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March 5, 2021

Certain DMTs in MS May Attenuate COVID-19 Vaccines Certain DMTs in MS May Attenuate COVID-19 Vaccines

Dr Amit Bar-Or COVID-19 vaccines are considered safe for patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), a neurologist told colleagues, but those who are on disease-modifying therapy (DMT) […]
March 5, 2021

Anti-CD20s Linked to Higher COVID-19 Severity in MS Anti-CD20s Linked to Higher COVID-19 Severity in MS

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Like other people, patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) who become infected with […]
March 5, 2021

A Swing and a Hit? Golf Beneficial in Parkinson’s Disease A Swing and a Hit? Golf Beneficial in Parkinson’s Disease

Playing golf improves mobility and balance in Parkinson’s disease (PD) better than tai chi, the gold standard exercise for improved balance and falls prevention in this […]
March 4, 2021

COVID-19: Antiplatelet Agents May Reduce Thrombotic Risk COVID-19: Antiplatelet Agents May Reduce Thrombotic Risk

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. New evidence shows that COVID-19 patients with severe disease have a high […]
March 4, 2021

Natalizumab Postinfusion Reactions Rare; Is Monitoring Necessary? Natalizumab Postinfusion Reactions Rare; Is Monitoring Necessary?

Reactions to the infusion of natalizumab (Tysabri) for the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS) are very uncommon, are usually mild, and nearly always occur during, not […]
March 4, 2021

AF Screening in Asymptomatic Older Individuals Shows Promise AF Screening in Asymptomatic Older Individuals Shows Promise

A new randomized trial provides more evidence in support of screening for atrial fibrillation (AF) in asymptomatic older individuals. The SCREEN-AF trial, conducted in persons aged […]
March 3, 2021

Sleep Apnea, Cognitive Impairment Common Bedfellows Sleep Apnea, Cognitive Impairment Common Bedfellows

More than 50% of patients with cognitive impairment have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), in findings that also reveal OSA severity is correlated to the degree of […]
March 3, 2021

Do Antidepressants Increase Risk of Brain Bleeds? Do Antidepressants Increase Risk of Brain Bleeds?

Contrary to previous findings, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) are not associated with an increased risk of intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH), results of a large observational study […]
March 3, 2021

Neurologic Disorders Ubiquitous and Rising in the US Neurologic Disorders Ubiquitous and Rising in the US

Stroke, dementias, and migraine cause the most disability among neurological disorders in the United States, according to new findings derived from the 2017 Global Burden of […]
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