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Being fit throughout life brings benefits in older age, study finds

Being fitter in midlife is associated with a lower risk of stroke after age 65, independent of traditional risk factors such as high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes, says a new study published in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke.1  
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Being fit throughout life brings benefits in older age, study finds

Being fitter in midlife is associated with a lower risk of stroke after age 65, independent of traditional risk factors such as high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes, says a new study published in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke.1  
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Delirium and agitation at the end of life

Consider low dose haloperidol first line in people with delirium who are distressed or considered a risk to themselves or others, and in whom conservative management is ineffective or inappropriate  
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Delirium and agitation at the end of life

Consider low dose haloperidol first line in people with delirium who are distressed or considered a risk to themselves or others, and in whom conservative management is ineffective or inappropriate  
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Delirium and agitation at the end of life

Consider low dose haloperidol first line in people with delirium who are distressed or considered a risk to themselves or others, and in whom conservative management is ineffective or inappropriate  
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Delirium and agitation at the end of life

Consider low dose haloperidol first line in people with delirium who are distressed or considered a risk to themselves or others, and in whom conservative management is ineffective or inappropriate  
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“Impressive results” in stem cell treatment for multiple sclerosis

Aggressive immunosuppression followed by autologous haematopoietic stem cell transplantation (aHSCT) halted clinical relapses and the development of new brain lesions for a prolonged period in most patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) taking part in a small early stage trial, results published in the Lancet have shown.1  
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“Impressive results” in stem cell treatment for multiple sclerosis

Aggressive immunosuppression followed by autologous haematopoietic stem cell transplantation (aHSCT) halted clinical relapses and the development of new brain lesions for a prolonged period in most patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) taking part in a small early stage trial, results published in the Lancet have shown.1  
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“Impressive results” in stem cell treatment for multiple sclerosis

Aggressive immunosuppression followed by autologous haematopoietic stem cell transplantation (aHSCT) halted clinical relapses and the development of new brain lesions for a prolonged period in most patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) taking part in a small early stage trial, results published in the Lancet have shown.1  
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“Impressive results” in stem cell treatment for multiple sclerosis

Aggressive immunosuppression followed by autologous haematopoietic stem cell transplantation (aHSCT) halted clinical relapses and the development of new brain lesions for a prolonged period in most patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) taking part in a small early stage trial, results published in the Lancet have shown.1  
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Schizophrenic Brain Tries to Heal Itself

A novel neuroimaging study suggests that the schizophrenic brain has the ability to repair itself, a finding that may point to new avenues of treatment.  
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over 3 years ago
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Racial Disparities in Stroke Death Reflect Risk, Not Care

New REGARDS data show that differences in stroke mortality between black and white stroke patients are driven by stroke risk profiles, not inferior care, underlining the need for primary prevention.  
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over 3 years ago
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Metformin Linked to Lower Neurodegenerative Disease Risk

A retrospective study finds lower rates of dementia, Alzheimer's, and Parkinson's disease in diabetes patients who were long-term users of metformin.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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UMEM Educational Pearls - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

A 2014 study looked at adolescent patients treated in a headache clinic with chronic post traumatic headaches (concussion headaches)  
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Imaging Case of the Week 209

The following right shoulder x-rays are from a 50 year old with right shoulder pain following a seizure activity. What can be noted?Answer will be posted mid-week.  
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over 3 years ago
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Frontotemporal Dementia: Identification and Management

Frontotemporal dementia is a leading cause of early-onset dementia. How do providers differentiate frontotemporal dementia from other dementias and psychological disorders?  
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Air pollution is a leading risk factor for stroke, global study shows

Air pollution, including environmental and household pollution, is a leading risk factor for stroke and is associated with nearly one in three strokes worldwide, a large study has shown.1  
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Air pollution is a leading risk factor for stroke, global study shows

Air pollution, including environmental and household pollution, is a leading risk factor for stroke and is associated with nearly one in three strokes worldwide, a large study has shown.1  
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Photophobia and a painful rash

A 62 year old woman presented to eye casualty with a 10 day history of a left sided headache. Two days after her headache started she developed a painful and pruritic left sided rash. During the 24 hours before presentation, her left eye had become injected, painful, and photophobic.  
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Seizures

Seizures happen when the brain has a burst of abnormal electrical signals for a short period of time. This video explains why they occur and what treatments ...  
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over 3 years ago