Medical research

Scientists identify the causes of cortisone induced side effects

Patients undergoing long-term treatment with steroids may suffer from metabolic side effects. Researchers at the Helmholtz Zentrum München and the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich (LMU), partners in the German Center ...

Neuroscience

Resynchronizing neurons to erase schizophrenia

Schizophrenia, an often severe and disabling psychiatric disorder, affects approximately 1 percent of the world's population. While research over the past few years has suggested that desynchronization of neurons may be the ...

Cardiology

Ischemic outcomes don't vary with gender in ACS patients

(HealthDay)—For acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and receiving clopidogrel, prasugrel, or ticagrelor, ischemic outcome does not differ by gender, according to a ...

Cardiology

Coenzyme Q10 doesn't prevent periprocedural myocardial injury

(HealthDay)—Pre-treatment with coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) before elective percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) does not reduce periprocedural myocardial injury (PMI), but does significantly decrease high-sensitivity C-reactive ...

Cardiology

Nutraceuticals alone or with ezetimibe aid in dyslipidemia

(HealthDay)—For statin-intolerant patients with dyslipidemia with ischemic heart disease treated with percutaneous coronary intervention, nutraceuticals alone or in combination with ezetimibe improve the lipid profile, ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Home-based treatment of autism

Much can still be done to improve autism treatment besides finding a cure. The MICHELANGELO project, which ended in March, has developed a set of technologies for personalised, home-based behaviour monitoring and treatment ...

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