Noninvasive diffuse correlation spectroscopy used to measure cerebral blood flow may be a useful bedside tool to identify neuronal dysfunction in critically ill patients, preliminary research suggests. First Look
Among adults with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, giving calcium did not improve return of spontaneous circulation, and there was a suggestion of worse outcome, in a new randomized controlled trial. Medscape Medical News
Childhood autism rates are at their highest level since the CDC began tracking the disorder in 2000 – a finding that likely reflects improved diagnosis and not an increase in incidence. Medscape Medical News
People who have both diabetes and hypertension appear to have worse brain structure and cognitive performance than those with just one of these conditions, according to new data from 39,000 individuals. First Look
A non-physician-led program has the potential to expand remote healthcare delivery, increase access to care, reduce health inequities, and improve healthcare quality, researchers report. Medscape Medical News
Brain atrophy can refer to a loss of brain cells or a loss in the number of connections between these cells. In this article, learn about the symptoms of brain atrophy, as well as some causes and treatments.
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