Incidence of Free of Charge Physiotherapy in a Danish National Cohort of Stroke, Parkinson & rsquo;s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis and Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

Source: Clinical Epidemiology - Category: Epidemiology Tags: Clinical Epidemiology Source Type: research

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Authors: Shen CC, Lei KT, Jiang JF, Miao D, Xiong JW Abstract The withdrawal reflex is a defensive reaction to nociceptive stimuli and can be used to regulate locomotor gait during rehabilitation. We investigated the effect of successive needle-pricking of the plantar and dorsal foot surfaces on poststroke lower limb function. Thirty-five hemiplegic patients, within one month after primary stroke, with an affected lower limb (Brunnstrom stage III) were randomly divided into intervention and control groups. Both groups received routine drug treatment, rehabilitation training, and upper limb acupuncture treatment on ...
Source: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med Source Type: research
Abstract Ankle arthrodesis continues to be the golden standard in the treatment of end-stage ankle arthritis. Meticulous soft tissue handling, correct positioning of the foot, and stable fixation are crucial for obtaining a favorable result. With current techniques, mostly internal fixation with screws or plates, union rates between 87 and 100% are reported. Adjacent joint arthritis remains a concern in long-term follow-up, but does not always become symptomatic. It is pre-existing in a substantial number of cases and associated with fusion in less than optimal position, particularly equinus. With arthroscopic art...
Source: Acta Orthopaedica - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tags: Acta Chir Orthop Traumatol Cech Source Type: research
The 389-person clinical trial, which used the rheumatoid arthritis drug Actemra in patients with Covid-associated pneumonia, is part of a "call to action" for more-inclusive drug studies.
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CONCLUSIONS Telemedicine reduced the delay time of STEMI patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. The difference in short-term adverse clinical outcomes was not statistically significant between patients who used the app and those who did not. PMID: 32938901 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Medical Science Monitor - Category: Research Tags: Med Sci Monit Source Type: research
Neuropharmacologist who searched for new gateways for drugs to treat the brain and mindAfflictions of the mind and brain, from stroke to schizophrenia, remain among the most challenging to treat, even after more than half a century of discoveries about the brain ’s biochemistry and how it responds to drugs. The neuropharmacologist Leslie Iversen, who has died aged 82, devoted his career to making sense of the interplay of signalling molecules in the nervous system that might provide sites where drugs could act.After directing laboratories in both the public sector and the pharmaceutical industry, in his later years I...
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Conditions:   Arrhythmias and Pulmonary Hypertension;   Heart Rate Variability and Pulmonary Hypertension;   Right Heart Failure Due to Pulmonary Hypertension Intervention:   Device: Loop recorder implantation Sponsors:   Rigshospitalet, Denmark;   Actelion Recruiting
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In conclusion, the present study demonstrated that TIGIT is a prominent negative immune regulator involved in immunosenescence. This novel finding is highly significant, as targeting TIGIT might be an effective strategy to improve the immune response and decrease age-related comorbidities. Delivery of Extracellular Vesicles as a Potential Basis for Therapies https://www.fightaging.org/archives/2018/01/delivery-of-extracellular-vesicles-as-a-potential-basis-for-therapies/ Here I'll point out a readable open access review paper on the potential use of extracellular vesicles as a basis for therapy: harveste...
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BOSTON (CBS) – Last week WBZ reported on a new innovative building at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. That building opened its doors to patients Monday for the first time and Dr. Mallika Marshall was there to speak to one of those patients and his surgeons who helped make the building a reality. Plymouth’s George Svajian will never forget that one high school football game more than 50 years ago that destroyed his knee. “I went running down the sideline and as soon as put my leg down, the defensive back hit me right here and my knee felt like it went out,” recalls George. After years of cripplin...
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FIGHT AGING! NEWSLETTER June 13th 2016 Fight Aging! provides a weekly digest of news and commentary for thousands of subscribers interested in the latest longevity science: progress towards the medical control of aging in order to prevent age-related frailty, suffering, and disease, as well as improvements in the present understanding of what works and what doesn't work when it comes to extending healthy life. Expect to see summaries of recent advances in medical research, news from the scientific community, advocacy and fundraising initiatives to help speed work on the repair and reversal of aging, links to on...
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Thalidomide and its close analogs (lenalidomide and pomalidomide) are widely used to treat a variety of diseases, such as multiple myeloma and other cancers as well as the symptoms of several inflammatory disorders. However, thalidomide is known for its teratogenic adverse effects when first clinically introduced in the 1950s, and is associated with drowsiness and peripheral neuropathy. Hence, there is intense interest to synthesize, identify and develop safer analogs.Researchers at the National Institute on Aging’s Drug Design and Development Section synthesized novel thalidomide analogs that demonstrate clinical po...
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