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Late-Window Tenecteplase for Stroke Works When Thrombectomy's Out of the Question

TRACE-III trial finds benefit for lytic given up to 24 hours after stroke onset

Jun 14, 2024
CDC Warns of Risks for ADHD Patients After Disruption of Online Adderall Prescriber

Agency advises users of telehealth platform Done Global to find a new provider

Jun 13, 2024
Liberal Blood Transfusion After Traumatic Brain Injury May Hold Benefit

Trial didn't meet primary outcome, but functional independence scores were better

Jun 13, 2024
Symptoms May Remain the Best Clue for Concussion Evaluation

Cognitive evaluation is objective but not very accurate for diagnosis in sports, study finds

Jun 13, 2024
Liberal Blood Transfusion After Traumatic Brain Injury May Hold Benefit

Trial didn't meet primary outcome, but functional independence scores were better

Symptoms May Remain the Best Clue for Concussion Evaluation

Cognitive evaluation is objective but not very accurate for diagnosis in sports, study finds

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Massage Guns the Likely Culprit in Two Cases of Acute Vertigo

The relatively younger age of the two patients makes these cases particularly notable

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What's Behind a Woman's 43-Year History of Drug-Resistant Epilepsy?

Seizures were triggered by exposure to cold due to reflex epilepsy

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Transient Left-Sided Weakness, Facial Palsy in Middle-Age Man

Timely recognition of this rare phenomenon considered crucial to prevent recurrent stroke

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Alzheimer's Slowed by Intensive Lifestyle Changes

Small trial led by Dean Ornish, MD, shows cognitive improvement

Jun 11, 2024
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New Long COVID Definition Proposed by National Academies

Committee urges adoption, says it will aid in consistent diagnosis, documentation, and treatment

Jun 11, 2024
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Tetanus Shots and Parkinson's; Predicting Future Dementia; Cognition-Depression Link

News and commentary from the world of neurology and neuroscience

Jun 11, 2024
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Repeat Anesthesia in Kids With Cystic Fibrosis Didn't Lead to Neurobehavioral Harms

Repeated BAL-directed therapy with general anesthesia at young ages safer than once believed?

Jun 11, 2024
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Unanimous Thumbs-Up From FDA Advisors for Alzheimer's Drug

Advisory committee decision smooths the way for eventual FDA approval

Jun 10, 2024
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Sugar Substitute Linked to Heart, Thrombotic Risk

Series of experiments sends a "serious warning signal"

Jun 07, 2024
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Paxlovid Fails First Test in Long COVID

Trial had been stopped early for lack of efficacy

Jun 07, 2024
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Quick Test Helps Detect Dementia

Primary care tool assesses memory recall, cognition and gait, and symbol-matching

Jun 07, 2024
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Melatonin Use Tied to Decreased Risk of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Retrospective research isn't definitive but cheap supplement has been linked to better eye health

Jun 07, 2024
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FDA Reviewers Question Patient Selection for Alzheimer's Drug Candidate

Agency's advisors will discuss efficacy, safety of investigational donanemab

Jun 06, 2024
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Study Shows No Link Between Paternal Valproate Use and Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Risk of major congenital malformations also not observed with the anti-seizure drug

Jun 06, 2024
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Phrenic Nerve Stimulation Shows Benefits in Central Sleep Apnea With Heart Failure

Use of the nerve stimulator tied to a fivefold higher chance of better clinical outcomes

Jun 06, 2024
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Better Cognitive Outcomes Tied to Vigorous Exercise in Hypertensive Adults

SPRINT MIND analysis looks at 7,600 older adults at high risk of cognitive decline

Jun 06, 2024
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'Transformative': Novel Drug for Narcolepsy Effective in Mid-Stage Trial

Unlike its predecessor, TAK-861 did not result in any hepatotoxicity or serious adverse events

Jun 05, 2024
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