Neurology

FDA grants clearance for neurological monitoring device

FDA grants clearance for neurological monitoring device

21 hours ago   |   Healio

Medical device company WISE Srl announced the FDA granted clearance for its Cortical Strip, a single-use device intended to be used on the brain surface for intraoperative...
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Tiny Blood Clots May Be to Blame for Long COVID Symptoms, Some Researchers Say

1 day ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Blood clotting is a normal, healthy process. It's what stops the bleeding when you slice your finger in the kitchen, for example. But sometimes, clotting goes awry. Clots that...
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Neurologic Symptoms Linked With Death in Pediatric Leukemia

1 day ago   |   Medscape

Neurologic manifestations such as headache, neuropathy, seizures, and cell infiltration are common in pediatric patients with acute leukemia and are associated with a higher...
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UTHealth Houston professor wins $3.5 million to study the mechanisms of brain receptors involved in neurological disorders

1 day ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

A five-year, nearly $3.5 million grant to study the mechanisms of brain receptors involved in neurological disorders such as learning disabilities has been awarded to Vasanthi...
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Removal of cilia from the brain's striatum impairs time perception and judgment, study finds

2 days ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Researchers at the University of California, Irvine have discovered that removal of cilia from the brain's striatum region impaired time perception and judgment, revealing...
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Researchers Are Studying Whether Paxlovid Can Treat Long COVID

3 days ago   |   Time   |   3 articles

Months after catching COVID-19 in December 2021, Lavanya Visvabharathy was still testing positive on antigen tests and suffering from symptoms including headaches and intense...
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Early surgical decompression may improve motor function in central cord syndrome

Early surgical decompression may improve motor function in central cord syndrome

4 days ago   |   Healio

Patients with central cord syndrome who underwent early surgical decompression had improved recovery in upper limb motor function at 1 year compared with patients who underwent...
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Posterior surgery noninferior to anterior for treating cervical radiculopathy

Posterior surgery noninferior to anterior for treating cervical radiculopathy

4 days ago   |   Healio

Posterior cervical foraminotomy was noninferior to anterior cervical discectomy with fusion in success rate and arm pain at 1 year in patients with cervical radiculopathy...
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Neuralgic Amyotrophy after COVID-19 Vaccination in an Adolescent: Successful Intravenous Immunoglobulin Treatment

7 days ago   |   Pediatric Neurology

Neuralgic amyotrophy, or Parsonage-Turner syndrome, is a neurological condition characterized by sudden pain attacks followed by patchy muscle paresis in the upper extremities...
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The utility of simulation-based training in teaching frontline providers modified Sarnat encephalopathy examination: A randomized control pilot trial

7 days ago   |   Pediatric Neurology

Limited training in targeted neurological examination makes it challenging for frontline providers to identify newborns with perinatal asphyxia eligible for therapeutic...
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