Neurology

Reports of high-impact neurology studies by medical professionals

Maternal chronic conditions increase risk of cerebral palsy among offspring

1. Maternal chronic conditions (particularly autoimmune conditions) such as type 1 and 2 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and migraines were associated with a higher risk...

Acute neurologic manifestations in children with hemolytic uremic syndrome linked to increased mortality

1. In a large multi-center study of children with hemolytic uremic syndrome, those with any acute neurologic manifestation (ANM) had increased risk of mortality. 2. Brain infarction,...

Long-term usage of cyproterone acetate (CPA) at high doses associated with greater risk of...

1. Long-term usage of cyproterone acetate (CPA) at high doses was associated with greater risk of meningioma development in females. 2. Discontinuation of CPA after...

Alcohol consumption and risk of cardiovascular outcomes and bleeding in patients with established atrial...

1. Low to moderate alcohol intake was not significantly associated with risk of stroke or other cardiovascular outcomes in patients with atrial fibrillation. Evidence Rating...

Focused ultrasound subthalamotomy revealed improvement in Parkinson’s patients

1. In patients suffering from Parkinson’s disease displaying signs of motor dysfunction even after receiving treatment, this randomized control trial revealed improvement in motor...

Increases in p-tau181 in blood plasma associated with progressive, longitudinal neurodegeneration

1. Increases in tau phosphorylated at threonine 181 (p-tau181) in blood plasma were associated with progressive, longitudinal neurodegeneration. 2. Findings of p-tau181 were consistent with...

Early, short-term tranexamic acid does not improve clinical outcomes at 6 months in patients...

1. Good clinical outcome (mRS 0-3) was observed in 60% of patients in the tranexamic acid group compared to 64% of patients in the...

Every-other-day dosing of oral rimegepant is effective for preventive treatment of migraines

1. Rimegepant significantly reduced the mean number of migraine days per month between the last 4 weeks of treatment and the observation period compared...

Carboplatin as a potential adjunct therapy for recurrent high-grade glioma treatment

1. Carboplatin, given through intracerebral, convection-enhanced delivery, may be a viable adjunct in recurrent high-grade glioma treatment. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Patients with glioblastomas (GBM),...

Occult blood in feces is associated with an increased risk of ischemic stroke and...

1. Positive fecal immunochemical test (FIT) results were associated with increased incidences of ischemic stroke, myocardial infarction, and all-cause mortality. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) While...

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