Blacks have a 2.7 times higher risk of first stroke than whites at age 45, but race disparity diminishes with age.
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Tao oligomers in traumatic brain injury may provide insight into the pathogenesis of neurogenerative disease.
The device is designed to measure pressure and temperature during and after surgery, and then dissolve. Human trials are still at least 3 to 4 years away, however.
Traditional dishes can create a feeling of joy and boost dementia patients’ well being, according to research published in the Journal of Clinical Nursing.
Data from the Women’s Health Initiative suggest a relationship between strenuous exercise and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Experts acknowledge that more research is needed as patients’ number of migraines fell when treated with medical marijuana.
Researchers identify connection between disordered sleep, cardiovascular health, and subcortical infarcts in older adults.
Researchers from the UK report that PT and OT provide no benefit in patients with mild to moderate Parkinson disease.
Higher exposure resulted in poorer cognitive outcomes at 18 months.
Patients may be unable to discern which tests are medically necessary.
Pregnant women infected with virus may be at increased risk of having infants with microcephaly.
No significant difference for survival, secondary outcomes for standard, intensified treatment
The CCDG and CMG programs aim to discover the genes and genomic variants that cause or contribute to various diseases.
Cortical arterial disease may correlate to cerebral beta amyloid accumulation.
A mouse model of schizophrenia showed a significant decrease in inhibitory CA2 neurons.
Thos who took the drug were 45% less likely to fall compared to those who took placebo.
Women who are pregnant should not be prescribed opioids, and if so, should only take them for a short amount of time.
After a lukewarm review, the FDA has officially denied the NDA for drisapersen.
The association was only observed in men, not women.
Addressing proteasome dysfunction may help prevent accumulation of the toxic protein.
Long duration of opioid use associated with new onset depression.
New recommendations address 3 topics.
Comorbid neurological and/or mental disorders contribute to increased mortality risk in ASD.
The number of daily admissions was found to be linked to teaching scores and patient safety indicators.
Results indicate that IT and IM administration of MSC-NTF cells is safe in patients with ALS and may ultimately provide clinical benefit.
Researchers believe the new drug may hold benefits for cognition but with less potential for side effects.
The researchers suggest that BMI fluctuation may indicate Parkinson’s disease subtypes.
Only about 1 out of 3 respondents aged 45 and younger said they would be very likely to go to the hospital.
Still, those with a higher income had a 27% greater chance of CPAP acceptance.
Translarna (ataluren) is for the treatment of nonsense mutation Duchenne muscular dystrophy (nmDMD).