A well-trained team of armed security personnel may improve safety in healthcare facilities, experts say. However, this approach carries risks, and analysts emphasize the need for a multipronged approach to security.
A major trial demonstrated the glucose-lowering drug empagliflozin reduces cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in individuals with Type 2 diabetes and existing cardiovascular disease. Clinicians and researchers discuss how it does so and who is most likely to benefit.
Although it is established that the incidence of epilepsy is higher among individuals with autoimmune disorders — particularly those that directly affect the brain — a Danish study published in Neurology has specifically linked epilepsy risk among children to whether their mothers have rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
Improbable ideas can take off, making investors the newest residents of Easy Street. (Who knew sunglasses for dogs — Doggles — would grow into a $3 million-a-year enterprise for a woman whose border collie was sensitive to light?)
A study in the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience found that a handshake “not only increases the positive effect toward a favorable interaction, but it also diminishes the impact of a negative impression.”