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Recovery From Concussion Longer for Athletes With ADHD
People Living With HIV Have Higher Risk for Cardiovascular Disease
Systolic, Diastolic HTN Contribute to Adverse CV Events
Novel PET Staging System May Help Monitor Alzheimer Disease
About One in 20 Patients Exposed to Preventable Harm
Physical Activity Linked to Slower Aβ-Related Cognitive Decline
Early EEG Helps Predict Cardiac Arrest Outcomes in Comatose
Extremely Low LDL Cholesterol May Up Stroke Risk
Flexible Family Visitation Policy Does Not Cut Delirium in ICU
MS Relapse Risk Not Increased in Postoperative Period
CVD Risk Up in Later Life for Young Adults With High LDL or Hypertension
HIV-Infected Cells Persist in CSF in Individuals on Long-Term ART
Obesity Linked to Increased Risk for Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis
Prenatal Opioid Exposure Harms Long-Term Child Development
Standing Frame Program Can Up Motor Function in Progressive MS
Erectile Dysfunction Presents Large Global Health Burden
Serious Misdiagnosis-Related Harms Mostly Due to 'Big Three'
Negative Cognitive Bias May Be Key to Depression in Active IBD
Capping Work Hours in Residency Does Not Impact Outcomes Later
Medicare Drug Rebate Plan Withdrawn by Trump Administration
Health Care Professionals Exhibit Gender Bias
Rimegepant Shows Promise for Relief From Migraine Attacks
Galcanezumab Can Cut Frequency of Cluster Headache Attacks
Mentally Stimulating Activities Lower Risk for Cognitive Decline
EHR System-Generated In-Basket Messages Linked to Burnout
Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Blocked by Judge
CDC Updates Data on Cases Meeting Criterion for Acute Flaccid Myelitis
Increased Cancer Risk Seen in Multiple Sclerosis Patients
Adults With Cerebral Palsy at Higher Risk for Osteoporosis
In-Hospital Maternal Mortality Down in Pregnancies With Lupus
Androgen Deprivation Therapy May Up Risk of Alzheimer Disease
Sexual Activity May Cut Disability in Men With Early Parkinson Disease
Neuropsychiatric Morbidity Up With Synthetic Cannabinoid Use in Teens
Early Nerve Transfer Enables Hand Function After Spinal Cord Injury
IL-6 Level May Predict Symptom Duration in Concussed Athletes
Predictors of Recovery After Brain Injury Identified
Neurofilament Light Chain Levels Predict Stroke Risk in Diabetes
Adverse Outcomes Up for Pregnant Women With Migraine
Considerable Number of Patients Receive Surprise Hospital Charges
Self-Management Strategies Offer Limited Benefit in Epilepsy
In Utero Opioid Exposure Tied to Poor Outcomes Throughout Childhood
Guidance Issued for Management of Fontan Circulation
Leisure-Time Physical Activity Linked to Lower SAH Risk
Family History of Dementia Tied to Early Memory Deficits
Infections Tied to Subsequent Risk for Acute Ischemic Stroke
Functional Decline Seen in Many Older Adults Initiating Dialysis
Soliris Approved to Treat Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder
Poststroke Headache Common in Pediatric Stroke Survivors
Migraine Prevalence Up for Food-Insecure Young Adults
Five-Year Overall Survival for Glioblastoma Persistently Low
High BMI, Weight Gain Linked to Lasting Decrease in ALS Risk
EEG May Detect Brain Activation in Some Unresponsive Patients
MSSP ACOs May Not Improve Spending, Quality of Care
Americans Concerned About Clinician Burnout
Exposure to Anticholinergics May Increase Dementia Risk
Anesthesia Tied to Neurocognitive Impairment in Childhood ALL Survivors
Outcomes Poor Years After Radiation for Pediatric Glioma Survivors
Greater Long-Term Decline in Stroke Seen Among Older Adults
Oral Steroids Increase Infection Risk in Inflammatory Disease
Seniors Who Develop Cancer Have Better Memory, Slower Decline
Incident A-Fib Linked to Increased Dementia Risk
New England Journal of Medicine Picks New Editor-in-Chief
Computer-Assisted Diagnosis Aids Detection of Glioma Growth
Long Working Hours Linked to Increased Stroke Risk
Health Care Workers With ARIs Often Work While Symptomatic
Sudden Death Can Occur in Full Spectrum of Epilepsies
Surgeons' Unprofessional Behavior Tied to Higher Complication Risk
Late-Life Diabetes Status Tied to New Cognitive Impairment
Patterns of Inpatient Opioid Use Linked to Long-Term Use
Cognitive Consequences Worse for Pediatric-Onset Multiple Sclerosis
Cognitive Decline Faster After Incident Coronary Heart Disease Event
Drug Makers Challenge New Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads
Nilvadipine Increases Cerebral Blood Flow in the Hippocampus
Head, Facial Injuries From Motorized Scooters on the Rise
Maine Legalizes Assisted Suicide
Prenatal Antiepileptic Rx Exposure Ups Risk for Behavioral Issues
Gabapentinoids Linked to Increased Risk for Significant Adverse Outcomes
Most Providers Unaware of Online Feedback About Themselves
Study Confirms Teratogenicity of Valproic Acid, Topiramate
Next-Gen Sequencing of CSF Improves Diagnosis of CNS Infections
CDC: Wildlife Rabies, Especially in Bats, Poses Risk in U.S.
Microbes Tied to Pedicle Screw Loosening, Spinal Implant Failure
Exposure to Air Pollution May Impact Children's Cognitive Abilities
Virtual Reality IDs Navigation Issues in Early Alzheimer Disease
Health Care Aides Frequently Report Verbal Abuse
Simple Tweaks Retrain Night Owls' Internal Clocks
Number of Cancer Survivors Set to Top 22 Million by 2030
Access to Health Care Has Little Impact on Longevity
Irregular Sleep Patterns May Increase Risk for Metabolic Syndrome
Irritable Bowel Symptoms Tied to Intestinal, Brain Abnormalities
Model Explores How Statins Alter Multiple Sclerosis Outcomes
Single-Component Treatments Effective for Insomnia
Rapid Cycling Work Roster Improves Resident Sleep Practices
Midlife Type 2 Diabetes May Up Later Risk for Cerebral Infarction
Progressive Muscle Relaxation App Tied to Fewer Migraines
Majority of Teens With Eating Disorders Recover
Parkinson Disease Incidence Lower in Hep C Patients Who Receive Antivirals
Survey Indicates Physician Misconduct Is Underreported
Lowering Cholesterol Levels May Worsen Nerve Damage in T2DM
Postop Delirium May Briefly Up Risk for Cognitive Dysfunction
Cholecystectomy Reduces Risk for Stroke in Patients With Gallstones
Emgality Receives First FDA Approval for Treating Cluster Headache
Policy Changes Proposed to Meet Projected Need for Palliative Care
ACP Issues Position on Response to Physician Impairment
Functional Limitations Persist One Year After Mild TBI
Guidelines Issued for Addressing Heart Disease Risk in HIV
FDA Takes Hard Look at CBD
Higher LDL-C Levels Linked to Early-Onset Alzheimer Disease
Lupus Manifestations Appear to Differ by Race, Ethnicity
Recommendations Developed for Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Trials
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Shortage Looming
FDA Approves First Test for Zika in Human Blood
High Costs Associated With Physician Burnout in U.S.
Ultra-Processed Food Intake Linked to Increased CVD Risk
Remote Ischemic Preconditioning May Have Neuroprotective Effects
Reading Visit Notes May Improve Medication Management
Global Burden of Serious Health-Related Suffering to Double by 2060
Antiplatelets Do Not Up Recurrence in Intracerebral Hemorrhage
FDA Approves First Gene Therapy for Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Migraines in Pregnancy Tied to Worse Outcomes for Mother, Baby
Intracranial Hemorrhage Risk Up With Low-Dose Aspirin
Vision Loss May Up Cognitive Decline-Related Functional Limitations
Most At-Risk Opt Out of Genetic Testing for Huntington Disease
Pediatricians Should Encourage Fish Consumption for Children
Incidence of Parkinson Disease Increased in Bipolar Disorder
Targeted Laser Surgery Treats Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
Clinical Drug Diversion Costly to Health Care Organizations
Regular Puzzle Use May Improve Cognition in Older Adults
Weight Gain, Loss in Seniors May Increase Risk for Dementia
Statin Use Reduces Dementia Risk After Concussion in Seniors
Guidance Issued for Systems of Care for Stroke Patients
Private Insurers Pay 241 Percent of What Medicare Would Pay
Many Lives Could Be Saved if All Hospitals Had Grade A Rating
Study Describes TBI Caregiver QOL Measurement System
Thresholds Found for Unilateral Optic Nerve Lesions in MS
Sleep Duration Tied to Adverse Measures of Glycemia
Goggles That Record Nystagmus Could Help Diagnose Vertigo
Recs Updated for TB Screening, Treatment in Health Care Workers
Dabigatran Does Not Beat Aspirin for Preventing Recurrent Stroke
Poll: Many Adults Worried About Developing Dementia
Habitual Glucosamine Use Linked to Reduced Risk for CVD Events
Healthy Lifestyle Recommended for Reducing Dementia Risk
Computer-Based Training Studied in Children With Fragile X Syndrome
Use of Rehab After Ischemic Stroke Varies in Acute Care
Worldwide Prevalence of Eating Disorders Increased Since 2000
Risk for Repeat Concussion Quantified for Pediatric Patients
Thyroid Hormones Not Endorsed for Subclinical Hypothyroidism
Tool Predicts Seizure Risk During, After Pregnancy
Light, Incremental Physical Activity Can Help Reduce Brain Aging
Mindful Music Listening Aids Cognitive Recovery After Stroke
U.S. Parents Worried About Child's Communication Skills
AAN: Oral BTK Inhibitor Superior to Placebo in Multiple Sclerosis
Patients Find Note Reading Important for Health Management
DDW: Parkinson Disease Risk Up After Appendectomy
Standard Outcome Measures Developed for Pediatric Facial Palsy
AAN: Eculizumab Reduces Risk for Relapse in Neuromyelitis Optica
Health Professionals Supportive of Medicinal Cannabis
Doctors Aware of Patient Difficulties Affording Medical Care
AAN: Isradipine Offers No Benefit in Parkinson Disease
Prehospital Tx Guidelines May Improve Outcomes in Severe TBI
Nut Intake in First Trimester May Benefit Child Neurodevelopment
2018 Saw More Employed Physicians Than Self-Employed
Alteplase Seems Beneficial at 4.5 to 9.0 Hours After Stroke
CDC: Uninsurance Levels Did Not Change Significantly in 2018
Prices Will Soon Be Included in TV Drug Ads
Patent Foramen Ovale Ups Ischemic Stroke in Those With PE
In 2015 to 2016, 45.8 Percent of U.S. Population Used Rx Drugs
FDA Approves Ruzurgi for Children With Rare Autoimmune Disorder
External Reference Pricing Could Cut Drug Costs in U.S.
Efforts Needed to Ensure Publication of All Trials
Recommendations Issued for Treating Tourette Syndrome
Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders Reliable in Toddler Years
Implementing Surgical Safety Checklist Reduces Mortality
Prolonged Exposure to Low-Dose Radiation May Increase HTN Risk
More Than Half of U.S. Adults Have Medical Financial Hardship
Lifetime Risk for Brain Mets Up in Elderly With Three Common Cancers
Out-of-Pocket Costs for Neurologic Meds Have Increased
New Drugs May Influence Social Behaviors in Those With Autism
Diagnostic Criteria Proposed for Advanced-Age Proteinopathy
AAN: Cannabidiol Tied to Drop in Seizures in Dravet Syndrome
Poor Olfaction Tied to Elevated Long-Term Mortality in Seniors
Psychostimulant Use Pervasive in Young Adults' Fatal Strokes
Significant Number of Referred Patients Misdiagnosed With MS
Gender Differences Seen in Adverse Drug Reactions
Children With ADHD May Have Higher Risk for Poor Diet
WHO: No More Than One Hour of Screen Time a Day for Young Children
Naproxen Sodium Does Not Slow Presymptomatic Alzheimer Disease
Stroke Patients Infrequently Screened, Treated for Bone Loss
Emergency Medical Diseases Account for About Half of Mortality
Nusinersen Promising for Later-Onset Spinal Muscular Atrophy
AAP Updates Guidance for Care in Neurofibromatosis Type 1
Obesity May Impact the Form and Structure of the Brain
African-Americans With ALS Survive Longer Than Caucasians
Loan Forgiveness, Educational Debt May Affect Practice Patterns
Acetaminophen Safe as First-Line Analgesic for Most Older Adults
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