Da Vinci's hand impairment caused by nerve damage, not stroke

LakeArrowhead (#1) 71 days ago Science da vincis hand impairment caused nerve damage stroke All   Discuss  | Add To 
A fainting episode causing traumatic nerve damage affecting his right hand could be why Leonardo da Vinci's painting skills were hampered in his late career. While the impairment affected his ability to hold palettes and brushes to paint with his right hand, he was able to continue teaching and drawing with his left hand. According to most authors, the origin of da Vinci's right hand palsy was related to a stroke.

Televiewing predicts social impairment during adolescence

LakeArrowhead (#1) 1005 days ago Science televiewing predicts social impairment adolescence All   Discuss  | Add To 
Young children who watch too much television are at risk of victimization and social isolation, and adopting violent and antisocial behavior toward other students at age 13, new research indicates.

Hearing impairment linked to type 2 diabetes

LakeArrowhead (#1) 1177 days ago Science hearing impairment linked type 2 diabetes All   Discuss  | Add To 
A review of studies of possible linkages between type 2 diabetes and hearing impairment concludes there is compelling evidence that diabetes can damage the auditory system, and that clinicians should include hearing testing in managing type 2 diabetes.

Critical to screen patients with rheumatoid arthritis for hearing impairment

LakeArrowhead (#1) 1179 days ago Science critical screen patients rheumatoid arthritis hearing impairment All   Discuss  | Add To 
The objective of a new review is to evaluate published clinical reports related to hearing impairment in patients with RA. Furthermore, researchers discuss possible pathologies and associated factors as well as new treatment modalities.

Mild TBI linked to eye movement impairment

LakeArrowhead (#1) 1202 days ago Science mild tbi linked eye movement impairment All   Discuss  | Add To 
Mild traumatic brain injuries (TBI) could be linked to eye movement impairment, even beyond the acute stage of injury, according to researchers. These findings indicate a potentially more effective way to identify long-term chronic effects on those with mild TBI.

5 Ways to Cope With Mild Cognitive Impairment

LakeArrowhead (#1) 1424 days ago Health 5 ways cope mild cognitive impairment All   Discuss  | Add To 
The intermediate stage between normal and dementia can be a tough pill to swallow.

Kidney impairment decreases blood flow to the brain, boosting risk of brain disorders

LakeArrowhead (#1) 1438 days ago Science kidney impairment decreases blood flow brain boosting risk brain disorders All   Discuss  | Add To 
Poor kidney function was strongly related to decreased blood flow to the brain, report researchers following a population-based study. Poor kidney function was linked to stroke and dementia most strongly in participants with decreased blood flow to the brain.

Two cultures, same risk for cognitive impairment

LakeArrowhead (#1) 1484 days ago Science cultures risk cognitive impairment All   Discuss  | Add To 
Diabetes is a known risk factor for cognitive decline and dementia, age-related conditions that affect memory and thinking skills. However, little is known about how the diabetes-cognitive decline link compares across cultures.

Study examines association between cholesterol-lowering drugs, memory impairment

LakeArrowhead (#1) 1498 days ago Science study examines association cholesterol-lowering drugs memory impairment All   Discuss  | Add To 
Both statin and nonstatin cholesterol-lowering drugs were associated with memory loss in the first 30 days after patients started taking the medications when compared with nonusers, but researchers suggest the association may have resulted because patients using the medications may have more contact with their physicians and therefore be more likely to detect any memory loss, according to a new article.

Altered pain processing in patients with cognitive impairment

LakeArrowhead (#1) 1507 days ago Science altered pain processing patients cognitive impairment All   Discuss  | Add To 
People with dementia and other forms of cognitive impairment (CI) have altered responses to pain, with many conditions associated with increased pain sensitivity, concludes a new research review.

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