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Cardiac Diffusion Tensor Imaging Parameters and Anthropometrics

BY IN health & wellness, MCofNYC On 05-04-2018

Relationship between Cardiac Diffusion Tensor Imaging Parameters and Anthropometrics in Healthy Volunteers Background In vivo cardiac diffusion tensor imaging (cDTI) is uniquely capable of interrogating laminar myocardial dynamics non-invasively. A comprehensive dataset of quantative parameters and comparison with subject anthropometrics [...]

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Masitinib ALS Add-On Therapy

BY IN health & wellness, MCofNYC On 24-03-2018

Masitinib as an add-on therapy to riluzole is beneficial in the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) with acceptable tolerability: Results from a randomized controlled phase 3 trial Objective: Evaluate masitinib plus riluzole (100 mg/kg) in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). [...]

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First Blood Test to Help Diagnose Brain Injuries gets US Okay

BY IN health & wellness, MCofNYC On 21-02-2018

by Lindsey Tanner, AP Medical Writer CHICAGO — Feb 14, 2018, 9:04 PM ET The first blood test to help doctors diagnose traumatic brain injuries has won U.S. government approval. The move means Banyan Biomarkers can commercialize its test, giving [...]

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Cannabinoid May Be First Drug for Sleep Apnea

BY IN MCofNYC On 28-01-2018

By Nancy A. Melville / Medscape – Jan 25, 2018 Dronabinol, a synthetic form of the cannabis compound tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), shows efficacy in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea, possibly representing a first pharmacologic approach to the tough-to-treat, but potentially [...]

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OVERVIEW OF RESTLESS LEGS SYNDROME

BY IN health & wellness, MCofNYC On 03-11-2017

Characterized by an uncomfortable and irresistible urge to move the legs, restless legs syndrome is a sensorimotor disorder involving the nervous system. Restless legs syndrome, also called commonly referred to as RLS or Willis-Ekbom disease, typically worsens when lying or [...]

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One in Five Teens Report a History of Concussion

BY IN MCofNYC On 29-09-2017

About 20% of US adolescents have experienced at least one concussion, and those teens were more likely to play competitive sports than their concussion-free peers, new research suggests. “These findings are consistent with those from emergency department and regional studies [...]

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Medical Marijuana (Cannabis) & MS

BY IN health & wellness On 25-09-2017

The question of whether marijuana — produced from the flowering top of the hemp plant, cannabis sativa — should be used for symptom management in multiple sclerosis (MS) is a complex one. It is generally agreed that better therapies are [...]

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Neurological Aspects of Medical Use of Cannabidiol

BY IN health & wellness, MCofNYC On 19-09-2017

BACKGROUND: Cannabidiol (CBD) is among the major secondary metabolites of Cannabis devoid of the delta-9-tetra-hydrocannabinol psychoactive effects. It is a resorcinol-based compound with a broad spectrum of potential therapeutic properties, including neuroprotective effects in numerous pathological conditions. CBD neuroprotection is [...]

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PAINWeek Abstract Book 2018

BY IN health & wellness, MCofNYC On 04-09-2017

Excerpt : “Misuse/abuse of prescription opioids has been recognized as a public health crisis by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the FDA’s Opioid Action Plan recognizes abuse-deterrent (AD) formulations of opioids as critical to mitigating opioid misuse/abuse. [...]

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The TBI Patient Handbook

BY IN MCofNYC On 08-08-2017

The TBI Patient Handbook: A Guide to Understanding TBI TBI Patient Handbook written by Dr. Ranga Chelva Krishna, a multi-specialist Neurologist aims to serve as a patient primer on Traumatic Brain Injury for those afflicted, as well as their families, [...]

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