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Fewer Women in Cardiovascular Trials, but Representation Improving

Representation of women varies with disease and trial characteristics, but overall, men still dominate

Video Game-Like Intervention May Aid Children With ADHD

Attentional functioning improved in four-week trial for children receiving intervention versus control

NIH Toolbox Cognitive Battery Valid in Intellectual Disability

NIHTB-CB is reliable and valid for children and young adults with a mental age older than 5.0 years

Influence of Politics Has Not Waned in Opinions About ACA

Partisan divisions in favorable opinion of the ACA have gotten larger rather than smaller over time

AAN: Cardiovascular Health in 20s Impacts Later Cognition

Cardiovascular health in young adulthood linked to better dynamic cerebral autoregulation in later life

Dementia May Lower Odds of ‘Good Death’ Among Cancer Patients

However, for patients with or without dementia, dying at home tied to greater quality of death

Different Foods Linked to Risk for Ischemic, Hemorrhagic Stroke

Risk for ischemic stroke lower with higher intake of fruit and vegetables, dietary fiber, milk, yogurt, cheese

American Stroke Association, Feb. 19-21

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association International Stroke Conference The annual International Stroke Conference of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association was held from Feb....

USPSTF: Evidence Lacking for Cognitive Impairment Screening

Evidence lacking for screening for community-dwelling older adults with no signs or symptoms

Mistreatment, Discrimination Still Common for Medical Students

Women, racial/ethnic minorities, sexual minorities experience disproportionate mistreatment