• New Neck Collar to Keep Your Soccer Concussions in Count

    1 month ago - By Medindia Health

    New neck collar called Q-Collar may now help protect the soccer players from head injury or concussions, finds a new study. They will basically look at the cumulative effect of head impact exposure over an entire season.
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  • Damaging effects of a high-fat diet can be passed down THREE generations, study finds

    Damaging effects of a high-fat diet can be passed down THREE generations, study finds

    1 month ago - By Daily Mail

    A first-of-its-kind study at University of Zurich found that even if female mice don't become obese themselves, fatty diets predispose their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren to obesity.
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  • Study finds no link between neurocognitive impairment, depression in HIV patients

    Study finds no link between neurocognitive impairment, depression in HIV patients

    1 month ago - By Healio

    SAN FRANCISCO - Findings from a retrospective study presented at IDWeek showed no association between neurocognitive impairment and depression in patients with HIV.
    “I was talking to mentor, Zsofi Szep - she's an ID physician and I'm a med student - and she noticed that it seems as though there may be an association between the severity of depression and neurological impairments in the population she's worked with,” study author Brigid Mumford, BS, of Drexel University College of Medicine, told Infectious Disease News. “There have been some
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  • Oral antibiotic therapy for pediatric Lyme meningitis safe, effective

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Patients who received oral antibiotic therapy for pediatric Lyme meningitis had no serious adverse events and achieved symptom resolution, according to study results published in the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society.
    “Although well-established diagnostic criteria for Lyme meningitis exists, the optimal management of pediatric Lyme meningitis is controversial,” Santiago M.C. Lopez, MD, of the division of pediatric infectious diseases at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, and colleagues wrote. “No American studies have specifically evaluated
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  • More than 40% of talk therapy patients experience side effects, study finds

    More than 40% of talk therapy patients experience side effects, study finds

    1 month ago - By Daily Mail

    One in four Americans goes to a therapist, and CBT is the most popular and safest treatment for depression. But 43 percent experience anxiety, break ups or other side effects, a German study reveals.
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