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August 4, 2021

Short-term Approach Best for Seizure Prevention After ICH Short-term Approach Best for Seizure Prevention After ICH

Short-term, 7-day prophylactic regimens are superior to longer-term strategies for preventing seizures following spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage (sICH), new research shows. Investigators created a model that simulated […]
August 4, 2021

Digital Therapeutics Extend Their Reach in Neurology Digital Therapeutics Extend Their Reach in Neurology

In recent years, a new genre of medical intervention has started to emerge — digital therapeutics. In the wake of promising results in a number of […]
August 4, 2021

Intracranial Atherosclerosis Finding on MRA Linked to Stroke Intracranial Atherosclerosis Finding on MRA Linked to Stroke

An incidental diagnosis of intracranial atherosclerotic stenosis in stroke-free individuals should trigger a thorough assessment of vascular health, according to the authors of a study identifying […]
August 4, 2021

‘No Justification’ for Suicide Warning on All Antiseizure Meds ‘No Justification’ for Suicide Warning on All Antiseizure Meds

There is currently no evidence that newer antiseizure medications increase the risk for suicide among patients with epilepsy, new research shows. “There appears to be no […]
August 3, 2021

Low-Dose Aspirin Linked to Lower Dementia Risk in Some Low-Dose Aspirin Linked to Lower Dementia Risk in Some

Low-dose acetylsalicylic acid (LDASA) may have some protective benefit against cognitive decline, but only if started well before symptoms begin, according to a retrospective analysis of […]
July 30, 2021

COVID-19 Tied to Acceleration of Alzheimer’s Pathology COVID-19 Tied to Acceleration of Alzheimer’s Pathology

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. DENVER ― Certain plasma biomarkers of neuronal damage and neuroinflammation are markedly […]
July 30, 2021

Inflammatory Diet Linked to Increased All-Cause Dementia Risk Inflammatory Diet Linked to Increased All-Cause Dementia Risk

A proinflammatory diet, as measured by the dietary inflammatory index (DII), is associated with increased risk of all-cause dementia, although not Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new […]
July 30, 2021

International Push for Recognition of Unique FTD Variant International Push for Recognition of Unique FTD Variant

DENVER ― An international group of researchers is pushing for recognition of what they believe on the basis of new research is a unique variant of […]
July 30, 2021

Blood Biomarkers for Alzheimer’s ‘Promising’ but Nuanced Blood Biomarkers for Alzheimer’s ‘Promising’ but Nuanced

Plasma biomarkers such as amyloid-beta 40 and 42, phosphorylated tau 181 and 217, and neurofilament light hold great promise for diagnosing and determining a prognosis for […]
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