New Orleans, LA – Dr. John England, professor and chair of Neurology at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, and colleagues in Honduras and Venezuela have reported a new neurological complication of infection with the Zika virus. They described the first confirmed case of Zika-associated sensory polyneuropathy in a paper published online by the Journal of the Neurological Sciences.
LONDON, ONT. – Researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute has developed clinical practice guidelines for managing neuropathic pain with patients who have experienced a spinal cord injury (SCI). Lawson Health claims the document is the first of its kind in Canada.
To reduce the health and injury risks of prolonged sitting, workers should change postures often and aim to stand for an equal amount of time that they spend sitting over the course of a work day.
HALIFAX – It's a quandary for health-care professionals that has caught the attention of experts across the country: should family members and loved ones be told about a patient's struggle with mental-health issues?
Over the past several years, health disciplines of all kinds have been undergoing a revolution. Physicians and practitioners of all stripes are now calling for more integrated and holistic, systems-based approaches that address underlying root causes rather than symptoms. While this call for an interdisciplinary approach is now widely popular among health-care professionals, the appreciation of the interdisciplinary movement started with the introduction of functional medicine as a formal medical theory.
Here are five things to know about the Zika virus and its rapid and explosive spread in the Americas, which the World Health Organization calls a global emergency that poses a public health threat to other parts of the world.
When actor Will Smith plays a forensic pathologist who discovers neurological deterioration similar to Alzheimer's disease in the brain of a former NFL football player, the world pays attention.
How many times have we heard the diagnosis, "non-specific back pain" or "mechanical back pain"? Some patients have been scarred with the highly iatrogenic radiological diagnosis of "degenerative disc disease." Often, patients do not understand the cause of their pain, nor do they have a solid direction of what to do. Too often, they feel helpless and are forced to just live with the pain.
VICTORIA – Health Minister Terry Lake says he wants British Columbia's seniors to have more flexibility to live independently before their only option is full-time residential care.
The Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics (JMPT), the official scientific journal of the American Chiropractic Association (ACA), published an update to a previously issued evidence-based clinical practice guideline on chiropractic management of low-back pain (LBP). The update, which revised and combined three previous guidelines, supports that doctors of chiropractic (DCs) are well-suited to diagnose, treat, co-manage and manage the treatment of patients with low-back disorders.
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