Findings among individuals with a genetic mutation known to cause Alzheimer's.
Researchers analyze the dietary habits of 260 patients in the early stages of multiple sclerosis from baseline to 5 years after initial onset of symptoms.
The Get With the Guidelines-Stroke program includes measures such as neurologist assessment, rehabilitation evaluation, and education on stroke risk factors.
For children, infants with febrile seizure, recurrence down with acetaminophen vs no antipyretic.
The new guidelines place a substantial emphasis on the importance of introducing high-quality rehabilitation early in these patients.
Safety data for Fycompa was consistent with the safety profile in adult populations without the need for weight-based dosing.
The Company states that the NDA is supported by robust clinical trial data, including patients studies where more than 1600 seizures were treated with Valtoco nasal spray.
Recurrence of seizures was reported in 28.2% of patients who attempted withdrawal.
The risk for late-onset epilepsy was lower in patients with higher physical activity levels and moderate alcohol intake.
The odds of language delay were lower at 18 months and 36 months in children exposed to AEDs in utero whose mothers took folic acid.
Emergency department computed tomography rates for children with minor head trauma were not affected by parent decision aid use.
A 32-year-old woman presents to the emergency department with gradually worsening generalized headache 8 days after giving birth to her second child.
More than 2 hours of recreational screen time was found to be associated with cognitive decline in children.
Alzheimer's disease and related dementias burden is expected to increase to 3.3% in 2060.
Investigators examined the effects of smoking on respiratory symptoms and functional levels in patients with multiple sclerosis.
Three factors help identify absolute 10-year risk of Alzheimer's disease, all dementia for different groups.
Although 2 patients experienced an increase in seizure frequency, the remaining patients did not experience a change in frequency.
MRIs show rheumatoid arthritis patients have neurobiologic features observed in fibromyalgia.
Gradually increasing academic pursuits requires careful planning among the medical, school, and family units to enable prompt return and avoidance of prolonging school absence.
CT scans may be warranted in the case of vomiting, unconsciousness, and severe, worsening headaches.
Significant increases in prevalence in subgroups by age, sex, race/ethnicity, income, geographic region.
Among adult survivors of stroke, Medicaid increased, non-adherence decreased after ACA implementation.
Raising Awareness of Pseudobulbar Affect: Knowing the Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment for Patients With Uncontrollable Laughing or CryingAugust 29, 2018
Pseudobulbar affect is a significant national health issue in the United States, with approximately 2 million individuals affected.
Sensitivity, specificity, accuracy values of 79, 84, and 81% for detecting PD from controls.
An expert subcommittee was formed consisting of members of the AAN and AES to update the 2004 evidence-based guidelines on epilepsy treatment with AEDs.
Increased suicide risk with one, two, and three or more medical contacts for traumatic brain injury.
In this retrospective study, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) was associated with a doubling in deaths by suicide, especially within the 6 months post-TBI.
Increased dementia risk for those with abstinence or with drinking 14 units alcohol/week in midlife.
As the neurodegenerative processes of Alzheimer disease and Parkinson disease are different, early cognitive impairment also present differently in these diseases.
Currently, there are no US consensus on best clinical practice guidelines that incorporate multispecialty recommendations for evaluating cognitive impairment that are thought to be due to Alzheimer's disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) for use by physicians and nurse practitioners.