Dr. Marcio Sotero de Menezes, MD

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study finds no link between vaccines and increased risk of multiple sclerosis or similar nervous system diseases.

    Even though some have questioned whether vaccines -- particularly for hepatitis B and human papillomavirus (HPV) -- might be ...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, Oct. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- If you think teenagers always pay a penalty in performance when they juggle multiple media devices, think again.

    A new study conducted by high school students finds that some youngsters do equally well on tasks when moving between their laptops, s...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    MONDAY, Oct. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A researcher is reporting success in a small study of reversing memory problems associated with early stage Alzheimer's disease by using a complex program of lifestyle changes, supplements and hormones.

    Of the first 10 patients treated, nine repo...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    FRIDAY, Oct. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Brain scans are helping scientists better understand the bond between people and their beloved pets.

    The study included 14 women who had at least one child between the ages of 2 and 10 and one dog that had been in the household for two or more year...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    THURSDAY, Oct. 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A mini-stroke may not cause lasting physical damage, but it could increase your risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a small, new study suggests.

    Almost one-third of patients who suffered a mini-stroke -- known as a transient...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, Oct. 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When the heart's aortic valves cease to work properly, surgeons often use replacement valves to help restore proper cardiac function.

    Now a new study compares two leading types of aortic valve replacements, and finds they have similar performance...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    THURSDAY, Oct. 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The size of the cerebellum in the brains of apes and humans grew six times faster during evolution than previously believed, researchers report.

    The findings suggest that technical intelligence was at least as important as social intelligence in ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    WEDNESDAY, Oct. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Middle-aged women with a neurotic personality style and prolonged stress may have a heightened risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, new research suggests.

    Tracking 800 women over nearly four decades, Swedish scientists found that those who we...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    TUESDAY, Sept. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Teenagers who have experienced a traumatic brain injury are much more likely to engage in a wide range of risky behaviors, Canadian researchers report.

    Both boys and girls were more likely to smoke, use drugs, drink alcohol and get poor grades a...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    THURSDAY, Sept. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A particular brain chemical may help people with Tourette syndrome suppress the disorder's characteristic "tics," scientists report. They hope their discovery paves the way to new therapies for the developmental neurological disorder.

    Tourette...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    MONDAY, Sept. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Two new prescription devices approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) may provide some relief for people with migraine headaches who don't tolerate migraine medications well, according to a new study.

    One...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Neurology:

    MONDAY, Sept. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Measuring how quickly a child's brain processes sounds might help identify the severity of autism, according to a new study.

    Observing children's brainwaves may also allow identification of autism earlier than is currently possible, the study au...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    FRIDAY, Sept. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Your brain structure could help predict how willing you are to take financial risks, a new study suggests.

    Researchers at Yale University found those with greater volume in a part of the brain known as the parietal cortex may be more likely to en...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology/diabetes/metabolism:

    FRIDAY, Sept. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A six-year study of people with type 2 diabetes found that intensively lowering blood pressure had a long-lasting effect in preventing heart attacks, strokes and deaths. But intensive blood sugar control didn't produce those benefits, the researchers fou

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    THURSDAY, Sept. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Just a single dose of a common antidepressant can quickly alter the way brain cells communicate with one another, early research suggests.

    The findings, reported online Sept. 18 in Current Biology, are a step toward better understanding...Full Article