Search Tag: Parkinson's disease

Cardiology Management

Preventive strategies needed to reduce risk of dementia, stroke

2018 03 Oct

It is estimated that one in two women and one in three men will likely be diagnosed with dementia, Parkinson's disease, or stroke in their lifetime. The estimate was made by Dutch researchers after monitoring the neurological health of more than 12,000 people in the Rotterdam Study between 1990 and 2016.  The findings highlight the need for... Read more

IT Management

A First with Telehealth and Parkinson's Disease

2015 29 Jun

Mobile apps targeted at patients with Parkinson's disease are being tested by researchers from the Center for Human Experimental Therapeutics (CHET) at the University of Rochester (N.Y.) Medical Center. The study aims to help researchers understand day-to-day struggles of those suffering from this illness, as well as how patients respond to various... Read more

Health Management

Focused Ultrasound and the Brain

2014 08 Nov

Why is high-intensity focused ultrasound being explored to treat the brain? For a number of brain disorders focused ultrasound (FUS) will represent a treatment that is either superior to best current therapy, or fulfils an unmet clinical need. The driving factor is a validation of the technology. It doesn’t take an enormous leap of faith to appreciate... Read more

Health Management

European Society of Neuroradiology

2014 08 Nov

As the newly installed President of the European Society of Neuroradiology (ESNR), what are your goals for your term of office? The ESNR is a professional society with more than 3,000 members. A strategic plan and mission for the ESNR was initiated a few years ago. Under my presidency we will expand, improve and update this concept. The ESNR will continue... Read more

Health Management

Guest Editorial

2014 08 Nov

Authors R Shakir President W Carroll First Vice-President W Grisold Secretary-Treasurer General World Federation of Neurology London, United Kingdom www.wfneurology.org @wfneurology   On 22July 2014, the World Federation of Neurology (WFN) launched World Brain Day, dedicated to bringing more attention... Read more