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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 […]
April 15, 2021

Ubrogepant Safety, Efficacy Not Affected by Triptans Ubrogepant Safety, Efficacy Not Affected by Triptans

Previous and concomitant triptan therapy bears no effect on ubrogepant efficacy and tolerability, according to a study published in Headache. Dr Andrew Blumenfeld “The goal is […]
April 14, 2021

COVID Vaccine ‘Side Effect’ or Functional Neurological Disorder? COVID Vaccine ‘Side Effect’ or Functional Neurological Disorder?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The development of unusual movements after COVID-19 vaccination may be a result […]
April 14, 2021

Use of Comfort Care Increasing After Stroke, May Reduce Costs Use of Comfort Care Increasing After Stroke, May Reduce Costs

The administration of comfort care intervention (CCI) to patients with acute ischemic stroke has increased in the United States, regardless of the type of acute treatment […]
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