Good research has shown that diabetes is linked to heightened risk for brain atrophy, white matter abnormalities, and cognitive impairment. It's a risk factor for dementia, especially if the diabetes is classified as type 2.
Men over the age of 50 who have human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and who are adherent to an antiretroviral therapy (ART) regimen are at risk for cognitive decline, according to the results of a recent study.
It has been many years since Howard Schatz was a practicing physician and while he said the retina specialty has changed he has also seen the field of photography change as digital passes the age of film.
It was supposed to be just a one year sabbatical for Howard Schatz to take a break from his work as a retina specialist and enjoy what had become a growing hobby of photography. More than two decades later Schatz said he misses some parts of practice but is greatly enjoying what has become a second career.
There are differences in the tissue sodium signal and the fluid-attenuated sodium signal in the brain lesions of patients with acute multiple sclerosis (MS) and those with chronic MS, according to a recent study.
Quantitative magnetic resonance imaging (qMRI) may be a good tool for assessing disease status among patients with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS), according to the results of a study published in the journal PLOS One