In an address during the American Urological Association’s 2020 Live Virtual Experience, Anthony S. Fauci, MD, a member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, said the coronavirus pandemic is nowhere near over, but public health measures are making a big difference in reducing the number of cases and related deaths.
Mitigating the spread of a virus as infectious as SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes COVID-19, requires having ample and accurate diagnostic tests available. However, in the United States community transmission began to occur before adequate testing measures could be implemented.
Paul G. Mathew, MD and Steven D. Bender, DDS, uniquely encounter patients with TMD and migraine in their respective practice and offer their insight regarding the diagnosis and management this often overlooked comorbidity.
Recent shifts in studies of sex and gender reiterate the critical need to tailor mental health care to each patient and to remain mindful about assumptions regarding sex and gender and their role in a given patient’s specific challenges.
According to a review published in The New England Journal of Medicine, evidence from preclinical studies and clinical trials on intermittent fasting reveals benefits for a number of health conditions, including obesity, diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease, cancers, and neurologic disorders.
In this review, study authors discuss and summarize the current evidence for the evaluation and management of the most prevalent and well-described conditions in SCI, including impact of SCI on sleep and daytime function.
Responses to treatment depend on the target chosen, with 5 targets yielding positive outcomes, including the ventral anterior limb of the internal capsule, subthalamic nucleus, nucleus accumbens, ventral capsule/ventral striatum, or inferior thalamic peduncle, all involving fronto-striato-thalamocortical circuits.
A growing body of research points to the role of the gut-brain axis in the development of Parkinson disease, with inflammatory bowel disease, leaky gut, and altered gut microbiota observed in the gut, often years before the onset of symptoms of Parkinson disease.