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February 14, 2022

Tirofiban Does Not Improve Outcomes of EVT in Stroke Tirofiban Does Not Improve Outcomes of EVT in Stroke

Adjunctive treatment with intravenous (IV) tirofiban does not improve clinical outcomes in patients with large-vessel occlusion (LVO) stroke who undergo endovascular treatment (EVT) within 24 hours […]
February 11, 2022

Can Periodontal Treatment Reduce CV Events in Stroke Patients? Can Periodontal Treatment Reduce CV Events in Stroke Patients?

The first randomized trial to investigate whether periodontal treatment can reduce future risk of cardiovascular events or stroke suggests some promise with this strategy. The PREMIERS […]
February 11, 2022

How Donated Brain Tissue Helped Catch a Killer How Donated Brain Tissue Helped Catch a Killer

Serial killer Ian Stewart could have gotten away with murder until brain tissue donated by one of his victims revealed her real cause of death, according […]
February 11, 2022

Intra-arterial tPA After Stroke Thrombectomy: ‘Remarkable’ Benefit Intra-arterial tPA After Stroke Thrombectomy: ‘Remarkable’ Benefit

Giving intra-arterial thrombolysis after successful thrombectomy in patients with acute ischemic stroke led to a large increase in the number of patients achieving an excellent neurologic […]
February 11, 2022

Strep Infection and Tics in Children: New Data Strep Infection and Tics in Children: New Data

Group A streptococcus (GAS) infection is not associated with new-onset tic disorders in at-risk children, findings from a large prospective study show. Dr Anette Eleonore Schrag […]
February 11, 2022

Long-term Brain Health Is Impacted by Severity of COVID-19 Long-term Brain Health Is Impacted by Severity of COVID-19

The study covered in this summary was published in medRxiv.org as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed. Key Takeaways Using resting-state fluctuation amplitudes […]
February 10, 2022

CDC Releases Updated Draft Guidance on Opioid Prescribing CDC Releases Updated Draft Guidance on Opioid Prescribing

The Centers for Disease Controls and Prevention (CDC) has released a draft update of its current Clinical Practice Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for pain management — […]
February 10, 2022

Mindfulness Promising in Episodic Migraine, Related Pain Mindfulness Promising in Episodic Migraine, Related Pain

The report covered in this summary was published in medRxiv.org as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed. Key Takeaways Mesocorticolimbic system function is […]
February 10, 2022

‘Encouraging’ New National Data on Chronic Pain Management ‘Encouraging’ New National Data on Chronic Pain Management

Most adults in the US who have chronic pain favor a combination of non-drug and non-opioid approaches to control their pain, which is “encouraging,” new research […]
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