Data from a recent study suggests that treatment using the drug fasudil could prevent lesions from cerebral cavernous malformation, a brain abnormality that can facilitate bleeding, epilepsy and stroke.
The Evidence In Motion (EIM) Institute of Health Professions recently announced the re-launch of its OCS Prep Course.
A mutual marketing agreement to offer medical providers a complete Bid to Billing solution for Round 2 of National Competitive Bidding was recently reached by Invacare Supply Group (ISG), a division of Invacare Corporation, and Agape Medical Management.
A recent trial utilizing high-dose vitamin D in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients suggests that there are no added benefits over and above ongoing low-dose vitamin D supplementation.
Contractors announce the grand opening of a new apartment facility, Kershaw Commons, specifically designed and built for people with multiple sclerosis (MS).
Neuralstem recently announced its updated findings in a Phase I safety trial involving the use of spinal cord stem cells to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrigs disease). The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval for Neuralstems trial to begin transplanting patients in the cervical back region.
A 5-year grant from the US Department of Educations National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) was recently awarded to the Shepherd Center and the Georgia Institute of Technology. The award will support the continuation of research and the development of wireless technology at the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center (RERC) for people with disabilites.
The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recently announced Jeff Cain, MD, a member of the Amputee Coalitions Board of Directors, as its new president-elect.
A new grant awarded to the US Olympic Committee (USOC) by the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) will provide recreation and sports activities for disabled veterans and disabled members of the Armed Forces.
In recognition of October, National Disability Employment Awareness Month, the Kessler Foundation is encouraging people, particularly those with disabilities, to share the limitations that they have overcome and the new abilities they have developed as a result, on the foundations Facebook page.