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Damage to specific brain regions may be linked to the prognosis of concussion patients with vestibulopathy, according to a study published online April 14 in Radiology.
With the resignation of US Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Friday, the Affordable Care Act will get a fresh face. But turning around public perception of the controversial health care reform law in a politically charged mid-term election year poses an enormous challenge for the department's next leader, policy experts said.
By Jackie Syrop
Stem cells from bone marrow may be beneficial in recovery from stroke, according to a new analysis of published research.
By Jeannette Wick
Despite the generally positive history of deep brain stimulation, patients often have preconceptions about the procedure, especially its risks.
By Jackie Syrop
An unexpectedly high number of cases of thrombotic microangiopathy has been reported in a small number of multiple sclerosis patients who are taking Rebif (interferon beta 1-alpha).
Older African-Americans may be disproportionately burdened by Alzheimer's disease, according to a study published in the April issue of Health Affairs.
By Jackie Syrop
Yale University researchers have found a single “switch” in the brains of patients with epilepsy that determines whether an epileptic seizure will be mild or trigger a dangerous, debilitating loss of consciousness.
By Katie Eder, Managing Editor
Noting the management and treatment of postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) are currently subpar in the primary care setting, 2 researchers recently reviewed and outlined key clinical considerations for the chronic neuropathic pain syndrome.
By Debra Wood, RN
Thorough screening, advance planning, careful medication selection, and caregiver education and training are the keys to effective management of patients with Alzheimer’s disease.
For older women with probable mild cognitive impairment, aerobic training is associated with increased hippocampal volume, according to research published online April 7 in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.
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Physicians have a much larger impact on the nation beyond simply providing care. They contributed $1.6 trillion in economic activitiy and support nearly 10 million jobs nationwide.
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