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March 3, 2020

Vegetarian Diet Linked to Lower Stroke Risk Vegetarian Diet Linked to Lower Stroke Risk

A vegetarian diet rich in nuts, vegetables, and soy has been linked to a lower risk of both ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, new research suggests. In […]
March 3, 2020

Mobile Stroke Units Drive Better Functional Outcome Mobile Stroke Units Drive Better Functional Outcome

LOS ANGELES ― The availability of mobile stroke units (MSUs), specially equipped ambulances that enable patients who are experiencing an acute stroke to be scanned and […]
March 2, 2020

Blue Light Improves Concussion Symptoms Blue Light Improves Concussion Symptoms

TORONTO ― Patients with a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) who are exposed to blue light experience less depression and fewer cognitive and other concussion-related symptoms […]
March 2, 2020

Functional Connectivity Model Identifies MS Impairment Functional Connectivity Model Identifies MS Impairment

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida — A machine learning model that combines data on the brain’s functional connectivity with clinical information such as age, sex, and disease […]
March 2, 2020

Borderline Personality Disorder Common in Chronic Pain Patients Borderline Personality Disorder Common in Chronic Pain Patients

NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland — A significant proportion of patients who suffer from chronic pain also have features of borderline personality disorder (BPD), new research shows. Results […]
March 2, 2020

Phase 2 Remyelination Trial Yields ‘Intriguing’ Interim Results Phase 2 Remyelination Trial Yields ‘Intriguing’ Interim Results

WEST PALM BEACH, FL ― Among patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS) and visual impairment who received a potential remyelinating treatment or placebo for as long […]
March 2, 2020

Novel Treatment Offers New Hope for Peripheral Neuropathy Novel Treatment Offers New Hope for Peripheral Neuropathy

NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland ― Combined electrochemical treatment (CET), a technique that uses local nerve blocks in conjunction with electric cell signaling, regenerates nerve fibers and significantly […]
February 28, 2020

Benefits of Switching to Tenecteplase for Stroke Thrombolysis Benefits of Switching to Tenecteplase for Stroke Thrombolysis

Switching from alteplase to tenecteplase as the thrombolytic used routinely for acute ischemic stroke is having multiple benefits for one US hospital system. Tenecteplase was developed […]
February 28, 2020

Increased Risk of Infection Seen in Patients With MS Increased Risk of Infection Seen in Patients With MS

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida — Patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) are at increased risk for most types of infection, with the highest risk associated with renal […]
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