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April 22, 2021

COVID-19 Linked to Novel Epileptic Seizures COVID-19 Linked to Novel Epileptic Seizures

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. COVID-19 is linked to novel seizures and subsequent adverse outcomes, including death, […]
April 21, 2021

Black Patients Less Likely to Receive Acute Stroke Treatment Black Patients Less Likely to Receive Acute Stroke Treatment

Race and insurance status appear to influence whether patients receive stroke treatment with thrombolysis and endovascular therapy (EVT), new research shows. In a study of data […]
April 20, 2021

Remote Genetic Testing, Counseling Feasible for Parkinson’s Disease Remote Genetic Testing, Counseling Feasible for Parkinson’s Disease

A remote model using telehealth for genetic testing and counseling for people with Parkinson’s disease results in levels of patient satisfaction close to those who undergo […]
April 20, 2021

Pandemic Worry Keeping Americans Up at Night Pandemic Worry Keeping Americans Up at Night

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The rate of insomnia in the United States has more than doubled […]
April 20, 2021

Rimegepant Appears Safe in Migraine Patients With Cardiovascular Risk Rimegepant Appears Safe in Migraine Patients With Cardiovascular Risk

Results from a 1-year, open-label safety study suggest that the oral migraine prevention drug rimegepant is safe and effective in patients with cardiovascular risk factors. Patients […]
April 19, 2021

MRI Before Pregnancy Predicts Early Postpartum MS Relapse MRI Before Pregnancy Predicts Early Postpartum MS Relapse

For women with multiple sclerosis (MS), results of MRI performed during the year before they become pregnant appear to accurately predict early relapse after childbirth, new […]
April 19, 2021

Intranasal Third-Generation CGRP Effective for Acute Migraine Intranasal Third-Generation CGRP Effective for Acute Migraine

Intranasal zavegepant, a third-generation calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) receptor agonist, is effective and well tolerated in the treatment of acute migraine, new research shows. In a […]
April 18, 2021

Stroke ‘Not a Common Complication’ in COVID-19: New Studies Stroke ‘Not a Common Complication’ in COVID-19: New Studies

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Two new large international studies have found relatively low rates of stroke […]
April 17, 2021

Common MS Treatment Wears Off More Quickly in Black Patients Common MS Treatment Wears Off More Quickly in Black Patients

Black patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) or neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) may respond differently to common MS treatment compared to their White peers, new research […]
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