Neurology

Stroke Prevention Best Path to Dementia Reduction, Experts Say

4 hours ago   |   Medscape

A global initiative aims to get neurology experts working together to reduce the incidence of stroke in order to reduce dementia. Medscape Medical News
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Organic Diet During Pregnancy Reduces Exposure to Neurotoxic Insecticides

Organic Diet During Pregnancy Reduces Exposure to Neurotoxic Insecticides

12 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

Organic food consumption, especially among the gestational women, is shown to reduce exposure to pesticides that are harmful in large doses. Neurologic effects on kids need to...
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ADHD in athletes may be linked to longer recovery time from concussions

1 day ago   |   News Medical

For college athletes, having attention deficit hyperactivity disorder may be linked to increased symptoms, and longer recovery time from concussions, according to a preliminary...
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Role of IV Immunoglobulin in Indian Children With Guillain-Barré Syndrome*

Role of IV Immunoglobulin in Indian Children With Guillain-Barré Syndrome*

4 days ago   |   Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Objectives: To evaluate the outcome of Indian children with Guillain-Barré syndrome who received IV immunoglobulin compared with those who did not receive any specific...
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Most New Drugs Show No Evidence of Added Benefit

4 days ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

Most new drugs entering the market have shown no added benefit over the existing standard of care, with psychiatry and neurology drugs showing the worst numbers, new research...
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Blood Biomarker Identifies Multiple Neurologic Disorders

5 days ago   |   Medscape

Increased levels of neurofilament light protein can identify a number of neurodegenerative conditions with good to moderate accuracy. Medscape Medical News
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Researchers explain why fascioliasis patients have increased risk for neurological diseases

5 days ago   |   News Medical

Fascioliasis is a parasitic disease caused by two species that are present in the liver: Hepatic Fasciola, which is present worldwide, and Fasciola gigantica, which is in Asia...
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A Teenager with Facial Numbness

5 days ago   |   Pediatric Neurology

A 16 -year-old girl with a history of bilateral head pain, diagnosed as chronic migraines was evaluated in the neurology clinic. Examination revealed decreased sensation to...
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Exercise may help protect against Alzheimer's disease progression

6 days ago   |   Healio

Greater engagement in physical activity and lower vascular risk appeared to have protective effects on delaying the progression of Alzheimer's disease, according to data...
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One-third of children exposed to Zika in utero show neurological problems

6 days ago   |   Healio

Almost a third of children aged 3 years and younger who were exposed to Zika virus during their mother's pregnancy had below-average neurological development, a recent study...
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Mothers-to-be on Mediterranean diet 'are less likely to suffer gestational...

Mothers-to-be on Mediterranean diet 'are less likely to suffer gestational diabetes or gain weight'

The risk of diabetes during pregnancy reduced by 35% in British women following a Mediterranean diet compared to a diet recommended by health officials. Read more ...

FDA commits to early fall update on CBD while it reaffirms enforcement stance

FDA commits to early fall update on CBD while it reaffirms enforcement stance

FDA said today it will have an update on a new regulatory structure for CBD by early fall. The announcement came via a press release on another warning issued to a CBD marketer... Read more ...

Oregon Students Are Now Allowed To Take Mental Health ‘Sick Days'

Oregon Students Are Now Allowed To Take Mental Health ‘Sick Days'

Mental health will finally be treated like physical health in Oregon schools this upcoming year Schools in Oregon will now treat mental health like any other physical ailment... Read more ...

'Inadequate info sources' add to elite athletes' sparse supplement...

'Inadequate info sources' add to elite athletes' sparse supplement awareness, researchers say

Dietary supplementation appears to be widely used in sport with athletes relying on inadequate sources of information and may be largely unaware of sources to detect supplement... Read more ...

Testosterone Therapy May Threaten the Heart

Testosterone Therapy May Threaten the Heart

Those who took testosterone replacement therapy had a 21% higher risk of cardiovascular events such as heart attack, stroke or mini-stroke than those who did not take the... Read more ...

US diplomats exposed to 'sonic attack' in Cuba DID suffer brain damage, new...

US diplomats exposed to 'sonic attack' in Cuba DID suffer brain damage, new study finds 

Analyzing the brain scans of 40 diplomats, the team at Penn State identified differences in the grey matter compared to healthy individuals, leading them to believe something... Read more ...

'My husband was given a death sentence after contracting a virus from...

'My husband was given a death sentence after contracting a virus from contaminated blood'

Geraint Jones, who died at the age of 50, was diagnosed with hepatitis C and liver cancer after being given blood from infected donors following a terrible accident at work Read more ...

Teenagers who skip breakfast are more likely to get fat 'because they opt...

Teenagers who skip breakfast are more likely to get fat 'because they opt for unhealthy food'

Missing a wholesome meal leads to a higher BMI and waist circumference, researchers in Brazil revealed. They said teens are likely to pick up junk food on the way to school. Read more ...

Rejection of Prescribed New, Expensive Cholesterol Drugs Linked to Higher...

Rejection of Prescribed New, Expensive Cholesterol Drugs Linked to Higher Heart, Stroke Risk

Insurance companies rejected around two-thirds of prescriptions for those at highest risk of heart diseases. Read more ...

Malaria parasites resistant to key drugs have spread rapidly in South East Asia

Malaria parasites resistant to key drugs have spread rapidly in South East Asia

Drug resistant parasites were first detected in Cambodia in 2008 and had spread to neighbouring countries by 2017. Experts fear the strain could reach Africa, where the disease... Read more ...