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Staying Socially Active Nourishes the Aging Brain

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JOURNAL UPDATE

Better Stem Cell Tx Outcomes for Younger MS Patients

8:00 PM EST. Results support additional trials of autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

MONTHLY JOURNAL SUMMARY

January 2017 Briefing - Neurology

February 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

Author: 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

Author: 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

Author: 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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