Imperial Valley News Center
Durham, North Carolina - U.S. chief financial officers expect continued growth in employment and wages even as the financial and energy sectors shrink, according to a new survey.
Dallas, Texas - Intense education can help stroke survivors quickly recognize symptoms of a subsequent stroke and seek prompt treatment, according to a study in Stroke, Journal of the American Heart Association.
Los Angeles, California - BabyFirst and the American Heart Association announced the launch of Harry’s Healthy Garden app, a mobile app the organizations developed together to help get young children excited about vegetables, fruit and healthy eating.
Boston, Massachusetts - Latinos who worry about having enough food to eat (so-called food insecurity) report having a poorer diet and exhibit worse glycemic control than those who aren't worried about having sufficient food to survive, according to a study presented at the American Diabetes Association's 75th Scientific Sessions.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the Brio Neurostimulation System, an implantable deep brain stimulation device to help reduce the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease and essential tremor, a movement disorder that is one of the most common causes of tremors. The Brio Neurostimulation System can help some patients when medication alone may not provide adequate relief from symptoms such as walking difficulties, balance problems, and tremors.
Washington, DC - National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., today approved a federal report that lays out the long-term scientific vision for the NIH’s National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world’s largest biomedical library. This vision, presented at the 110th meeting of the Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD), calls for NIH to position the NLM as a unifying force in biomedicine that promotes and accelerates knowledge generation, dissemination and understanding in the United States and internationally.
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