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December 2, 2020

Air Pollution Linked to Brain Amyloid Pathology Air Pollution Linked to Brain Amyloid Pathology

Higher levels of air pollution were associated with an increased risk for amyloid-beta pathology in a new study of older adults with cognitive impairment. Dr Leonardo […]
December 1, 2020

‘Clear Evidence’ Oral Steroid Effective for ‘Suicide Headache’ ‘Clear Evidence’ Oral Steroid Effective for ‘Suicide Headache’

Adjunctive oral prednisone appears to significantly reduce cluster headache attacks, new research shows. Results of the multicenter, randomized, double-blind trial show that patients who received the […]
December 1, 2020

First Guidelines for Keto Diets in Adults With Epilepsy Released First Guidelines for Keto Diets in Adults With Epilepsy Released

Dr Mackenzie Cervenka An international panel of experts has published the first set of recommendations based on current clinical practices and scientific evidence for using ketogenic […]
November 30, 2020

COVID-19 and Risk of Clotting: ‘Be Proactive About Prevention’ COVID-19 and Risk of Clotting: ‘Be Proactive About Prevention’

The risk of arterial and venous thrombosis in patients with COVID-19 has been a major issue throughout the pandemic, and how best to manage this risk […]
November 27, 2020

Neuroinflammation Common in Familial Frontotemporal Dementia Neuroinflammation Common in Familial Frontotemporal Dementia

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Neuroinflammation appears to be a typical feature of the three most common monogenic forms of familial frontotemporal dementia (FTD), according to […]
November 26, 2020

Incidence of Stroke, But Not MI, Increasing in Young People Incidence of Stroke, But Not MI, Increasing in Young People

Although the incidence of stroke is increasing steadily among young adults, the incidence of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) remains stable, a new analysis suggests. This finding […]
November 26, 2020

High Systolic BP After EVT for Stroke Tied to Poor Outcomes High Systolic BP After EVT for Stroke Tied to Poor Outcomes

Higher maximum systolic blood pressures during the first 6 hours after endovascular treatment (EVT) are associated with worse functional outcomes in patients with acute ischemic stroke, […]
November 23, 2020

Even ‘Safe’ Levels of Air Pollution Tied to Brain Shrinkage Even ‘Safe’ Levels of Air Pollution Tied to Brain Shrinkage

Areas where there are high levels of fine-particle air pollution may increase Alzheimer’s-like brain shrinkage, new research suggests. Results of a large longitudinal study show that […]
November 23, 2020

The Curious Case of Three Fingers and Four iPhones The Curious Case of Three Fingers and Four iPhones

The cause of a patient’s severe hand dystonia affecting three fingers had clinicians stumped, but tenacious clinical investigation eventually led them to make the call on […]
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