viernes, 7 de agosto de 2015 Top 10 Viewed Stories 8/7/2015

Medical Breakthroughs: Ivanhoe Insider

This Week's Top 10 Viewed Stories
         1. Prostate Cancer Is Five Different Diseases
July 29, 2015 - Scientists have, for the first time, identified that there are five distinct types of prostate cancer and have found a way to distinguish between them, according to a landmark ...
         2. Coffee Drinking and Risk of Cognitive Impairment
July 28, 2015 - A new study estimates the association between change or constant habits in coffee consumption and the incidence of mild cognitive impairment (MCI), evaluating 1,445 individuals recruited from 5,632 ...
         3. Toxin-Zapping Treatment for the Heart?
MIAMI. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Chelation is a treatment doctors have used for years to remove certain toxins from the body, most often when someone suffers accidental lead poisoning, but for any other treatment, most traditional doctors thought it was a scam or called it “quackery”. A decade long study has now convinced the conventional cardiologist who led it to reconsider chelation for heart disease.
         4. Best Bet for Back Pain? -- Doctor‘s In-depth Interview (2nd week)
Anthony Delitto, PT, PhD, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Pittsburgh, discusses non-surgical options to treating lumbar stenosis.
         5. Missing Piece Surfaces in the Puzzle of Autism
Aug. 4, 2015 - A new gene that plays a crucial role during early development in humans and whose under-expression may induce certain autistic traits has been uncovered by scientists. ...
         6. Diabetics: Don’t Skip Breakfast (2nd week)
July 28, 2015 - A new study reveals how skipping breakfast affects people with type-2 diabetes. According to the researchers, pancreatic beta cells which produce insulin lose their “memory” due to the prolonged ...
         7. Reversing Wernicke Syndrome in Alcoholics 
ST. LOUIS. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- What do pregnant women, alcoholics and morbidly obese people have in common? They are all at risk for a syndrome that could cause brain damage and memory loss. But now there”s a simple solution to help keep them all healthy.
         8. How Mediterranean Lifestyle Decreases CV Disease (2nd week)
July 22, 2015 - A new review article explores the effects of the “ingredients” of Mediterranean lifestyle as a whole on post-meal blood triglyceride levels ...
         9. Alzheimer’s Risk Assessment (2nd week)
BIRMINGHAM. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. One in three seniors will die with it. Yet almost half of the people with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers never know they have it. A first-of-its kind risk assessment clinic is now providing detailed information to healthy adults about their Alzheimer’s risk.
         10. Fragile X Treatment: Medicine”s Next Big Thing?
ST. LOUIS. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Fragile X syndrome is a genetic condition that causes intellectual disability, learning challenges, autism and behavioral problems. It occurs in more boys than girls and you may be a carrier of the gene and not show any signs or symptoms. Now, medicine”s next big thing may open the door for treating the most common cause of this condition.

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