Posts Tagged Neurology

New medication significantly decreases involuntary movement

USF professor leads study on valbenazine’s effects on tardive dyskinesia.  Antipsychotic treatment can cause involuntary movements such as lip smacking, tongue protrusions and excessive eye blinking. These movements […]

USF Health selects Dr. Harry van Loveren to lead a new Neurosciences Initiative

Tampa, FLA (Jan. 17, 2017) — The University of South Florida has launched a neurosciences initiative to integrate the latest treatment and research for a wide range of […]

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Tampa General Hospital among the elite stroke centers in the country

USF stroke experts staff the TGH Stroke Center, providing patients in the Tampa Bay region with 24/7 access to more specialized stroke care, including on-site neurosurgeons and medical teams […]

Scientific symposium to share latest advances in ataxia research [VIDEO]

Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance and University of South Florida host Sept. 5th event Tampa, FL (August 28, 2013) – Leading scientists and clinicians searching for a treatment for […]

USF Health students help author new book on Parkinson’s disease

Two USF Health students were major contributing authors to a new book providing a comprehensive description of current treatment options for Parkinson’s disease. Madeline Snyder, a third-year medical […]

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USF study: Smoking cessation drug improves walking function in patients with spinocerebellar ataxia

  A nicotinic drug approved for smoking cessation significantly improved the walking ability of patients suffering from an inherited form of ataxia, reports a new clinical study led […]