Specific nutritional, physical activity guidelines recommended for Becker’s Muscular Dystrophy patients
Explicit and specific nutritional guidelines and physical activity recommendations are needed for patients with Becker’s Muscular Dystrophy, given that fat mass levels are higher in these patients than in healthy individuals, a new study reports.
The use of a 2.8 million probe-chromosomal (2.8 MM probe-CMA) microarray genetic test increases the diagnostic and treatment quality in simulated paediatric cases of developmental disorders, autism spectrum disorders or intellectual disabilities, a new study reports.
In patients receiving palliative care, treatment with oral risperidone or haloperidol does not appear to reduce symptoms of delirium associated with distress, according to a study.
Baseline tumour size and infratentorial localization by MRI predict prognosis and relapse patterns in primary CNS lymphoma (PCNSL), study shows.
Radiotherapy with temozolomide regimen fails to improve overall survival (OS) in anaplastic astrocytoma (AA), a phase III study shows.
Alzheimer's disease (AD) can be differentiated from probable dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) by medial temporal lobe AV-1451 uptake, results of a study show.
While high levels of physical activity may have small cognitive benefits in the elderly, there is a shortage of evidence regarding its efficacy in preventing dementia and cognitive decline, as well as how much physical activity is actually needed to produce beneficial effects, a new systematic review reports.
The combined use of hormonal treatment and the antiepileptic drug vigabatrin may offer better control of infantile spasms within four weeks compared to hormonal therapy alone, according to a recent study. However, researchers noted that this possible “sustained effect” needs to be confirmed after an 18-month follow-up period.
Undergoing surgery with anaesthesia before 4 years of age appears to have a small association with lower school grades at age 16 and lower IQ test scores at military conscription, suggests a study.
Alcohol shows potency when used as an analgesic, delivering clinically meaningful reductions in pain intensity, according to the results of a meta-analysis. This effect potentially contributes to alcohol misuse in patients with persistent pain.