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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 […]
May 7, 2021

CBD for Severe Epilepsy Linked to Early Puberty in a 2-Year-Old CBD for Severe Epilepsy Linked to Early Puberty in a 2-Year-Old

Cannabidiol (CBD), purchased online, has been linked to early puberty in a very young child with severe intractable epilepsy. The case report describes the unusual instance […]
May 6, 2021

Infective Endocarditis With Stroke Post-TAVR: ‘Dismal’ Prognosis Infective Endocarditis With Stroke Post-TAVR: ‘Dismal’ Prognosis

Patients who suffer a stroke during hospitalization for infective endocarditis (IE) after transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) have a dismal prognosis, with more than half dying […]
May 4, 2021

Restrict J&J COVID Vaccine in Women Under 50? Restrict J&J COVID Vaccine in Women Under 50?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Use of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines should be considered as the preferable option […]
May 4, 2021

Sex-Specific Concussion Management Urged for Soccer Players Sex-Specific Concussion Management Urged for Soccer Players

Dr William Stewart A large study of adolescent soccer players in Michigan revealed key differences in concussion injury metrics among males and females, underscoring a need […]
May 3, 2021

‘Ghost’ Test May Help Put Parkinson’s Hallucinations to Rest ‘Ghost’ Test May Help Put Parkinson’s Hallucinations to Rest

Altered sensorimotor processing in the frontotemporal network appears to be responsible for hallucinations experienced by patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD), according to a novel study that […]
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