Neurology

COVID-19 Tied to Acceleration of Alzheimer's Pathology

1 month ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

Researchers found higher levels of neurofilament light and other markers of brain injury in COVID patients with neurologic symptoms compared to COVID patients without...
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Validation of Neurologic Impairment Diagnosis Codes as Signifying Documented Functional Impairment in Hospitalized Children

1 month ago   |   Academic Pediatrics

To assess the performance of previously published high-intensity neurologic impairment diagnosis codes in identification of hospitalized children with clinical NI.
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UCI Medical Center among America's Best Hospitals for 21 consecutive years

1 month ago   |   UC Irvine Health

For the 21 st consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has recognized UCI Medical Center as one of America's Best Hospitals. The annual rankings recognize hospitals that...
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Adrenocorticotropic hormone, oral steroids superior for new-onset infantile spasms

Adrenocorticotropic hormone, oral steroids superior for new-onset infantile spasms

1 month ago   |   Healio

Adrenocorticotropic hormone and oral steroids demonstrated superiority compared with non-standard therapy for the initial treatment of infantile spams in a prospective...
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Impact of Deferred Cord Clamping on Mortality and Severe Neurological Injury in Twins Born at

1 month ago   |   The Journal of Pediatrics

To determine if deferred cord clamping compared with early cord clamping was associated with reduction in death and/or severe neurological injury among twins born at
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The Pediatric Neurology Trainee Publication Award Winner: Kerri Neville

1 month ago   |   Pediatric Neurology

Child neurologists continue to identify new ways to help children and young adults with neurologic illness despite the COVID-19 pandemic, and journal submissions have been at...
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Clinical scale useful for measuring behavioral change in frontotemporal dementia

Clinical scale useful for measuring behavioral change in frontotemporal dementia

1 month ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

A validated clinical scale detected early behavioral change in frontotemporal dementia, according to study results presented at the Alzheimer's Association International...
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Better healthcare processes can reduce the risk of delirium among elderly patients

1 month ago   |   News Medical

Elderly patients with neurological conditions are significantly more likely to develop delirium shortly after they are hospitalized.
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Brain's "feel good" chemical messenger can be willfully manipulated, study shows

1 month ago   |   News Medical

From the thrill of hearing an ice cream truck approaching to the spikes of pleasure while sipping a fine wine, the neurological messenger known as dopamine has been popularly...
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Updated International Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Diagnostic Criteria and Surveillance and Management Recommendations

1 month ago   |   Pediatric Neurology

Tuberous sclerosis complex is an autosomal dominant genetic disease affecting multiple body systems with wide variability in presentation. In 2013, Pediatric Neurology...
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Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

For patients with severe COVID-19, cholangiopathy was a late complication with potential for progressive biliary injury or liver failure, according to a study published in the... Read more ...

Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

William Thomas Ball, 51, has been hospitalized with COVID-19 in Jackson, Mississippi after refusing to get vaccinated. Now his wife, Alicia, is asking for others in her... Read more ...

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

EXCLUSIVE: Covid cases are falling in all age groups, and dropping fastest among adults in their twenties according to data from the Department of Health. Read more ...

Lumbar artificial disc yielded positive 7-year outcomes for degenerative...

Lumbar artificial disc yielded positive 7-year outcomes for degenerative disc disease

For total disc replacement in patients with degenerative disc disease, an artificial disc is a safe option that improves pain relief, function, range of motion and decreases in... Read more ...

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

The Food and Drug Administration uses import alerts to enforce U.S. food safety regulations for food from foreign countries. The agency updates and modifies the alerts as... Read more ...

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

Nowadays, it seems rare to find someone or some entity without a podcast, and the Food and Drug Administration is no exception. The TechTalk podcast is hosted by the FDA and... Read more ...

COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

Breakthrough COVID-19 cases in fully vaccinated healthcare workers were rare, and generally were associated with the individual's immune response to the vaccine in the early... Read more ...

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Exposure to immunosuppressive monotherapies in utero did not increase serious infection risks in young children born to mothers with inflammatory bowel disease , but the same... Read more ...

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

The FDA issued a complete response letter to Incyte indicating it cannot approve the company's biologics license application that seeks approval of retifanlimab for certain... Read more ...

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb in consultation with the FDA voluntarily withdrew the indication for nivolumab as monotherapy for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma previously treated... Read more ...