Neurology

Neurological involvement in Kawasaki disease: a retrospective study

7 hours ago   |   Pediatric Rheumatology

Kawasaki disease is an acute, self-limiting systemic vasculitis that predominately affects children. Neurological involvement is a known complication of KD, however, its...
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Apathy Predicts Dementia; More COVID Neuro Findings; Parkinson's Immunotherapy

Apathy Predicts Dementia; More COVID Neuro Findings; Parkinson's Immunotherapy

12 hours ago   |   MedPageToday   |   2 articles

Apathy, but not depression, predicted dementia in cerebral small vessel disease. (Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry) Cerebral organoids grown from strands of hair...
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A Breakthrough in Parkinson Disease and New Data on Treating Stroke

1 day ago   |   Medscape

Dr Christoph Diener on the six recent neurology studies with potential impact on the field. Medscape Neurology
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Key role of immune cells in brain development

3 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

Researchers have identified how specific brain cells interacting during development could be related to neurological and neuropsychiatric diseases, including some that occur...
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In Alzheimer's Disease, It's Not Always Memory That Goes

4 days ago   |   Medscape

Will defining 'dysexecutive' Alzheimer's disease lead to earlier diagnosis and better outcomes in this subtype? Editorial director Bret Stetka talks with Dr David...
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CU researchers discover key role of specific brain cells during development

5 days ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

Researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine have identified how specific brain cells interacting during development could be related to neurological and...
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Stroke risk higher in COVID-19 vs. influenza

5 days ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

Patients who visited the ED or were hospitalized for COVID-19 had a higher risk for ischemic stroke compared with those with ED visits or hospitalizations for influenza...
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Measuring tape is a critical tool for following Zika virus-exposed children

5 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

A simple measuring tape could be the key to identifying which children could develop neurological and developmental abnormalities from Zika virus exposure during gestation.
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COVID-19 brain complications found across the globe

6 days ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

Cases of brain complications linked to COVID-19 are occurring across the globe, a new review has shown. The research found that strokes, delirium and other neurological...
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COVID-19 Could Cause a Potential Wave of Brain Damage

COVID-19 Could Cause a Potential Wave of Brain Damage

6 days ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

Neurological complications of COVID-19 may include brain inflammation, delirium, stroke, and nerve damage, reports a new study.
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MRNA Vax Against COVID-19 Passes First Hurdle

MRNA Vax Against COVID-19 Passes First Hurdle

Moderna's mRNA vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 produced an immune response in healthy adult volunteers and was mostly well-tolerated, interim findings from a phase I dose-escalation... Read more ...

Bacteria in newborn's stool may indicate risk of obesity

Bacteria in newborn's stool may indicate risk of obesity

The bacteria found in a baby's first stool can predict its likelihood of becoming overweight by the age of three, according to a new prospective, population‐based study... Read more ...

Half of covid-positive nursing home residents had no symptoms

Half of covid-positive nursing home residents had no symptoms

A Johns Hopkins University study urges universal coronavirus testing in long-term care homes after 55% of 354 patients had no symptoms at the time the tested positive for the... Read more ...

In-app Mental Health Support By Snapchat in India

In-app Mental Health Support By Snapchat in India

Snapchat has announced in-app support to its users in India who may be experiencing a mental health or emotional crisis. Read more ...

Andexxa Enters Guidelines for Bleeding on Oral Anticoagulation

Andexxa Enters Guidelines for Bleeding on Oral Anticoagulation

Recently-approved treatments prompted an update to American College of Cardiology guidance on managing bleeding in patients on oral anticoagulation. New guidance included the... Read more ...

Study Reports Raise in HIV, TB, Malaria Deaths Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Study Reports Raise in HIV, TB, Malaria Deaths Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Prioritising the most critical services, like antiretroviral therapy for HIV, timely TB diagnosis and treatment, and provision of long-lasting insecticide-treated nets for... Read more ...

Squirrel With Bubonic Plague Found in Colorado

Squirrel With Bubonic Plague Found in Colorado

Humans can be infected through flea bites, the cough of an infected animal or through direct contact with blood or tissue from an infected animal. Read more ...

Link Between Childhood Maltreatment and Heart Disease in Adulthood

Link Between Childhood Maltreatment and Heart Disease in Adulthood

Women especially were more likely to have heart disease following a childhood that involved maltreatment including physical abuse, sexual abuse, or neglect, said new study. Read more ...

New Anti-lupus Drug Helps Prevent Congenital Heart Disease

New Anti-lupus Drug Helps Prevent Congenital Heart Disease

A new research has found that the anti-lupus drug hydroxychloroquine is a safe, and highly effective drug for preventing pregnant women at risk from having another child with... Read more ...

Breast Cancer Deadlier in Heart Attack Survivors, Says Study

Breast Cancer Deadlier in Heart Attack Survivors, Says Study

New study shows how heart attacks, by blocking blood flow through arteries, trigger a specific, pro-cancer immune reaction. Read more ...