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June 9, 2021

Telemedicine Visits for Headache Yield High Patient Satisfaction Telemedicine Visits for Headache Yield High Patient Satisfaction

Patients overwhelmingly found telemedicine care for headache a satisfactory and beneficial experience during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study presented at the American Headache Society’s 2021 […]
June 9, 2021

Nitroglycerine’s Historic Role in Migraine ‘Underappreciated’ Nitroglycerine’s Historic Role in Migraine ‘Underappreciated’

Apparent migraines experienced by 19th century factory workers remain relevant to clinical medicine today. Those workers were employed in the manufacture of nitroglycerine, and many became […]
June 8, 2021

FDA Clears Next-Generation DBS System for Movement Disorders FDA Clears Next-Generation DBS System for Movement Disorders

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Medtronic’s technologically advanced deep brain stimulation (DBS) system designed to more precisely target motor symptoms in Parkinson’s […]
June 4, 2021

Your Weirdest Dreams Could Be Making You Smarter Your Weirdest Dreams Could Be Making You Smarter

“I had the weirdest dream last night.” It’s a common refrain made by people whose experiences have taken them to places that surpass the waking imagination. […]
June 4, 2021

MD Charged With Manslaughter Now Faces Malpractice Suit MD Charged With Manslaughter Now Faces Malpractice Suit

An Alabama neurosurgeon who was charged with manslaughter in the death of a third-year medical student is now facing a malpractice suit alleging he performed the […]
June 3, 2021

Deep Brain Stimulation Effective Over the Long Haul Deep Brain Stimulation Effective Over the Long Haul

Subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation (STN-DBS) continues to be effective for patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) more than 15 years after device implantation, with significant improvement […]
June 2, 2021

Evidence Mounts for Implantable AF Monitoring After Stroke Evidence Mounts for Implantable AF Monitoring After Stroke

Two new randomized trials have added to the evidence that rates of atrial fibrillation (AF) detection are increased through the use of long-term monitoring with implantable […]
May 28, 2021

FDA Expands Rimegepant Indication to Include Migraine Prevention FDA Expands Rimegepant Indication to Include Migraine Prevention

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the indication for rimegepant (Nurtec ODT, Biohaven) to include prevention of migraine in adults. Last year, rimegepant […]
May 26, 2021

Large Vessel Stroke Linked to AstraZeneca COVID Vaccine Large Vessel Stroke Linked to AstraZeneca COVID Vaccine

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The first cases of large vessel arterial occlusion strokes linked to the […]
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