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May 14, 2021

Racial Disparities in Endovascular Therapy for Stroke Persist Racial Disparities in Endovascular Therapy for Stroke Persist

Although the use of endovascular therapy (EVT) for ischemic stroke has increased in recent years, patients who belong to ethnic minorities are less likely to receive […]
May 14, 2021

Deeper Sleep, Slower Heart Rate Tied to Sudden Death in Epilepsy Deeper Sleep, Slower Heart Rate Tied to Sudden Death in Epilepsy

Deeper sleep and slower heart rate following seizures may work synergistically to increase the risk for sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP), new research suggests. Investigators […]
May 13, 2021

Anticoagulation in Advanced Dementia Needs ‘Rational Strategy’ Anticoagulation in Advanced Dementia Needs ‘Rational Strategy’

A new study showing that one third of nursing home residents with atrial fibrillation (AF) and advanced dementia remained on anticoagulation in the last 6 months […]
May 13, 2021

Decreased COVID Antibody Response in MS Patients Taking Ocrelizumab Decreased COVID Antibody Response in MS Patients Taking Ocrelizumab

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Dr Ilya Kister Antibody response is reduced in patients with multiple sclerosis […]
May 13, 2021

Wireless System Remotely Monitors, Adjusts DBS in Parkinson’s Wireless System Remotely Monitors, Adjusts DBS in Parkinson’s

An investigational deep brain stimulation (DBS) system provides continuous, remote monitoring of brain activity in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) as they go about their everyday […]
May 12, 2021

Recurrent Stroke ‘Alarmingly High’ With Carotid Web Recurrent Stroke ‘Alarmingly High’ With Carotid Web

Among patients who have ischemic stroke and are found to have a carotid web ― a protrusion in the carotid artery ― rates of recurrent stroke […]
May 11, 2021

Neurologic Complications in COVID Patients Common, Deadly Neurologic Complications in COVID Patients Common, Deadly

Eight in 10 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 develop neurologic complications, and these patients are much more likely to die in hospital compared with their counterparts without […]
May 11, 2021

TBS Modulates Placebo, Nocebo Experiences TBS Modulates Placebo, Nocebo Experiences

Noninvasive brain stimulation has the potential to boost a patient’s placebo experience or blunt the nocebo experience, according to results of a new study published in […]
May 7, 2021

‘Precision’ Nutrition? DHA Benefit Modified by AD Genetic Risk ‘Precision’ Nutrition? DHA Benefit Modified by AD Genetic Risk

In cognitively unimpaired middle-aged adults at high genetic risk for Alzheimer’s disease (AD), higher intake of dietary docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) was associated with greater resistance to […]
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