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March 29, 2022

FDA Okays New Med for Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome FDA Okays New Med for Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved fenfluramine (Fintepla) oral solution, a Schedule IV controlled substance, for the treatment of seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut […]
March 29, 2022

Neurocognitive Sequelae of COVID-19 After Acute Infection Neurocognitive Sequelae of COVID-19 After Acute Infection

The study covered in this summary was published in medRxiv.org as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed. Key Takeaways The burden of self-reported […]
March 29, 2022

AHA/ASA: Acute Stroke Care for Adults With Disability, Dementia AHA/ASA: Acute Stroke Care for Adults With Disability, Dementia

Adults with pre-existing dementia or disability who suffer acute ischemic stroke can benefit from endovascular therapy (EVT) or thrombolysis, the American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association […]
March 29, 2022

Protein in Gut Predicts ALS Protein in Gut Predicts ALS

The study covered in this summary was published on bioRxiv.org as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed. Key Takeaways Aggregates of phosphorylated TAR […]
March 24, 2022

Brain Implant Allows Fully Paralyzed Patient to Communicate Brain Implant Allows Fully Paralyzed Patient to Communicate

An experimental brain-computer interface has allowed a man with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) who was unable to speak or move to communicate. Using a commercially available […]
March 24, 2022

Surgery in CJD Patients a Potential Risk Factor for Transmission Surgery in CJD Patients a Potential Risk Factor for Transmission

About 1 in 6 patients with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) undergo surgery, raising the risk of iatrogenic transmission of this rare but universally fatal prion disease. In […]
March 23, 2022

Cognitive Function as Predictor of Home Discharge in Stroke Cognitive Function as Predictor of Home Discharge in Stroke

The study covered in this summary was published in Research Square as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed. Key Takeaways For patients with […]
March 23, 2022

A Potential Diagnostic and Screening Aid in Alzheimer’s Disease A Potential Diagnostic and Screening Aid in Alzheimer’s Disease

The study covered in this summary was published in medRxiv.org as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed. Key Takeaways The study determined that […]
March 22, 2022

New Guidance on Cannabis Use for Treatment-Resistant Epilepsy New Guidance on Cannabis Use for Treatment-Resistant Epilepsy

Differing state regulations and a paucity of research has made it difficult to develop consensus guidelines for the use of cannabinoids in treating drug-resistant epilepsy. A […]
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