Neurology

DNA structure impacts rate and accuracy of DNA synthesis

2 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

DNA sequences with the potential to form unusual conformations, which are frequently associated with cancer and neurological diseases, can in fact slow down or speed up the DNA...
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Laws Receives CNS Founders' Laurel Award

4 hours ago   |   BWH

Edward Laws, MD, FACS, director of the Neuroendocrine/Pituitary Center in the Department of Neurosurgery, was recently honored with the Congress of Neurological Surgeons...
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AF, CVD, diabetes strong risk factors for early ischemic stroke

7 hours ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

Atrial fibrillation, CVD and type 1 or 2 diabetes were strong risk factors for early-onset ischemic stroke, according to a case-control analysis. Reetta Kivioja, MD, from the...
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Pediatric Neurocritical Care: Evolution of a New Clinical Service in PICUs Across the United States

Pediatric Neurocritical Care: Evolution of a New Clinical Service in PICUs Across the United States

12 hours ago   |   Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Objectives: Pediatric neurocritical care as a conceptual service is relatively new, and implementation of such specialized services may improve outcomes for children with...
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Ebola May Have Long-Term Neurological Sequelae

19 hours ago   |   Medscape

Ebola virus disease survivors may have long-term neurological complications that are not well understood, according to a new case series. Reuters Health Information
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Progress in meningitis lags far behind other vaccine-preventable diseases, analysis shows

1 day ago   |   News Medical

The global disease burden of meningitis remains unacceptably high, and progress lags substantially behind that of other vaccine-preventable diseases, warns a new analysis...
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Neurological damage linked to Alzheimer's may be repaired with dietary supplementation

Neurological damage linked to Alzheimer's may be repaired with dietary supplementation

1 day ago   |   Natural News

Is it really possible to mitigate and even reverse the damaging effects of Alzheimer's disease and dementia through simple dietary supplementation? According to new research...
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Infectious Theory of Alzheimer Disease Draws Fresh Interest

2 days ago   |   Medscape

More and more research supports the theory that Alzheimer disease, at least in some cases, may be caused by an early-life infection. Medscape Neurology
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Speed and error rate of DNA synthesis influenced by DNA structure

2 days ago   |   News Medical

The speed and error rate of DNA synthesis is influenced by the three-dimensional structure of the DNA. Using "third-generation" genome-wide DNA sequencing data, a team of...
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Standardized multimodal pain protocol reduced pain, opioid consumption after fusion

3 days ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

LOS ANGELES - Results presented at the North American Spine Society Annual Meeting showed significant improvement in patients' average pain scores following the implementation...
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PSA: Jennie-O Just Recalled 91,000 Pounds of Ground Turkey Due to Salmonella...

PSA: Jennie-O Just Recalled 91,000 Pounds of Ground Turkey Due to Salmonella Outbreak

Before cooking any ground turkey in your refrigerator or freezer, you're going to want to check the labels ASAP. Jennie-O has recalled approximately 91,388 pounds of raw... Read more ...

If You Want to Burn Fat, an Expert Says This Is the Best Workout For You to Do

If You Want to Burn Fat, an Expert Says This Is the Best Workout For You to Do

As easy as it would be to have a one-size-fits-all approach to weight loss, that's not how it works. Making changes to your diet and exercise are good starting points, but when... Read more ...

Top 15 Hottest Toys For This Holiday Season

Top 15 Hottest Toys For This Holiday Season

What a magical time of year! Kids are making their wishlists and parents are getting migraines wondering what the heck these kids will unbox next. Don't you sometimes wish for... Read more ...

10 Advent Calendars You Need In Your Life This Holiday Season

10 Advent Calendars You Need In Your Life This Holiday Season

It is the most wonderful time of the year. While I'm personally more of a fall girl, I also go pretty hard for the Christmas spirit. I love the lead up to Christmas the most... Read more ...

Berries are some of the best anti-cancer foods you'll ever find

Berries are some of the best anti-cancer foods you'll ever find

If you're constantly on the lookout for ways to reduce your cancer risk, welcome to the club. With so many different types of cancer to worry about and so few safe and... Read more ...

The WHEN of Eating: 7 Benefits of Eating by the Clock

The WHEN of Eating: 7 Benefits of Eating by the Clock

A few summers ago, I remember my kids running around the neighborhood with friends. It was time for lunch and I stopped my kids to come in and eat. One of their friends told me... Read more ...

First Brand Named in Turkey Salmonella Outbreak

First Brand Named in Turkey Salmonella Outbreak

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and other regulatory agencies have not released the names of any other companies involved. Read more ...

Worldwide study reveals that air pollution is cutting global life expectancy...

Worldwide study reveals that air pollution is cutting global life expectancy by up to 2 years

The overall impact of air pollution around the world continues to worsen. A global research found that today's air quality has cut the global life expectancy by two years. In... Read more ...

Sucking Your Baby's Pacifier Might Actually Protect Them From Allergies

Sucking Your Baby's Pacifier Might Actually Protect Them From Allergies

Don't feel ashamed for sucking on your baby's pacifier to clean it off - you might be helping them out with allergies Come on. You know you've done it. Well, probably not with... Read more ...

Anti-Malaria Drugs can Treat Cancer: Here's How

Anti-Malaria Drugs can Treat Cancer: Here's How

Mechanism of action of anti-malarial drugs that can be used for treating cancer has been discovered. These drugs target the enzyme PPT1 and deactivate it to inhibit the growth... Read more ...