The blood levels of non-high density lipoprotein cholesterol were found to have a strong association with the long-term risk for a cardiovascular disease event.
TBI injury risk up for quetiapine vs risperidone users.
Researchers found that a poor night’s sleep may increase risk for migraine the following day, rather than the next morning.
Patients perception of poor sleep differ from EEG-reported results.
Investigators report cardiac arrhythmias with or without apnea among patients with epilepsy are associated with increased mortality risk.
Anna S. Urrila, MD and colleagues sought to explore whether sleep symptoms in adolescents with MDD were associated with long-term outcomes.
Currently available blood biomarkers are not ready to replace clinical signs and symptoms in the diagnosis of transient ischemic attack.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Wakix for the treatment of excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) in adult patients with narcolepsy.
Among patients with mild obstructive sleep apnea, quality of life is improved at 3 months for those receiving continuous positive airway pressure therapy plus standard care compared with standard care alone.
The use of percutaneous coronary intervention and coronary artery bypass grafting for the treatment of left main coronary artery disease of low or intermediate anatomic complexity was found to be associated with comparable rates of a composite of death, stroke, and myocardial infarction at 5 years.
Postmenopausal women more likely to screen positive for OSA vs pre/perimenopausal women.
This study described data collected from patients who self-selected to participate in the Cleveland Clinic Epilepsy Center’s virtual follow-up program.
Poor seizure control, lack of breastfeeding education from a neurologist or lactation consultant, are factors contributing to lower breastfeeding rates in women with epilepsy, compared with the general population.
The FDA has approved the supplemental New Drug Application for Tiglutik oral suspension to include administration via percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tubes for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Compared to nonhormonal contraception, hormonal contraception appears to pose a greater risk for increased seizure frequency in women with epilepsy.
High-dose aspirin safe, effective for acute migraine; low-dose aspirin can prevent recurrent attacks.
Also, risks for total, ischemic, hemorrhagic stroke increased with poor vs good sleep quality.
The FDA has approved the first generic versions of Gilenya (fingolimod; Novartis) for the treatment of relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis in adults.
Self-reported sports-related concussion associated with risk factors for suicide completion.
Researchers sought to estimate the risk for recurrent febrile seizures and whether there is an association between recurrent febrile seizures and the development of epilepsy, psychiatric disorders, and death later in life.