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Posts Tagged ‘Kristina Fiore’

By On December 4th, 2013

Brain Iron Could Be a Valuable Biomarker for ADHD

Low levels of iron in the brain could be a signal for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to new research reported at the Radiological Society of North America meeting. Kristina Fiore reports a small study of children and adolescents with ADHD, led by Vitria Adisetiyo, Ph.D, found that those who have never received medication for…

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By On February 27th, 2013

Early Parkinson’s Treatment Options Now Include Neurostimulation

Neurostimulation is an accepted form of treatment for advanced Parkinson’s disease, but a recent study confirmed that it can be used in early stages of the disease to improve the quality of life of patients. Kristina Fiore of MedPage Today reports that there is already a faction of doctors across the country that are using neurostimulation…

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By On October 24th, 2012

Illicit and Prescription Drug Abuse Trending in Opposite Directions

Recent data collected between 2007 and 2009 suggests that while the abuse of illicit drugs such as marijuana, cocaine and heroin has seen a dramatic decline, abuse of prescription drugs, specifically oxycodone, has steadily risen. This from a study of emergency department visits in 11 major metropolitan areas. As reported by Kristina Fiore for MedPage…

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