Monthly Archives: August 2014

NECTAR-HF fails to demonstrate clinical benefit of vagus nerve stimulation in Heart Failure

Cardiomyopathy Trial arraybiopharma.com/array797-231 Investigational study: LMNA dilated cardiomyopathy. Learn more.   NECTAR-HF fails to demonstrate clinical benefit of vagus nerve stimulation in Heart Failure Saturday, August 30, 2014   BARCELONA, Spain – Stimulating the vagus nerve, which regulates the body’s … Continue reading

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VNS Therapy for Depression – Are we really going to break the bank?

From: Herbert Stein [mailto:fabrik@bellsouth.net] Sent: Monday, August 25, 2014 12:55 AMTo: Madam Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell, United States Secretary of Health and Human ServicesSubject: VNS Therapy for Depression – Are we really going to break the bank? Dear Madam Secretary … Continue reading

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Harsh tone requires an apology

From: Herbert Stein [mailto:fabrik@bellsouth.net] Sent: Thursday, August 21, 2014 6:37 PMTo: Madam Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell, United States Secretary of Health and Human ServicesSubject: Harsh tone requires an apology. Dear Madam Secretary Burwell, This past evening after emailing with Murray, … Continue reading

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How to Tell If Your Health Insurance Covers Mental Health Treatment

How to Tell If Your Health Insurance Covers Mental Health Treatment   Pending approval Elizabeth Renter   8/21/14 2:00pm 41 minutes ago   Expand For some, the stigma associated with mental illness keeps them from seeking help, but others may … Continue reading

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Message About Tragic Passing of Robin Williams

From: Herbert Stein [mailto:fabrik@bellsouth.net] Sent: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 3:38 AMTo: Madam Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell, United States Secretary of Health and Human ServicesSubject: Message About Tragic Passing of Robin Williams Dear Madam Secretary Burwell, “Unfortunately, every day over 100 … Continue reading

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The re-organization of functional brain networks in pharmaco-resistant epileptic patients who respond to VNS.

Neurosci Lett. 2014 Aug 11. pii: S0304-3940(14)00651-X. doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2014.08.010. [Epub ahead of print] The re-organization of functional brain networks in pharmaco-resistant epileptic patients who respond to VNS. Fraschini M1, Demuru M2, Puligheddu M3, Floridia S2, Polizzi L4, Maleci A3, Bortolato … Continue reading

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"Parkinson’s and depression can go hand in hand"

From: Herbert Stein [mailto:fabrik@bellsouth.net] Sent: Thursday, August 14, 2014 7:30 PMTo: Madam Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell, United States Secretary of Health and Human ServicesSubject: “Parkinson’s and depression can go hand in hand” Dear Madam Secretary Burwell, Early on in a … Continue reading

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