Neuroscience

Optic nerve ultrasound may ID increased intracranial pressure

(HealthDay)—Optic nerve ultrasonography can help diagnose increased intracranial pressure with high specificity and sensitivity for patients with traumatic and nontraumatic brain injury, according to a review published ...

Genetics

Genetics may help predict the right blood pressure drug for you

Medication can play a huge role in reducing high blood pressure, a leading cause of stroke, heart attack and other serious health problems. Yet given the wide selection of drugs for doctors to choose from, figuring out which ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Many teens are 'sextortion' targets

(HealthDay)—Parents of teens can add "sextortion" to the list of things to worry about, because a new study shows that 5 percent of teenagers are targets of this cybercrime.

Oncology & Cancer

PSA test often occurs without discussion of benefits, harms

(HealthDay)—Fewer than one in three men screened with the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test for prostate cancer talked about the risks and benefits of the test with their doctor, according to a study published online ...

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