and Metabolomic Markers of Hippocampal Glutamatergic Transmission.
Lodge, Daniel J; Grace, Anthony A // Neuropsychopharmacology; Jan2012, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p319
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses the relevant molecular effects of gestational methylazoxymethanol acetate (MAM) administration that further validate the MAM-treated rat as model.
- Nature Protocols Neuroscientists produce guide for ultrasound use to treat brain disorders in clinical emergencies.
Lodge, Daniel J; Grace, Anthony A // Biomedical Market Newsletter; 9/12/2011, Vol. 21, p83
The article reports that neuroscientists had produced guide for using low-intensity pulsed ultrasound to treat brain disorders in clinical emergencies.
- Brain waves for ultrasound therapy.
Sunderland, Mark // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal; 10/15/97, Vol. 157 Issue 8, p1012
Focuses on the use of ultrasound radiation on the brain, and the role played by Dr. Boguslaw Jarosz, a medical physicist at Ottawa, Ontario's Carleton University. The use of ultrasound thermotherapy of brain tumors as an outpatient procedure; Description of thermotherapy procedures.