Category: Health & Med

Brain Imaging & IQ

From the November/December issue of Technology Review, fascinating article about neural mapping and our understanding of human intelligence. “Richard Haier, a psychologist and emeritus professor at the University of California, Irvine, explains how brain imaging is shedding light on intelligence.”

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Tysabri Update from FDA

The FDA continues to receive reports of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) in patients receiving Tysabri. update

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Moran, Dean Hold Health Care Town Hall

Rowdy crowd at Health Care Town Hall, Reston, Virginia.

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YouTube is THE Healthcare Solution!

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Bertinelli in Bikini~

via Newsweek/People really neat — Valerie Bertinelli turning 49, fit and rejuvenated.  quite spunky!

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MS Awareness Week

National MS Society March 2-8 is MS Awareness Week

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American with Tysabri-Related PML Passes Away

Bad, very bad week for Tysabri — and for people with MS.  Not only was a new case of PML reported in the EU this week, the American who developed PML this fall has passed away: “An American who developed

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Naked Clown Calendar to Benefit MS Research & Advocacy

via Current The Naked Clown Calendar web site

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Bush Signs ADA Expansion

Bush’s father joins president at bill-signing WASHINGTON (AP) – With his father looking on, President Bush on Thursday signed legislation expanding the protections afforded by the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act to those who can use medication or other devices

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More Evidence Linking Low Vitamin D to MS

via Mandatory Rest Period “Children later diagnosed with multiple sclerosis had far lower levels of vitamin D than other youngsters, Canadian researchers reported yesterday in studies showing more links between the “sunshine” vitamin and disease…Several studies presented at a meeting

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