Neurology

Reports of high-impact neurology studies by medical professionals

Lumbar puncture rates appropriately decline in children with simple febrile seizures

1. This multi-center study found that there was no significant difference in the rates of delayed bacterial meningitis diagnosis before and after the 2011...

Nonnutritive sweeteners elicit more neural response to food cues compared to sugar

1. In this study, nonnutritive sweeteners (NNS) resulted in higher circulating levels of glucose, insulin, and glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) compared to nutritive sugars...

No significant differences in efficacy and safety between deutetrabenazine and placebo for the treatment...

1. No significant differences in tic severity were found between deutetrabenazine and placebo after 8 weeks of treatment, despite a numeric improvement at the...

Factors associated with earlier clinical symptom onset in radiologically isolated multiple sclerosis

1. This cohort study found that younger age, spinal cord involvement, and gadolinium-enhancing lesions on magnetic resonance imaging were associated with earlier onset of...

New migraine-specific pharmacologic agents associated with less efficacy compared to triptans

1. For pain freedom and relief at 2 hours after dosage, new agents such as lasmiditan, rimegepant, and ubrogepant were associated with a higher...

Early treatment of seizures in newborns associated with decreased seizure burden and frequency.

Neonatal seizure management – Is the timing of treatment critical? 1. In a cohort of newborn infants, treatment of seizures within an hour of seizure...

Pimavanserin continuation lower psychosis relapse risk in patient with dementia-related psychosis

1. Pimavanserin was shown to lead to a lower risk of relapse of psychosis in patients who had an initial response to pimavanserin for...

Midodrine prevents recurrence of vasovagal syncope

1. Midodrine was shown to reduce the recurrence of vasovagal syncope in younger, healthy patients. 2. No significant interaction was shown between midodrine treatment and...

Impairment in executive function associated with congenital heart disease in school-aged children

1. In a meta-analysis of school-aged children with congenital heart disease after cardiopulmonary bypass surgery, the summary estimate for total IQ was lower than...

Vaccine-induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopenia may worsen the severity of cerebral venous thrombosis

1. The primary outcome of mortality or dependency was greater in patients with VITT-associated CVT compared to non-VITT CVT (p=0.0061). 2. Better prognosis was seen...

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