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HCQ and MS; Guillain-Barre and COVID Vax; Neural Fingerprints Can Tell Who You Are

HCQ and MS; Guillain-Barre and COVID Vax; Neural Fingerprints Can Tell Who You Are

3 hours ago   |   MedPageToday

The antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine was associated with reduced disability worsening in people with primary progressive multiple sclerosis , a phase II trial showed. The...
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Children with disabilities face special back-to-school challenges

8 hours ago   |   News Medical

Christopher Manzo, a boy with curly brown hair and bright-blue-and-yellow glasses, has lived a third of his five years at home because of the pandemic.
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Rewarming after cooling therapy increases the odds of seizures in oxygen-deprived newborns

13 hours ago   |   News Medical

Oxygen-deprived newborns who undergo cooling therapy to protect their brains are at an elevated risk of seizures and brain damage during the rewarming period, which could be a...
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Using EEG in resource-limited areas: comparing qualitative and quantitative interpretation methods in cerebral malaria

16 hours ago   |   Pediatric Neurology

Our goal was to compare the strength of association and predictive ability of qualitative and quantitative EEG factors with the outcomes of death and neurological disability in...
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Semaphorin-plexin signaling: from axonal guidance to a new X-linked intellectual disability syndrome

1 day ago   |   Pediatric Neurology

Semaphorins and plexins are ligands and cell surface receptors that regulate multiple neurodevelopmental processes such as axonal growth and guidance. PLXNA3 is a plexin gene...
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Effects of Opioid-Related Policies on Opioid Utilization, Nature of Medical Care, and Duration of Disability - by David Neumark, Bogdan Savych

1 day ago   |   National Bureau of Economic Research

We examine the effects of must-access prescription drug monitoring programs and recent regulations limiting the duration of initial opioid prescriptions on care received by...
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Nearly one-quarter of US adults have arthritis; 43% of those report activity limitations

Nearly one-quarter of US adults have arthritis; 43% of those report activity limitations

1 day ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

An estimated 58.5 million adults in the United States - nearly one-quarter of the country's adult population - had arthritis, while 25.7 million demonstrated arthritis-related...
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Quitting Smoking Tied to Slower Motor Decline in Multiple Sclerosis

Quitting Smoking Tied to Slower Motor Decline in Multiple Sclerosis

1 day ago   |   MedPageToday

Smoking was linked with worse motor disability in people with multiple sclerosis , but quitting smoking appeared to ameliorate that. In a large observational study of people...
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Rituximab More Effective Than Other MS Treatments?

3 days ago   |   Medscape

Rituximab reduced relapses and MRI activity more effectively than dimethyl fumarate, natalizumab, and injectable therapies in a recent study. Disability did not differ between...
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Aspirin use daily by healthy adults could be harmful

4 days ago   |   News Medical

Scientists determine if the daily use of aspirin prolongs a healthy life span that is defined as being free from dementia and physical disability.
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What Motivates People to Exercise?

What Motivates People to Exercise?

Illness- and death-related messages motivate people to exercise more efficiently. This helps designers of health apps to better understand the types of messages that... Read more ...

UK's daily Covid deaths hit SEVEN-MONTH high of 223 while cases jump 13% in...

UK's daily Covid deaths hit SEVEN-MONTH high of 223 while cases jump 13% in a week to 43,738

Department of Health bosses posted 223 fatalities today, up 23.2 per cent on last Tuesday's figure of 181. It was the highest victim count since March 9, when 231 people died... Read more ...

Who Just Nailed a Backflip, Then Pied Her DWTS Partner in the Face? Suni...

Who Just Nailed a Backflip, Then Pied Her DWTS Partner in the Face? Suni Lee, of Course!

Week after week, all-around Olympic gold medalist Suni Lee brings her gymnastics skills to Dancing With the Stars performances - remember when she did a front flip in heels and... Read more ...

ADHD Comes With So Much Shame And We Need To End That

ADHD Comes With So Much Shame And We Need To End That

If you have a child with ADHD , you know that it is more than just being a bit forgetful and fidgety. ADHD is a complex condition that is different for every person. When you... Read more ...

The Five Types Of ID You Should Digitize ASAP

The Five Types Of ID You Should Digitize ASAP

A few weeks ago, my husband went to a social event in NYC. It was the first time he'd done something like that since the pandemic began. As he was getting ready to go, we... Read more ...

Viral TikTok Theory Suggests Bluey Might Be A Rainbow Baby

Viral TikTok Theory Suggests Bluey Might Be A Rainbow Baby

One parent's theory about Bluey being a rainbow baby is going viral on TikTok, with fellow parents praising the series for how it approaches tough topics for a young... Read more ...

From The Confessional: I'm Parenting A Teenager, And HELP PLEASE

We all know the baby and toddler years are full of endless challenges. There's poop and pee everywhere. They are unpredictable and exhausting. And they are always, always... Read more ...

South African regulator rejects Russia's COVID-19 vaccine

The South African drug regulator has rejected the Russian-made coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V, citing some safety concerns the manufacturer wasn't able to answer Read more ...

This Simple Mental Trick Will Make You Hate Running Less

Think your way into running better. Read more ...

O'Brien on the hunt for online poison pen after Russell

Sydney silk Mark O'Brien doesn't take prisoners. After all, his own website indicates no less than twice that he is “feared”. Read more ...