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Marijuana Compound Holds Promise for Alzheimer's Disease
Even though the active ingredient in marijuana can be associated with memory impairment, it may slow or halt Alzheimer’s disease.
Peripheral Neuropathy in a Third of HIV Patients
Peripheral neuropathy was found in a third of HIV patients in a recent study of 58 men with a median age of 36 years.
Prognostic Model Developed for Major Outcomes in Type 1 Diabetes
A prognostic model has been developed and validated which has adequate discrimination for major outcomes in type 1 diabetes, according to a study published online Aug. 28 in Diabetologia.
High Salt Intake May Worsen Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms
High sodium intake is associated with increased disease activity in multiple sclerosis, according to research published online Aug. 28 in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry.
Surgery for Spinal Metasis Up from 2000 to 2009 in US
From 2000 to 2009 there was an increase in surgical treatment for spinal metastasis in the United States, which was accompanied by increased complication rates and costs, according to a study published in the Sept. 1 issue of The Spine Journal.
Factors Identified for Late Hospice Admission for Cancer Patients
For patients with cancer, factors associated with late admission to hospice have been identified, according to a study published online Aug. 25 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Long-term Use of Sulfonylureas Tied to Coronary Heart Disease
Among women with diabetes, long-term use of sulfonylureas is associated with a significantly higher risk of incident coronary heart disease, according to a study published online Aug. 22 in Diabetes Care.
Group-based Intervention Cuts Gestational Weight Gain
A group-based weight management intervention can reduce gestational weight gain for obese women, according to a study published in the September issue of Obesity.