Top Medical Stories for Friday, May 24th

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT)– Here are today’s top medical stories from our partners at Ivanhoe Communications.

Intravenous Nutrition Within 24 Hours Doesn’t Improve Survival Researchers have discovered that the early provision of intravenous nutrition among critically ill patients with contraindications to early use of enteral nutrition did not result in significant differences in day-60 mortality or shorter ICU stay, compared with standard treatment.

Depression and Migraines may Lead to Smaller Brain Size People with a history of migraines and depression may have smaller brain tissue volumes when older, compared to those who have one or neither of these conditions.

Treatment for Cocaine Addiction? The way cocaine affects the brain on a molecular level may shed new light on treatment for addiction, according to a study conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins University.

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