Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) may be delayed or prevented with the consumption of foods high in ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), according to a study published in the July 16 issue of JAMA Neurology.
In an effort to help patients diagnosed with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s disease, drug manufacturer Roche announced the results of a pair of clinical studies on its investigational medication, crenezumab.
Seniors at risk for dementia may help safeguard their memory and ability to think by adopting a healthier lifestyle, a new study from Finland suggests. The study findings were presented this week at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference, held from July 12 to 17 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Even mild traumatic brain injury may cause brain damage and affect thinking and memory, according to a study published online July 16 in Neurology.
A history of a stroke is associated with worse outcomes following elective surgery, according to a study published in the July 16 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
The increasing flow of information as part of health information exchanges raises certain issues for patient consent, according to an article published July 8 in Medical Economics.
Low-dose aspirin can be used for primary cardiovascular prevention for patients at high cardiovascular risk, without increased bleeding risk, according to a review article published in the July 22 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
For middle-aged and older adults, stress, hostility, and depressive symptoms are associated with increased risk of incident stroke and transient ischemic attack, according to a study published online July 10 in Stroke.
The number of new cases of dementia has been declining in recent decades in the United States, Germany, and other developed countries, a trio of new studies shows. The three studies are being presented Tuesday at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference, held from July 12 to 17 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
A telephone-delivered collaborate care management intervention, including automated symptom monitoring with an algorithm-guided stepped care approach to optimizing analgesics, can improve chronic musculoskeletal pain, according to a study published in the July 16 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.