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February 25, 2021

Late-Window Stroke Thrombolysis Not Linked to Clot Migration Late-Window Stroke Thrombolysis Not Linked to Clot Migration

In patients with acute ischemic stroke, the use of thrombolysis in the late window of 4.5 to 9 hours after symptom onset was not associated with […]
February 24, 2021

Nystagmus From Living in the Dark Cured With Light Exposure Nystagmus From Living in the Dark Cured With Light Exposure

The development of “miners’ nystagmus” in an individual who had lived in complete darkness for at least 2 years because of migraine is believed to be […]
February 24, 2021

Lewy Body Dementia Genes Show Links to Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s Lewy Body Dementia Genes Show Links to Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

New research has uncovered five genes linked to Lewy Body dementia, which supports the association between that condition and both Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease. The […]
February 24, 2021

EEG Data May Help Aid Diagnosis, Treatment of Focal Epilepsy EEG Data May Help Aid Diagnosis, Treatment of Focal Epilepsy

Continuous intracranial electroencephalography (cEEG) may help pinpoint optimal timing of diagnostic studies and treatment for patients with focal epilepsy, new research suggests. The findings from a […]
February 23, 2021

Loss of Smell Lingers Post COVID Loss of Smell Lingers Post COVID

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. More than 50% of healthcare workers infected with SARS-CoV-2 report that their […]
February 22, 2021

Task Force Tackles FDA Lamotrigine Cardiac Risk Warning Task Force Tackles FDA Lamotrigine Cardiac Risk Warning

A joint task force of the American Epilepsy Society (AES) and International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) has issued an advisory to address concerns arising from a […]
February 22, 2021

Implant Produces ‘Remarkable Improvement’ in Vestibular Disorder Implant Produces ‘Remarkable Improvement’ in Vestibular Disorder

An implanted device is showing promise in patients with bilateral vestibular hypofunction (BVH), a debilitating condition that significantly impairs balance. Early research suggests the modified cochlear […]
February 22, 2021

Visual Interpretation of Tau PET Predicts Cognitive Decline Visual Interpretation of Tau PET Predicts Cognitive Decline

A relatively simple and accessible Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved method of visually classifying flortaucipir PET accurately predicts cognitive deterioration, new research shows. The results from two […]
February 22, 2021

COVID Takes a Toll on Neurologists’ Happiness, Well-Being COVID Takes a Toll on Neurologists’ Happiness, Well-Being

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Events of the past year have taken a huge toll on the […]
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