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Healthy Heart in 20s, Better Brain in 40s?

4:00 PM EST. Following lifestyle recommendations in young adulthood pays off later, study says By Dennis Thompson
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JOURNAL UPDATE

Chronic Disease Risk Rises With Even Slow, Steady Weight Gain

7:00 PM EST. As little as 11 pounds gained from early to middle adulthood tied to significantly elevated risk

MONTHLY JOURNAL SUMMARY

June 2017 Briefing - Neurology

July 01, 2017. The Monthly Journal Summary is a single article covering the most important journal articles published in the previous 30 days.


FEATURED ARTICLES

M. Aroon Kamath, M.D.'s avatarThe Wrongly Famous in Medical History

M. Aroon Kamath, M.D..

In medical history, there have been instances wherein, one gained “name” and “fame” for “describing” a particular condition or “performing” a procedure, when in fact, someone else had already described or performed that procedure. Some conditions have been wrongly named after individuals…

Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.'s avatarMassive Recall of Tylenol in USA, UAE and Fiji

Tamer M. Fouad, M.D..

Johnson and Johnson is extending the voluntary recall of certain lots of OTC products in the Americas, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Fiji. This includes Tylenol, Motrin and St. Joseph’s aspirin.


Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.'s avatarStudy links restless leg syndrome with erectile dysfunction in older men

Tamer M. Fouad, M.D..

A study in the journal Sleep shows that erectile dysfunction was more common in older men with restless leg syndrome (RLS) than in those without RLS, and the magnitude of this association increased with a higher frequency of RLS symptoms.



MEDICAL FOCUS

Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.'s avatar

Cluster headache

By Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.

A variety of names have been used for this condition, including Reader’s syndrome, histamine cephalalgia, and sphenopalatine neuralgia. Cluster…

DISCUSSION

Jeffrey A. Gordon, M.D.'s avatar

RE: Aspirin Use as Treatment in Colorectal Cancer: Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks

By Jeffrey A. Gordon, M.D.

Thank you for reading my article.  Interesting theory.  Lots of research is ongoing to figure out the many ways aspirin does it magic.

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