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Six guidelines establish updated clinical practice recommendations for the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea in adults.
A higher incidence of subdural hematomas is associated with the increased use of antithrombotic drugs, particularly vitamin k antagonists among older patients.
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine recommends that the new pharmacologic guidelines be used in conjunction with other AASM guidelines for insomnia.
Although ischemic strokes are still very rare in children, 46% of pediatric ischemic stroke patients over 3 years of age said they had a headache before the stroke.
Younger age, relapsing forms of MS, fewer prior immunotherapy treatments, and lower baseline EDSS score were factors associated with better outcomes for stem cell transplantation.
The most effective programs offered patients exercises aimed at strength, balance, stretching, and aerobic fitness.
MRI scans showed that the brain size of infants grew faster between 12 and 24 months, the same time that behavioral signs of autism appeared.
Rivaroxaban once daily and dabigatran twice daily showed evidence of lower thromboembolic rates.
The corticosteroid was approved to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy in patients 5 years and older.
Girls whose mothers consumed high amounts of licorice during pregnancy have more advanced pubertal maturation at age 12 years.
Some well-known sleep disorders are associated with headaches, including sleep apnea and parasomnias.
Patients who experience nocturia, or frequent urination during the night, may have increased mortality rates.
The incidence of concussion is increasing in children and adults, as is the demand for clinicians who can diagnose and treat both patient groups.
Increasing evidence has shown a link between pesticide exposure and the risk for Parkinson's disease. How real is this link on the golf course?
Young people might not understand the health consequences of participating in stunts that help them feel like part of the crowd.
After consulting a neurologist, the nurse practitioner determined a diagnosis of REM sleep behavior disorder.
A man, aged 56, presented with complaints about episodes of vertigo and disabling headaches.
If a patient is truly bradykinetic, their blink rate will be decreased.
Referring to infants as "addicted" to opiates is clinically incorrect and creates stigma surrounding treatment.
Treatments for elderly patients who have dementia and sleep disorders.