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Alzheimer's virtual reality app simulates dementia - BBC News

A virtual reality app aims to provide a sense of what it is like to live with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.  
bbc.co.uk
almost 4 years ago
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Occurrence, Characteristics, and Predictors of Pain in COPD

Pain is a significant, undertreated problem for patients with COPD. Read about the prevalence and characteristics of pain in COPD patients here.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Plantar heel pain

Trial self management for a few months with relative rest, simple analgesia, stretching, weight loss, insoles or arch supports, and footwear modification for patients with plantar fasciitis  
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almost 4 years ago
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GPs told to end “chemical restraint” of people with learning disabilities

GPs have been urged to cut the number of inappropriate prescriptions of psychotropic drugs for people with learning disabilities.  
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almost 4 years ago
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Plantar heel pain

Trial self management for a few months with relative rest, simple analgesia, stretching, weight loss, insoles or arch supports, and footwear modification for patients with plantar fasciitis  
feeds.bmj.com
almost 4 years ago
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Notes from the Field: Investigation of Hepatitis C Virus Transmission Associated with Injection Therapy for Chronic Pain — California, 2015

The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Series is prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  
cdc.gov
almost 4 years ago
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Aura Symptoms Highly Variable in Patients With Migraine

Only about half of patients have nausea during a migraine attack, new prospectively collected data suggest.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Rapid Estrogen Decline Confirmed as Migraine Contributor

A new study suggests that rapid estrogen decline at the end of the menstrual cycle may make women vulnerable to common triggers for migraine attacks.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Migraine, Fibromyalgia Frequently Misdiagnosed as MS

A study found that in some cases patients were treated for MS for years, exposing them to the dangers and costs of disease-modifying therapies.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Experimental Collar Minimizes Effects of Concussion

The collar compresses the jugular vein, increasing blood volume in the cranium and reducing the brain slosh that occurs during traumatic brain injury in contact-sport athletes, new research shows.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Impact of Fibromyalgia in Spondyloarthritis

How does fibromyalgia affect the disease activity and treatment of spondyloarthritis?  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Recent Achievements in Stem Cell-mediated Myelin Repair

Regeneration of myelin presents a promising approach for treating multiple sclerosis. What's the current state of research on the application of stem cell-mediated myelin repair?  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Music May Soothe Anxiety, Pain From Postinfarction Angina in HF

"Our study showed that music can be used therapeutically," said one of the investigators, noting that this is just part of "la dolce vita," or living the good life.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Opioid Analgesics Subpar for Chronic Back Pain

Opioid analgesics are commonly prescribed but fail to have a significant effect, a meta-analysis has found. A pain medication specialist says even with low effect, it should remain a tool in the arsenal.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Stem cells used in stroke treatment - BBC News

A great-grandfather becomes one of the first in the UK to be treated for a stroke, using stem cells.  
bbc.co.uk
almost 4 years ago
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Adverse effects and tolerability of β blockers

Regarding side effects and tolerability of β blockers, Kotecha and colleagues state: “Although β blockers are often associated with side effects, data from randomised trials consistently show no true difference compared with placebo in dizziness, diarrhoea, increased blood sugar concentration, or depression …  
feeds.bmj.com
almost 4 years ago
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Adverse effects and tolerability of β blockers

Regarding side effects and tolerability of β blockers, Kotecha and colleagues state: “Although β blockers are often associated with side effects, data from randomised trials consistently show no true difference compared with placebo in dizziness, diarrhoea, increased blood sugar concentration, or depression …  
feeds.bmj.com
almost 4 years ago
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Spina bifida: Parents hope surgery in womb will help son walk - BBC News

The parents of a baby with spina bifida say they hope that pioneering surgery he received while still in the womb will help him to walk.  
bbc.co.uk
almost 4 years ago
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Adverse effects and tolerability of β blockers

Regarding side effects and tolerability of β blockers, Kotecha and colleagues state: “Although β blockers are often associated with side effects, data from randomised trials consistently show no true difference compared with placebo in dizziness, diarrhoea, increased blood sugar concentration, or depression …  
feeds.bmj.com
almost 4 years ago
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Risk for Febrile Seizure After Multiple Vaccines Is Low

The incidence of febrile seizures in children 6 to 23 months of age increased when multiple vaccines are given at once, but the absolute risk remains low, according to new data.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago