Neurology

Reports of high-impact neurology studies by medical professionals

RNA-Binding Protein RBFOX1 May Be Locus for Alzheimer’s Disease Pathogenesis

1. Lower RBFOX1 was associated with greater amyloid burden in the prefrontal cortex. 2. Reduced RBFOX1 was associated with increased rate of decline and reduced...

Hookworms associated with possible immunobiological effect for the treatment of relapsing multiple sclerosis

1. Hookworms was found to be a safe and well tolerated treatment option possibly associated with an immunobiological effect in relapsing multiple sclerosis. Evidence Rating...

Cigarette smoking and incident stroke in Black populations

1. Current smoking was found to be associated with and increased risk of stroke among blacks in a dose-dependent relationship. 2. Former smokers did not...

TICO Trial: Ticagrelor monotherapy vs. extended dual anti-platelet therapy after placement of drug-eluting stents...

1. Patients status-post placement of drug-eluting stents (DES) for acute coronary syndrome received three months of Ticagrelor and Aspirin dual-antiplatelet therapy (DAPT), followed by...

Migraines during pregnancy and the risk of maternal stroke

1. Women with migraines are at an increased risk of stroke during and after pregnancy compared to those without migraines. Evidence Rating Level: 2...

Statin use, hypertension, and APOE-ε4 gene associated with intracerebral hemorrhage risk in the Framingham...

1. Incidence of intracerebral hemorrhage in older patients has increased since 1948. 2. Hypertension and statin use are both associated with intracerebral hemorrhage. Evidence Rating Level:...

Intra-arterial thrombectomy is associated with improved functional outcomes in stroke patients

1. Stroke patients who received endovascular treatment plus standard medical treatment in the public care system in Brazil showed significantly less severe disability at...

Migraines with aura linked to increased cardiovascular disease risk in women

1. In this cohort of women, those who experienced migraines with aura were associated with an increased adjusted incidence rate for major cardiovascular diseases...

Carotid endarterectomy vs initial medical therapy in asymptomatic carotid stenosis

1. Absolute risk reduction of stroke in asymptomatic carotid stenosis was significantly lower than it was two decades ago. 2. Advances in stroke prevention suggest...

Tumor necrosis factor inhibitor exposure in autoimmune disease may increase risk of inflammatory CNS...

1. Tumor necrosis factor inhibitor exposure in patients with autoimmune disease, particularly rheumatoid arthritis, was associated with increased risk of inflammatory central nervous system...
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