New findings from research into multiple concussions in hockey players
The relationship between head injuries suffered during contact sport and Alzheimer's disease is now being called into question thanks to new research that has revealed that...
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Scientists: You really can improve your memory with magnets
Non-invasive brain stimulation using magnets can improve auditory memory and could, in the future, treat neurocognitive challenges associated with conditions like Alzheimer's...
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Sugary drinks may impact memory and diet alternatives could cause dementia
New research, published in both Alzheimer's & Dementia and Stroke indicate that drinking sugary drinks regularly may lead to a reduction in the size of the brain and poorer memory.
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Hockey players with multiple concussions may have other injuries in their brains, research reveals
The relationship between head injuries suffered during contact sport and Alzheimer's disease is now being called into question thanks to research by the Sahlgrenska Academy...
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Antibody helps detect protein implicated in Alzheimer's, other diseases
Damaging tangles of the protein tau dot the brains of people with neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and boxer's dementia. Now, a team of scientists has found a way to...
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Two older drugs could be 'repurposed' to fight dementia
"Depression and cancer drugs offer hope for dementia sufferers," Sky News reports. The headline is prompted by a study looking at the effect of two drugs - one used to treat...
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Protein in umbilical cord blood may restore the aging brain
A protein identified in human umbilical cord blood has been shown to rejuvenate and revitalize the learning and memory ability of older mice.
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Nootropil Review: Don't Buy Before You Read This!
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Transfusion of red blood cells in patients with traumatic brain injuries admitted to Canadian trauma health centres: A multicentre cohort study
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Depression drug that could slow Alzheimer's
During British trials, Trazodone was shown to reduce brain shrinkage in early tests - and as it has already been proven safe for humans, it could be on the market in two years.
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Prostate Cancer Risk in Black Men Higher Than Others
The incidence of prostate cancer is 60 percent higher in black men and the severity of disease progression is faster than other ethnic groups.
Cataract, glaucoma surgery in uveitis patients present added challenges
Reviewed by Debra A. Goldstein, MD, FRSC Cataract surgery in patients with coexisting uveitis is more challenging than managing either condition alone. Surgeons must answer a...
Corrupt medical industry now recommending the very same PSA prostate cancer...
Sorry, we were wrong, but we still don't know what is right. That's the gist of the new U.S. Preventive Services Task Force advice regarding prostate cancer. Perhaps you...
Menopause products that actually work
GP and menopause expert Louise Newson recommends Silentnight pillows to help women sleep. Menopausal symptoms can include night sweats, hot flushes and itchy skin.
FLACS offers enhanced surgical precision, patient safety, reliability
By A. James Khodabakhsh, MD, Special to Ophthalmology Times Femtosecond laser assisted cataract surgery offers surgeons a reproducible, noninvasive technique to replace the...
Case of profound posterior pressure
Reviewed by James Lehmann, MD While participating in an ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital program in Trujillo, Peru, and operating on an elderly patient with a dense cataract under...
Toric IOL's transitional conic design enhances tolerance to misalignment
Reviewed by José L Güell, MD A new aberration-free, transitional conic toric IOL with good rotational stability and tolerance to misalignment is providing excellent visual and...
Many Men Have No Discussion of Pros and Cons Before PSA Test
A national survey shows that less than one third of men are discussing the pros and cons of prostate-specific antigen testing with their healthcare provider before undergoing...
Clinical relevance of differences in glomerular filtration rate estimations...
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Tamsulosin for treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms in women: A...
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