Today's Health News

Varenicline Seems Safe for Adults Without Depression

Risk for CV, neuropsychiatric hospitalizations lower for varenicline versus nicotine replacement therapy

Eye Movement Training Efficacious for Hemianopic Patients

Objective and subjective measures of visual performance improved with NeuroEyeCoach

Vegetarian Diet Linked to Reduced Ischemic Stroke Risk in Taiwan

Vegetarians had lower ischemic stroke risk in two cohorts, lower hemorrhagic stroke risk in one cohort

Patients Report Cannabis Eases Spasticity in Multiple Sclerosis

More than one-third of MS patients with spasticity report current cannabis use

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