Dr. Jeffrey Saver, MD

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  • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center,UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    FRIDAY, April 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Whether you bust a move, get jiggy with it or just tap a toe or two, something about certain types of popular music makes you want to set your body in motion.

    Now, a new study suggests that a medium amount of offbeat rhythm -- often found in funk...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    WEDNESDAY, April 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Older adults who show signs of apathy tend to have a smaller brain volume than their peers with more vim and vigor, a new study suggests.

    Researchers found that of more than 4,300 older adults, those with at least two symptoms of apathy had sl...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    TUESDAY, April 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Brain scans could help identify comatose patients who have the potential to wake up, a new study suggests.

    Bedside tests are currently the standard means of trying to assess whether or not a comatose person will make some form of recovery. But ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    TUESDAY, April 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Young people who occasionally smoke marijuana may be rewiring their brains, with their pot use causing structural changes to brain regions related to motivation, emotion and reward, a small study says.

    Recreational pot use by a small group of yo...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    MONDAY, April 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Having a copy of a certain gene variant increases women's risk for Alzheimer's disease much more than it does for men, a new study indicates.

    Stanford University researchers analyzed data from more than 8,000 people, most older than 60, who were ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    FRIDAY, April 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Spending a little time each week caring for grandkids may help older women stay mentally sharp, a new study finds.

    But there's a potential downside: Taking care of the grandkids five days a week or more may have a negative impact on brain power, ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Sports Medicine:

    THURSDAY, April 10 (HealthDay News) -- High school athletes who suffer from concussions are complying more with the recommended return-to-play guidelines, according to new research.

    Compliance was tracked from 2005 through 2013, using a database of high school sports-related injuries, sai...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    WEDNESDAY, April 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The scourge of dementia may come with a silver lining: Those with declining memory and thinking skills may be significantly less likely to die from cancer, new research indicates.

    Analyzing more than 2,600 Spaniards over the age of 65, scientis...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    WEDNESDAY, April 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Regular aerobic workouts increase the size of the brain's memory area in older women and may help slow the progression of dementia, according to a small new study.

    It included 86 women, aged 70 to 80, who had mild mem...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Physical Medicine/rehabilitation:

    TUESDAY, April 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Four men paralyzed below the waist have regained some movement in their legs after a series of electrodes implanted along their spinal cord reawakened nerves long thought deadened, researchers are reporting.

    Electrical stimulation of the spinal c...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Emergency Medicine:

    MONDAY, April 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Early signs and symptoms of stroke are often missed by emergency department doctors, a new study finds.

    Every year, tens of thousands of Americans with symptoms such as dizziness or headache are misdiagnosed in the ER in the days or weeks before t...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    MONDAY, April 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In an early test, researchers report they've safely injected stem cells into the brains of 18 patients who had suffered strokes. And two of the patients showed significant improvement.

    All the patients saw some improvement in weakness or paralysis...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Critical Care Medicine:

    MONDAY, April 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- City kids are more likely to suffer concussions playing sports while children in rural areas tend to sustain these head injuries while using dirt bikes and other motorized vehicles, a new Canadian study finds.

    Hockey accounted for 40 percent of th...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Sleep Medicine:

    FRIDAY, April 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Poor sleep is tied to a higher risk of mental decline in older men, according to a new study.

    It included more than 2,800 men, average age 76, in six locations across the United States. Sleep data was collected from the men through a wrist device ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    FRIDAY, April 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Depression may increase the risk of heart failure, a new study suggests.

    Researchers looked at nearly 63,000 people in Norway who underwent physical and mental health assessments.

    Over 11 years, close to 1,500 of the participants developed...Full Article