Neurology

Reports of high-impact neurology studies by medical professionals

Evobrutinib reduces imaging findings of multiple sclerosis but not clinical progression

1. The Bruton’s tyrosine kinase (BTK) inhibitor evobrutinib when compared to placebo treatment in multiple sclerosis patients showed the ability to reduce the number...

Alzheimer’s Disease imaging biomarkers slightly improve prediction of memory decline

1. In this prospective cohort, Alzheimer’s Disease biomarkers derived from imaging, namely amyloid, tau, and cortical thickness estimates, had a moderate impact in predicting...

Post-procedure stroke rates stable in TAVR patients in United States

1. In this retrospective cohort study, the rate of 30-day post-procedure stroke after transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) remained stable during the first five...

Being denied a wanted abortion may have detrimental health effects in the long term

1. The authors of this prospective cohort study found that women who were denied a wanted abortion were found to have higher rates of...

Quick Take: Association of Cortical Stimulation–Induced Seizure With Surgical Outcome in Patients With Focal...

Cortical stimulation during intracranial electroencephalography (EEG) is used in defining the epileptogenic zone in patients with epilepsy, with the aim of removing the seizure...

Quick Take: Diffusion Tensor MRI of White Matter of Healthy Full-term Newborns: Relationship to...

Newborn babies have variations in white matter development, but it is unknown whether these variations are associated with changes in later neurodevelopment. In this...

Quick Take: Ultra-processed food intake and risk of cardiovascular disease

The consumption of ultra-processed food has increased substantially over the last several decades. These foods often have higher proportions of total and saturated fat,...

Unrecognized myocardial infarctions associated with embolic cerebral infarctions of undetermined source

1. In this cross-sectional cohort study of older adults in Iceland, MRI findings of myocardial infarction was associated with coincident MRI findings of cerebral...

Quick Take: Effects of antiplatelet therapy after stroke due to intracerebral haemorrhage (RESTART)

Patients with a history of occlusive vascular disease who are on antithrombotic therapy are at an increased risk of intracerebral hemorrhage. Generally, antithrombotic therapy...

The SPICE III trial: dexmedetomidine is rarely effective as a sole agent for sedation...

1. Patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) randomized to continue sedation for ventilation with dexmedetomidine often required use of supplementary propofol, midazolam, or...
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