Neurology

Reports of high-impact neurology studies by medical professionals

Quick Take: Association of hearing loss with dementia

With an increasing prevalence of dementia in the elderly population and treatment strategies limited to improving symptoms, there is a need to identify at-risk...

The PREVENT trial: eculizumab reduces relapse risk in patients with neuromyelitis optica and aquaporin-4...

1. In this randomized control trial of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) patients with aquaporin-4 antibodies (AQP4-IgG), those randomized to receive the eculizumab complement...

Pivotal response treatment improves social communication in children with autism spectrum disorder

1. Pivotal response treatment (PRT) is an intervention designed to increase motivation to interact by rewarding effort with natural reinforcement. Children with autism spectrum...

Adults with cerebral palsy at increased risk for mental health disorders

1. In this cross-sectional study, adult patients with cerebral palsy (CP) had a higher prevalence of mental health disorders compared to adults without CP.2....

Intensive blood pressure management reduces risk of recurrent stroke

1. In this randomized control trial conducted in Japan, intensive blood pressure control (less than 130/80) was associated with reduced risk of first recurrent...

Strict glucose control does not improve outcomes in acute ischemic stroke patients

1. In this randomized controlled trial, intensive hyperglycemia treatment did not lead to improved outcomes compared to standard treatment in patients 90 days after...

Galcanezumab reduces the frequency of episodic cluster headaches

1. Patients with episode cluster headaches randomized to receive galcanezumab experienced a greater decline in frequency of headaches 1 to 3 weeks after treatment...

Rimegepant reduces symptoms of acute migraine

1. Patients with migraine treated with rimegepant during an acute event had resolution of pain and their most bothersome symptoms 2 hours after onset...

Polygenic risk and lifestyle factors independently influence dementia risk

1. In this retrospective cohort study, patients with high polygenic risk scores and unhealthy lifestyle factors were more likely to be diagnosed with dementia...

Flexible ICU family visits not effective at reducing delirium incidence

1. In this randomized controlled trial, there was no difference in the incidence of delirium between flexible family visitation and standard, restricted family visitation.2....
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