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Use of therapeutic hypothermia associated with lower likelihood of survival following in-hospital cardiac arrest

In a study appearing in JAMA, Paul S. Chan, M.D., of Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute, Kansas City, and colleagues evaluated the association of hypothermia treatment with survival to… Use of therapeutic hypothermia associated with lower likelihood of survival following in-hospital cardiac arrest Source: Medical News Today Updates

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Clinical trial tests spinal manipulation therapy for migraines

Manual-therapy randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are difficult to perform because it’s challenging to conceal a placebo when patients are able to physically feel a treatment that’s being… Clinical trial tests spinal manipulation therapy for migraines Source: Medical News Today Updates

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Rare damaging mutations increase risk for schizophrenia and decrease educational attainment in healthy individuals

Very rare genetic mutations that disrupt the function of genes are common in patients with schizophrenia and are also associated with fewer months of formal education in healthy individuals, report… Rare damaging mutations increase risk for schizophrenia and decrease educational attainment in healthy individuals Source: Medical News Today Updates

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Keeping your synapses sharp: How spermidine reverses age-related memory decline

Synapses, connecting the neurons in our brains, continuously encode new memories, but the ability to form new memories (“learning”) diminishes drastically for many of us as we get older. Keeping your synapses sharp: How spermidine reverses age-related memory decline Source: Medical News Today Updates

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Follow-up of 11 infants with Zika virus identifies neurological impairments

A report on 11 infants in Brazil suggests the term “congenital Zika syndrome” be used to describe such cases because microcephaly (small head circumference) was only one of the clinical signs of… Follow-up of 11 infants with Zika virus identifies neurological impairments Source: Medical News Today Updates

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