Among older men, higher intake of protein, particularly animal protein, is associated with lower risk of decline in higher-level functional capacity, according to research published in the March issue of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
Recommendations have been developed for management of sport-related concussion. The recommendations have been published online March 7 in the Journal of Athletic Training as a National Athletic Trainers' Association Position Statement.
Interoperability of electronic health record systems is a national priority of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, according to an article published March 4 in Medical Economics.
The design group Artefact is developing an epilepsy-monitoring device that patients could wear as a sticker or bracelet to track all aspects of their condition.
While the peak of the opioid epidemic may now have been reached (according to some), we are not out of the woods. Every decision to start or continue opioid therapy must be careful, deliberate, and weigh benefit against risk, while keeping in mind that risk is not constant/static, but dynamic and evolves through time.
After observing a mother and child with the same disabilities, a team of researchers identified a missing section of chromosome, which proves the disabilities are rooted in genetics.
The incidence of head and neck injuries resulting from participation in extreme sports increased from 2000 to 2011, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, held from March 11 to 15 in New Orleans.
The number of years of football participation is not associated with neurocognitive function in young athletes, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, held from March 11 to 15 in New Orleans.
Patients undergoing two-year gonadotrophin treatment reported significantly improved physical, social, and psychological quality of life scores.
Prehypertension is associated with increased risk of stroke, according to research published online March 12 in Neurology.