Eating a small cup of cranberries daily is apparently good for the brain, enhancing memory consolidation and retrieval for everyday events as well as neural functioning in healthy older adults, as shown in a recent study.
Patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis (PD) with cardiovascular disease (CVD) show significantly higher echocardiographic calcium score (ECS) than those without CVD, according to a Singapore study. This indicates a higher vascular calcification burden in the former.
Postmortem interrogation of cardiac implantable electrical devices (CIED) can help pinpoint a patient’s time of death, according to a recent study. While forensic analysis of explanted CIEDs is valid, accuracy of time determination varies across different devices.
In one-fifth of patients, late-onset Pompe disease (LOPD) manifests within 15 years of detection, a recent study has found. Newborn screening (NBS) can help detect LOPD early despite having no symptoms, and may lead to timely treatment administration.