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May 20, 2021

Risk Factors for Late Seizure Relapse After Epilepsy Surgery Risk Factors for Late Seizure Relapse After Epilepsy Surgery

Incomplete resection and very early epilepsy onset were among the chief predictors of late seizure relapse following epilepsy surgery, according to a new study on the factors […]
May 20, 2021

Sustained Long-Term Benefit of Gene Therapy for SMA Sustained Long-Term Benefit of Gene Therapy for SMA

For children with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), gene therapy with onasemnogene abeparvovec (Zolgensma, Novartis) provides long-lasting benefits with a favorable safety profile, new long-term follow-up data […]
May 20, 2021

Time to Reevaluate Parkinson’s Disease Subtyping, Experts Say Time to Reevaluate Parkinson’s Disease Subtyping, Experts Say

An international task force says it is time to reevaluate current subtyping of Parkinson’s disease (PD), which it says has dubious clinical applicability and biological relevance. […]
May 19, 2021

Dramatically Higher Prevalence of IIH in Black Women Dramatically Higher Prevalence of IIH in Black Women

The prevalence of idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is dramatically higher in Black and Hispanic women vs people of other races and ethnicities, new research shows. Investigators […]
May 18, 2021

AAN Pushes for Permanent Expansion of Telehealth AAN Pushes for Permanent Expansion of Telehealth

In an updated position statement, the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) calls for a permanent expansion of telehealth following the COVID-19 pandemic. “The COVID-19 pandemic has […]
May 17, 2021

Race, Socioeconomics: Barriers to Migraine Care Race, Socioeconomics: Barriers to Migraine Care

Race and socioeconomic status can hinder and delay patient access to migraine treatment and result in poorer outcomes, according to a study published in the April […]
May 14, 2021

Docs Question Chiropractic Approach Called ‘Quantum Neurology’ Docs Question Chiropractic Approach Called ‘Quantum Neurology’

From diets rich in hot pepper for the prevention of viral infections, bleach baths to treat disease, and homeopathy for virtually any symptom, questionable treatments have […]
May 14, 2021

Racial Disparities in Endovascular Therapy for Stroke Persist Racial Disparities in Endovascular Therapy for Stroke Persist

Although the use of endovascular therapy (EVT) for ischemic stroke has increased in recent years, patients who belong to ethnic minorities are less likely to receive […]
May 14, 2021

Deeper Sleep, Slower Heart Rate Tied to Sudden Death in Epilepsy Deeper Sleep, Slower Heart Rate Tied to Sudden Death in Epilepsy

Deeper sleep and slower heart rate following seizures may work synergistically to increase the risk for sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP), new research suggests. Investigators […]
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