Neurology News

Digital Intervention Ups Socialization in Children With Autism
Aspiration Noninferior to Stent Retriever for Clot Removal
2019 Residency Match Day Was Largest in History
Ocular Protein Levels May Be Useful for Alzheimer Testing
More Vascular Risk Factors Tied to Worse Brain Health
Many Patients Still Employ Strategies to Reduce Prescription Drug Costs
Prenatal Pesticide Exposure Linked to Increased Risk for Autism
Certain Dietary Patterns Linked to Cognitive Performance
Older Age at Puberty Linked to Lower Odds of Multiple Sclerosis
In Youth With ADHD, New-Onset Psychosis Up With Amphetamines
Antiepileptic Drugs Not Tied to Dementia Risk
Patients With Diabetes at Increased Risk for Sleep Apnea
Overall, Physicians Are Happy and Enjoy Their Lives
Neighborhood-Level Socioeconomics Tied to MS Disability Progression
Novel Checklist Can Distinguish Anthrax Exposure From Other Illnesses
Analgesics in Pregnancy Do Not Seem to Cause Offspring Asthma
Average of 8.8 Inactive Ingredients Found in Oral Medications
Physician Burnout Rate Increased From 2014 to 2017
Less Invasive Method Safely IDs Epilepsy Surgical Candidates
Average of 283,000 Children Have Sports-Related TBIs/Year
'Brain Vital Signs' Detect Concussion-Related Changes
Having Affected Relatives Linked to Increased Alzheimer Risk
CDC: 2000 to 2017 Saw Increase in Mortality Due to Dementia
Head of National Cancer Institute Named Acting FDA Commissioner
Noncontrast Brain MRI Effective for Monitoring Multiple Sclerosis
CDC: Most Americans Report Excellent, Good Health
MRI Method That Measures Iron in Brain Shows Impact of Stroke
Diet Quality in Midlife Not Linked to Later Risk for Dementia
Odds of Dry Eye Disease Up With Migraine Headache
Retinal Microvascular Changes Identified in Alzheimer Disease
AAN: No Increased MS Relapse Risk in Postpartum Period
Predictors ID'd for Successful Removal of Mechanical Ventilation
Long-Term Systemic Hormone Therapy May Up Alzheimer Risk
Conversion From Sleep Disorder to Neurodegeneration Studied
Cocoa Beverage Could Improve Multiple Sclerosis-Related Fatigue
Mental Health Symptoms Common After Mild Brain Injury
Electronic Order Set May Reduce Inappropriate ECG Monitoring
AAN: Sweetened Drinks Linked to More Severe Disability in MS
Few Seniors Receive Regular Brief Cognitive Assessments
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns
Methanol Toxicity Can Result From Occupational Exposure
MMR Not Linked to Autism in Danish Cohort Study
Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy Tied to Stroke Risk
AAN: Sleep Apnea Tied to Higher Cortical Tau Levels in Seniors
FDA Warns Americans Not to Buy Drugs From Canadian Company
Heavy Smoking Linked to Damaged Spatial, Color Vision
AAN: Professional Soccer Players Show Increased Risk for ALS
Lowering BP, Lipids in Healthy Elderly Has No Cognitive Effect
Prenatal Vitamin Intake in Early Pregnancy May Cut Autism Risk
Contributors to Delay of Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis ID'd
2014 to 2017 Saw Improvement in Burnout for U.S. Physicians
Higher Triglycerides May Be Protective in the Very Elderly
Most Patients Do Not Disclose Complementary Medicine Use
National Health Spending Set to Increase 5.5 Percent Annually
Study Looks at Pathology of CTE in American Football Players
Vertical Integration Has Little Impact on Quality Measures
Midlife Cognitive, Physical Activity May Cut Dementia Risk
Studies Promising for Sensory Feedback for Hand Prostheses
New Kaiser Permanente Medical School Plans to Waive Tuition
Early Intensive Treatment May Improve Long-Term MS Outcomes
Inappropriate Use of Fentanyl Preps Seen Despite Awareness
Late-Onset Migraine With Aura Linked to Increased Stroke Risk
Hospital Prices Growing Faster Than Physician Prices
Sports Medicine Society Updates Concussion Guidelines
Artificially Sweetened Drinks Linked to Stroke After Menopause
Brief Anesthesia in Infancy Does Not Mar Neurodevelopment
Subsymptom Threshold Exercise Speeds Concussion Recovery
Medicare Patients With MS Face Higher Out-of-Pocket Rx Costs
Physical Activity Down Across Chronic Disease Subgroups
High Rates of MenB Vaccination Advised in University Outbreaks
Midlife Systemic Inflammation Linked to Later Cognitive Decline
Functional MRI Patterns Indicate Consciousness, Unconsciousness
Lower Birth Weight May Up Risk for Psychiatric Disorders
Yoga May Help With Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms, Severity
Neoadjuvant PD-1 Blockade Seems Effective in Glioblastoma
Health Care Spending Per Person Increased to $5,641 in 2017
ASA: Opioid Epidemic Tied to Infection-Related Stroke
ASA: Intensive BP Control Lowers Bleeding Risk in Stroke Patients
Many Systematic Reviews Do Not Fully Report Adverse Events
Low Fitness, Obesity Linked to Later Disability Pension
FDA Warns 17 Companies About Illegal Alzheimer Disease Products
Children With Autism More Often Have Sleep Problems
ASA: Reversal Agent Cuts Severe Bleeding With Factor Xa Inhibitors
Johnson & Johnson to Provide Drug Prices in TV Ads
Education Not Tied to Rate of Cognitive Change in Seniors
Trazodone Not Associated With Reduced Risk for Dementia
Discord Found in Clinician-, Criteria-Based Fibromyalgia Diagnosis
EEG-Guided Anesthesia Does Not Cut Postop Delirium in Seniors
ERAS Protocol Can Cut Opioid Use After Spine Surgery
Ethnic Differences Seen at Time of Dementia Diagnosis in U.K.
Compounded Topical Pain Creams No Better Than Placebo
Evidence of Therapeutic Efficacy Substantial for Cannabis Use
Early Tau Deposition Elevated for Women Versus Men
Expanded Recall of Warfarin Level Monitoring Test Strips
Frailty Tied to Liver Transplant Wait-List Mortality in Cirrhosis
Hearing Loss Linked to Subjective Cognitive Function Decline
Pharmacist-Led Phone Follow-Up May Cut Readmission Rates
AHA: Nearly Half of U.S. Adults Have Cardiovascular Disease
Management of MS in Pregnancy Reviewed in U.K. Guideline
Aerobic Exercise Tied to Better Cognition at All Ages
Thymectomy + PDN Beneficial for Non-Thymomatous Myasthenia Gravis
ASA: Increased Odds of Stroke, MI With E-Cigarette Use
ASA: Flu-Like Illness Linked to Increased Risk for Stroke
Intensive BP Treatment Does Not Reduce Dementia Risk
NOACs Recommended as First-Line Prevention of Stroke in A-Fib
Screen Time Linked to Poorer Child Developmental Performance
Helmet Use Low Among Standing Electric Scooter Riders
Comorbid Neck Injury Up for Women With Concussion
Machine Learning Methods Can Detect UTI in Dementia Patients
Virtual Video Visits Liked by Patients, Providers
Cognitive Scores After Kidney Transplant Tied to Frailty
Report IDs Areas Lacking Good Practice in Health Tech Assessment
Suicide Incidence Up in Autism Spectrum Disorder 2013 to 2017
Risk for Conversion of MS Varies With Different Therapies
Levodopa + Carbidopa Does Not Modify Disease in Early Parkinson
BP >120/80 mm Hg Linked to Lower Gray Matter Volume
Most Stroke Survivors ≥50 Years Report Complete Mental Health
Mavoglurant Improves Visual Attention in Fragile X Syndrome
Medical Cannabis Decisions Being Made by Users, Not Doctors
Canadian Syncope Risk Score IDs ED Monitoring Time Postsyncope
Frailty Could Increase Susceptibility for Dementia
FDA Approves First Generic Version of Epilepsy Drug Sabril
FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications
Temporary Impairment in HRQOL After Teen Sports Concussion
Nerve Transfer Promising for Acute Flaccid Myelitis Patients
Adoption of Advanced Health IT Capabilities Inconsistent
High Levels of Activity, Motor Ability Linked to Better Cognition
Stem Cell Transplant Slows Progression of Multiple Sclerosis
Breakdown of Blood-Brain Barrier May Drive Dementia
American College of Physicians Releases 7th Edition of Ethics Manual
Cardiometabolic Risk Up With Tourette, Chronic Tic Disorder
Study Explores Influence of Genetics, Environment in Disease
Terrorist Attack Victims With PTSD Have Higher Cancer Risk
One in Five Back Pain Patients Experience Persistent Pain
Prices Still Explain High U.S. Health Care Spending
Private Equity Acquisition of Physician Practices Discussed
Less Deep Sleep in Elderly Tied to Alzheimer Disease Markers
Obesity Linked to Lower Gray Matter Brain Volume
Increase in Brand-Name Drug Cost Mainly Due to Existing Drugs
Many Female Health Care Workers Live in Poverty
Psychotherapy May Reduce Frequency of Nonepileptic Seizures
No Increased Fall Risk With HTN Treatment in Older Women
Medical Marketing Has Increased in Past 20 Years
Costs Higher for Those With Comorbid Noncommunicable Diseases
AI Technology IDs Genetic Diseases by Analyzing Facial Photos
Cancer Death Rate in U.S. Decreased Continuously From 1991 to 2016
ACA Coverage Gains Could Erode Without Individual Mandate
Single-Family Rooms May Benefit Very Preterm Infants
Racial Differences ID'd in Some Biomarkers of Alzheimer's Disease
Home Monitoring of Lung Function Feasible in Teens With Duchenne
Employment, Earning Losses Noted After Cardiovascular Events
Meta-Analysis: Botulinum A Tops Placebo for Chronic Migraine
Sex Differences ID'd in Response to Glioblastoma Treatment
Prenatal Valproate Exposure Linked to Increased ADHD Risk
Clinical Tool Rapidly Assesses Post-Intensive Care Syndrome
Artificial Intelligence Can Detect, Classify Acute Brain Bleeds
Impaired Cognitive Status Impacts Rehab Potential in SNFs
Higher Risk for Depression, Anxiety Seen With Cerebral Palsy
Low-Priced Generic Drugs Most Likely to Have Shortages
Targeted Muscle Reinnervation Can Reduce Phantom Limb Pain
Oculomotor Response to Head Impacts Studied in Youth Football
Study IDs Risk Factors for Violent Sleep Disorder
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