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July 8, 2021

Meta-analysis Supports Cardiovascular Benefits of EPA Meta-analysis Supports Cardiovascular Benefits of EPA

Support for a cardiovascular benefit of omega-3 fatty acids, particularly eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), has come from a new systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials. The […]
July 7, 2021

Chronic Stress, Genetics May Raise Alzheimer’s Risk Chronic Stress, Genetics May Raise Alzheimer’s Risk

A review of human and animal epidemiological studies found that long-term stress and genetic factors may act through the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis a pathway in the […]
July 7, 2021

Decline in Function Starts Up to 10 Years Before Stroke Decline in Function Starts Up to 10 Years Before Stroke

A new study has shown that stroke patients had steeper declines in cognition and daily functioning in the preceding 10 years than stroke-free individuals. “Our findings […]
July 2, 2021

Walking Speed Following Stroke a Good Predictor of Recovery? Walking Speed Following Stroke a Good Predictor of Recovery?

Walking speed after stroke may help predict which patients will show greater post-rehab improvement in their ability to simultaneously walk and perform a second task, suggests […]
July 1, 2021

Case Reports Identify Guillain-Barré Variants After COVID Vaccine Case Reports Identify Guillain-Barré Variants After COVID Vaccine

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Guillain-Barré syndrome, a rare peripheral nerve disorder that can occur after certain […]
June 30, 2021

New Details of Myocarditis Linked to COVID Vaccines New Details of Myocarditis Linked to COVID Vaccines

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Further details from multiple cases of myocarditis linked to the Pfizer and […]
June 30, 2021

Magnesium Strongly Tied to Lower Risk for Intracranial Aneurysm Magnesium Strongly Tied to Lower Risk for Intracranial Aneurysm

Higher serum magnesium levels appear to reduce the risk for intracranial aneurysm and aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. The effects may be partially mediated by magnesium’s influence on […]
June 29, 2021

Juul to Pay $40M in N. Carolina Teen Vaping Suit Settlement Juul to Pay $40M in N. Carolina Teen Vaping Suit Settlement

DURHAM N.C. (AP) — Electronic cigarette giant Juul Labs Inc. will pay $40 million to North Carolina and take more action to prevent underage use and […]
June 29, 2021

Stroke Thrombectomy: Removing Clot on First Attempt Is Key Stroke Thrombectomy: Removing Clot on First Attempt Is Key

For patients with acute ischemic stroke who undergo thrombectomy, an increase in the number of attempts to retrieve the clot is associated with a higher risk […]
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