Neurology

Reports of high-impact neurology studies by medical professionals

Special Report: Psychedelics in Medicine Part 1: Psychedelics as a potential therapeutic option for...

Section 1: Psychedelics as a potential therapeutic option for psychiatric conditions Psychedelic drugs, such as lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), was of interest to molecular psychiatry...

Vagus nerve stimulation therapy improves motor function after stroke

1. Individuals with moderate-to-severe arm impairment after ischemic stroke experienced greater improvements in arm function after vagus nerve stimulation therapy as compared to those...

Younger age of onset of type 2 diabetes linked to higher risk of dementia

1. Younger age of onset of type 2 diabetes milletus is strongly associated with increased risk of subsequent dementia Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown:...

Association between number of teeth and Alzheimer’s Disease risk

1. Older patients presenting to the dentist with missing teeth were more likely to have Alzheimer’s Disease. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) The association between cognitive...

Intracerebral hemorrhage may be an independent risk factor for arterial ischemic events

1. Patients with an intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) had an increased risk of ischemic stroke and myocardial infarction events compared to those without a previous...

Improvements in therapeutic and managing standards associated with significant reduction in risk of persistent...

1. In recent years, the risk of persistent disability has been significantly reduced in patients with pediatric-onset multiple sclerosis (POMS), likely owing to availability...

Bariatric surgery vs community weight management for idiopathic intracranial hypertension

1. At 12 and 24 months, bariatric surgery was superior to a community weight management program at decreasing intracranial pressure (ICP) in patients with...

Non-drug interventions highly efficacious at reducing depressive symptoms in people with dementia

1. Systematic review found that social prescribing was associated with a reduction in depressive symptoms in patients with dementia without a diagnosis of major...

Young adult patients recovering from COVID-19 might be at increased risk of acute ischemic...

1. The rate of acute ischemic stroke was elevated in South Asian males recovering from asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 2019 (COVID-19) infection. Evidence Rating Level: 4 (Below...

Levetiracetam not clinically effective nor cost-effective compared to valproate for newly diagnosed generalized or...

1. 12-month remission was superior with valproate than with levetiracetam. 2. Compared to levetiracetam, patients in the valproate group reported fewer adverse reactions (42% vs....

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