Neuroscience

Statistics method shows networks differ in epileptic brains

A novel statistical approach to analyzing patients with epilepsy has revealed details about their brains' internal networks. The findings may lead to better understanding and treatment of the disease, according to Rice University ...

Diabetes

Serum trypsinogen levels down in type 1 diabetes

(HealthDay)—Patients with type 1 diabetes have significantly lower serum trypsinogen levels than those without type 1 diabetes, according to a study published online Jan. 23 in Diabetes Care.

Diabetes

Adipose tissue insulin resistance up in obese-NGT, IGT, T2DM

(HealthDay)—Resistance to the antilipolytic effect of insulin (Adipo-IR) is increased in obese individuals with normal glucose tolerance (NGT), and in those with impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) and type 2 diabetes (T2DM), ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Antibiotic gel prevents borreliosis resulting from tick bites

An antibiotic gel based on azithromycin, an antibiotic with antibacterial properties, helps to prevent the onset of Lyme borreliosis following a tick bite. That is the finding of a multi-centre international study, in which ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Home-use device safe, effective for periorbital wrinkles

(HealthDay)—A home-use device combining radiofrequency and light-emitting diode energies is safe and efficacious for self-treatment of periorbital wrinkles, according to a study published online Dec. 2 in the Journal of ...

Cardiology

Risk of ischemic, hemorrhagic stroke up with type 1 diabetes

(HealthDay)—The risks of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke are increased with type 1 diabetes, with incrementally increasing risks with increasing hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c), according to a study published in the November issue ...

Neuroscience

Sleep helps process traumatic experiences

If we sleep in the first 24 hours after a traumatic experience, this may help process and integrate the distressing memories more effectively, as researchers from the University of Zurich and the Psychiatric University Hospital ...

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