Brain discovery may explain mysterious cell death in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

Scientists at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have identified a potential explanation for the mysterious death of specific brain cells seen in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases. The new research suggests that the cells may die because of naturally occurring gene variation in brain cells that were, until recently, assumed to be genetically identical. This variation – […]

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Only ‘modest’ improvement in heart failure survival rates since 2000

Survival after a diagnosis of heart failure in the United Kingdom has shown only modest improvement in the 21st century and lags behind other serious conditions, such as cancer, finds a large study published by The BMJ today. The findings also show that survival is worse for people requiring admission to hospital around the time of diagnosis, and for those […]

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Study calls on feds to invest in local volunteer disaster response, recovery groups

Data from 2017 Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and California natural disasters highlights key collaboration gaps and better ways to save money, time and lives in future disasters After 2017’s record year of billion-dollar disaster events and additional hurricanes and wildfires during 2018, a new University of Texas at Arlington study found that inconsistent non-profit resources across different jurisdictions impacted disaster […]

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Why do you leave your razor in the shower should Video

To shave in the shower quickly, of course, is practical. But after that, you should leave the shaver in the shower, because the moisture, he is at the right Germ spreader. In the shower, the hair and the body to be washed, and because it is so practical, even shaved the legs. After that, the shaver is mostly just in […]

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EEG-Guided Anesthesia Does Not Cut Postop Delirium in Seniors

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 6, 2019 — For older adults undergoing surgery, electroencephalogram (EEG)-guided anesthetic administration is not associated with a reduction in postoperative delirium, according to a study published in the Feb. 5 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. Troy S. Wildes, M.D., from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and colleagues conducted a randomized […]

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