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Obesity, Physical Activity Levels Could Impact Risk of Meningioma

Increased body fat may enhance the risk for meningioma while physical activity could decrease likelihood, according to new evidence published in Neurology (September 16). Cond…

New Report Examines Economic Factors of Rising Rates of Alzheimer’s Disease

The number of people with Alzheimer’s disease is expected to reach nearly 30 million in the Americas by 2050, according to a new report from Alzheimer’s Disease Internatio…

Risk of Developing Parkinson’s Disease Higher Among Asthma Patients

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Neurology Device Market to Reach $13.6 Billion by 2019

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Near-Infrared Light Found Beneficial for TBI with Minimal Skin Irritation

For patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI), near-infrared light (NIR) may accelerate regeneration of the brain cells’ functionality with minimal skin irritation. In…

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Open Payments Update: Will More Data + More Errors = More Physician Peril?

An early look at samples from the full 2014 Open Payments records suggests that physicians must be ready to review and dispute their records before they go public.

Open Payments Errors Could Put Physicians in a Bad Light

As the Open Payments website becomes more user-friendly, physicians must ensure their disclosures are accurate, or risk misinterpretation.


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