March 15, 2023
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Cutting Total Calorie Intake Is More Effective for Weight Loss
Researchers found monitoring total caloric intake may be more effective for losing weight than intermittent fasting.
Can a Blood-Based Test Serve as a Biomarker for Parkinson’s Disease?
The authors of this proof-of-concept study proposed that a noninvasive assay detecting pathology-associated α-synuclein extracted from blood may reveal a reliable biomarker for Parkinson’s disease.
Does Surviving an ECMO Stay Put Patients at Greater Risk for Mental Health Problems?
Survivors of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) demonstrated a modest increase in risk of new mental health diagnoses after discharge vs. ICU survivors who do not undergo ECMO.
Daprodustat can be prescribed to treat anemia caused by chronic kidney disease in adults who have been receiving dialysis for at least four months.
Asymptomatic with Inverted T Waves
The ECG in the figure is from a healthy young adult without symptoms. Clinicians recorded this tracing as part of the patient’s employment physical exam. Is the T wave inversion likely to be a normal variant?