Can Brain Waves Predict Cognitive Dysfunction in Parkinson’s?

The study covered in this summary was published on medRxiv.org as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed. Key Takeaway This study demonstrates that cue-evoked midfrontal delta/theta signals were directly related to cognition in patients with Parkinson’s disease. Why This Matters The study provides insight into the nature of low-frequency rhythms that could be used to predict cognitive […]

Continue reading »

New Guidance on Acupuncture, Massage, Yoga for Cancer Pain

New guidelines highlight the role that integrative pain management techniques, such as massage, acupuncture, and music therapy, can play in relieving certain types of cancer pain in adults. The recommendations, published earlier this month in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, represent a joint effort between the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the Society of Integrative Oncology (SIO) to […]

Continue reading »

Eczema cream withdrawal leaves woman unable to leave the house

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a webbrowser thatsupports HTML5video A woman has shared how she couldn’t leave the house or even look at herself in the mirror after experiencing horrific withdrawal symptoms from eczema creams. Daisy Malin, 26, from Teddington, London, was diagnosed with mild eczema as a toddler, which doctors prescribed topical steroid […]

Continue reading »

Acne scars: Is microneedling more effective than chemical peels?

A new study compared two dermatological treatments—microneedling and chemical peels—to see which works best for treating acne scars. The researchers focused on people with darker skin and randomly assigned them to receive one of the two treatments. The participants who received the microneedling treatment had the best results, as 73% of that group saw a marked improvement. While some may […]

Continue reading »

New players in the immune response

The human body contains 600 to 800 lymph nodes, which are specialised organs that trigger immune responses. To be informed about infections in the body, lymph nodes are connected to the individual organs via lymph vessels. From the organs, the lymph vessels transport fluids and special immune cells to the lymph nodes. These immune cells are called dendritic cells; they […]

Continue reading »

WashU Medicine, BJC HealthCare partner with new company to accelerate lifesaving research

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis (WashU Medicine) and BJC HealthCare are joining forces and partnering with CuriMeta, a new company that will accelerate lifesaving research in the fight against chronic and acute diseases that impact our communities. WashU Medicine and BJC HealthCare are engaging in this venture to bring sophisticated data sets in support of research that […]

Continue reading »

COVID-19 risk substantially reduced in seniors who receive 4th mRNA booster

In a recent study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, researchers in Singapore estimated the effectiveness of the second booster (fourth dose) vaccination with messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA) vaccines against symptomatic severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infections with the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant and associated hospitalizations with among individuals aged ≥80 years. The continual emergence of Omicron subvariants […]

Continue reading »
1 2 3 974