Ophthalmology

Poor eyesight unfairly mistaken for brain decline

Millions of older people with poor vision are at risk of being misdiagnosed with mild cognitive impairments, according to a new study by the University of South Australia.

Health

How a Southern diet is connected to chronic diseases

Warmer weather brings more opportunities for picnics, barbecues and gatherings around food. But before you reach for a second helping, consider if what you're eating may be increasing your risk for chronic disease.

Neuroscience

Diagnosing sports-related concussions may be harder than thought

The tool being used to diagnose concussions might be overestimating the condition and wrongly identifying symptoms like fatigue and neck pain caused from intense exercise and not a brain injury, according to Rutgers researchers. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Brain stimulation rapidly improves cognitive deficits in long-COVID

Many recovered COVID-19 patients continue to exhibit significant and long-lasting cognitive deficits in memory, attention, language comprehension and multitasking, as well as fatigue. These symptoms can persist for many weeks ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

First signs of MS may often go undiagnosed

Early symptoms of multiple sclerosis may commonly be missed for years before the right diagnosis is made, a new study suggests.

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