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June 10, 2021

CVST Risk Still Higher With COVID-19 Than With AZ, J&J Vaccination CVST Risk Still Higher With COVID-19 Than With AZ, J&J Vaccination

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Another study has suggested that rates of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) […]
June 9, 2021

Two FDA Panel Members Resign Over Alzheimer’s Drug Approval Two FDA Panel Members Resign Over Alzheimer’s Drug Approval

Two members of the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Peripheral and Central Nervous System Drugs Advisory Committee have resigned following the agency’s approval of the […]
June 9, 2021

Botox, CGRP a Dynamic Duo for Migraine? Botox, CGRP a Dynamic Duo for Migraine?

OnabotulinumtoxinA alone provides relief from chronic migraine, and addition of anti-calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) antibodies may boost the benefit, according to a large retrospective analysis. The […]
June 9, 2021

Telemedicine Visits for Headache Yield High Patient Satisfaction Telemedicine Visits for Headache Yield High Patient Satisfaction

Patients overwhelmingly found telemedicine care for headache a satisfactory and beneficial experience during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study presented at the American Headache Society’s 2021 […]
June 9, 2021

Nitroglycerine’s Historic Role in Migraine ‘Underappreciated’ Nitroglycerine’s Historic Role in Migraine ‘Underappreciated’

Apparent migraines experienced by 19th century factory workers remain relevant to clinical medicine today. Those workers were employed in the manufacture of nitroglycerine, and many became […]
June 8, 2021

FDA Clears Next-Generation DBS System for Movement Disorders FDA Clears Next-Generation DBS System for Movement Disorders

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Medtronic’s technologically advanced deep brain stimulation (DBS) system designed to more precisely target motor symptoms in Parkinson’s […]
June 4, 2021

Your Weirdest Dreams Could Be Making You Smarter Your Weirdest Dreams Could Be Making You Smarter

“I had the weirdest dream last night.” It’s a common refrain made by people whose experiences have taken them to places that surpass the waking imagination. […]
June 4, 2021

MD Charged With Manslaughter Now Faces Malpractice Suit MD Charged With Manslaughter Now Faces Malpractice Suit

An Alabama neurosurgeon who was charged with manslaughter in the death of a third-year medical student is now facing a malpractice suit alleging he performed the […]
June 3, 2021

Deep Brain Stimulation Effective Over the Long Haul Deep Brain Stimulation Effective Over the Long Haul

Subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation (STN-DBS) continues to be effective for patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) more than 15 years after device implantation, with significant improvement […]
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