Biggest Headlines of the Week

 

New Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Treatment

chronic fatigue syndrome treatmentNew research demonstrates that graded exercise self-help in addition to specialist medical care is a more effective chronic fatigue syndrome treatment than specialist medical care alone…[read more]

 

 

 

NOAC: A New Drug Class for Atrial Fibrillation and Venous Thromboembolism

NOACA recently published review analyzed data from multiple studies on the efficacy and safety of a new drug class for the treatment of atrial fibrillation and venous thromboembolism…[read more]

 

 

 

Cognitive Decline Can Be Predicted By Tau Protein Levels

cognitive declineTau proteins might be associated with dementia (including Alzheimer’s disease) as well as mild cognitive impairment and cognitive decline. The current study found that higher levels of total tau in blood plasma were significantly associated with cognitive decline…[read more]

 

 

Vitamin D in Pregnancy Linked to Suboptimal Infant Development

vitamin d in pregnancyA study found that vitamin D level in pregnancy is associated with neurodevelopmental outcomes in the offspring. Children born to women with low levels of vitamin D in pregnancy are more likely to have suboptimal fine- and gross-motor skills…[read more]

 

 

Gut Microbiome Predicts Responses to Different Kinds of Bread

gut microbiomeThe way in which bread affects our bodies is not well understood and debate continues about which kinds of bread are healthier. Korem and colleagues published a study in Cell Metabolism showing that the gut microbiome plays a key role in determining the health…[read more]

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