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Ancillary costs associated with use of Alzheimer's drug aducanumab could add pressure on Medicare

7 hours ago   |   News Medical

A UCLA-led cost analysis of the controversial new Alzheimer's disease drug aducanumab shows that ancillary care services, such as additional MRIs and neurologist visits to...
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FDA clears phase 2b study of LSD treatment for generalized anxiety

FDA clears phase 2b study of LSD treatment for generalized anxiety

12 hours ago   |   Healio

Clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company Mind Medicine Inc. announced the FDA cleared its investigational new drug application to proceed with a phase 2b dose-optimization of...
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Can a Ketogenic Diet Reduce Concussion-Related Brain Damage?

17 hours ago   |   Medscape   |   3 articles

A ketogenic diet has been linked to better outcomes in mild traumatic brain injury, including less cognitive impairment, neuronal loss, and neuroinflammation, new animal...
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Study detects how a genetic variant modifies the brain stimulation impact on memory

19 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   3 articles

The gene of the brain-derived neurotrophic factor is associated with several processes related to memory and brain plasticity. Now, a new article reveals that it is easier to...
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Women ages 35 and younger are 44% more likely to have an ischemic stroke than male peers

19 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

Women ages 35 years and younger were 44% more likely to have an ischemic stroke (caused by blockages of blood vessels in the brain) than their male counterparts, according to a...
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Giving Cash to Low-Income Mothers Linked to Increased Brain Activity in Their Babies, Study Suggests

19 hours ago   |   Time   |   3 articles

New research suggests giving extra cash to low-income mothers can change their infants' brain development. Brain measurements at age 1 showed faster activity in key brain...
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George Fox: Hope fading for boy with brain tumour, says mum

21 hours ago   |   BBC

A 13-year-old is too ill to continue his treatment in the US and his family faces a huge bill.
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1 day ago   |   Web MD

Elon Musk's startup company that aims to connect people's brains to computers is advertising for a clinical trial director, a sign the company is ready to start testing with...
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How to Fall Asleep Easily - 3 Crucial Tips

1 day ago   |   HealthWorks Collective

Sometimes, we all have trouble falling asleep in the evening, no matter how tired we are. This problem isn't limited to any single person, and learning how to fall asleep is...
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Research shows how a young healthy brain can successfully multitask while walking

1 day ago   |   News Medical

New research turns the old idiom about not being able to walk and chew gum on its head. Scientists with the Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience at the University of Rochester...
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Vaccine data no longer add up: Vaccination does not prevent the spread of...

Vaccine data no longer add up: Vaccination does not prevent the spread of coronavirus

The January 24 episode of Free4eva Media discusses how citizens are pushing back against vaccine mandates as data does not add up: The Wuhan coronavirus is still spreading, and... Read more ...

WHO: Omicron variant could spell end of pandemic in Europe

WHO: Omicron variant could spell end of pandemic in Europe

The World Health Organization said the B11529 omicron variant could spell the end of the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic in Europe. However, it warned against complacency as other... Read more ...

Mayo Clinic Expert predicts COVID-19 will be around until NEXT CENTURY 

Mayo Clinic Expert predicts COVID-19 will be around until NEXT CENTURY 

Dr Gregory Poland, of the Mayo Clinic, warned Tuesday that Covid could be around for so long that generations down the line, people will still need to receive regular vaccines... Read more ...

‘Reassuring': Researchers find no link between COVID-19 vaccination and IVF...

‘Reassuring': Researchers find no link between COVID-19 vaccination and IVF outcomes

Researchers found no associations between the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna mRNA vaccines and adverse effects on stimulation or early pregnancy outcomes with IVF, according to a... Read more ...

'Boris Johnson was ambushed with a cake' during alleged lockdown party says...

'Boris Johnson was ambushed with a cake' during alleged lockdown party says Tory MP

'Well he, as far as I can see, he was in a sense ambushed with a cake' Read more ...

As Pandemic Rolls On, How to Know if Your Child Needs Therapy

As Pandemic Rolls On, How to Know if Your Child Needs Therapy

It may seem obvious, but the COVID-19 pandemic has only worsened mental health issues that have affected kids socially and developmentally. Read more ...

Watch, But Don't Worry Yet, About New Omicron Subvariant

Watch, But Don't Worry Yet, About New Omicron Subvariant

It's worth watching BA.2, the World Health Organization says. The subvariant has been identified across at least 40 countries, including three cases reported in Houston and... Read more ...

Omicron's burden on health system apparent in new data

Omicron's burden on health system apparent in new data

Omicron has taxed the country's health care system, causing more COVID-19 cases, ED visits and hospitalizations than any other variant during the pandemic, according to newly... Read more ...

Debilitating foot pain 'could be treated by using fat injections'

Debilitating foot pain 'could be treated by using fat injections'

University of Pittsburgh researchers studied 14 patients with chronic plantar fasciitis - which can feel 'like a nail going right through their heel' - finding belly fat could... Read more ...

Covid deaths are lower during the Omicron wave than the Delta wave despite a...

Covid deaths are lower during the Omicron wave than the Delta wave despite a 400% increase in cases

The CDC revealed data Tuesday showing that the Omicron variant caused less deaths at its peak than the Delta and last Winter's waves did despite significantly higher case totals. Read more ...