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The accumulating evidence that reduced glucose utilization and deficient energy metabolism occur early in the course of disease, suggests a role for impaired insulin signaling in the pathogenesis of A ...


Treatment with Warfarin ( Coumadin ), an anticoagulant drug, may reduce the risk of stroke by more than two-thirds in patients with atrial fibrillation. An estimated 2,260,000 individuals in the U ...


A research to assess patients considered to have diagnostic criteria for Restless Legs Syndrome ( RLS ) found that the condition is common, under-diagnosed, and can significantly impact sleep and dail ...


Moderately elevated levels of insulin increase the levels of inflammatory markers and beta-amyloid in plasma and in cerebrospinal fluid, and these markers may contribute to Alzheimer’s disease. Con ...


A research, published in the Archives of Neurology, showed that subjects who were obese at midlife had an increased risk for dementia later in life compared to individuals of normal weight. Obesity ...


In a study presented at Chest 2005, the 71st annual international scientific assembly of the American College of Chest Physicians ( ACCP ), adults at risk for restless legs syndrome ( RLS ) were more ...


In addition to traditional risk factors such as diabetes, high blood pressure, age, and race, a particular enzyme and protein found in the blood may help identify middle-aged men and women at increase ...


A systematic review of current evidence has shown that Lidocaine and similar local anesthetics are effective for treating pain that emanates from damaged nerves. Neuropathic pain, which can occur ...


Researchers at Rhode Island Hospital and Brown Medical School have discovered that insulin and its receptors drop significantly in the brain during the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, and that le ...


A team of researchers led by Université Laval and The Hospital for Sick Children has discovered a protein that plays a major role in neuropathic pain. This discovery, published in the Nature, paves ...


Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital ( MGH ) have found the first evidence of a physical abnormality underlying the chronic pain condition called reflex sympathetic dystrophy or complex regio ...


Abnormal glucose metabolism, which occurs when the body has difficulty processing glucose into energy, is twice as common among patients with chronic nerve dysfunction of unknown cause than among the ...


Researchers at the Johns Hopkins and Yale university medical schools have found that a simple blood test to measure uric acid, a measure of kidney function, might reveal a risk factor for cognitive pr ...


A newly developed DNA vaccine appears safe and may produce beneficial changes in the brains and immune systems of individuals with multiple sclerosis. In patients with multiple sclerosis ( MS ), th ...


For patients with chronic kidney disease ( CKD ), the risk of elevated levels of parathyroid hormone ( PTH ), or hyperparathyroidism, increases along with body weight. " We knew that in people with ...