• Dietary intake of magnesium and the risk of epilepsy in middle-aged and older Finnish men: a 22-year follow-up study in general population

    3 monthes ago - By Nutrition JRNL

    Epilepsy is one the most important neurologic diseases , which needs to be prevented or treated. Nutrition may play a role in physiopathology of epilepsy. Nutrients such as polyunsaturated fatty acids have also been used in the treatment of epilepsy. Minerals may either exacerbate or attenuate severity of epileptic seizures. However, the role of magnesium in the management of epilepsy, especially in adults, has not been fairly considered by epidemiological or clinical trial studies. Human studies have considered the role of magnesium in the control of seizure, mainly in infants, and found...
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  • OA risk over 40 years predictable at age 18 years

    3 monthes ago - By Healio

    Individual and population risk for knee osteoarthritis over a 40-year period is predictable among individuals aged 18, using just a few easily measured covariates with moderate discrimination, according to findings published in Arthritis Care & Research.
    “We are aware of only one study predicting knee OA using easily obtainable candidate predictors: the Nottingham 12-year risk prediction models,” Karin Magnusson, PhD, of Lund University, Sweden, and colleagues wrote. “The study sample in which it was developed comprised middle-aged persons and the model included the
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