Louis Rosner

Bio

Specialties:

  • Neurology

Location:

  • city, AK

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Insulin resistance, a key component of type 2 diabetes, may contribute to language problems in women that can potentially signal early dementia, new research suggests.

    The association was not seen in men, although the researchers could not dete...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Older adults destined to develop dementia may start to lose awareness of their memory problems two to three years before the disease is full blown, a new study finds.

    That had been suspected, but not clearly shown before, said lead investigator...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Childhood cancer survivors who've had one stroke are at high risk for having another, a new study says.

    Researchers analyzed data from more than 14,300 people in the United States and Canada who were diagnosed with childhood cancers between 197...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study offers more evidence that quitting smoking after a heart attack is a no-brainer: Researchers found it reduces chest pain and boosts mental health and quality of life.

    The study looked at more than 4,000 American adults who were assess...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatric Medicine:

    TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Neither exercise nor supplements such as fish oil don't seem to do much to help keep older folks mentally sharp, two new studies found.

    The reports, published Aug. 25 in the Journal of the American Medical Association, cast doubts on two ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Internal Medicine:

    MONDAY, Aug. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Discontinuing high blood pressure treatment in seniors with mild memory and thinking problems did not improve their mental functioning, a new study shows.

    It's known that high blood pressure during middle age is a risk factor for cerebrovascular d...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Up to two-thirds of Alzheimer's cases worldwide may stem from any of nine conditions that often result from lifestyle choices, a broad research review suggests.

    Those include obesity (specifically, high body mass index, an indication of obesity,...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    THURSDAY, Aug. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A severe headache can sometimes be a warning sign that a pregnant woman and her fetus are in danger, researchers report.

    "Headaches during pregnancy are quite common, but it is not always easy to distinguish between a recurring, preexisting migr...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Caring for a spouse who has had a stroke can hurt your mental and physical health, researchers report.

    Swedish researchers evaluated nearly 250 caregiving partners of stroke survivors and found they scored lower on tests of mental and physical w...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Age is the greatest risk factor for Alzheimer's disease, and researchers now think they know why that's the case.

    New cutting-edge technology reveals that as you age, your brain becomes less and less capable of flushing away a toxic waste produc...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of workers who put in lots of overtime may be upping their odds for a stroke, a new study contends.

    "Working long hours is associated with a significantly increased risk of stroke, and perhaps also coronary h...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Sports Medicine:

    FRIDAY, Aug. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Playing tackle football before the age of 12 may be linked to brain changes seen in pro football players who developed memory and thinking problems later in life, new research suggests.

    "It makes sense that children, whose brains are rapidly deve...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Radiology:

    MONDAY, Aug. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children are receiving fewer CT scans now than a decade ago, dovetailing with a move to radiation-free MRI scans and ultrasounds, a recent study shows.

    Though several reasons might explain the shift, the study's lead author, Dr. Michelle Parker, ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A change in screening policies could help detect more abdominal aortic aneurysms in older men and save more lives, a new study claims.

    Abdominal aortic aneurysm is a potentially deadly bulging of the aorta, the body's largest blood vessel. The ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Marijuana's potential effect on brain structure remains a subject of intense scientific scrutiny, but mixed results have emerged from two of the latest studies on the topic.

    Researchers in one study have concluded that marijuana use likely does...Full Article