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Trigeminal nerve stimulation showed efficacy when compared with a similar sham procedure for the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children

Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation Beats Sham Tx for Peds ADHD

Improvement observed in 8- to 12-year-olds with no clinically meaningful adverse events
Cognitive behavioral therapy is an effective nonpharmacologic treatment for insomnia during pregnancy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Effective for Prenatal Insomnia

Women in CBT group had greater reductions in insomnia severity, were likely to have remission
Low scam awareness is associated with an increased risk for Alzheimer disease and mild cognitive impairment among older adults

Low Scam Awareness May Indicate Alzheimer Risk in Seniors

Increased risk for Alzheimer dementia, mild cognitive impairment seen with low scam awareness in seniors
Older adults (aged ≥75 years) undergoing antihypertensive treatment with systolic blood pressure (SBP) >150 mm Hg have less cognitive decline than those with SBP <130 mm Hg

Intensive BP Lowering May Up Cognitive Decline in Elderly

For those on antihypertensive treatment, cognitive decline greater with SBP <130 versus >150 mm Hg

American College of Physicians, April 11-13

The American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 The annual meeting of the American College of Physicians (ACP) was held from April...
Terminally ill adults in New Jersey will soon be allowed to seek medical help to end their lives.

Terminally Ill People in New Jersey Given Right to End Lives

New law allows adults with a prognosis of six months or less to live to get a prescription for life-ending pills
Antiepileptic drug use may increase the risk for pneumonia in patients with Alzheimer disease

AEDs Tied to Higher Pneumonia Risk in Alzheimer Patients

Risk for pneumonia highest within first month of antiepileptic drug use but persists through two years
A new scale for rating the severity of mononucleosis can identify patients at risk for more serious cases

New Scale Helps Identify More Serious Cases of Mononucleosis

Scale identifies college students at increased risk for corticosteroid Rx, chronic fatigue syndrome
Standardizing demographic data can improve the accuracy of patient matching

Standardizing Demographics Ups Accuracy of Patient Matching

Standardization of address and last name improved sensitivity from 81.3 to 91.6 percent
Women with very low low-density lipoprotein cholesterol or low triglycerides have an increased risk for hemorrhagic stroke

Very Low LDL-C, Triglycerides Tied to Hemorrhagic Stroke Risk in Women

Women with very low LDL or triglycerides should be monitored for other modifiable stroke risk factors