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October 26, 2022

A Special Part of the Brain Lights Up When We See Food A Special Part of the Brain Lights Up When We See Food

“We eat first with our eyes.”  The Roman foodie Apicius is thought to have uttered those words in the 1st century AD. Now, some 2,000 years […]
October 26, 2022

Novel Approach to TMS May Slow Cognitive Decline in Alzheimer’s Novel Approach to TMS May Slow Cognitive Decline in Alzheimer’s

A novel approach to repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) that targets the precuneus appears to slow the progression of cognitive and functional decline in patients with […]
October 24, 2022

Taking Prescribed Opioids Tied to Low Rates of Illicit Drug Use Taking Prescribed Opioids Tied to Low Rates of Illicit Drug Use

Less than 5% of people whose opioid therapy is managed in a pain management setting test positive for illicit drugs, a new study found. An analysis […]
October 21, 2022

Less Than 5 Hours of Sleep a Night Linked to Chronic Illness Less Than 5 Hours of Sleep a Night Linked to Chronic Illness

Individuals who are middle-aged and older and who sleep 5 hours or less a night may be at risk for an array of serious and chronic […]
October 20, 2022

Video Clues Suggest Dystonia in Cerebral Palsy Video Clues Suggest Dystonia in Cerebral Palsy

CINCINNATI – Dystonia is a frequent complication seen in cerebral palsy, but it often goes undiagnosed. Using a unique video analysis, researchers have identified some movement […]
October 20, 2022

Blood Pressure Meds a Novel Approach to Epilepsy Prevention? Blood Pressure Meds a Novel Approach to Epilepsy Prevention?

For patients with arterial hypertension, treatment with an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) may help protect against epilepsy, results from a large retrospective study show. Investigators found […]
October 20, 2022

Risk Score Refines TIA Management for PCPs, Emergency Docs Risk Score Refines TIA Management for PCPs, Emergency Docs

The authors of a new evidence review recommend the Canadian TIA Risk Score for managing patients who present to the emergency department or physician’s office with […]
October 19, 2022

Exercise Strengthens Cognitive Function in Stroke Patients Exercise Strengthens Cognitive Function in Stroke Patients

Exercise appears to significantly improve cognitive function following a stroke, bringing patients with mild to moderate cognitive impairment back to near normal cognition. Results of a […]
October 17, 2022

No Effect of Diet on Dementia Risk? No Effect of Diet on Dementia Risk?

Contrary to some prior studies, new research suggests that a healthy diet, including the Mediterranean diet, does not reduce dementia risk. After adjusting for relevant demographic […]
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