Smartphone videos help diagnose epileptic seizures
Smartphone videos taken by witnesses could help physicians diagnose epileptic seizures, according to a study published in JAMA Neurology. “The findings from our study...
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Study identifies risk factors for restless legs syndrome, effects on patients on hemodialysis
Researchers have identified several risk factors for restless legs syndrome in patients on hemodialysis, a condition found to be highly prevalent in this patient population. In...
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Hispanic, black adults have better hemorrhagic stroke outcomes
Hispanic and black adults aged younger than 50 years were less likely to have poor outcomes 3 months after a hemorrhagic stroke compared with white adults, according to a study...
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Study explores ways to stop cell death, induce regeneration to restore vision
Progress in research and technology is giving rise to an optimistic future for compensation and restoration of low vision, according to research in a special issue of...
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Placental Pathology, Cerebral Blood Flow and Brain Injury in Preterm Infants: Is there a Link?
There is growing evidence to support an association between placental inflammation and neurologic sequelae of preterm infants. The goal of this study is to evaluate the...
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The Congenital Heart Disease Brain: Prenatal Considerations for Perioperative Neurocritical Care
Altered brain development has been highlighted as an important contributor to adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes in children with congenital heart disease. Abnormalities begin...
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Breastfeeding protects against postpartum MS relapses
Breastfeeding provided a protective effect against postpartum multiple sclerosis relapses, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis published in JAMA...
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Prevalence and impact of underlying diagnosis and comorbidities on Chiari 1 malformation
Chiari Malformation Type 1 affects approximately 1/1000 people symptomatically, although 1/100 meet radiological criteria, making it a common neurological disorder. Diagnosis...
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Soybean Oil Consumption can Cause Genetic Changes in Brain
Soybean oil not only leads to obesity and diabetes, but also could affect neurological conditions such as autism, Alzheimer's disease, anxiety, and depression, reports a new study.
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In AF, obstructive sleep apnea confers stroke risk
Among patients with atrial fibrillation, obstructive sleep apnea was an independent risk factor for major adverse CV and neurologic events, particularly stroke, according to...
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Scientists find dozens more 'autism genes' as study reveals there are 102...
Scientists at Mount Sinai Health System in New York City analysed more than 35,000 DNA samples from autism patients in 50 hospitals across the world. They now know 102 genes...
WHO says coronavirus outbreak is NOT an international emergency
World Health Organization officials do not believe the coronavirus that has killed 17 in Wuhan, one other in China and sickened 644 globally is a public health emergency of...
Obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome have more harmful gut bacteria
Colorado researchers looked at the guts of 58 obese teenage girls with PCOS. They found these girls had high levels of bacteria linked to too much testosterone - a cause of PCOS.
New Skin Cream can Protect Against Diseases Like Zika and Dengue
New skin cream used to treat warts and skin cancer may help protect people against viral diseases like Zika and dengue, according to a new study.
Kids Born to Moms with Diabetes at Higher Risk of Obesity
Multiple metabolic disorders in mothers during pregnancy affect their children's body mass indexes later in life, where children are at a higher risk of developing obesity.
Snakes Could be the Culprit Behind Deadly Coronavirus Outbreak in China
Coronavirus Outbreak: Snakes could be the original source of deadly coronavirus outbreak in China, reveals a new study.
US FDA Approves 1st Drug for Thyroid Eye Disease Treatment
US Food and Drug Administration approves the first drug called Tepezza for the thyroid eye disease treatment, a rare condition where the muscles and fatty tissues behind the...
Traumatic Brain Injury Disrupts Sleep
A traumatic brain injury triggers a reduction in growth hormone secretion and new study shows why most TBI patients improve after growth hormone replacement treatment.
E-Cigarette's Popularity Rising on Instagram Despite FDA's Anti-Vaping Content
Instagram influencers appear to be dampening FDA's campaign against vaping as a new study finds that Pro-vaping Instagram posts far outweigh FDA's e-cigarette awareness...
'Yo-Yo' Blood Pressure Numbers in Youth a Bad Sign for Health Later
In fact, every 4 mm Hg spike in systolic blood pressure - the top number in a reading - during young adulthood was tied to a 15% higher risk for heart disease in midlife, the...