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Frailty Could Increase Susceptibility for Dementia
FDA Approves First Generic Version of Epilepsy Drug Sabril
FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications
Temporary Impairment in HRQOL After Teen Sports Concussion
Nerve Transfer Promising for Acute Flaccid Myelitis Patients
Adoption of Advanced Health IT Capabilities Inconsistent
High Levels of Activity, Motor Ability Linked to Better Cognition
Risk for Conversion of MS Varies With Different Therapies
Stem Cell Transplant Slows Progression of Multiple Sclerosis
Breakdown of Blood-Brain Barrier May Drive Dementia
American College of Physicians Releases 7th Edition of Ethics Manual
Cardiometabolic Risk Up With Tourette, Chronic Tic Disorder
Study Explores Influence of Genetics, Environment in Disease
Terrorist Attack Victims With PTSD Have Higher Cancer Risk
One in Five Back Pain Patients Experience Persistent Pain
Prices Still Explain High U.S. Health Care Spending
Private Equity Acquisition of Physician Practices Discussed
Less Deep Sleep in Elderly Tied to Alzheimer Disease Markers
Obesity Linked to Lower Gray Matter Brain Volume
Increase in Brand-Name Drug Cost Mainly Due to Existing Drugs
Many Female Health Care Workers Live in Poverty
Psychotherapy May Reduce Frequency of Nonepileptic Seizures
No Increased Fall Risk With HTN Treatment in Older Women
Medical Marketing Has Increased in Past 20 Years
Costs Higher for Those With Comorbid Noncommunicable Diseases
AI Technology IDs Genetic Diseases by Analyzing Facial Photos
Cancer Death Rate in U.S. Decreased Continuously From 1991 to 2016
ACA Coverage Gains Could Erode Without Individual Mandate
Single-Family Rooms May Benefit Very Preterm Infants
Racial Differences ID'd in Some Biomarkers of Alzheimer's Disease
Home Monitoring of Lung Function Feasible in Teens With Duchenne
Employment, Earning Losses Noted After Cardiovascular Events
Meta-Analysis: Botulinum A Tops Placebo for Chronic Migraine
Sex Differences ID'd in Response to Glioblastoma Treatment
Prenatal Valproate Exposure Linked to Increased ADHD Risk
Clinical Tool Rapidly Assesses Post-Intensive Care Syndrome
Artificial Intelligence Can Detect, Classify Acute Brain Bleeds
Impaired Cognitive Status Impacts Rehab Potential in SNFs
Higher Risk for Depression, Anxiety Seen With Cerebral Palsy
Low-Priced Generic Drugs Most Likely to Have Shortages
Targeted Muscle Reinnervation Can Reduce Phantom Limb Pain
Oculomotor Response to Head Impacts Studied in Youth Football
Initiative Can Cut Gender Gap in Medical School Faculty Salaries
Study IDs Risk Factors for Violent Sleep Disorder
ACOG: Interpregnancy Period Should Maximize Women's Health
Risk of Arterial Thromboembolic Events Up Prior to Cancer Diagnosis
FDA Warns Companies on Unsafe, Unapproved Stem Cell Treatments
Age, BMI Predict Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment Success
Number of People With Dementia Rose Twofold From 1990 to 2016
Incident Concussion 5.1 Percent Per Season for Youth Football
Mental, Behavior, Developmental Disorders Up With Low-Income
Growth in Use of Telemedicine Seen From 2005 to 2017
Affordable Care Act Sign-Ups Higher Than Expected
Restrictive, Obstructive Lung Disease Linked to Dementia Risk
Global Lifetime Risk for Stroke About 25 Percent in 2016
OCT Imaging Needle Can Detect Blood Vessels in Neurosurgery
Exercise Promotes Executive Functioning in Sedentary Adults
FDA Advisory Panels: Prescribe Naloxone With Opioid Painkillers
Endocrine Tx Does Not Impair Neuropsychological Performance
Several Factors Tied to Early Readmission After Hip Fracture Sx
Modifying Criteria for Amnestic MCI Dx Increases Prognostic Accuracy
Food Allergy Linked to Increased Multiple Sclerosis Activity
Exclusion of Doctors From Public Health Insurance Up 2007 to 2017
Palliative Care in MS Inpatients Rises From 2005 to 2014
Cognitive Decline Similar After Cardiac Surgery, Catheterization
Type 2 Diabetes Risk Lower in Women With Active Migraine
Solriamfetol Feasible for Sleep Apnea-Related Tiredness
Dementia Often Misclassified With Brief Cognitive Assessments
Persistent Discrimination ID'd Among Physician Mothers
Certain Sites of Brain Lesions in MS Tied to Bowel Incontinence
T2DM Linked to Decline in Verbal Memory, Fluency in Older Adults
Medication Errors Resulting in Death Most Common in Elderly
Dementia Risk Up in Women With Military-Linked Risk Factors
Enrollment Under the Affordable Care Act Down From Last Year
2017 Saw Slowing in National Health Care Spending
U.S. Medical Schools See Increase in Diversity
Paid Childbearing Policies Lacking for Residents
Case Numbers of U.S. Children With Polio-Like Illness Hit Record High
Patients May Become Immune to Botulinum Toxin Treatments
Intellectual Engagement Linked to Cognitive Performance Later
Veterans Health Administration Hospitals Outperform Non-VHAs
HIT-Related Stress Linked to Burnout Among Physicians
Tap Water in Neti Pot Linked to Death From Brain-Eating Amoeba
Smoking Linked to Cognitive Dysfunction in Fibromyalgia
Smaller Heads Related to Opioid-Related Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
AHA Scientific Statement: Low Risk of Side Effects for Statins
Most Insured Patients Not Using Online Portals
Lack of Peds Preventive Care Ups Unplanned Hospital Admissions
Functional Nasal Surgery Can Improve Headache Symptoms
FDA Warns of Rare Stroke Risk With Multiple Sclerosis Drug
Migraine With Aura Linked to Increase in Incident A-Fib
Few Physicians Work in Practices That Use Telemedicine
Many Patients Withhold Information From Clinicians
HHS Issues Draft Strategy for Reducing Health IT Burden
Urate Elevation in Potential Tx for Parkinson's Not Tied to HTN
Prevalence of Ever-Diagnosed ASD 2.79 Percent in U.S. Children
CDC: Acute Flaccid Myelitis Cases Appear to Have Peaked for 2018
Risk of Sudden Death in Epilepsy Can Decline Over Time
Case Description Can Reliably Define Acute Flaccid Myelitis
Results of Pediatric Genomic Epilepsy Tests Often Reclassified
Burnout, Satisfaction Vary With Age, Sex Among Neurologists
FDA Approves Firdapse for Rare Autoimmune Disorder
Liquid Biopsy Can Assess Tx Response of Peds Brain Tumors
Monitoring Movement Reflects Efficacy of Mandibular Splint
ADHD Diagnosis, Treatment Up for August-Born Children
Gene Therapy Forms New Polysynaptic Pathways in Parkinson's
Fruits, Veggies, Orange Juice May Protect Men's Memory
Feature Tagging of Home Videos Promising in Autism Diagnosis
FDA to Update Medical Device Approvals Process
RSNA: Refractory Back Pain Responds to CT-Guided Pulsed RF
Risks of Trazodone Similar to Those of Atypical Antipsychotics
Four Principles Underlie Patient and Family Partnership in Care
ACA Coverage Substantial, but Did Not Impact Labor Markets
Estimated 2.5 Percent of U.S. Children Diagnosed With Autism
Ocrelizumab May Help Preserve Hand, Arm Function in PPMS
CDC: U.S. Prevalence of ALS Was 5.2 Per 100,000 in 2015
FDA Approves Drug to Treat Rare Immune Disease
Arterial Stiffness May Predict Dementia Risk
ED Utilization Up for Pediatric mTBI After TBI Legislation
CDC Announces Acute Flaccid Myelitis Task Force
Prenatal Nitric Oxide Exposure Linked to Higher Risk for Autism
Dementia Tied to Mortality in Older Adults With Down Syndrome
MS Relapse Drops During Pregnancy but Rises After
AAP Updates Management of Sport-Related Concussion
CDC: 8.8 Percent Uninsured in U.S. in First Half of 2018
Name-Brand Medications Driving Spike in U.S. Drug Spending
Patient Experiences Shed Light on Diagnostic Errors
Many Patients Do Not Engage Health Care Provider During MS Relapse
AMA to Collect Data on Suicide Among Doctors-in-Training
CDC Probe Continues as Cases of Acute Flaccid Myelitis Rise
AHA: Icosapent Ethyl Cuts CV Risk From Elevated Triglycerides
Repetitive Hits May Predispose Athletes to Concussion
18F-FDG PET Algorithm Allows Early Prediction of Alzheimer's
No Efficacy Signal for Fluoxetine in EV-D68 Acute Flaccid Myelitis
Quitting Cannabis Tied to Improved Memory
Use of Polyetheretherketone Devices May Up Pseudarthrosis
In-Hospital Infection May Up Readmission After Stroke
Concussion-Related Biomarkers Vary Based on Sex, Race
Medicaid Expansion Approved in Three Republican-Leaning States
Short Questionnaire IDs GI Disorders in Children With Autism
CDC: Cases of Polio-Like Illness Still Increasing in the U.S.
Reduced Survival for Patients With Idiopathic Parkinsonism
Fluorescence Can ID High-Grade Glioma During Sx for Brain Tumor
Surgery Restores Boy's Ability to Walk Post-Acute Flaccid Myelitis
Most Meds Affecting Neurotransmitters Not Linked to Autism Risk
Older Paternal Age Linked to Adverse Perinatal Outcomes
Removing Appendix May Lower Risk for Parkinson's Disease
Abnormalities in Genes Linked to IRSP in Alzheimer's Disease
Sign-Up Season Begins on HealthCare.gov
Higher Serum Cortisol Level Linked to Lower Brain Volumes
Social Stigma Worsens Mental Health With Autism
First FDA-Approved Cannabis Drug Now Available in U.S.
Financial Conflicts of Interest Prevalent Among CPG Authors
Sub-Concussive Hits May Not Be Tied to Neurocognitive Changes
AMA Announces Initiative to Reinvent Physician Training
Guidelines Presented for Lumbar Puncture in Alzheimer's Dx
Odds of Overweight/Obesity Up for Children With Autism
Trump Administration Announces Plan to Cut Drug Prices
No Drop Seen in CT Use for Pediatric Head Trauma
Neither Haloperidol, Ziprasidone Shortens Delirium in ICU
Oxygen Saturation Should Not Top 96 Percent in Acutely Ill
Independent Links for Genetics, Lifestyle With Incident Stroke
Half of Women to Develop Stroke, Dementia, or Parkinsonism
Pace of Change Has Accelerated in Alternative Payment Models
Most Supplements Contain Prohibited Stimulants
White House Unveils New Insurance Option for Small Firms
Changes in Nomenclature for Perioperative Cognitive Disorders
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