Neurology

Reports of high-impact neurology studies by medical professionals

Delayed endovascular thrombectomy associated with greater clinical benefit among patients with mismatch imaging profiles...

1. The findings supported the use of endovascular thrombectomy in patients who met criteria for either the clinical or target perfusion imaging mismatch profiles,...

Home health management of patients undergoing deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s disease is safe...

1. Among patients receiving deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s disease, a home health management program was found to be safe, feasible, and significantly reduced...

Computed tomography findings may be useful in prognostication for mild traumatic brain injury

1. Computed tomography (CT) findings improved generalized estimating equation models predicting whether a patient would experience incomplete recovery or unfavorable outcome in mild traumatic...

Association of high screen-time use with school-age cognitive, executive function, and behavior outcomes in...

1. In a cohort of extremely premature infants, high screen time contributes to adverse cognitive, executive function, and behavioural outcomes at ages 6 to...

Neurodevelopmental outcomes of extremely preterm newborns improved since 1990s

1. The survival rate of extremely preterm newborns in Victoria (Australia) has increased since the early 1990s without an increase in major neurodevelopmental disability...

First time meditation may be associated with increased cognitive effort as measured by EEG

1. In this prospective study, individuals who listened to a meditation podcast demonstrated EEG patterns associated with elevated levels of alertness. 2. Engagement in...

Diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder associated with severe traumatic brain injury in children

1. A meta-analysis including over 12,000 pediatric patients found that the diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) was significantly associated with a history of severe,...

Diminished age-related decline of the amygdala in long-term meditation practitioners

1. Increasing age is associated with decrease in brain tissue, reduced volume of the amygdala, and cognitive decline  2. Regular meditation may slow the age-related...

Patients with moderate-severe traumatic brain injury may achieve favourable functional outcomes within 12 months...

1. More than half of patients who experienced moderate-severe traumatic brain injury (ms-TBI) achieved favourable functional outcomes after 12 months of recovery, as measured...

Hypothermia did not improve survival for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

1. Controlled hypothermia was shown not to lower the incidence of death for patients in coma after an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest when compared to...

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