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Decrease in Fatal Strokes Related to Decrease in Smoking Rates?
  |  Rachel Lutz
In Finland, subarachnoid hemorrhage prevalence decreased by 45 percent and 38 percent among women and men under age 50 years, respectively. Additionally, in women and men over 50, SAH prevalence decreased by 16 percent and 26 percent, respectively. During the same period, smoking among the population aged 15-64 years decreased by about a third.
Harboring C. difficile Bacteria in the Home
  |  Rachel Lutz
Patients with Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) may pass along the bacteria infection to either pets or children they share a house with, according to a study published in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, the journal of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.
Children with ADHD Avoided Punishment while Playing Games
  |  Rachel Lutz
Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be more sensitive to the cumulative effects of punishment than typically developing children, according to according to findings published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.
Cognitive Impairments in Crohn's Disease Patients
  |  Rachel Lutz
Crohn’s disease can impact brain function in the capacities of slower response times than individuals without Crohn’s, according to findings published in UEG Journal.
How Can Doctors Better Care for COPD Patients?
  |  Rachel Lutz
University of Michigan researchers reviewed previous studies on COPD care and interviewed other contacts in the field to determine major industry challenges facing COPD patients and ways in which doctors and healthcare providers can better assist them.
Ultralow-Dose CT Scan Potentially as Effective as Standard-Dose Scan for Some COPD Patients
  |  Rachel Lutz
New research shows that ultralow-dose CT scans may be a viable means of diagnosing COPD. The study compared results of the ultralow-dose tests alongside those of standard CT tests.
Motivational Health Coaching Reduces COPD Hospital Readmissions
  |  Rachel Lutz
A new study suggests that personal, motivational coaching may reduce instances of e-hospitalization among COPD patients. " It is a process that happens with a patient; it is not something the coach does to a patient,” says that study's lead author.
Multiple Sclerosis Drug Could Be Effective Target for Parkinson's Disease Treatment
  |  Rachel Lutz
Dimethylfumarate, a multiple sclerosis drug metabolite, could be a safe and effective therapy for Parkinson’s disease and slow its onset.
Fasting Cycle Could Reduce Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms
  |  Rachel Lutz
Following a diet that mirrors the habits of fasting can reduce the symptoms of multiple sclerosis.

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