The heart-brain connection: The link between LQTS and seizures

http://ift.tt/2ageeYH Patients carrying certain mutations that cause Long QT Syndrome, a rare cardiac rhythm disorder, have an increased risk for developing seizures and have more severe cardiac symptoms.

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Longer survival likely to be reason for increased numbers with diabetes, rather than increased incidence

http://ift.tt/2afsPDH Overall incidence of type 2 diabetes has stabilized over recent years, according to a new study, while mortality has declined, suggesting that increasing prevalence of the disease within the population may be attributed not to increasing numbers but to longer survival of patients with diabetes.