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Publisher's Platform: My 5 minutes with FDA

5 hours ago   |   Food Safety

Its a long flight from the “other Washington” for my 5 minutes of testimony before the Reagan-Udall Foundation for the FDA's Independent Expert Panel yesterday, but here it...
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Solving the riddles of long COVID

Solving the riddles of long COVID

6 hours ago   |   Healio

Although the general understanding of long COVID has improved in the past year, many questions about the persistent sequelae experienced by some people after an acute...
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NIH awards Cleveland Clinic $10.7M for Lewy body dementia study

NIH awards Cleveland Clinic $10.7M for Lewy body dementia study

7 hours ago   |   Healio

The NIH has awarded a $10.7 million 5-year renewal grant to Cleveland Clinic to expand a national research consortium focused on improving the diagnosis and treatments for...
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People who age gracefully have bigger brain cells than the rest of us, study indicates

People who age gracefully have bigger brain cells than the rest of us, study indicates

9 hours ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

Our brain cells slowly start to shrink as we age. But so-called 'super-agers' have neurons larger than people 20 to 30 years younger than them, Chicago experts have shown.
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Study offers clues to super-agers' brilliant brains

9 hours ago   |   BBC   |   2 articles

New research finds a link between larger neurons and exceptional cognitive ability in old age.
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Clinical Challenges: Test Your Knowledge on Metastatic Breast Cancer

Clinical Challenges: Test Your Knowledge on Metastatic Breast Cancer

11 hours ago   |   MedPageToday

A three-question quiz on HER2-low disease, brain metastases, and progression on CDK4/6 inhibitors
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Epileptic seizures are more common after cerebral venous thrombosis

15 hours ago   |   News Medical

Epileptic seizures are frequent among patients with cerebral venous thrombosis - a blood clot affecting the venous system of the brain.
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Remotely monitored transcranial direct current stimulation in pediatric cerebral palsy: open label trial protocol

22 hours ago   |   BMC

Pediatric applications of non-invasive brain stimulation using transcranial direct current stimulation have demonstrated its safety with few adverse events reported. Remotely...
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Increased risk for all-cause dementia in people who abstain from alcohol

22 hours ago   |   News Medical

Alcohol abstinence increases the risk for dementia in later life, according to a recent study published in the journal Addiction. Furthermore, neuroimaging records suggest that...
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Researchers find link between metabolism and dementia-related brain measures

22 hours ago   |   News Medical

Every three seconds, someone in the world is diagnosed with dementia. And while there is no known cure, changes in the brain can occur years before a dementia diagnosis.
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Army officers appear on TV to declare a new coup in Burkina Faso

Many had supported a military takeover last January, frustrated with the previous government's inability to stem Islamic extremist violence that has killed thousands and... Read more ...

How can we transition our SMSF back to a traditional super account?

If you regret your choice to set up a self-managed super fund, converting your holdings back to ‘traditional' super takes just a matter of weeks. Read more ...

U.S. Suicide Rate Rose 4% in 2021 After a Two-Year Decline

Deaths by suicide increased 4% in 2021 compared to 2020, ending a two-year decline, according to provisional data released by the National Center for Health Statistics on Sept... Read more ...

Perth man arrested over attempted child stealing incidents

A 19-year-old Ellenbrook man has been arrested after he approached multiple children under 13 as they walked home from school, and attempted to get them to enter his car. Read more ...

Quick thinking extinguishes scary F1 fire

Pierre Gasly quickly extricated himself from his Formula 1 car as it briefly went up in flames at the Singapore Grand Prix. Read more ...

Logistics of Withdrawal of Life-Sustaining Therapies in PICU

Logistics of Withdrawal of Life-Sustaining Therapies in PICU

Objectives: To describe practical considerations and approaches to best practices for end-of-life care for critically ill children and families in the PICU. Data... Read more ...

Decreases in Nephrotoxic Pain Medications Are Not Associated With Increased...

Decreases in Nephrotoxic Pain Medications Are Not Associated With Increased Opioid Utilization in Critically Ill Children

Objectives: Quality improvement initiatives to decrease rates of nephrotoxic medication exposure have reduced rates of acute kidney injury in noncritically ill children. The... Read more ...

Discharge Directly Home From the PICU: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Discharge Directly Home From the PICU: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Objective: Healthcare constraints with decreasing bed availability cause strain in acute care units, and patients are more frequently being discharged directly home. Our... Read more ...

North Korea fires fourth round of missile tests after US-South Korea...

The two missiles were fired eastwards from North Korea's western coast within about 15 minutes of each other. Read more ...

Labia Minora Reduction Using Central Wedge Technique

The central wedge labiaplasty removes a “V” or a pie-slice piece of the most protuberant portion of the labium to make it smaller. The anterior and posterior edges of the... Read more ...