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KTVB Boise
Cannabis oil study offers hope to local familyBOISE- Several children in Idaho have been selected to be part of a study focus
Cannabis oil study offers hope to local family
KTVB Boise / Posted 3 days ago
BOISE- Several children in Idaho have been selected to be part of a study focused on a form of cannabis oil and whether or not it helps with seizures. This is a study Gov. Butch Otter has allowed after vetoing a bill last legislative session that... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
People with traumatic brain injuries may have buildup of plaques related to Alzheimer's diseaseA new study suggests that people with brain injuries following head trauma may
People with traumatic brain injuries may have buildup of plaques related to Alzheimer's disease
News-Medical-Net / Posted 4 days ago
A new study suggests that people with brain injuries following head trauma may have buildup of the plaques related to Alzheimer's disease in their brains. The research is published in the February 3, 2016, online issue of Neurology®, the medical... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Parkinson’s Symptoms Have Not Reduced Billy Connolly’s Sense of Humor Legendary comedian Billy Connolly seems to laugh in the face of his Parkinson
Parkinson’s Symptoms Have Not Reduced Billy Connolly’s Sense of Humor
Doctors Health Press / Posted 5 days ago
Legendary comedian Billy Connolly seems to laugh in the face of his Parkinson’s symptoms. In 2013, the 73-year-old comedian and actor was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Brain-derived neurotrophic factor linked to slower cognitive decline in older peopleOlder people with higher amounts of a key protein in their brains also had slow
Brain-derived neurotrophic factor linked to slower cognitive decline in older people
News-Medical-Net / Posted 11 days ago
Older people with higher amounts of a key protein in their brains also had slower decline in their memory and thinking abilities than people with lower amounts of protein from the gene called brain-derived neurotrophic factor, or BDNF, according to a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Yolanda Foster posts pic of Bella Hadid getting Lyme disease treatment'I will not allow them to live a life of pain': Emotional Yolanda Foster posts
Yolanda Foster posts pic of Bella Hadid getting Lyme disease treatment
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
'I will not allow them to live a life of pain': Emotional Yolanda Foster posts picture of daughter Bella Hadid getting treated for chronic Lyme disease amid doubts over diagnosis Yolanda Foster posted an image of her daughter Bella being treated for... Read more
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Daily Mail
Yolanda Foster posts pic of Gigi Hadid getting Lyme disease treatment'I will not allow them to live a life of pain': Emotional Yolanda Foster posts
Yolanda Foster posts pic of Gigi Hadid getting Lyme disease treatment
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
'I will not allow them to live a life of pain': Emotional Yolanda Foster posts picture of daughter Bella Hadid getting treated for chronic Lyme disease It was thought she had been living an elaborate lie when it was claimed her ex husband denied... Read more
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Science Daily
Epilepsy drug could protect nerves from damage in MS: Epilepsy drug could lead to new treatment that protects nerve damage in MS patients, according to researchResearchers, led by Dr Raj Kapoor from the UCL Institute of Neurology, found th
Epilepsy drug could protect nerves from damage in MS: Epilepsy drug could lead to new treatment that protects nerve damage in MS patients, according to research
Science Daily / Posted 13 days ago
Researchers, led by Dr Raj Kapoor from the UCL Institute of Neurology, found the anti-convulsant drug phenytoin protected neural tissue in patients with optic neuritis. Optic neuritis is a symptom of MS which causes the nerves carrying information... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Blacks at Higher Risk for First Stroke A first-of-its-kind study found that young blacks, age 45, are at a three tim
Blacks at Higher Risk for First Stroke
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 14 days ago
A first-of-its-kind study found that young blacks, age 45, are at a three times greater risk of having a first stroke than their white counterparts. However, they may not be at a higher risk for the second... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
Most seniors with signs of memory loss, dementia, don’t get testedScreening seniors early on for memory loss and dementia is of utmost importance
Most seniors with signs of memory loss, dementia, don’t get tested
Bel Marra Health / Posted 15 days ago
Screening seniors early on for memory loss and dementia is of utmost importance as it can help slow down the progression of memory decline and possibly even preserve or reverse some of the damage that has already been done. Families can make plans... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Stenosis could cause cognitive impairmentA symptomatic carotid stenosis may not be asymptomatic after all. Patients with
Stenosis could cause cognitive impairment
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 days ago
A symptomatic carotid stenosis may not be asymptomatic after all. Patients with a stenosis of 50 percent or more performed significantly worse on cognitive tests than did those without. Those cognitive issues were very likely clinically significant... Read more
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Science Daily
Blacks are at higher risk for first stroke, new data showGeorge Howard, DrPH, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Healt
Blacks are at higher risk for first stroke, new data show
Science Daily / Posted 18 days ago
George Howard, DrPH, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health professor, recently published key findings from his ongoing research of the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke Study in Neurology, the medical... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Young blacks at three times greater risk of first stroke than white counterpartsA first-of-its-kind study found that young blacks, age 45, are at a three times
Young blacks at three times greater risk of first stroke than white counterparts
News-Medical-Net / Posted 18 days ago
A first-of-its-kind study found that young blacks, age 45, are at a three times greater risk of having a first stroke than their white counterparts. However, they may not be at a higher risk for the second stroke. George Howard, DrPH, University of... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Study shows African-Americans may not be at higher risk for second strokeEven though young African-Americans are at three times greater risk of a first
Study shows African-Americans may not be at higher risk for second stroke
News-Medical-Net / Posted 18 days ago
Even though young African-Americans are at three times greater risk of a first stroke than their white counterparts, they may not be at a higher risk for a second stroke, according to a study published in the January 20, 2016, online issue of... Read more
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Science Daily
High levels of urate in blood associated with lower risk of Parkinson's diseaseUrate is formed when other chemicals, called purines, are broken down in the bo
High levels of urate in blood associated with lower risk of Parkinson's disease
Science Daily / Posted 25 days ago
Urate is formed when other chemicals, called purines, are broken down in the body. Purines are found in food, and some purines are the building blocks of DNA. Studies have suggested that urate may play a protective role with brain cells. "These... Read more
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iol.co.za
How do we know when death occurs?Washington - The narrow, inscrutable zone between undeniably still here and une
How do we know when death occurs?
iol.co.za / Posted 30 days ago
Washington - The narrow, inscrutable zone between undeniably still here and unequivocally gone includes a range of states that look like life but may not be: a beating heart, a functioning digestive system, even moving fingers and toes. Death is... Read more
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FOX News
US launches study into youth sports concussionsThe U.S. government launched on Monday a sweeping study of rising sports-relate
US launches study into youth sports concussions
FOX News / Posted a month ago
The U.S. government launched on Monday a sweeping study of rising sports-related concussions among the youth, amid concerns that the injuries may have contributed to the suicides of professional football players. The Institute of Medicine, part of... Read more

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