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Patient Advocacy Groups and Conflict of Interest: Should You Be Wary?

Patient Advocacy Groups and Conflict of Interest: Should You Be Wary?

A survey showed 67.3% of patient advocacy organizations received industry funding, while 11.9% received more than half of their funding from industry.

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FDA Warns of Experimental Procedure to Treat Autonomic Dysfunction

FDA Warns of Experimental Procedure to Treat Autonomic Dysfunction

For the second time, the US FDA is warning physicians and patients to be aware of an experimental procedure that is being promoted as a treatment in autonomic dysfunction.

Radiation Dose Influences Optic Neuropathy Risk

Radiation Dose Influences Optic Neuropathy Risk

There were no significant associations for alternative risk factors after controlling for radiation dosage.

CDC: Updated Immunization Schedule

CDC: Updated Immunization Schedule

The CDC recommends that people with an egg allergy should still get the influenza vaccine, but under the strict supervision of a physician.

Brain Stimulation May Aid in Bulimia Treatment

Brain Stimulation May Aid in Bulimia Treatment

All patients reported a reduction in bulimia symptoms during the 24 hours after undergoing transcranial direct current stimulation

Can Cognitive Training Help Patients Cope With Tinnitus?

Can Cognitive Training Help Patients Cope With Tinnitus?

Patients reported feeling improvements in their tinnitus, as well as their memory, attention, and concentration.

FDA Warns of Implantable Infusion Pumps in MRI

FDA Warns of Implantable Infusion Pumps in MRI

The magnetic resonance environment poses safety risks for patients with implantable infusion pumps.

Weight Loss-Focused Intervention Has No Cognitive Benefits

Weight Loss-Focused Intervention Has No Cognitive Benefits

No correlation was found for cognitive function with changes in weight or fitness.

Experimental Alzheimer's Drug May Help Repair Teeth

Experimental Alzheimer's Drug May Help Repair Teeth

The process has potential as a completely natural tooth regeneration process.

New Evidence: Mediterranean Diet Boosts Brain Health in Elderly

New Evidence: Mediterranean Diet Boosts Brain Health in Elderly

Overall brain volume, gray matter, and cortical thickness benefited from a Mediterranean diet.

Prevalence of Zika-Related Birth Defects Greater Than Thought

Prevalence of Zika-Related Birth Defects Greater Than Thought

Nearly 47% of pregnancies in women with confirmed Zika virus has adverse outcomes.

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