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August 14, 2020

Multiple Traits More Common in Difficult-To-Treat Migraine Multiple Traits More Common in Difficult-To-Treat Migraine

Compared with their counterparts who get more relief, patients with difficult-to-treat migraine are more likely to delay acute treatment and take over-the-counter and opioid painkillers. They […]
August 14, 2020

FDA Clears Rapid Large-Vessel Occlusion Detection Software FDA Clears Rapid Large-Vessel Occlusion Detection Software

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted clearance to the Rapid LVO automated software, which is designed to detect suspected large-vessel occlusions (LVOs). The […]
August 12, 2020

FDA OKs Viltolarsen (Viltepso) for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy FDA OKs Viltolarsen (Viltepso) for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved viltolarsen (Viltepso, NS Pharma), the second drug therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy in patients with a confirmed […]
August 12, 2020

NIAID Testing Remdesivir Plus MS Drug for COVID-19 NIAID Testing Remdesivir Plus MS Drug for COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A randomized controlled trial, now underway, is testing the safety and efficacy […]
August 12, 2020

Impaired Senses, Especially Smell, Linked to Dementia Impaired Senses, Especially Smell, Linked to Dementia

Dr Willa Brenowitz A poor combined score on tests of hearing, vision, smell, and touch is associated with a higher risk for dementia and cognitive decline […]
August 12, 2020

Sleep Problems in Children Linked to Lower QOL in Later Years Sleep Problems in Children Linked to Lower QOL in Later Years

Sleep problems in children from birth to middle childhood may lead to decreased emotional well-being and quality of life by the time a child is 10-11 […]
August 11, 2020

Troponin Helps Risk-Stratify Heart Disease Patients Troponin Helps Risk-Stratify Heart Disease Patients

Incorporating high-sensitivity troponin testing into risk algorithms for patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) provides enhanced risk stratification and leads to the reclassification of about 12% […]
August 11, 2020

Hypertension Often Untreated in Patients With History of Stroke Hypertension Often Untreated in Patients With History of Stroke

A new study of hypertension treatment trends found that uncontrolled high blood pressure along with considerable undertreatment of the condition were prevalent in individuals with a […]
August 11, 2020

Concussion Linked to Risk for Dementia, Parkinson’s, ADHD Concussion Linked to Risk for Dementia, Parkinson’s, ADHD

Concussion is associated with increased risk for subsequent development of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), as well as dementia and Parkinson’s disease, new research suggests. Results from a […]
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