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Pre-Endovascular Therapy Bridging Thrombolysis in Stroke Patients with Rapid Core Growth

May 31, 2023

The following is a summary of "Bridging Thrombolysis Before Endovascular Therapy in Stroke Patients With Faster Core Growth," published in the May 2023 issue of Neurology by Lin, et al. The eff...

Changes in Intrinsic Brain Activity Associated with Neurologic and Motor Impairment in Patients with DPN

May 31, 2023

The following is a summary of "Altered Intrinsic Brain Activity Related to Neurologic and Motor Dysfunction in Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy Patients," published in the April 2023 issue of Endocrinol...

Increased risk of mortality and epilepsy in individuals post-stroke

May 31, 2023

Bookmark1. In this cohort study, it was found that acute symptomatic status epilepticus is associated with a higher risk of mortality and post-stroke epilepsy as compared to short acute seizures or no...

Sleep Apnea Severity in Black Patients May Be Underestimated Using Standard Tests

May 31, 2023

TUESDAY, May 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) tests may underestimate the severity of OSA in Black patients, according to a study presented at the American Thoracic Society...

Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes Increase Stroke Risk at an Earlier Age

May 31, 2023

TUESDAY, May 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Women who experience an adverse pregnancy outcome (APO) have a higher risk of having a stroke in their lifetime, and at a younger age, according to a study pu...

Regular Physical Activity Tied to Higher Pain Tolerance

May 31, 2023

TUESDAY, May 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Being physically active over time is associated with higher pain tolerance compared to being consistently sedentary, according to a study published online May...

619 Million Affected by Low Back Pain Globally in 2020

May 31, 2023

TUESDAY, May 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Overall, 619 million people were affected by low back pain globally in 2020, and the number of prevalent cases is projected to continue increasing, according ...

Efficacy of ANT Deep Brain Stimulation in Drug-Resistant Epilepsy

May 30, 2023

The following is a summary of "Deep Brain Stimulation of the Anterior Nucleus of the Thalamus in Drug-Resistant Epilepsy in the MORE Multicenter Patient Registry," published in the May 2023 issue of N...

Healthcare Inequities Influence Use of Old Vs. New Antiseizure Medications

May 30, 2023

Researchers identified wide-ranging disparities in the patterns of antiseizure mediation generation used across racial and ethnic groups. “Treatment-level decisions, such as patterns in antis...

Defining a Migraine Day: Adjusting Criteria to Include 30-Minute Migraines

May 30, 2023

Using a headache duration of 30 or more minutes, rather than 4 or more hours, resulted in a 5.4% increase in monthly migraine days. “Having a standardized definition for a migraine day is cri...

Q&A: Planning Crucial to ‘Optimize’ Care of MS-Related Reproductive Issues

May 30, 2023

For patients with MS, the potential impact of disease-modifying therapies on fertility and maternal and fetal health makes pre-conception critical. The diagnosis of MS in young adults often...

Yoga supports the wellbeing of individuals with mild cognitive impairment or dementia

May 29, 2023

Bookmark1. In this systematic review, most studies found that yoga had a positive effect on variables such as cognition, mood, and balance in patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia...

Characterizing Phenotypes Related to the Leu58His, Val122Ile and Late-onset Val30Met Variants in hATTR Patients

May 29, 2023

The following is a summary of "Phenotypes Associated With the Val122Ile, Leu58His, and Late-Onset Val30Met Variants in Patients With Hereditary Transthyretin Amyloidosis," published in the May 09, 202...

Association Between Tirofiban and Functional Outcomes Following Thrombectomy

May 29, 2023

The following is a summary of "Association of Tirofiban With Functional Outcomes After Thrombectomy in Acute Ischemic Stroke Due to Intracranial Atherosclerotic Disease," published in the May 2023 iss...

Intensive Surgical and Medical Support on Mortality and Functional Outcomes in ICH Patients

May 29, 2023

The following is a summary of "Impact of intensive medical and surgical support on Functional outcomes and Mortality in patients with Intracerebral hemorrhage," published in the May 2023 issue of Neur...

Correlation between dental arch form and OSA severity in adult patients: an observational study.

May 29, 2023

The role of interdental widths and palatal morphology on the development of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has not been well investigated in adult patients yet. The aim of this paper was to assess the ...

Novel guanidinoacetate methyltransferase (GAMT) mutation associated with cerebral creatine deficiency syndrome in a Syrian child: a case report.

May 29, 2023

Guanidinoacetate methyltransferase (GAMT) deficiency, also known as cerebral creatine deficiency syndrome type 2 (CCDS2), is an uncommon disease caused by an innate genetic defect in the metabolic pat...

Influence of Clinical Factors on the Quality of Life in Romanian People with Epilepsy-A Follow-Up Study in Real-Life Clinical Practice.

May 29, 2023

This study aimed to assess the influence of various clinical factors on the quality of life perception of patients with epilepsy over a follow-up period in current clinical practice.Thirty-five PWE ev...

Reduction of Pain After Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery by Personalized Checkpoint Acupuncture-Data of a STRICTA Conform Pilot Study.

May 29, 2023

It remains challenging in clinical practice to perform optimal pain management following bariatric surgeries. Acupuncture (AC) is an effective method of postoperative pain management, but its clinical...

Acute pancreatitis during valproic acid administration in a patient with vascular dementia, epileptic seizures, and psychiatric symptoms: a case report.

May 29, 2023

Valproic acid (VPA) is a relatively safe drug widely used for the treatment of epileptic seizures and mania in bipolar disorder, as well as the prevention of migraine headaches. Here, we present a cas...