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Doctors' readings of blood pressure are often higher than measurements made by nurses at the same visit, according to research published in the April issue of the British Journal of General Practice.
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Clue Emerges About Rare Disease Associated with MS Drug
Researchers at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke may have found why patients taking the multiple sclerosis medication natalizumab (Tysabri) have a high risk of developing a rare brain infection that can be fatal.
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NCHS Estimates Health Insurance Coverage for 2013
In the first nine months of 2013, 6.7 percent of children and 20.5 percent of adults were uninsured, according to a study published online March 27 by the National Center for Health Statistics.
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Amino Acid Deficiency Cause of Brain Degeneration in Huntington’s Disease
The loss of the ability to make the amino acid cysteine is the cause of degeneration of the corpus striatum in rodents and people with Huntington’s disease, according to a recent study.
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Integrated Practice Model Can Improve Adherence to Multiple Sclerosis Therapies
Integrated clinical and specialty pharmacy practice model includes an interdisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, and pharmacists.
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Brain Stimulation Improves Quality of Life in Fibromyalgia Patients
Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation may improve quality of life in patients with fibromyalgia, according to research published online March 26 in Neurology.
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Galanin System Genes Linked to Risk of Depression in Stress
Variants of the stress-inducible neuropeptide and cotransmitter in serotonin and norepinephrine neurons, galanin, and its receptors confers increased risk of depression and anxiety among highly stressed individuals, according to a study published online March 24 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
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White House Extends Affordable Care Act Enrollment Deadline
Americans who've started applying for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act but can't complete the process by the March 31 enrollment deadline will be given an extension.
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Variation in Anesthetic Techniques for Carotid Endarterectomy
A majority of anesthesiologists report using intraoperative neuroprotection for carotid endarterectomy, compared to a previous study that reported 22% of anesthesiologists used neuroprotection in 1995.
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1 in 25 Inpatients Has Health Care-Associated Infection Daily
There were an estimated 648,000 patients with 721,800 health care-associated infections in U.S. acute care hospitals in 2011, according to research published in the March 27 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
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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
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American Academy of Neurology 2009
International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease 2009
American Epilepsy Society 2008
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