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Feng leads research on motor recovery therapy – Duke Department of Neurology

Non-invasive transcranial direct current stimulation has significant potential to contribute to the otherwise sparse landscape of stroke recovery therapies for post-stroke limb weakness, according to Wuwei Wayne Feng,MD, MS, the new chief of the Stroke and Vascular Neurology Division in the Department of Neurology. Treatment for stroke rehabilitation and recovery is quite lacking, as there is not much well-established evidence in the field, says Feng, who also serves as medical director of Dukes Comprehensive Stroke Center. We want to particularly focus on brain modulation techniques and hope to bring more research to this much-needed area to come up with new ways to zap the brain and develop new therapies for patients Continue reading

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Some Neurologists Want To End Daylight Saving Time, Calling It Unhealthy – Newsweek

Daylight saving time (DST) officially ended in the United States at 2 a.m. on November 3, but three neurologists at Vanderbilt University say that the practice should be totally done away with permanently. Drs. Continue reading

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‘Snake oil salesmen’: Two neurologists respond to the CBD craze – Yahoo Finance

The CBD craze has taken the world by storm, seizing promotional and consumer dollars as fast as anything in recent memory: cryptocurrencies, fake (but edible and delicious)meat, or vaping. Continue reading

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‘Text neck’ injury becoming more common in kids, teens – KPAX-TV

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. Fall can be a busy season for sports medicine physicians as school sports ramp up. "People come in with neck pain, they come in with upper back pain," said Dr. Continue reading

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Plot twist: Neurologist turns her hand to romance writing and grabs the prize – CBC.ca

There were always clues that aspiring novelist Dr. Anne Lipton would eventually immerse herselfinto the world of make-believe, fantasyand adventure Continue reading

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Sarepta CEO dispels FDA ‘bias’ theory, but no update on when CRL will be resolved – FierceBiotech

Sarepta Therapeutics' chief Doug Ingram has come out against accusations that the FDA is biased against the company after its recent drug rejection but offered no timing on when the agency's concerns will be fixed. Despite not being directly mentioned in its third-quarter press release Thursday night, Ingram did address the FDAs complete response letter (CRL) to its second Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) hopeful golodirsen right off the bat in his call to analysts and journalists Continue reading

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