Advertisement

Neurology

Rates of Psychiatric Symptoms Up During Pregnancy With Epilepsy

Aug 18, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Women with epilepsy have increased rates of depressive and anxiety symptoms during pregnancy and postpartum, according to a study published online Aug. 17 ...

Timing of developmental milestones varies greatly in children with autism

Aug 18, 2022

1. Median delays in achieving key developmental milestones varied between 0.7 and 19.7 months for children with autism compared to sibling controls. 2. Children who were male, had co-occurring intelle...

Cinpanemab therapy does not prevent Parkinson’s disease progression

Aug 16, 2022

1. Cinpanemab did not show clinical efficacy in preventing early Parkinson’s disease (PD) progression compared to placebo. 2. There was no difference in imaging results of dopamine transporters betw...

Internet Cognitive Behavioral Therapy May Improve Insomnia in Chronic Pain Patients

Aug 16, 2022

1. Internet-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) may provide greater immediate improvements in insomnia symptoms compared to applied relaxation. 2. After 6 months post-treatment, both treatmen...

UIAs Prevalence: Impact of Different Definitions

Aug 16, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to investigate the incidence of unruptured intracranial aneurysms (UIAs) in a general population using a variety of definitions of the aneurysm. A total of 1862 adults ...

Sodium PB/TURSO Effect on Tracheostomy/Ventilation-free Survival & Hospitalisation in ALS

Aug 16, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to determine whether or not PB/TURSO lengthened tracheostomy/ventilation-free survival and lowered the number of patients with ALS. The latter required their first hosp...

Opioid Rx Down for Chronic Noncancer Pain, Cancer Pain in U.S. Adults

Aug 15, 2022

MONDAY, Aug. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Opioid prescribing declined for both chronic noncancer pain (CNCP) and cancer pain between 2012 and 2019, according to a study published online Aug. 10 in P...

Multifaceted Approach Urged for Promoting Helmet Use for Children

Aug 15, 2022

MONDAY, Aug. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A multifaceted approach is recommended to promote helmet use among children and youth participating in recreational sports in order to prevent head injuries...

Risk Factors ID'd for Poor Health-Related QOL in MS Patients

Aug 13, 2022

FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Early risk factors may predict health-related quality of life (HRQoL) for people with newly diagnosed multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a study publishe...

How Will New Federal Legislation Cut Drug Costs?

Aug 13, 2022

FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The Inflation Reduction Act is expected to bring out-of-pocket drug costs down for many U.S. seniors, but most of its benefits are not immediate. Under th...

Poliovirus Discovered in NYC Wastewater

Aug 13, 2022

FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- State and local health officials have detected the poliovirus in New York City's wastewater, a finding that indicates the virus has spread widely since firs...

Prasinezumab therapy does not affect Parkinson’s Disease progression

Aug 13, 2022

1. Prasinezumab had no meaningful effect on global or imaging measures of Parkinson’s disease progression. 2. Prasinezumab therapy was associated with increased infusion reactions compared to placeb...

Vitamin D deficiency may be associated with sleep disorders in children

Aug 13, 2022

1. There was an association between vitamin D deficiency and obstructive sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, and insomnia. 2. Vitamin D deficiency places children at a greater risk of decreased sleep ...

Genetic risk for hemochromatosis associated with abnormal iron deposition localized to motor circuits of the brain

Aug 13, 2022

1. This retrospective cross-sectional study found that among 836 individuals at high genetic risk for developing hemochromatosis, magnetic resource imaging scans indicated substantial iron deposition ...

Risk of Disability Pension & Time to First Treatment in RRMS

Aug 12, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to explore the association between the length of time between the onset of disease and the beginning of therapy and the risk of receiving a disability pension. Patients...

Serum Neurofilament: GM Atrophy & Clinical Disability in Multiple Sclerosis

Aug 12, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to examine whether there was a correlation between the levels of sNfL in individuals with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis over 2 years and the clinical disabilit...

Postoperative and nonoperative atrial fibrillation have a similar risk of associated thromboembolism

Aug 11, 2022

1. Postoperative atrial fibrillation had a similar risk for associated stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) as compared to nonoperative atrial fibrillation. 2. Those with postoperative atrial fib...

Leisure Activities Inversely Linked to Dementia, Alzheimer Disease

Aug 11, 2022

THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Leisure activities are associated with a reduced risk for dementia and Alzheimer disease (AD), according to a systematic review and meta-analysis published ...

Medical Cannabis Use Not Uncommon for Menopause Symptoms

Aug 10, 2022

TUESDAY, Aug. 9, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Medical cannabis use may be common in midlife individuals experiencing menopause-related symptoms, according to a study published online Aug. 2 in Menopause.M...

Early-Onset Alzheimer Disease Patients in Rural Areas Lack Specialty Care

Aug 10, 2022

TUESDAY, Aug. 9, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with early-onset Alzheimer disease and related dementias (ADRDs) living in rural areas have fewer neuropsychological tests and visits to clinical p...