Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 4, 2006
Neurology professionals now have access to a valuable new online resource with http://www.neura.net, a comprehensive online portal that provides a range of information on degenerative diseases of the central nervous system, including multiple sclerosis (MS) and Parkinson’s disease.
By offering research reviews and coverage of scientific congresses, commentaries on clinical issues, and patient education materials, Neura.net is becoming one of the leading online resources for neurodegenerative disease information. Neura.net’s extensive content offers healthcare professionals knowledge and awareness to help them better care for their patients with these illnesses. Site content includes:
- Neura: Perspectives on CNS Disease Management, a Professional Digest: Online and archived issues of Neura: Perspectives on CNS Disease Management, a quarterly publication for practicing neurologists that includes articles related to research and treatment of CNS diseases.
- Congress Coverage: Timely reporting from major neurological meetings, both in the US and abroad.
- Nurse Network: Resources for neurological nurses who care for patients with neurodegenerative diseases. The offerings include MS Scan: Your Eye on the MS Literature, as well as a comprehensive audio/slide kit and updated monographs on disease-specific nursing practice.
- Downloadable Patient Materials: Educational publications that give patients valuable information on living and coping with neurodegenerative disease, including Making Strides: Perspectives on Living With MS, a quarterly newsletter for people with MS and their families and caregivers.
Neura.net also includes links to related scientific publications, government resources, and major neurodegenerative meetings.
Neura.net and its publications are developed, reviewed, and overseen by an editorial board of well-respected experts, including healthcare professionals from the country’s leading medical centers.
"I'm very proud to be involved in Neura.net,” said Patricia K. Coyle, MD, Neura editor-in-chief, and professor and acting chair of neurology, State University of New York at Stony Brook “This is a unique and multidimensional source of information for neurologists, and for health care professionals interested in neurology. Neura.net provides high-quality cutting-edge information, but translates it to make it easily understandable."
Neura.net can be accessed online at http://www.neura.net. The site is supported by an educational grant from Teva Neuroscience and Eisai Inc.
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