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Friday, January 23, 2015
Therapy involving "video feedback" -- where parents watch videos of their interactions with their baby -- might help prevent infants at risk for autism from developing the disorder, according to a study published online Jan. 21 in The Lancet Psychiatry.
Friday, January 23, 2015
Four factors have been identified that affect quality of life from the perspective of people with dementia. The findings were published in the January issue of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
Friday, January 23, 2015
By Adam Hochron
With so many changes in the health care industry, the days of doctors running solo practices in their hometowns seem to be ending as more physicians opt for employment with large health care systems.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Prone sleeping may boost risk of sudden death in epilepsy, with higher risk for patients younger than 40, new research suggests. The findings were published online Jan. 21 in Neurology.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
A therapy that uses patients' own stem cells may be able to reverse some of the effects of multiple sclerosis, a preliminary study suggests. The findings were published in the Jan. 20 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Benefit from routine anticoagulation therapy to reduce risk of ischemic stroke may be unlikely in patients with atrial fibrillation and a CHA2DS2-VASc score of 1, according to a study published in the Jan. 27 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
For fourth-year medical students, working collaboratively is associated with a reduction in diagnostic errors, according to a research letter published in the Jan. 20 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
The terms in health care payer contracts are not immutable, and contracts should be negotiated, according to an article published Jan. 9 in Medical Economics.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Women who harbor the bacteria Helicobacter pylori may be less likely to develop multiple sclerosis, according to a new study published online Jan. 19 in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Many physicians report encountering barriers when referring cancer patients to specialty care, according to research published in the Jan. 1 issue of Cancer.
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