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Article ID: 709768

Have sleep apnea? Using your CPAP device consistently may slow memory loss

American Geriatrics Society

Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) refers to having problems with your memory and decision-making abilities.

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18-Mar-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 709738

Mayo Clinic 研究者识别出或可预测 2 型糖尿病患者是否会患上胰腺癌的基因

Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic 研究者已识别出一个叫做 “UCP-1”的基因,该基因或可预测 2 型糖尿病患者是否会患上胰腺癌。研究结果发表于《Gastroenterology》。

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18-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 709737

Study Aims to Predict Treatment Response in Epilepsy Patients

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

With the aid of $2.5 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Vanderbilt researchers are on a quest to develop early biomarkers of treatment outcomes for patients with temporal lobe epilepsy based on their individual brain networks.

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18-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 708996

Cardiac Procedure Reduces Risk of Dementia in Patients with A-Fib and Carotid Artery Disease Better Than Medications

Intermountain Healthcare

In a new study from the Intermountain Healthcare Heart Institute in Salt Lake City, researchers found that performing catheter ablations on patients who suffer from both atrial fibrillation and carotid arterial disease reduces the risk of dementia and stroke compared to managing their care with medications.

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4-Mar-2019 6:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 709685

AI and MRIs at birth can predict cognitive development at age 2, UNC study finds

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Researchers at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine used MRI brain scans and machine learning techniques at birth to predict cognitive development at age 2 years with 95 percent accuracy.

Released:
15-Mar-2019 8:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 709662

The Sweet Spot: Scientists Discover Taste Center of Human Brain

Cornell University

Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and a new method of statistical analysis, researchers have discovered the taste center in the human brain by uncovering which parts of the brain distinguish different types of tastes.

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14-Mar-2019 2:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 709661

UAB researchers develop new cognitive screening tool

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Researchers at UAB show that a new screening instrument, the Alabama Brief Cognitive Screen, is an effective and useful tool for clinicians to assess the severity of cognitive deficits.

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14-Mar-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 709634

The Medical Minute: Taking the Reins on Multiple Sclerosis

Penn State Health

Multiple sclerosis doesn’t have to be an ending. With proper treatment and management, patients can manage the disease’s often unpredictable nature.

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14-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 709604

Literature Review and Meta-Analysis Analyzes How DSM-5 Diagnostic Criteria For Autism May Affect Diagnosis Rate

Columbia University Irving Medical Center

A five-year follow-up systematic review and meta-analysis of 33 studies—conducted to determine changes in the frequency of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis since the publication of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual 5 (DSM-5)—was published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

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14-Mar-2019 7:30 AM EDT

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