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February 19, 2021

Short Sleep Predicts Incident Dementia and All-Cause Mortality Short Sleep Predicts Incident Dementia and All-Cause Mortality

More evidence has emerged linking sleep deficiency, dementia, and mortality. “Sleep disturbance and insufficiency have been shown to be associated with both the development and progression […]
February 18, 2021

Carotid Surgery Still Too Risky With Contralateral Occlusion Carotid Surgery Still Too Risky With Contralateral Occlusion

Patients selected for carotid revascularization who have a contralateral carotid occlusion are still best triaged toward stenting rather than surgery, a new registry analysis suggests. The […]
February 18, 2021

In Utero Air Pollution Exposure Tied to Poorer Cognition In Utero Air Pollution Exposure Tied to Poorer Cognition

In utero exposure to air pollution is tied to poorer cognition later in life, new research suggests.  Results of a large, longitudinal study show exposure to […]
February 17, 2021

Neuroscience Letters Is the 3rd Journal Scammed by Rogue Editors Neuroscience Letters Is the 3rd Journal Scammed by Rogue Editors

Neuroscience Letters, an Elsevier title, published the special issue — “Special Issue on Clinical and Imaging Assessment of Cognitive Dysfunction in Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders” — […]
February 16, 2021

New Steroid Dosing Regimen for Myasthenia Gravis New Steroid Dosing Regimen for Myasthenia Gravis

The findings of a new randomized trial support the rapid tapering of prednisone in patients with generalized myasthenia gravis requiring combined corticosteroid and azathioprine therapy. The […]
February 16, 2021

Accident Gives MS Doctor Insight Into Patients’ Lives Accident Gives MS Doctor Insight Into Patients’ Lives

Editor’s note: The original text has been revised and updated. As Gavin Giovannoni, MBBCh, PhD, an esteemed British multiple sclerosis (MS) expert, set out for his […]
February 12, 2021

Cluster Headache Ranked More Painful Than Childbirth Cluster Headache Ranked More Painful Than Childbirth

Patients with cluster headache face a double whammy: Physicians too often fail to recognize it, and their condition is among the most severe and debilitating among […]
February 11, 2021

High Patient Interest in Cannabis for Parkinson’s, But Few Use It High Patient Interest in Cannabis for Parkinson’s, But Few Use It

There is high patient interest in medical cannabis to help alleviate motor and nonmotor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease (PD), yet few avail themselves of this treatment, […]
February 11, 2021

Opioid Overuse in Migraineurs Linked to More Severe Disability Opioid Overuse in Migraineurs Linked to More Severe Disability

Among patients with migraine who use prescription medications, the increasing use of prescription opioids is associated with chronic migraine, more severe disability, and anxiety and depression, […]
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