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March 12, 2020

New Insights Into Vision Problems in Parkinson’s New Insights Into Vision Problems in Parkinson’s

Visual problems are significantly more common in patients with Parkinson disease (PD) and adversely affect quality of life by interfering with normal daily activities, new research […]
March 12, 2020

‘Paramagnetic Rim Sign’ May Help Identify Early MS ‘Paramagnetic Rim Sign’ May Help Identify Early MS

A new marker has been discovered that may give prognostic information about patients with radiologically isolated syndrome ― a condition characterized by incidental MRI abnormalities suggestive […]
March 12, 2020

Benefits of Fish Oil Resurface, but Do They Hold Water? Benefits of Fish Oil Resurface, but Do They Hold Water?

Regular fish oil consumption is linked to a lower risk for all-cause and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality as well CVD events, including stroke and myocardial infarction […]
March 11, 2020

Excessive Sleepiness Linked to Heart Disease, Cancer, Diabetes Excessive Sleepiness Linked to Heart Disease, Cancer, Diabetes

TORONTO, Ontario — Hypersomnolence, or excessive daytime sleepiness, in older adults is a risk factor for developing several serious medical conditions, including hypertension, heart disease, cancer, […]
March 11, 2020

Topline Results Disappoint for Biotin in Progressive MS Topline Results Disappoint for Biotin in Progressive MS

A second phase 3 study of the investigational drug MD1003 (MedDay Pharmaceuticals), a highly concentrated pharmaceutical-grade biotin being studied for multiple sclerosis (MS), did not meet […]
March 11, 2020

Apixaban Preferable to Rivaroxaban in AF? Apixaban Preferable to Rivaroxaban in AF?

Apixaban may be safer and more effective than rivaroxaban for treating nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (AF), a new observational study suggests. The study, one of the largest […]
March 10, 2020

AUGUSTUS: Apixaban Bests Warfarin Despite Prior Stroke AUGUSTUS: Apixaban Bests Warfarin Despite Prior Stroke

LOS ANGELES — The edge that the direct-acting oral anticoagulant apixaban (Eliquis, Bristol-Myers Squibb) has over warfarin for safely preventing ischemic events in patients with atrial […]
March 10, 2020

Lifestyle Changes Reduce AF: AHA Scientific Statement Lifestyle Changes Reduce AF: AHA Scientific Statement

Healthcare providers need to do more to address lifestyle factors for patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart […]
March 9, 2020

Botox: A New Option for Endometriosis Pain? Botox: A New Option for Endometriosis Pain?

NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland – Botulinum toxin injection into the vagina appears to relieve pain associated with endometriosis by relaxing the pelvic floor muscles, new research suggests. […]
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