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Nearly All Donated Brains From NFL Players Show CTE

July 25, 2017. 7:00 PM EST. Researchers found evidence of the degenerative brain disease in 110 out of 111 deceased NFL players Read article

OTHER JOURNAL ARTICLES

Food Allergy Can Be Easily Misdiagnosed in Children

July 25, 2017 Food sensitivity and intolerance may be mistaken for allergic reaction, even by doctors

Obesity in Teens Ups Colon, Rectal Cancer Risk in Adulthood

July 25, 2017 Concerns are growing about weight's impact on development of chronic disease, researchers say

ADHD Rx Associated With a Lower Risk for Alcohol, Drug Abuse

July 25, 2017 Linked to a 35 percent lower risk among men and 31 percent lower risk among women

No Need for Obese Patients to Lose Weight Before THR, TKR

July 25, 2017 Obese patients achieve about the same pain relief and improved function as normal-weight patients

Continuing Statin After Adverse Rx Tied to Lower Cardiac Risk

July 25, 2017 Continued statin prescription linked to lower incidence of cardiovascular events and death

Noninvasive Oral Fluid-Based Immunoassay IDs Hepatitis E

July 25, 2017 Assay has high sensitivity and specificity for identifying past and recent HEV infection

More Genetic Tests May Benefit Ashkenazi Jewish Cancer Patients

July 25, 2017 For Ashkenazi Jewish women with breast cancer, mutations identified in other genes, including CHEK2

Vascular Targeted Photodynamic Tx Aids Low-Risk Prostate Cancer

July 25, 2017 Achieves an 82 percent rate of absent clinically significant cancer in treated lobes

Fasting Plasma Glucose, HbA1c Linked to Alzheimer’s in T2DM

July 25, 2017 Independent associations for FPG coefficient of variation and HbA1c CV in patients with T2DM

Health, Economic Costs High for Measles Vaccine Hesitancy

July 24, 2017 A 5 percent drop in coverage could trigger a tripling of measles cases in young children

Mortality, Second Stroke Risk Up for Initially Stable Survivors

July 24, 2017 Ongoing care is essential to prevent recurrence, researchers say

Many Americans Qualify As ‘Overfat’

July 24, 2017 Overfat individuals have excess body fat, regardless of scale/BMI values, researchers say

Immunotherapy Efficacy Up With Gal-1/SIT Co-Administration

July 24, 2017 Suppressed allergic responses in mouse intestine with Gal-1, allergen-specific immunotherapy

Lasting Damage After Monolateral Acute Primary Angle Closure

July 24, 2017 More than half of fellow eyes develop chronic angle closure glaucoma after acute primary angle closure

Poorer Perception of Nasal Function With Poor Mental Health

July 24, 2017 Poorer scores in all patient-reported outcome measures for poor versus good mental health