A recent systematic review and meta-analysis has revealed that about one in three adults with cerebral palsy are hypertensive, which stresses the importance of clinical screening for blood pressure (BP) in these individuals beginning in young adulthood.
Wearable inertial sensors can detect gait disturbances with high sensitivity even during the early stages of multiple sclerosis (MS), where established clinical global scales may miss slight deviations in gait, according to a recent study.
Swapping regular salt for a reduced-sodium salt substitute may cut stroke, major adverse cardiovascular event (MACE)*, and death rates in individuals with a risk of stroke, according to results of the SSaSS** trial.
New drug applications approved by US FDA as of 01-15 September 2021 which
includes New Molecular Entities (NMEs) and new biologics. It does not
include Tentative Approvals. Supplemental approvals may have occurred
since the original approval date.
Spending excessive time being sedentary (≥8 hours/day) is associated with an increased risk of stroke in adults younger than 60 years old, particularly in those who also have little physical activity, a study suggests.
High intake of peanuts is associated with a reduced risk of ischaemic stroke and cardiovascular disease (CVD) among Asians, according to data from the large Japan Public Health Center (JPHC)–based Prospective Study.
The first large-scale population-based study on the association between severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) vaccines and Bell’s palsy finds a small increase in risk of developing the condition among recipients of the CZ02 (CoronaVac) inactivated vaccine.
Researchers from the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) have found an altered and underdeveloped composition of gut microbiome in Chinese children with autism-spectrum disorder (ASD) and identified novel bacterial markers for ASD prediction.