Individuals with hearing difficulties that interfere with daily activities, as reported by their partners or children, appear to have an increased risk of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia, according to a recent study.
Majority of formerly suicidal chronic pain patients do not experience the recurrence of such ideations, a recent study has found. This resilience was more likely to occur in those who are better educated and have a confidant.
Between the two most common invasive monitoring approaches, stereoelectroencephalography (SEEG) leads to fewer surgical resections yet more favourable seizure freedom outcomes in epilepsy patients scheduled to undergo resections compared with subdural electrodes, as reported in a systematic review. Additionally, SEEG is associated with lower morbidity and mortality.
Exposure to antitumour necrosis factor (anti-TNF) for inflammatory bowel disease also confers benefits for the risk of acute arterial events, especially in men with Crohn’s disease (CD), as shown in a recent study.
Women who develop infection during delivery hospitalization are at higher risk of being readmitted for ischaemic stroke within 30 days postpartum, especially those with no hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, a study reports.
High-resistant starch, low-protein flour improves blood glucose and lipid levels among people with early type 2 diabetic neuropathy, as well as improves their ability to prevent antioxidative stress, reports a recent study.
In patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) and stable coronary artery disease (CAD), rivaroxaban monotherapy is noninferior to combination treatment with an antiplatelet therapy in terms of cutting the risk of cardiovascular events and mortality, according to data from the AFIRE trial.