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Q&A: Functional neurological disorder is real, but not caused by ‘toxic vaccine effects'

Q&A: Functional neurological disorder is real, but not caused by ‘toxic vaccine effects'

1 hour ago   |   Healio   |   9 articles

Effective communication about the potential link between functional neurological disorder and COVID-19 vaccines “is critically important” to help inform the public and dimmish...
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Q&A: PCPs ‘play critical role' in preserving patients' brain health

Q&A: PCPs ‘play critical role' in preserving patients' brain health

2 hours ago   |   Healio

The number of Americans with dementia - which currently stands at 1 in 7 - could triple by 2050, according to an American Heart Association writing group. The American Heart...
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4 New Stroke Studies and Guidelines to Know

5 hours ago   |   Medscape

Dr Christoph Diener on new ESO thrombolysis guidelines and data on carotid stenosis, stroke scales, and mobile stroke units. Medscape Neurology
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Prediction of neurodevelopmental outcomes in SARS-CoV-2 infections

13 hours ago   |   Pediatric Neurology   |   2 articles

Dear Sir, We read with great interest the scoping review on human coronavirus infections in the nervous system of children by Singer TG et al.. The authors highlighted that the...
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Targeting brain protein may lead to new therapeutic approaches for neurodegenerative disorders

14 hours ago   |   News Medical

Neurological disorders are the number one cause of disability in the world, leading to seven million deaths each year. Yet few treatments exist for these diseases, which...
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Researchers develop a classification scheme for neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder

18 hours ago   |   News Medical

Researchers in the Department of Neurology at Tohoku University, which is led by professor Masashi Aoki, have developed a classification scheme for neuromyelitis optica...
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COVID-Related Syndrome Tied to Neurologic Symptoms in Kids

22 hours ago   |   Medscape   |   3 articles

Approximately half of children with pediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome temporally associated with SARS-CoV-2 had new-onset neurologic symptoms. Medscape Medical News
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Stroke occurs infrequently in large cohort study of patients hospitalized with COVID-19

Stroke occurs infrequently in large cohort study of patients hospitalized with COVID-19

23 hours ago   |   Healio   |   4 articles

Acute stroke occurred rarely in a cohort of nearly 2,700 “critically ill” patients with COVID-19, according to findings from an international registry that also demonstrated...
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Rituximab's modulating effects on retinal atrophy in RRMS more significant after 12 months

Rituximab's modulating effects on retinal atrophy in RRMS more significant after 12 months

1 day ago   |   Healio

Rituximab modulated retinal atrophy in relapsing-remitting MS, with attenuating effects that may be more significant after 12 months of treatment, according to results of an...
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Study observes neurological and psychiatric outcomes in recovered COVID-19 patients six months post-infection

1 day ago   |   News Medical   |   6 articles

A new study by researchers at Oxford University examines neurological and psychiatric outcomes in recovered COVID-19 patients six months post-infection.
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Medical student, 21, died a day after getting J&J vaccine

Medical student, 21, died a day after getting J&J vaccine

John Foley, 21, a student at the University of Cincinnati in Ohio received the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine on Saturday and was discovered by his roommates on Sunday. Read more ...

Q&A: Diagnosing new HCV infections more challenging during COVID-19 pandemic

Q&A: Diagnosing new HCV infections more challenging during COVID-19 pandemic

It has been well over year since the COVID-19 pandemic began, and all aspects of health care have been impacted in various ways. WHO's goal to eliminate viral hepatitis by 2030... Read more ...

FDA approves Opdivo for initial treatment of advanced gastrointestinal cancers

FDA approves Opdivo for initial treatment of advanced gastrointestinal cancers

The FDA approved nivolumab as part of combination therapy for certain patients with gastrointestinal malignancies. The approval applies to use of the agent with certain types... Read more ...

Muscle mass, density may be linked to cancer outcomes

Muscle mass, density may be linked to cancer outcomes

Muscle mass appeared significantly associated with survival outcomes among patients with advanced cancer undergoing an unscheduled hospitalization, according to a study... Read more ...

KRAS wild-type status linked to shorter OS with immunotherapy alone in lung...

KRAS wild-type status linked to shorter OS with immunotherapy alone in lung cancer subset

Patients with KRAS wild-type, PD-L1-high non-small cell lung cancer treated with immunotherapy alone exhibited considerably shorter OS than those with a KRAS mutation... Read more ...

VP Harris Is Getting Sh*t Done, And I Am Here For It

VP Harris Is Getting Sh*t Done, And I Am Here For It

On Inauguration Day this past January, my family and I were all in different places. I was working remotely from home. My wife, a hospital chaplain, was at work with patients... Read more ...

L'Oreal's Wonder Water Really Does Work Wonders

L'Oreal's Wonder Water Really Does Work Wonders

My daughter loves to send me TikToks with all the latest food trends , beauty tips, and sweet animal videos. It's our bonding time and I look forward to it very much. She likes... Read more ...

Special Considerations for Examining Hair Loss With Tightly Coiled Hair

Physicians who examine patients with hair loss who have tightly coiled hair should take care to avoid using culturally insensitive language, an essay in JAMA Dermatology... Read more ...

NSW readies vaccine plan B amid AstraZeneca uncertainty

The NSW government is preparing for a potential major overhaul of its coronavirus vaccination program, including the possible distribution of new vaccines and larger volumes of... Read more ...

Call to fast-track return of international students as state's building...

Building industry leaders say knock-on effects from locking out foreign students because of the coronavirus pandemic is keeping 13,000 Victorians out of construction work. Read more ...