A recent analysis of long-term after-effects of a specific hormone replacement therapy (HRT)—non-physiologic hormones created by Wyeth—finds that a pattern observed while women took the drugs during the famous Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) remains true years later.
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Neurologists from all over the world converged in Washington D.C. last week, with an estimated 13,000 attendees meeting at the 67th annual American Academy of Neurology conference to learn about new research in the field.
ResearchKit is being touted as having immense implications for the future of clinical trials.
A woman who became a bestselling author and wellness advocate after she claimed she healed herself of a brain tumor through a healthy diet recently admitted she never had cancer, according to a magazine investigation published this week.
Air pollution can shrink brains, lead to cognitive problems and even cause silent stokes, according to new research published by Stroke a journal of the American Heart Association.
The future growth of the non-vascular stent market by 2021 will be slower in the US than almost every other major market.
This method is delivering some promising results in early trials.
One of the main sessions at this year’s Experimental Biology Conference in Boston was the Tang Prize Award lecture.
There will be 60,000 annual cases of chronic subdural hematoma (SDH) by 2030, making SDH the U.S.’s most common adult brain surgery disorder, says a new study by New York University (NYU) researchers.
Bones found in an Italian cave over two decades ago might have provided the oldest Neanderthal DNA ever tested.
The team of investigators will present their findings this week at the annual American Academy of Neurology meeting.
Research has shown that drinking two or fewer alcoholic beverages a day may be beneficial for men’s hearts. A new study suggests that danger could be a heartbeat away: more than two drinks a day in middle age may raise men’s stroke risk more than hypertension (high blood pressure, HBP) or diabetes does.
Apple, Johnson & Johnson, and Medtronic will be partners on this program.
As personalized medicine is integrated into mainstream medical treatment, sequencing clinically relevant genes using the latest next generation sequencing (NGS) technologies will prove instrumental in guiding clinicians towards informed treatment decisions.
The brain gets bigger with physical exercise, according to two recent studies.
An international research team has developed a compound that successfully targets and destroys aggregated proteins, leading to hopes for a new class of drugs effective against a multitude of diseases including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.