Concussion symptoms for children under 13 years old typically last three times longer than they do for older teens and adults, but keeping them out of the classroom during recovery is not necessarily the preferred treatment, according to a comprehensive research review in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association.
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Ipsen announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP), the European Medicines Agency (EMA), provided a positive opinion for Cabometyx® (cabozantinib) as a monotherapy for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in adults who have been previously treated with sorafenib.
Public awareness of urological conditions is alarmingly low throughout Europe. Results of a new international survey of more than 2,500 responders from 5 countries show that women know more about men's health issues than men do, men have poor knowledge of key urological symptoms and don't take early signs of potentially life-threatening urological conditions seriously
The timing of epileptic seizures may be linked to natural circadian rhythms, which may help to guide future treatment options, new research suggests. In what is believed to be the largest study of individual patients' seizure cycles, researchers found that most seizures followed a circadian rhythm.
Some patients experienced weekly and 3-weekly seizure cycles, and some had a combination of daily, weekly, or longer cycles associated with their seizures. This will help guide therapy, and may ultimately allow more tailored therapies to be provided," Cook said. The study was published in Lancet Neurology.
New research from the University of Sydney has found home-based video-game exercises can reduce chronic low back pain in older people by 27%, which is comparable to benefits gained under programs supervised by a physiotherapist.
A protein produced by the human body appears to be a promising new drug candidate to treat conditions that lead to acute renal failure. This is shown by a study conducted at São Paulo State University (UNESP) in São José do Rio Preto, Brazil
For high-risk patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs), ranolazine does not significantly reduce the risk of ventricular tachycardia (VT) or ventricular fibrillation (VF) requiring appropriate ICD therapy, or death. The study was published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Researchers randomized high-risk ICD patients with ischemic or nonischemic cardiomyopathy to 1,000 mg ranolazine twice daily (510 patients) or placebo (502 patients).
It is possible to postpone the introduction of blood transfusions for an average of 17 months for patients with the low-risk variant of MDS blood cancer, provided they are given erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESA), which stimulate the body to produce red blood cells, according to a dissertation at Sahlgrenska Academy, Sweden.
In the brain, as in business, connections are everything. To maintain cellular associates, the outer surface of a neuron, its membrane, must express particular proteins—proverbial hands that reach out and greet nearby cells. And, like a creepily long handshake, surface molecules can overstay their welcome: A protein that lingers too long on the membrane may compromise the connections, or synapses, between cells
Positive And Balancing Selection Associated With Psychiatric Disorders And Human?Unique Personality Traits
Research has revealed the evolution of a gene related to such human-unique psychiatric traits. Human-unique characteristics such as highly social behavior, languages and complex culture have evolved is a long-standing question.
Medical students held meetings across the United States on Monday to call for increased attention to gun violence prevention, including the elimination of a long-standing barrier to federal research in this field.
Increased FDG-PET/CT Pericardial Uptake Identifies Acute Pericarditis Patients at High Risk For Relapse
We aimed to evaluate the prognostic value of FDG pericardial uptake using FDG-PET/CT in patients admitted for acute pericarditis with pericardial effusion