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July 26, 2021

Reducing Air Pollution Linked to Lower Dementia Risk Reducing Air Pollution Linked to Lower Dementia Risk

DENVER — Reducing exposure to air pollution may slow brain aging and reduce the risk of dementia, new research reveals. The results have implications for individual […]
July 23, 2021

Statins Again Linked to Lower COVID-19 Mortality Statins Again Linked to Lower COVID-19 Mortality

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Among patients hospitalized for COVID-19, those who had been taking statins had […]
July 23, 2021

More Evidence Ties Hearing Loss to Increased Dementia Risk More Evidence Ties Hearing Loss to Increased Dementia Risk

A large population-based study provides further evidence that hearing loss is a potentially modifiable risk factor for dementia. The new study moves the field forward in […]
July 21, 2021

Can Heparin Play a Role in Stopping COVID-19 Variants? Can Heparin Play a Role in Stopping COVID-19 Variants?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Researchers have identified a new binding site on the spike protein of […]
July 21, 2021

‘New’ Natriuretic Peptide Shows Unique Biomarker Potential ‘New’ Natriuretic Peptide Shows Unique Biomarker Potential

The biomarker C-type natriuretic peptide (CNP) is under exploration as both a risk predictor and a target for new drug development for cardiovascular and renal conditions. […]
July 20, 2021

New Treatment Option for Restless Legs? New Treatment Option for Restless Legs?

The antiplatelet medication dipyridamole reduces motor and sensory symptoms of restless legs syndrome (RLS) and improves sleep duration for treatment-naive patients, results of a small, randomized, placebo-controlled […]
July 16, 2021

AHS Releases Updated Guidance on New Migraine Treatments AHS Releases Updated Guidance on New Migraine Treatments

An updated consensus statement from the American Headache Society (AHS) offers detailed recommendations on the use of novel acute and preventive treatments in adult patients with […]
July 16, 2021

The Genius of Recognizing a Familiar Face The Genius of Recognizing a Familiar Face

That flash of familiarity we feel when we see someone we know has long fascinated and stumped scientists, who have been unable to pinpoint what is […]
July 16, 2021

Ticagrelor Beneficial for Moderate Stroke: New THALES Analysis Ticagrelor Beneficial for Moderate Stroke: New THALES Analysis

For patients with a moderate-size stroke, benefit from ticagrelor plus aspirin was the same as for patients with minor stroke, a new exploratory analysis of the […]
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