Neurology

July 18th, 2018 A US study has found that "skinny fat" – the combination of low muscle mass and strength in the context of high fat mass – may be an important predictor of cognitive performance in older adults. While sarcopenia, the loss of muscle tissue that...

May 30th, 2018 Patients with stroke caused by intracerebral haemorrhage may benefit from receiving a drug currently used to treat blood loss from major trauma and bleeding after childbirth, an international trial has revealed. The study, led by experts at The...

May 9th, 2018 A study shows that EEGs accurately predict or rule out autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in infants, even in some as young as 3 months. "EEGs are low-cost, non-invasive and relatively easy to incorporate into well-baby check-ups," says Dr Charles...

May 9th, 2018 Frequent sauna bathing is associated with a more than 60% reduced risk of stroke, according to a 15-year follow-up Finnish study. People taking a sauna 4-7 times a week were 61% less likely to suffer a stroke than those taking a sauna once a...

May 2nd, 2018 Use of certain anticholinergic drugs – that help to control involuntary muscle movements for conditions such as Parkinson’s disease – is associated with an increased risk of dementia, finds a UK study. The study is the largest of its kind to...
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