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FeetMe Partners with Novartis to Study Gait of MS Patients: Interview with CEO Alexis Mathieu

The way we walk can be influenced by both our physical and mental states. Poor cardiovascular health can slow down a person’s gait, but so can diseases such as Alzheimer’s and depression. Some conditions make their mark on one’s walking style in other ways, such as asymmetrical steps and uneven distribution of weight over the… Read More »

Study sees limited risk in taking ondansetron during first trimester of pregnancy

Ondansetron (Zofran) is commonly and increasingly prescribed during pregnancy to relieve nausea. In 2014, an estimated 22 percent of pregnant women in the U.S. used the drug at some point during their pregnancy. Despite its prevalence, data on the safety of the drug and any effects on the developing fetus have been limited, with small-scale… Read More »

Medical News Today: Alzheimer's: Study zeroes in on brain's weakest link

Alzheimer’s disease is a form of neurocognitive decline that affects millions across the world. The exact cause is unclear, but new research is uncovering the mechanisms that allow Alzheimer’s to become established in the brain. Which brain cells are the most vulnerable to Alzheimer’s? In Alzheimer’s disease, as in other forms of dementia, a defining… Read More »