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March 20, 2020

Dramatic Rise in Hypertension-Related Deaths in US Dramatic Rise in Hypertension-Related Deaths in US

There has been a dramatic rise in hypertension-related deaths in the United States between 2007 and 2017, a new study shows. The authors, led by Lakshmi […]
March 20, 2020

Deep Learning Predicts Stroke-Lesion Changes at 1 Week Deep Learning Predicts Stroke-Lesion Changes at 1 Week

A deep learning algorithm is comparable or even superior to common clinical measures for predicting infarct size and location up to a week following acute ischemic […]
March 18, 2020

ORION: Inclisiran Phase 3 Trials Published ORION: Inclisiran Phase 3 Trials Published

Three phase 3 trials of the novel small-interfering RNA (siRNA) agent inclisiran (The Medicines Company) have been published, all showing an approximate halving of LDL cholesterol […]
March 18, 2020

Surgery Cuts Chronic Sciatica Pain vs Conservative Treatment Surgery Cuts Chronic Sciatica Pain vs Conservative Treatment

Surgery is superior to conservative treatment for chronic sciatica caused by lumbar disc herniation, new research shows. Results of a prospective, randomized trial show patients with […]
March 16, 2020

Can Gardening, Leisure Activities Cultivate a Healthier Brain? Can Gardening, Leisure Activities Cultivate a Healthier Brain?

Engaging in regular leisure-time activities such as gardening, walking, and dancing is associated with a slowing of brain aging by 4 years, new research suggests. Results […]
March 16, 2020

Long-Term Stroke Rate After TAVR: New Data Long-Term Stroke Rate After TAVR: New Data

The largest study to date evaluating late neurological events after transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) has shown an increased rate of stroke and a very high […]
March 13, 2020

American Academy of Neurology Cancels 2020 Annual Meeting American Academy of Neurology Cancels 2020 Annual Meeting

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) has joined the ranks of other leading medical organizations and has canceled its annual meeting, which was scheduled for April […]
March 12, 2020

New Insights Into Vision Problems in Parkinson’s New Insights Into Vision Problems in Parkinson’s

Visual problems are significantly more common in patients with Parkinson disease (PD) and adversely affect quality of life by interfering with normal daily activities, new research […]
March 12, 2020

‘Paramagnetic Rim Sign’ May Help Identify Early MS ‘Paramagnetic Rim Sign’ May Help Identify Early MS

A new marker has been discovered that may give prognostic information about patients with radiologically isolated syndrome ― a condition characterized by incidental MRI abnormalities suggestive […]
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