Dr. Marcio Sotero de Menezes, MD

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    FRIDAY, May 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There are a number of ways you can reduce your risk of stroke, a neurologist says.

    "Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States, and a leading cause of disability," Dr. Jose Biller, chair of Illinois-based Loyola University's dep...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, April 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A mechanical device that restores a failing heart's ability to pump blood might contribute to a decline in memory and thinking in some patients, a new study reports.

    Left ventricular assist devices are surgically implanted in patients with adva...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    THURSDAY, April 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A mechanical device that restores a failing heart's ability to pump blood might contribute to a decline in memory and thinking in some patients, a new study reports.

    Left ventricular assist devices are surgically implanted in patients with adva...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    TUESDAY, April 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Kirk Gibson, who played 17 seasons of Major League Baseball and is perhaps best known for a dramatic pinch-hit, ninth inning home run to win a World Series game in 1988, said Tuesday he has Parkinson's disease.

    Gibson, 57, a Michigan native who ...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, April 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High-pitched sounds may trigger seizures in cats, particularly older felines, a new study says.

    Although many veterinarians are unaware of this connection, the louder the sound, the more severe the seizure, British researchers contend.

    C...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Radiology:

    TUESDAY, April 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research from Taiwan uncovers more evidence that women may have a tougher time recovering their memory after concussions.

    Scientists don't know why the brains of women seem to respond to these brain injuries differently from those of men. Bu...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    TUESDAY, April 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Working with mice, researchers have identified a group of brain cells involved in feelings of hunger, appetite and eating.

    The researchers found that this group of brain cells -- neurons -- promotes fullness and removes uncomfortable feelings of...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    MONDAY, April 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Special MRI scans of the heart can help spot people with atrial fibrillation -- a common heart rhythm disorder -- who are at high risk for stroke, a new study shows.

    The study also calls into question the mechanism link...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    MONDAY, April 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Special MRI scans of the heart can help spot people with atrial fibrillation -- a common heart rhythm disorder -- who are at high risk for stroke, a new study shows.

    The study also calls into question the mechanism link...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    MONDAY, April 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Special MRI scans of the heart can help spot people with atrial fibrillation -- a common heart rhythm disorder -- who are at high risk for stroke, a new study shows.

    The study also calls into question the mechanism link...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, April 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The prices of multiple sclerosis drugs have skyrocketed in the past two decades, in some cases rising more than 700 percent, a new study shows.

    The huge price increases have occurred even though newer drugs have been introduced, something that no...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    THURSDAY, April 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Long-term exposure to tiny particles of air pollution may be linked to subtle changes in the brain that could lead to thinking and memory problems, a new study suggests.

    These fine particles, smaller than 2.5 micrometers in diameter (much small...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Audiology:

    THURSDAY, April 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Tinnitus is associated with surprisingly wide-ranging brain activity, researchers report, and this may be why the hearing disorder is hard to treat.

    About one in five people have tinnitus, which is the sensation of a steady ringing or buzzing i...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    WEDNESDAY, April 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When one family member has chronic migraine, the family as a whole can suffer, too, a new study finds.

    Between 3 million and 7 million Americans suffer chronic migraines -- defined as having the debilitating headaches 15 or more days a month, ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    WEDNESDAY, April 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Having a challenging job may help people live longer after developing a certain type of dementia, a small study suggests.

    Researchers analyzed the medical charts of 34 people diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia. This type of dementia typica...Full Article