Progress has been made toward widespread adoption of electronic health records, although there are still barriers to adoption of advanced use of EHRs, according to a report published by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
The risks of marijuana are greatest for teen users, according to an analysis of current data from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) published June 5, 2014 in The New England Journal of Medicine.
Even though the active ingredient in marijuana can be associated with memory impairment, it may slow or halt Alzheimer’s disease.
Peripheral neuropathy was found in a third of HIV patients in a recent study of 58 men with a median age of 36 years.
Men who are socially well-integrated show more than a 2-fold reduced risk of suicide, according to a longitudinal study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
High sodium intake is associated with increased disease activity in multiple sclerosis, according to research published online Aug. 28 in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry.