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Patients who had heart attacks during the first COVID-19 lockdown in the UK and Spain are predicted to live 1.5 and 2 years less, respectively, than their pre-COVID counterparts.
Prior to being diagnosed with epilepsy, 5% of people with a type of epilepsy called focal epilepsy had a seizure while driving, according to a new study published in the June 7, 2023, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
Would third- and fourth-graders buy fewer unhealthy snacks if they were more expensive? The answer provided by researchers at the University of Bonn is nuanced: Some elementary school students do actually pay attention to the price.
The medication semaglutide, which is currently used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes and obesity, might also be an effective medication for alcohol dependence.
People who have insomnia symptoms such as trouble falling asleep, staying asleep and waking up too early, may be more likely to have a stroke, according to a study published in the June 7, 2023, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
The relationship between cognitive ability in childhood and financial wellbeing in adulthood varies for different financial measures-;such as savings levels versus having debt-;per a new analysis of nearly 6,000 people.
The risks of exposure to "forever chemicals" start even before birth, a new study confirms, potentially setting up children for future health issues.
A protein found in cells of the hard tick Amblyomma sculptum, the main vector of the bacterium that causes Brazilian spotted fever (also known as Rocky Mountain spotted fever), is essential to the tick's survival while feeding, making it a promising target for development of a vaccine, according to an article published in the journal Parasites & Vectors.
New research led by a University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine team is providing compelling insights into the mechanisms underlying the progression of Huntington's disease in an animal model.
A research team led by the Complexity Science Hub Vienna and the Medical University of Vienna has analyzed the actual prevalence of Type 2 diabetes in Austria for the first time as part of a study.