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Modifying the Course of Multiple Sclerosis: The Growing Treatment Armamentarium
Balancing the Risks and Rewards of Multiple Sclerosis Medications
There are many factors to consider in treating multiple sclerosis, since patients can suffer relapses, Stephen Krieger, MD, explains.
AAIC: Cataract Surgery a Plus for Patients with Dementia
Along with improving vision, cataract surgery may slow mental decline in people with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia, a new study suggests. The report was scheduled for presentation Sunday at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference, held from July 12 to 17 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Medical Schools Being Challenged to Find Training Sites
Medical schools are working to find solutions to ensure their students can continue to receive clinical training in spite of the escalating shortage of training sites, according to an article published by the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Neural Protein Plays Key Role in Bipolar Disorder
Researchers at Tufts University have further clarified a key protein’s role in bipolar disorder.
To Answer Patient Questions, Physicians Turn to New Information Sources
In a recent survey, physicians identified peer-reviewed journal articles, continuing medical education, evidence-based guidelines, and national experts as the most useful sources of information to stay current on therapeutic advances.
Interrupted Sleep May Be as Bad as Too Little Sleep
Interrupted sleep may be as harmful to cognition and mood as getting too little sleep, according to a study published in the July issue of Sleep Medicine.
Physician Offices Investing in Patient Portals for Electronic Health Records
Practitioners are continuing to invest in electronic health records (EHRs), specifically to improve access for patients, according to an article published June 13 in Medical Economics.
New Insight into Cortisol
Although the healthcare community’s understanding of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis under stress is fairly good, one point has baffled researchers.
Child Abuse Influences Substance Abuse Relapse
Victims of child abuse who become substance abusers are more vulnerable to addiction relapse.
Researchers Say They
A genetic mutation that increases the risk for a certain form of autism and causes specific physical traits and symptoms has been identified by researchers. The findings were published online July 3 in the journal Cell.
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