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March 2, 2022

Restore Her Voice: Docs Found NGO to Aid Afghani Women Restore Her Voice: Docs Found NGO to Aid Afghani Women

The June 1985 cover of National Geographic captured the piercing, green-eyed gaze of Sharbat Gula, known best as “the Afghan Girl.” At the time, Gula was […]
March 2, 2022

‘Robust’ Increase in Tics During the Pandemic Explained? ‘Robust’ Increase in Tics During the Pandemic Explained?

Early results from a new study show a significant correlation between tic severity and social media use during the COVID pandemic in adolescents with a preexisting […]
March 1, 2022

EMA Panel Backs Daridorexant (Quviviq) for Insomnia EMA Panel Backs Daridorexant (Quviviq) for Insomnia

The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended approval of daridorexant (Quviviq, Idorsia Pharmaceuticals) for the treatment of […]
March 1, 2022

Clot’s Platelet Content May Affect Thrombectomy Outcomes Clot’s Platelet Content May Affect Thrombectomy Outcomes

The platelet content of a clot may be at least as strong a predictor of outcome and mortality following mechanical thrombectomy as fibrin content, new data […]
February 28, 2022

Causal Evidence for Autoimmunity in Dementia? Causal Evidence for Autoimmunity in Dementia?

The study covered in this summary was published on MedRxiv.org as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed. Key Takeaways Several biomarkers may contribute […]
February 28, 2022

Spinal Cord Atrophy Predicts ‘Silent Progression’ in MS Spinal Cord Atrophy Predicts ‘Silent Progression’ in MS

WEST PALM BEACH, FL ― Spinal cord atrophy, as detected on calibrated brain MRI scans, significantly correlates with silent progression of multiple sclerosis (MS) to progressive […]
February 28, 2022

Evidence Mounts for Paramagnetic Rim Lesions in Diagnosing MS Evidence Mounts for Paramagnetic Rim Lesions in Diagnosing MS

WEST PALM BEACH, FL – The presence of paramagnetic rim lesions (PRLs) on MRI may help in the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS), as well as […]
February 26, 2022

Anti–CGRPs Effective for Medication Overuse Headache Anti–CGRPs Effective for Medication Overuse Headache

Anti–calcitonin gene-related peptide (anti-CGRP) monoclonal antibodies are effective for patients with chronic migraine and medication overuse headache regardless of detoxification strategy, according to investigators. Abruptly discontinuing […]
February 25, 2022

AAN Releases ‘Evidence-in-Focus’ Report on Controversial AD Drug AAN Releases ‘Evidence-in-Focus’ Report on Controversial AD Drug

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) has penned an “evidence-in-focus” report to help neurologists, patients, and their families digest the current evidence on the controversial Alzheimer’s […]
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