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April 20, 2021

Pandemic Worry Keeping Americans Up at Night Pandemic Worry Keeping Americans Up at Night

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The rate of insomnia in the United States has more than doubled […]
April 20, 2021

Rimegepant Appears Safe in Migraine Patients With Cardiovascular Risk Rimegepant Appears Safe in Migraine Patients With Cardiovascular Risk

Results from a 1-year, open-label safety study suggest that the oral migraine prevention drug rimegepant is safe and effective in patients with cardiovascular risk factors. Patients […]
April 19, 2021

MRI Before Pregnancy Predicts Early Postpartum MS Relapse MRI Before Pregnancy Predicts Early Postpartum MS Relapse

For women with multiple sclerosis (MS), results of MRI performed during the year before they become pregnant appear to accurately predict early relapse after childbirth, new […]
April 19, 2021

Intranasal Third-Generation CGRP Effective for Acute Migraine Intranasal Third-Generation CGRP Effective for Acute Migraine

Intranasal zavegepant, a third-generation calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) receptor agonist, is effective and well tolerated in the treatment of acute migraine, new research shows. In a […]
April 18, 2021

Stroke ‘Not a Common Complication’ in COVID-19: New Studies Stroke ‘Not a Common Complication’ in COVID-19: New Studies

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Two new large international studies have found relatively low rates of stroke […]
April 17, 2021

Common MS Treatment Wears Off More Quickly in Black Patients Common MS Treatment Wears Off More Quickly in Black Patients

Black patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) or neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) may respond differently to common MS treatment compared to their White peers, new research […]
April 15, 2021

MS Hospital Visits Increase in Warmer Weather MS Hospital Visits Increase in Warmer Weather

Individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS) seek additional acute medical care during periods of unusually warm weather, a new study has found, raising concerns about possible increased […]
April 15, 2021

COVID-Related Syndrome Tied to Neurologic Symptoms in Kids COVID-Related Syndrome Tied to Neurologic Symptoms in Kids

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. About half of children with pediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome temporally associated with […]
April 15, 2021

Cardiologists Can Perform Stroke Thrombectomy to Fill ‘Unmet Need’ Cardiologists Can Perform Stroke Thrombectomy to Fill ‘Unmet Need’

Cardiologists experienced in cardiac interventions can competently perform stroke thrombectomy after a short period of training, with comparable outcomes to those achieved by neuroradiology centers, a […]
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