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Gentle touch loses its pleasure in migraine patients

Psychophysical data uncover an interesting aspect of sensorial functioning in migraine patients

Clinical trial examines subconcussive head impacts from soccer

This randomized clinical trial evaluated whether such subconcussive head impacts from soccer-ball headings impaired brain circuitry linking eye and cognitive functions in adult soccer players compared with a control group of players that only kicked the soccer ball.

For guys, height comes with lower dementia risk

Being taller in young adulthood is associated with a lower risk of developing dementia in men, even when accounting for education, intelligence, and family genetics, research finds.
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Ending the patient-practitioner relationship

Breaking up with a patient need not be hard – or permanent. Having a clear strategy and the right paperwork in place to properly discharge patients is an essential component of all healthcare practices. A patient does not need to give any notice to their healthcare provider to terminate the relationship. However, in some circumstances it may be prudent to confirm the patient’s termination of the relationship in writing to avoid a claim of abandonment. Remember, in all cases of discharged patients you will need to keep the file for 16 years, but the patient has a right to the information the file contains. » Read more...

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