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March 25, 2021

Time Is of the Essence: DST Up for Debate Again Time Is of the Essence: DST Up for Debate Again

Seasonal time change is now up for consideration in the U.S. Congress, prompting sleep medicine specialists to weigh in on the health impact of a major […]
March 25, 2021

Canadians Investigating Outbreak of Creutzfeld-Jakob Lookalike Canadians Investigating Outbreak of Creutzfeld-Jakob Lookalike

The Canadian province of New Brunswick is grappling with a cluster of patients suffering from a mysterious neurologic disease that to date has afflicted more than […]
March 24, 2021

Kallikrein Formulation Appears Safe in Ischemic Stroke Kallikrein Formulation Appears Safe in Ischemic Stroke

A recombinant formulation of human tissue kallikrein (KLK1) is safe and tolerable in patients with acute ischemic stroke, phase 2 results suggest. KLK1 is an endogenous […]
March 24, 2021

Saliva Test a Game Changer for Sports-Related Concussion? Saliva Test a Game Changer for Sports-Related Concussion?

Researchers have identified a group of microRNA biomarkers in saliva that successfully diagnosed concussion in professional male rugby players — a potential game-changer, given that it […]
March 24, 2021

Triple Threat: Three Common Symptoms Add Up to One Rare Condition Triple Threat: Three Common Symptoms Add Up to One Rare Condition

When a 39-year-old previously healthy woman with blurred vision, hearing loss, and migraine presented to the emergency department (ED) at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, Canada, […]
March 24, 2021

Direct Thrombectomy in Stroke: Which Groups May Benefit? Direct Thrombectomy in Stroke: Which Groups May Benefit?

A new pooled analysis of two smaller trials testing the new approach of dropping thrombolysis before thrombectomy in patients with large vessel occlusion stroke has shown […]
March 24, 2021

Insertable Cardiac Monitors Improve AF Detection After Stroke Insertable Cardiac Monitors Improve AF Detection After Stroke

Among patients who have recently experienced an ischemic stroke thought to be caused by small-vessel occlusion or large-vessel atherosclerosis, atrial fibrillation (AF) is detected more often […]
March 23, 2021

FDA Clears Ponesimod (Ponvory), New Oral Drug for MS FDA Clears Ponesimod (Ponvory), New Oral Drug for MS

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved ponesimod (Ponvory), a new oral medication given once daily to treat adults with relapsing forms of multiple […]
March 23, 2021

Neurologic Symptoms Frequent in COVID Long-Haulers Neurologic Symptoms Frequent in COVID Long-Haulers

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Cognitive dysfunction tops the list of neurologic complaints in long-haul COVID-19 patients […]
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