May 23, 2019
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis research reveals new treatment approach
Study provides an important new perspective into the mechanisms that may drive ALS and a potential therapeutic direction.
May 22, 2019
Aspirin green light for brain bleed stroke patients
Those who suffer a stroke caused by bleeding in the brain can take common medicines without raising their risk of another stroke.
May 21, 2019
New opioid speeds up recovery without increasing pain sensitivity or risk of chronic pain
Researchers develop nonaddictive painkiller that works as well as morphine but also diminishes inflammation, reduces recovery time, and prevents relapse to chronic pain.
May 20, 2019
Sleep problems in teenagers reversed in just one week by limiting screen use
Limiting exposure to blue-light emitting devices in the evening can improve sleep quality and reduce symptoms of fatigue, lack of concentration, and bad mood.
May 17, 2019
FDA approves first anticoagulant to treat potentially life-threatening blood clots in children
First anticoagulant indicated for pediatric patients approved by the FDA.
May 16, 2019
Inflammation induces anhedonia in women but not men
Effect of inflammation on a core symptom of depression helps explain higher rates of the disorder in women than men.
May 15, 2019
What’s causing your vertigo? Goggles may help with diagnosis
Goggles that measure eye movements during an episode of vertigo may help more accurately diagnose which type of vertigo a person has.
May 14, 2019
Risk of cardiovascular complications post-surgery doubles for patients with sleep apnea
Patients who have severe obstructive sleep apnea have a significantly higher risk of complications related to their heart in the first 30 days after major surgery.
May 13, 2019
New tool to predict epileptic seizures in pregnancy could save lives
New risk calculator for pregnant women with epilepsy has been found to accurately predict the risk of seizures during pregnancy and could save the lives of mothers and babies.
May 10, 2019
Statins’ potential to treat MS unrelated to lowering cholesterol
Widely prescribed statin can medically help patients with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis.