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Decline in Stroke Incidence for Senior Medicare Beneficiaries
In the Medicare population aged 65 years and older there was a decrease in incidence strokes and in mortality from strokes from 1988 to 2008, according to research published in the July issue of The American Journal of Medicine.
Drug Could Slow Progression of Parkinson
An anti-inflammatory drug could go a long way in helping patients deal with some of the most difficult complications of Parkinson’s disease, according to researchers at Emory University.
Access for Pharmaceutical Sales Representatives Continuing to Decline
Pharmaceutical sales representatives' access to physicians is continuing to decrease, even in previously rep-friendly specialties, according to a report published by ZS Associates.
Human Brain Has Coping Mechanism for Dehydration
Although dehydration significantly reduces blood flow to the brain, researchers in England have found that the brain compensates by increasing the amount of oxygen it extracts from the blood. The findings were published recently in the Journal of Physiology.
AAP Updates Recommendations for Meningococcal Vaccines
New recommendations are presented for meningococcal vaccination in a policy statement published online July 28 in Pediatrics.
Survey Identifies Patients
Most Americans focus on provider quality related to doctor-patient interactions rather than effectiveness of care when defining provider quality, according to a report published by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
More than 10 Million Americans Gained Health Coverage under ACA
During the first open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act, more than 10 million Americans gained health insurance coverage.
Multiple Sclerosis Care Costs Up 60% in 7 Years
Over the past 7 years, multiple sclerosis (MS) care costs rose 60% and were driven by common MS sequelae, according to new research.
Summer Viruses No Match for Seasonal Fun
Although headlines across the country show new reasons why people need to be aware of dangers in the great outdoors, there is considerable evidence that summer days and nights can continue to be a time of great enjoyment.
Number of Uninsured Down after Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment
There has been a decrease in the number of uninsured following the open enrollment period of the Affordable Care Act, according to a report published online July 23 in the New England Journal of Medicine.
American Academy of Neurology 2013 Annual Meeting
Pain Week 2013
64th American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting
2012 Annual Meeting of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC)
The 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology
Pain Week 2010
American Academy of Neurology 2009
International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease 2009
American Epilepsy Society 2008
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