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October 11, 2021

Genetic Testing Valuable in the Clinical Management of Epilepsy Genetic Testing Valuable in the Clinical Management of Epilepsy

Genetic testing in patients with epilepsy can yield useful information that informs treatment and improves seizure control and other outcomes, new research shows. Results of a […]
October 8, 2021

Salty Foods Right Before Bed Might Disrupt Sleep Salty Foods Right Before Bed Might Disrupt Sleep

If eating certain things ― like pizza or French fries ― makes it impossible to sleep at night, it might be because the hefty dose of […]
October 8, 2021

Saccular Aneurysm No Bar to Thrombolysis in Ischemic Stroke Saccular Aneurysm No Bar to Thrombolysis in Ischemic Stroke

Intravenous thrombolysis (IVT) seems to be relatively safe for acute ischemic stroke patients who have even larger-sized saccular unruptured intracranial aneurysms (UIAs), a Finnish study suggests. […]
October 7, 2021

Could Dopamine Be a Clue to Consciousness? Could Dopamine Be a Clue to Consciousness?

Philosophers have long debated questions of consciousness: what does it mean, and how does it arise? Recent research shows that dopamine may play a key role. […]
October 7, 2021

Good News for MS Diagnosis, Prognosis Good News for MS Diagnosis, Prognosis

Twenty-five year data show a positive shift towards earlier diagnosis and treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS) as well as improved prognosis over time. Results of a retrospective study show that, […]
October 5, 2021

Energy-Saving Lightbulbs Can Interfere With Sleep Energy-Saving Lightbulbs Can Interfere With Sleep

When we can’t sleep, there are many possible culprits and researchers are adding a new one that many haven’t considered before: the LED lightbulbs we switch […]
October 5, 2021

Safer Way to Use Botox to Treat Challenging Dystonia Type? Safer Way to Use Botox to Treat Challenging Dystonia Type?

When treating oromandibular dystonia (OMD) with botulinum toxin injection to the lateral pterygoid muscle (LPM), an intraoral approach is the safest way to avoid injury to […]
October 5, 2021

FDA Clears First Mobile Rapid Test for Concussion FDA Clears First Mobile Rapid Test for Concussion

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared SyncThink’s Eye-Sync technology to aid in the diagnosis of mild traumatic brain injury, the company has announced. […]
October 5, 2021

No Protective Effect of Cognitive Reserve in Vascular Brain Injury No Protective Effect of Cognitive Reserve in Vascular Brain Injury

Cognitive reserve, through which normal cognition is preserved despite pathologic brain changes, does not protect cognitive function for patients with vascular brain injury, new research shows. […]
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