Low levels of HDL cholesterol and having 2 or more components of metabolic syndrome predict stroke recurrence
Fatigue resulting from insufficient sleep can negatively affect cumulative daytime performance and hamper adequate patient care.
Aspirin has been effective for acute migraines both as a solitary modality and in combination with other drugs, and thus has clinical value in treatment and prophylaxis of the migraines overall.
The researchers examined the links between pediatric obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and elevated blood pressure and OSA’s orthostatic reactivity in adolescence.
Nerivio is a wireless remote electrical neuromodulation device approved for the acute treatment of episodic or chronic migraine in patients 12 years of age and older.
NP expert discusses screening and treatments for anxiety in children and adolescents in the primary care setting.
The AHA outlines screening, diagnosis, and treatment recommendations for obstructive sleep apnea and CV complications tied to the sleep disorder.
Memory recall better for up to 3 years with blood-brain barrier-crossing renin-angiotensin drugs vs nonpenetrant counterparts
Researcher describes the limitations of currently available stroke screening tools and recent modifications made to these tools to improve diagnostic accuracy.
The VA/DoD clinical practice guideline offers a paradigm shift for treating veterans with chronic insomnia or obstructive sleep apnea.
Here are highlights from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association’s 2021 evidence-based guidelines for preventing another stroke after a first stroke or transient ischemic attack.
As the weather gets warmer, people with epilepsy should be aware of the risks this brings for seizures. Some patients may be sensitive to heat, and some have suggested there are higher rates of epileptic seizures in warm weather. How can you educate your patients on how to be safe this summer?
A team of investigators conducted a population-based cohort study to determine whether preeclampsia history affected the relative risk for incident stroke.
Besides acetaminophen, NSAIDs, triptans, ergot alkaloids, and adjunct antiemetics, gepants and ditans are recently approved for migraine patients.
The researchers conducted a systematic scoping review of 334 published studies concerning children and adolescents with ADHD.
A survey of health care providers found a lack of knowledge on idiopathic hypersomnia (IH) among physicians, and that the disorder is often misdiagnosed. We spoke with Richard Bogan, MD, FCCP, FAASM, associate clinical professor at the University of the South Carolina School of Medicine about IH and criteria for diagnosing this sleep disorder.
The treatment, which is administered as a monthly intravenous infusion, binds to aggregated β-amyloid and promotes removal of amyloid from the brain.
The approval was based on safety and efficacy data from a study that included 425 patients 18 months through 5 years of age.
A young man is diagnosed with cauda equina syndrome on his third visit to an emergency department. Early and late CES signs/symptoms are discussed in this case study
People with epilepsy are more likely to experience psychiatric comorbidities, which can have a highly negative effect on their condition, their mental state, and their overall quality of life. What are some of the effects stress and depression can have on a patient’s epilepsy?