Neurology

Reports of high-impact neurology studies by medical professionals

Treating acute migrane headaches with ubrogepant

1. In this multicenter study involving adult patients in the United States with a history of migraine, ubrogepant was shown to be more effective...

Association of Intrinsic Brain Architecture With Changes in Attentional and Mood Symptoms During Development

1. Resting-state functional connectivity between several brain regions may serve as a useful biomarker to predict future neuropsychiatric symptoms such as attention deficits, anxiety,...

High dose erythropoietin may not be efficacious for neuroprotection in extremely preterm infants

1. In this randomized controlled trial involving extremely preterm infants, high dose erythropoietin did not reduce the risk of death or severe neurodevelopmental impairment...

Shorter time to clinic assessment linked to improved recovery time following concussion

1. In this single-center, cross-sectional study, longer time from injury to sports medicine clinic assessment was linked with an increased time to recovery.2. Visual...

Adenotonsillectomy for obstructive sleep apnea in young children has no effect on cognition

1. Adenotonsillectomy done for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in children ages 3-5 years had no effect on cognition over time when compared to controls.2....

Emerging evidence suggests interactive apps benefit early academic skills in children

1. A systematic review of 35 controlled studies examining the impact of interactive applications (apps) on early academic skills in young children found multiple...

Prescription of Benzodiazepines, Z-Drugs, and Gabapentinoids and Mortality Risk in People Receiving Opioid Agonist...

1. Co-prescription of benzodiazepines and z-drugs with opioid agonists was associated with a significantly increased risk of drug-related poisoning in opioid-dependent individuals.Evidence Rating Level:...

Growth Faltering is Associated With Altered Brain Functional Connectivity and Cognitive Outcomes In Urban...

1. Height-for-age z-score was negatively associated with brain functional connectivity (FC), with FC serving as a mediating factor between child growth and future intellectual...

Efficacy and Safety of Lanabecestat for Treatment of Early and Mild Alzheimer Disease

1. While well-tolerated in early and mild Alzheimer’s disease, the BACE1 inhibitor lanabecestat was generally ineffective in slowing cognitive and functional decline.Evidence Rating Level:...

Lower LDL cholesterol level after ischemic stroke decreases risk of subsequent stroke

1. This randomized controlled trial showed that patients with ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack with target LDL levels of less than 70 mg/dL...
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