Neurology & Neurosurgery

Transitions of care clinic improves 30-day stroke outcomes

Transitions of care clinic improves 30-day stroke outcomes

4 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Use of a transitions of care clinic may reduce 30-day stroke readmissions, according to findings presented at the American Neurological Association annual meeting. “Between 8%...
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Targeted therapies may prevent neurocognitive worsening in HIV

Targeted therapies may prevent neurocognitive worsening in HIV

7 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Anti-inflammatories and antidepressants may help prevent neurocognitive worsening among people with HIV, according to findings presented at the American Neurological...
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Smoking a 'Major Driver' of Worse Outcomes After TBI

13 hours ago   |   Medscape

Results of a new study provide another reason to get patients to quit the nicotine habit and control other vascular risk factors. Medscape Medical News
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Is It Ethical to Turn Away New Patients Who Refuse Vaccination?

14 hours ago   |   Medscape

Neurologist Dr Andrew Wilner and medical ethicist Dr Ronald Pies on what physician guidelines can tell us about taking on unvaccinated patients. Medscape Neurology
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Understanding how brain cells talk could help find new treatments for neurological, psychiatric conditions

23 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Experts from the University of Nottingham have discovered that reversing the modification of molecular messages at synapses in the human brain, may contribute to reversible...
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Time to Retire Enzyme-Inducing Antiseizure Meds to Cut CVD Risk?

1 day ago   |   Medscape

Long-term use of enzyme-inducing antiseizure medications may increase incident cardiovascular disease risk in patients with epilepsy, prompting calls by some neurologists to...
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FDA Approves Combo Pill for Severe, Acute Pain

1 day ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

Seglentis contains 56 mg of celecoxib and 44 mg of tramadol and should be reserved for adults with severe refractory pain. FDA Approvals
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Adjunctive perampanel effective in older patients with focal-onset seizures

Adjunctive perampanel effective in older patients with focal-onset seizures

1 day ago   |   Healio

Long-term adjunctive perampanel treatment was efficacious and generally well tolerated among older patients with focal-onset seizures, according to findings presented at the...
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Positive Results for DIY Nerve Stimulation in Episodic Migraine

1 day ago   |   Medscape

Self-administered external trigeminal nerve stimulation is superior to sham stimulation in relieving pain for patients with episodic migraine, results from a phase 3 study...
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Positive Signal for Novel ALS Drug

1 day ago   |   Medscape

New top-line results for a novel drug suggest some success with the antisense oligonucleotide agent - over time and if initiated early. Medscape Medical News
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Similar risk factors observed in lean, non-lean patients with NAFLD

Similar risk factors observed in lean, non-lean patients with NAFLD

Lean and non-lean patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease were similar metabolically and had common risk factors, according to findings published in the Journal of... Read more ...