Neurology

Some pre-existing conditions matter a lot more when assessing COVID-19 outcomes

1 hour ago   |   News Medical

A new paper in Biology Methods & Protocols, published by Oxford University Press, indicates that some pre-existing conditions-;including degenerative neurological diseases...
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UW joins the Alliance for Therapies in Neuroscience to transform the fight against neurological diseases

13 hours ago   |   News Medical

The University of Washington has joined the Alliance for Therapies in Neuroscience , a long-term research partnership between academia and industry geared to transform the...
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Rituximab reduced risk for disease worsening in generalized myasthenia gravis

Rituximab reduced risk for disease worsening in generalized myasthenia gravis

20 hours ago   |   Healio

A single, 500 mg dose of rituximab was associated with greater probability of minimal myasthenia gravis manifestations and reduced the need for rescue medications compared with...
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Early Outcomes of a Myofascial Repair Technique for Fetal Myelomeningocele

21 hours ago   |   Journal of Pediatric Surgery

Fetal repair of myelomeningocele and myeloschisis leads to improved neurologic outcomes compared to postnatal repair, but the effects of modifications in closure techniques...
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Why Neurologists Should Care About Reproductive Rights

1 day ago   |   Medscape

Many neurologic conditions require treatment with teratogenic agents. Abortion bans complicate these treatment decisions. Medscape Neurology
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Clinical suite to help unlock the mysteries of neurological disorders

1 day ago   |   News Medical

A clinical suite at a University of Queensland health research facility is ready to help unlock the mysteries of neurological conditions experienced by one billion people...
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Researchers explore neurological manifestations among long COVID patients

1 day ago   |   News Medical

In a new study, researchers assessed the long-term neurological sequelae in the post-acute phase of coronavirus disease 2019 or long COVD.
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Deep brain stimulation as obsessive-compulsive disorder treatment

1 day ago   |   News Medical

In a recent study published in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, researchers investigated the effectiveness of deep brain stimulation against...
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Long-Term Neurologic Problems Rise by 7% After SARS-CoV-2 Infection

Long-Term Neurologic Problems Rise by 7% After SARS-CoV-2 Infection

2 days ago   |   MedPageToday

Risk of movement disorders, memory problems, strokes, and seizures rose 1 year after acute SARS-CoV-2 infection, an analysis of millions of U.S. veterans' records...
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Attitudes towards the neurological examination in an unwell neonate: a mixed methods approach

3 days ago   |   BMC

The neurological examination of an unwell neonate can aid management, such as deciding if hypothermia treatment is warranted in hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy or directing...
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Changing the clocks makes people DRIVE more dangerously because it disrupts...

Changing the clocks makes people DRIVE more dangerously because it disrupts our sleep, study finds 

Researchers at the University of Surrey have found that transitioning to Daylight Saving Time negatively affects driving performance as a result of disrupted circadian rhythms... Read more ...

Jet Lag Treatment Cheat Sheet

Jet Lag Treatment Cheat Sheet

Use cheat sheets to figure out exactly when and how to treat jet lag using light exposure and light avoidance at specific times of the day, based on which direction you're... Read more ...

Leducq Foundation awards $15 million to advance the understanding of...

The Leducq Foundation has awarded $15 million to researchers at UVA Health and their collaborators to advance our understanding of atherosclerosis, or hardening of the... Read more ...

Patient's education level and cognitive function may affect the completion...

While many patients find at-home colorectal cancer screening tests (known as fecal immunochemical tests or FIT) more comfortable than those performed in the clinic, FIT... Read more ...

Canadian Safer Opioid Supply Program Improves Outcomes

A harm-reduction initiative reduced emergency department visits, hospitalizations, and healthcare costs among participants with opioid use disorder. Medscape Medical News Read more ...

Post-Transplant Diabetes Can Be Predicted in Kidney Recipients

Combined family history and early postoperative plasma glucose, but not glycated albumin, predicted post-transplant diabetes mellitus in kidney recipients in a new study. First... Read more ...

USPSTF reaffirms syphilis screening recommendation

USPSTF reaffirms syphilis screening recommendation

Citing an increase in the incidence of syphilis infections over the past 2 decades, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has reaffirmed its recommendation to screen those at... Read more ...

Majority of small business owners prioritize mental health since onset of...

Majority of small business owners prioritize mental health since onset of pandemic

Results of a recently released poll revealed that 77% of small business owners said they have prioritized mental health since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey was... Read more ...

Biden unveils plan for mandatory traffic light nutrition labels on all food...

Biden unveils plan for mandatory traffic light nutrition labels on all food and drink

All food and drink sold in stores or supermarkets would need to carry a warning over fat, salt and sugar content under the system. Red would highlight the worst products. Read more ...

Study tries to see if child vaccines and asthma are linked

A federally funded study has found a possible link between aluminum in some childhood vaccines and persistent asthma, but experts say the study has several shortcomings Read more ...