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March 10, 2021

Number of Concussions in England Unacceptable, Head Injury Specialist Says Number of Concussions in England Unacceptable, Head Injury Specialist Says

(Reuters) – The frequency of concussions in English rugby is “totally unacceptable” and authorities must take further action to protect players, head injury specialist Willie Stewart […]
March 10, 2021

Risdiplam Promising for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Risdiplam Promising for Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Infants with type 1 spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) showed promising signs, including an increased expression of functional survival motor neuron (SMN) protein in the blood, after […]
March 9, 2021

Infections — Especially Urinary and Kidney — Are Higher in MS Infections — Especially Urinary and Kidney — Are Higher in MS

Each year, roughly 1 in 60 adult patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) aged 65 years and under is hospitalized with urinary or kidney infections, a new […]
March 9, 2021

Traumatic Brain Injury Tied to Long-term Sleep Problems Traumatic Brain Injury Tied to Long-term Sleep Problems

Veterans with who have suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) are significantly more likely to develop insomnia and other sleep problems years later compared to their […]
March 9, 2021

Cannabis for Migraine Strongly Linked to Rebound Headache Cannabis for Migraine Strongly Linked to Rebound Headache

Patients with chronic migraine who turn to cannabis to relieve headache pain may be setting themselves up for medication overuse headache, preliminary research suggests, although the […]
March 9, 2021

Telestroke Care Tied to Improved Reperfusion Rate, Mortality Telestroke Care Tied to Improved Reperfusion Rate, Mortality

Patients with ischemic stroke who receive care at hospitals with telestroke capacity are more likely to receive reperfusion therapy, and the 30-day mortality rate is lower […]
March 8, 2021

Adherence, Discontinuation Limit Triptan Outcomes Adherence, Discontinuation Limit Triptan Outcomes

Poor adherence and high discontinuance rates frequently compromise achieving optimal triptan therapy in managing acute migraine headaches, a new Danish study shows. “Few people continue on […]
March 6, 2021

Lemonade, Crowdsourcing to Help Fund Girl’s Brain Surgery Lemonade, Crowdsourcing to Help Fund Girl’s Brain Surgery

March 5, 2021 — Liza Scott’s family is raising money for her upcoming brain surgery the old-fashioned way — and the new-fashioned way. Liza, 7, has […]
March 5, 2021

Sun Exposure Linked to Reduced Pediatric MS Risk Sun Exposure Linked to Reduced Pediatric MS Risk

Children who have higher levels of sun exposure appear to have a substantially lower risk of developing pediatric multiple sclerosis (MS) than children who are less […]
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