Neurology

Reports of high-impact neurology studies by medical professionals

Direct to angiography in transferred patients with large vessel occlusion stroke associated with faster...

1. Transferred patients with a large vessel occlusion stroke undergoing endovascular thrombectomy may have faster treatment and improved outcomes from a direct to angiography...

Intravenous eptinezumab associated with a more rapid onset and prolongation of symptom relief from...

1. Intravenous eptinezumab-treated participants achieved significantly earlier freedom from headaches and from their most bothersome symptoms compared to placebo in those suffering from an...

Cognitive outcomes in children of pregnant women with epilepsy

Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent)  1. There were no language ability differences among 2-year-old children of women taking epileptic medication during pregnancy compared to children...

Implantable loop recorder associated with increased detection of atrial fibrillation post-ischemic stroke compared with...

1. In patients with recent ischemic stroke and no diagnosed atrial fibrillation (AF), there were increased AF diagnoses in those who received an implantable...

Preterm birth linked to higher incidence of severe neurodevelopmental disabilities at age 5

1. Rates of severe and moderate neurodevelopmental disabilities increased as gestational age group decreased. 2. Approximately half of children born between 24-26 weeks’ gestation needed...

Discontinuation of antiseizure medication at discharge after acute symptomatic neonatal seizures not associated with...

1. No significant difference in functional neurodevelopment was found at 24 months in infants who continued to take antiseizure medication (ASM) and those who...

Continuous infusion of hypertonic saline following traumatic brain injury does not improve neurological outcomes...

1. No significant difference was found in neurological function recovery measured by extended Glasgow scale score in patients with moderate to severe traumatic brain...

Association of nitrogen dioxide and other air pollution exposures with the risk of Parkinson...

1. Among a cohort of individuals from South Korea, exposure to nitrogen dioxide (NO2) was found to be associated with an increased risk of...

Early intervention for cerebral palsy should begin at diagnosis or in children meeting high...

1. When a child is diagnosed with or meets the criteria of high risk for cerebral palsy, intervention should start as soon as possible. 2....

Special Report: Psychedelics in Medicine Part 5: Psychedelic use in the long-term

Section 5: Psychedelic use in the long-term Serious adverse reactions have not been a recognized risk through ongoing research, though some are concerned about long-term...

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