Monthly Archives: July 2014

A life changing treatment is out of reach for MS patient

A life changing treatment is out of reach for MS patient   Patient denied insurance coverage Thomas James, WUSA 1:05 p.m. EDT July 24, 2014 In this case, Jennifer’s insurance company informed the doctors right before the operation, that they … Continue reading

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Should the Cyberonics VNS Implant Device be Recalled by the FDA?

Should the Cyberonics VNS Implant Device be Recalled by the FDA? by Chad Points cdp@denenapoints.com   Board Certified Personal Injury Trial Lawyer, One of Founding Partners, Denena & Points, PC 4/20/2014Comments (0) The Houston medical implant injury lawyers at Denena … Continue reading

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Low field magnetic stimulation may offer immediate relief for patients with depression

  Low field magnetic stimulation may offer immediate relief for patients with depression By Tina Shah, Tech Times | July 23, 1:01 PM   Researchers at Harvard Medical School and Weill Cornell Medical College discovered that a single treatment of … Continue reading

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Study: Trying harder makes it more difficult to learn language

Study: Trying harder makes it more difficult to learn language Tuesday, 22 July 2014 When it comes to learning languages, adults and children have different strengths. Adults excel at absorbing the vocabulary needed to navigate a grocery store or order … Continue reading

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Migraine treatment innovations still have ways to go

Migraine treatment innovations still have ways to go Stephanie M. Lee Published 3:02 pm, Saturday, July 19, 2014   Dr. Robert Cowan, head of the Stanford Headache Clinic helps migraine patient Nancy Mikhael, who is getting three rounds of Botox … Continue reading

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"Compassionate Use" for VNS Therapy Depression Patients…

From: Herbert Stein [mailto:fabrik@bellsouth.net] Sent: Friday, July 11, 2014 2:02 PMTo: Madam Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell, United States Secretary of Health and Human ServicesSubject: “Compassionate Use” for VNS Therapy Depression Patients… Dear Madam Secretary Burwell, Do you happen to know … Continue reading

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Important information…

From: Herbert Stein [mailto:fabrik@bellsouth.net] Sent: Tuesday, July 08, 2014 10:59 PM Subject: Important Information… To the VNS patients and their attending physicians, 1:00 PM today I participated in a teleconference with CMS.  The discussion I was told is “off-the-record” although … Continue reading

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