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Hypertensive disorders partly explain maternal stroke risk linked to migraines

3 hours ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

Women with migraines had an elevated risk for maternal stroke that may also be related to hypertensive disorders, according to a research letter published in JAMA...
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The Gut a New Therapeutic Target for Brain Disorders?

4 hours ago   |   Medscape

Changes in the mucus that lines the GI tract may contribute to bacterial imbalance in the gut and exacerbate core symptoms of several neurologic disorders. Medscape Medical News
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COVID-19 pandemic may cause long-term effects and increase healthcare costs, says GlobalData

12 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   4 articles

As many COVID-19 patients may experience long-term complications from the illness such as intensive care unit delirium, post-traumatic stress disorder, lung damage, heart...
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COVID-19: Does Virus Directly Attack the Brain?

1 day ago   |   Medscape   |   3 articles

Does the SARS-CoV-2 virus directly damage the CNS or are neurologic symptoms attributable to secondary mechanisms? A new review summarizes what's known so far, and what...
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An unlikely connection: 4 Reasons why your lower back hurts when you cough

An unlikely connection: 4 Reasons why your lower back hurts when you cough

1 day ago   |   Natural News

It is not uncommon for people to experience lower back pain every now and then. In fact, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke , lower back...
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Study shows Sofosbuvir alleviates COVID-19-related neurological symptoms

1 day ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

A group of researchers has studied the effects of an antiviral drug Sofosbuvir on human brain organoids infected with the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 .
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Revenue Drying Up for Clinics Shuttered by COVID-19

Revenue Drying Up for Clinics Shuttered by COVID-19

1 day ago   |   MedPageToday   |   3 articles

When Todd J. Maltese, DO, shut down his neurology clinic in March, he estimated revenue generated through telemedicine appointments would be enough to last him 3 months. It...
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Cannabis Gaining Acceptance as Treatment for Neuropathic Pain?

2 days ago   |   Medscape

At the recent European Academy of Neurology meeting, experts debated for and against cannabis use, but generally they agree that some patients do benefit. Medscape Medical News
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Satralizumab well tolerated in treatment of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder

2 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Pooled study data showed satralizumab for the treatment of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder was well tolerated as monotherapy or in combination with immunosuppressive...
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COVID Brain Invasion? Aging Without Dementia; Sneaking Past the Brain's Gates

COVID Brain Invasion? Aging Without Dementia; Sneaking Past the Brain's Gates

2 days ago   |   MedPageToday

Magnetic resonance imaging scans of a young radiology technologist with COVID-19 and anosmia showed a signal alteration compatible with viral brain invasion in a cortical...
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Teacher's List Of Children's Books About Race Goes Viral

Teacher's List Of Children's Books About Race Goes Viral

A teacher from New Jersey is sharing some amazing books to read to kids about race In the wake of national protests in all 50 states against police brutality sparked by the... Read more ...

DNA may make people with Type A blood more vulnerable to coronavirus

DNA may make people with Type A blood more vulnerable to coronavirus

A genome analysis of more than 1,600 severely ill coronavirus patients and 2,205 healthy people in Italy and Spain found those with DNA coding for Type A blood faced higher... Read more ...

EULAR: We Can Help With HCQ, VTE, and COVID-19

EULAR: We Can Help With HCQ, VTE, and COVID-19

With COVID-19 looking less like a lung disease and more like a systemic inflammatory condition - at least in the most severe cases - rheumatologists and their treatment... Read more ...

TN Corona Count is 26K

TN Corona Count is 26K

Now over 1,000 persons in Tamil Nadu tested positive for coronavirus and the total tally crossed 25,000 in the state. Read more ...

Many Businesses Are Speaking Up--And Donating Money-- In Support Of Black...

Many Businesses Are Speaking Up--And Donating Money-- In Support Of Black Lives Matter

We're feeling so many difficult emotions when we turn on the news right now: outrage, overwhelm, helplessness, and like the world is full of so much hate and discontent that we... Read more ...

For Men, Both Low and High Urate Risky

For Men, Both Low and High Urate Risky

A U-shaped relationship between serum urate levels and mortality was observed among U.S. men in a large cross-sectional survey, a researcher reported during the opening plenary... Read more ...

'Words Matter'; COVID-19 Affects Research, Care; Best Drugs First

'Words Matter'; COVID-19 Affects Research, Care; Best Drugs First

An oncologist and a cancer survivor talk about the importance of language and words in "learning to do cancer." Enrollment in National Cancer Institute -sponsored clinical... Read more ...

Asheville Police Stab Water Bottles And Tip Over Supplies At Protest Medic...

Asheville Police Stab Water Bottles And Tip Over Supplies At Protest Medic Station

A disturbing video shows police stomping on water bottles and other supplies in the Asheville medic tent Multiple videos went viral yesterday showing police officers from... Read more ...

Private hospitals commandeered for Britain's Covid-19 crisis are STILL empty

Private hospitals commandeered for Britain's Covid-19 crisis are STILL empty

More than 8,000 private beds in England were bought up by ministers in March at an estimated cost of £2.4million a day, in anticipation of the NHS being overwhelmed by Covid-19... Read more ...

COVID-19 Lockdowns can Worsen Childhood Obesity

COVID-19 Lockdowns can Worsen Childhood Obesity

Lockdowns implemented across the world due to the novel coronavirus pandemic could exacerbate childhood obesity due to improper diet and sleep and lack of physical activity... Read more ...