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Repairing Multiple Sclerosis Brain Damage Through Running
This isn’t the first (or second, third, or even 100th) time you’ve heard about the benefits of running. Now, Canadian researchers are optimistic about the possibility that running may also be beneficial for neurodegenerative disorders, such as multiple sclerosis.
Could the interaction of Zika virus with similar flaviviruses like Dengue and Chikungunya be the reason why Zika virus has turned so virulent after decades of being a minor illness?
About a quarter of stroke patients were diagnosed with depression within two years of their stroke, researchers learned. Additionally, half of the cases of stroke patients who developed depression were diagnosed within the first three months.
Behavioral treatment impacted the children's homework completion and accuracy, researchers found, "whereas long-acting stimulant medication resulted in limited and largely nonsignificant acute effects on homework performance."
Age is more than just a number when it comes to stroke risk in pregnant women. It turns out that younger women are at a disadvantage on this one.
There are many parts of everyday life that can be affected by a patient adjusting their diet. Providers suggesting these changes and patients making the changes over the long term are proving to be harder to accomplish in most cases.
With an aging population dementia and Alzheimer's Disease are becoming growing problems in the medical community. Recent research has shown benefits of diet slowing the progression of these conditions.
People may self-educate and seek support in others with similar diseases and disorders. This may be constructive (e.g., learning grounding techniques to help with anxiety) or harmful (e.g., pro-anorexia pages).
Direct current stimulation can improve certain reaction times in MS patients.

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