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Gonadotrophin Treatment Associated with Improved Quality of Life in Men with Hypogonadotrophic Hypogonadism
Patients undergoing two-year gonadotrophin treatment reported significantly improved physical, social, and psychological quality of life scores.
Prehypertension Linked With Increased Risk of Stroke
Prehypertension is associated with increased risk of stroke, according to research published online March 12 in Neurology.
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Most Alcohol-Linked Deaths Occur Among Working-Age Adults
Americans' excessive alcohol use contributes to thousands of deaths each year, and the majority who die are working-age adults, according to a report published in the March 14 issue of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
IOM Recommends Definitions for
Two definitions for chronic multisymptom illness should be used to identify cases of Gulf War illness among Gulf War veterans, according to a report published by the Institute of Medicine.
Health Education Not Routinely Provided to Patients
For patients with chronic disease, health providers do not routinely provide health education, according to a study published March 6 in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Preventing Chronic Disease.
Most Patients Who Have
Just a fifth of people older than 75 years who experience "senior moments" of forgetfulness, memory lapses, and poor judgment go on to develop serious brain-related disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease.
Journal Reports Not Consistent with FDA Studies Database
Inconsistencies between ClinicalTrials.gov and medical journals’ reporting are raising questions about the editing and disseminating process.
Patient with Lupus and HIV Creates Antibodies under Observation
A patient infected with both HIV and lupus still creates broad neutralizing antibodies that react with double stranded DNA, a molecule found in patients who do not have HIV.
Prehospital Stroke Alerts Speed Door-to-Computed Tomography Times
Emergency medical services prenotification regarding the arrival of patients who have had a stroke allows patients to bypass the emergency department and undergo computed tomography in a timely manner, according to a study published in the March issue of Neurosurgery.
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FDA Approves First Migraine-Preventive Medical Device
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Cefaly, the first device for use as a preventive treatment for migraine headache.
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