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Senate Health Committee passes Advancing Research for Neurological Diseases Act of 2015

Senate Health Committee passes Advancing Research for Neurological Diseases Act of 2015
February 12, 2016

The Senate Health Committee passed the “Advancing Research for Neurological Diseases Act of 2015” (S. 849)” on Tuesday, which will establish a national surveillance system for neurological diseases. The full Senate will now consider the bill.

The objective of S. 849, sponsored by Sens. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and Chris Murphy, D-Conn., is to enhance and coordinate efforts to track the epidemiology of neurological diseases in the United States, such as multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease.

Senate health committee passes Next Generation Researchers Act

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The Senate health committee passed the Next Generation Researchers Act (S. 2014) with bipartisan support on Tuesday, which aims to increase opportunities for young…

Smart chip could improve efficiency of wireless transmission to neural implants

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Scientists recently developed a ‘smart’ chip that efficiently transmits brain signals to neural implants. The invention and study findings were published…

NAAOP announces support for medical rehabilitation research bill

February 11, 2016
The National Association for the Advancement of Orthotics and Prosthetics recently announced its support for a modified version of proposed

OHI, ACFAOM partner for podiatric education

February 11, 2016
Orthotic Holdings Inc. recently announced a multi-year educational partnership with the American College of Foot & Ankle Orthopedics & Medicine to support…
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