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Dietary Fatty Acids May Reduce Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
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.
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New Alzheimer
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.
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AAIC: A Healthy Lifestyle May Deflect Dementia
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.
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Brain Damage Seen Even With with Mild Head Injury
Even mild traumatic brain injury may cause brain damage and affect thinking and memory, according to a study published online July 16 in Neurology.
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Stroke History Heightens Risk for Adverse Surgical Outcomes
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.
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Increasing Flow of Information has Impact on Patient Consent
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.
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Review: Aspirin Use in Primary Cardiovascular Prevention
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.
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Increased Stroke Risk with Stress, Hostility, Depression
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.
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AAIC: Alzheimer
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.
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Telecare Intervention Improves Chronic Pain
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.
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American Academy of Neurology 2013 Annual Meeting
PAINWeek 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
PAINWeek 2010
American Academy of Neurology 2009
International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease 2009
American Epilepsy Society 2008
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