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January 4, 2021

The Cat’s Meow The Cat’s Meow

When fourth-year medical student Chevelle Winchester was finishing her psychiatry rotation in Chicago under neurologist and psychiatrist Alan R. Hirsch, MD, she encountered a patient in […]
December 31, 2020

Microvascular Injury of Brain, Olfactory Bulbs Seen in COVID-19 Microvascular Injury of Brain, Olfactory Bulbs Seen in COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Multifocal microvascular injury in the brain and olfactory bulbs is another possible […]
December 30, 2020

NETs a Possible Therapeutic Target for COVID-19 Thrombosis? NETs a Possible Therapeutic Target for COVID-19 Thrombosis?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Researchers in Madrid may have found a clue to the pathogenesis of […]
December 30, 2020

Which Imaging Criteria Identify Progressive Forms of MS? Which Imaging Criteria Identify Progressive Forms of MS?

The role of imaging in diagnosing progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) and in assessing prognosis is the subject of a new review. MRI is central in the […]
December 30, 2020

Neurologists Call for End to Neck Holds by Law Enforcement Neurologists Call for End to Neck Holds by Law Enforcement

At the end of a year marked by outrage after George Floyd died at the hands of a police officer, some medical experts say it’s time […]
December 30, 2020

‘Unexplained’ Drug Load in Patients With Epilepsy ‘Unexplained’ Drug Load in Patients With Epilepsy

There is a largely ‘unexplained’ anti-epileptic drug (AED) load in patients with epilepsy that is unrelated to disease severity or seizure frequency, new research shows. Results […]
December 30, 2020

Little Improvement in Late-Onset Epilepsy Outcomes Over 30 Years Little Improvement in Late-Onset Epilepsy Outcomes Over 30 Years

A high index of suspicion for late-onset epilepsy may help reduce the sizeable rate of delayed diagnosis in older patients and improve outcomes in this patient […]
December 24, 2020

Ultrasound Ablation for PD: Benefit Limited by Adverse Effects Ultrasound Ablation for PD: Benefit Limited by Adverse Effects

Focused ultrasound for ablation of the subthalamic nucleus in one hemisphere improved motor features in a selected group of patients with markedly asymmetric Parkinson’s disease, but […]
December 23, 2020

Pregnancy Does Not Increase Seizures in Women With Epilepsy Pregnancy Does Not Increase Seizures in Women With Epilepsy

Women with epilepsy do not have an increased seizure rate during pregnancy as long as they have their medication levels carefully monitored, a new study suggests. […]
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