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For patients with ischemic stroke there is considerable variation in the rates of high-intensity computed tomography use, according to a study published online April 8 in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.
By Jackie Syrop
FDG PET may be more accurate than active fMRI scans for showing brain activity consistent with even minimal consciousness, according to a new study.
Rates of diabetes-related complications have declined substantially over the past two decades, according to a study published in the April 17 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
Physicians who use Windows XP in their practices may be affected by Microsoft's recent discontinuation of support for the program, according to an article published April 8 in Medical Economics.
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.
By Niki Katsiki, MSc, PhD, MD, FRSPH, and Dimitri P Mikhailidis, MD, FFPM, FRCP, FRCPath
An examination of the cost-effectiveness of novel oral anticoagulants for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation patients.
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).
Physician's Money Digest
For most Americans, summer is vacation time; however, little else can ruin a trip like getting sick. Often, this is as small as a runny nose and a cough, but sometimes the illnesses travelers pick up can be far more serious.
Focusing only on the number of people who have enrolled for insurance through the exchanges ignores indications that the ACA is failing in its primary mission.