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March 5, 2020

Portable MRI at Bedside Feasible for Detecting Stroke Portable MRI at Bedside Feasible for Detecting Stroke

LOS ANGELES — Neuroimaging of people with suspected stroke in an intensive care unit can help guide diagnosis and management, but often requires transporting patients to […]
March 5, 2020

Implantable Stimulator Shows Promise for Chronic Knee Pain Implantable Stimulator Shows Promise for Chronic Knee Pain

NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland — Stimulation of the infrapatellar branch of the saphenous nerve with an implantable electrical device is a potentially effective treatment for chronic, intractable […]
March 4, 2020

Smartphone Use Connected to More Severe Headaches Smartphone Use Connected to More Severe Headaches

Smartphone use in patients with primary headache is connected to more medication use and less pain relief, new research shows. Investigators found 96% of patients with […]
March 4, 2020

Boxing Helps Knock Out Nonmotor Parkinson’s Symptoms Boxing Helps Knock Out Nonmotor Parkinson’s Symptoms

TORONTO — Boxing may help improve common nonmotor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease (PD), new research suggests. In the study, patients with PD who participated in a […]
March 4, 2020

A Healthy Heart in Youth Protects the Brain Later On A Healthy Heart in Youth Protects the Brain Later On

A healthier heart in young adulthood could mean fewer cognitive problems later in life, new research suggests. New findings from the Coronary Artery Risk Development in […]
March 3, 2020

Incomplete MS Relapse Recovery Predicts Long-Term Disability Incomplete MS Relapse Recovery Predicts Long-Term Disability

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida — The failure to have a complete recovery from early relapses in multiple sclerosis (MS) is significantly associated with higher long-term disability […]
March 3, 2020

Costs of Implementing Post-Discharge Program After Stroke Costs of Implementing Post-Discharge Program After Stroke

Providing comprehensive aftercare for stroke patients following discharge from the hospital can be expensive, particularly for smaller institutions, but it may still be cost-effective as insurance […]
March 3, 2020

Shared Medical Appointments Educate, Encourage MS Patients Shared Medical Appointments Educate, Encourage MS Patients

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida — An innovative concept of shared medical appointments for multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, in which a group of 10 to 15 patients […]
March 3, 2020

Artisanal CBD May Provide Less Seizure Control Than Pharma CBD Artisanal CBD May Provide Less Seizure Control Than Pharma CBD

Children with refractory epilepsy who took pharmaceutical cannabidiol (CBD) had higher serum CBD levels and better seizure control than those who took artisanal CBD, but they […]
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