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July 15, 2021

Intensive BP-Lowering for Brain Bleeds Potentially Deadly in CKD Intensive BP-Lowering for Brain Bleeds Potentially Deadly in CKD

Treating intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) with intensive blood-pressure control is potentially deadly in patients with impaired kidney function, new research shows. A post-hoc analysis from the open-label […]
July 15, 2021

Innovative Technology Accurately Predicts Stroke Recovery Innovative Technology Accurately Predicts Stroke Recovery

A new technology that maps the wiring of the brain can predict the course of recovery in patients who have suffered stroke, enabling a more individualized […]
July 14, 2021

FDA Defends AD Drug Approval, Others Say It’s a ‘9/11 Moment’ FDA Defends AD Drug Approval, Others Say It’s a ‘9/11 Moment’

Leaders of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are defending the approval of the controversial Alzheimer’s disease (AD) drug aducanumab (Aduhelm), describing the decision as […]
July 13, 2021

Dance Training ‘Drastically’ Reduces Parkinson’s Progression Dance Training ‘Drastically’ Reduces Parkinson’s Progression

Dancing helps slow the progression of motor and nonmotor symptoms and improves quality of life for patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD), new research shows. Over 3 […]
July 9, 2021

FDA Head Calls for Inquiry Into Agency’s Approval of Aducanumab FDA Head Calls for Inquiry Into Agency’s Approval of Aducanumab

After several weeks of outcry and heated debate over the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) controversial approval of the Alzheimer’s drug aducanumab (Aduhelm), the head […]
July 8, 2021

Governor Signs Law Creating Drug Injection Site Program Governor Signs Law Creating Drug Injection Site Program

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island’s governor has signed into law a bill authorizing the opening of so-called harm reduction centers where people dealing with addiction […]
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 […]
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