Most patients with spinal cord injury have sleep disordered breathing, according to a study published in the January issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine.
A small study found that patients with severe pain and fibromyalgia syndrome reported a marked reduction in pain with the cholecalciferol supplementation.
For critically ill patients in the intensive care unit, statin use is associated with a reduced risk of delirium, according to a study published online Jan. 17 in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.
A campaign to encourage physicians to disclose potential conflicts of interest has sparked ire from doctors despite evidence that openness improves the doctor-patient relationship, according to a personal view piece published online Jan. 15 in BMJ.
Caffeine enhances memory consolidation when given shortly after a learning task, according to a study published online Jan. 12 in Nature Neuroscience.
A new test to diagnose developmental delays and intellectual disability in children based on genetic abnormalities has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Advanced cognitive training is beneficial for elderly persons, with long-term improvements seen for reasoning and speed-of-processing training, according to a study published online Jan. 13 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
Traumatic brain injury is associated with a higher risk of premature death, especially from suicide, injuries, and assaults, according to a study published online Jan. 15 in JAMA Psychiatry.
Health insurance exchanges in five states with strong enrollment growth are ramping up efforts to reach even more uninsured Americans before the end of the Affordable Care Act's open enrollment period on March 31. The March 31 deadline is for people who want health coverage for 2014.
A reliable set of emotion words have been identified that can serve as a tool for experience-based design questionnaires in health care, according to a study published in the December issue of Healthcare.