AAN to award 2013 Michael S.
Pessin Stroke Leadership Prize to Amytis Towfighi The American Academy of Neurology is awarding the 2013 Michael S. Pessin Stroke Leadership Prize to Amytis Towfighi, MD, with the University of Southern California and Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center for her research in post-stroke preventive treatment. Towfighi will have the award during the Academy's 65th Annual Meeting in San Diego, March 16-23, 2013. The Annual Meeting may be the globe's largest gathering of neurologists with more than 10,000 attendees and a lot more than 2,300 scientific presentations on the latest research advance in human brain disease. Related StoriesLowering blood circulation pressure below recommended targets reduces risk of stroke currently, heart attackMeta-analysis backs thrombectomy over standard stroke careResearchers associate neuroimaging data with reading deficits in patients with left-sided stroke The Michael S.4) OTHER FAMILY MEMBERS WITH CANCER: – Your family history can determine how most likely you are to build up this disease. If other people in your loved ones have previously contracted tumor then this enables you to more likely. Moreover there are two specific hereditary genes connected with breast cancer; BRCA2 and BRCA1. If you have among these genes your risk can be increased. 5) NOT HAVING CHILDREN: – Not having any children or giving birth later in life marginally increases your breasts malignancy risk.