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Microvascular Endothelial Dysfunction Can Predict Dementia

April 21, 2017. 12:00 PM EST. Midregional pro-atrial natriuretic peptide is predictor of all-cause and vascular dementia Read article

OTHER JOURNAL ARTICLES

Electronic Drug Administration Record App Cuts Errors

April 20, 2017 Decline in rate of medication errors in medication administration recording post-implementation

Circulating Exosomes Have Distinct RNA Profile in MS

April 20, 2017 Serum exosomal expression of four microRNAs significantly decreased during relapse

Slow Processing Speed Predicts Falls in Elderly

April 20, 2017 Processing speed could predict all fall types including costly injurious ones

Non-Invasive Neurotechnology May Help Ease PTSD Symptoms

April 19, 2017 Study is preliminary, but suggests an acoustic 'feedback' technology might help some patients

Potential Benefits, Risks of OpenNotes Discussed

April 19, 2017 Benefits include improved patient engagement, while risks include avoidance of writing candidly

Researchers Warn of Epilepsy in Zika-Infected Infants

April 19, 2017 CDC team says up to half of infants exposed to the virus develop seizures

Differing Statin Guidelines Leave Many Clinicians Uncertain

April 18, 2017 Doctors, patients often confused by conflicting advisories on statin use

Link Between Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy, Autism Challenged

April 18, 2017 After accounting for other factors that increase risk, the association disappeared

Glucose Variation Doesn’t Affect Microvascular Complications

April 18, 2017 Findings, based on quarterly 7-point profiles, show no influence beyond mean glucose in T1DM

Costs Up With Specialist As Predominant Provider of Care

April 18, 2017 For older adults with multimorbidity, specialist PPC also linked to lower continuity of care

Over 20 Percent of Maternal Mortality in Illinois Due to CVD

April 18, 2017 22.2 percent of women died of cardiovascular causes, with cardiomyopathy the most common etiology

Doctors Need to Be Mindful of What They Post on Social Media

April 17, 2017 Investigators find many examples of unprofessional, 'potentially objectionable' behavior online

Dizziness in Parkinson’s May Be Due to Cerebral Hypoperfusion

April 17, 2017 Transcranial Doppler during head-up tilting useful for evaluating dizziness

Major Bleeding Risk From Drugs Similar in Elderly

April 17, 2017 Elderly taking aspirin, clopidogrel have major bleeding similar to that seen with oral anticoagulants

Vaccine-Chemotherapy Combo Promising in Glioblastoma

April 14, 2017 Four of the 11 patients in study survived for more than five years after vaccine/chemo treatment