Model of physical, psychological, and social elements predicts 3- and 7-year dementia risk.
Evidence to date suggests that the risk for all-cause dementia is 40% to 60% higher in patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.
AAN has issued a practice guideline update for vaccine-preventable infections and immunizations for individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS). A subcommittee of the AAN — tasked with developing, disseminating and implementing these guidelines — found improvements and additions to the recommendations previously issued in 2002.
Draft recommendation statement says evidence inadequate for weighing benefits, harms of screening.
Authors say minority rates passing those of whites and expected to continue.
Evidence also refutes routine use of haloperidol, second-generation antipsychotics for the treatment of delirium.
Seasons of professional play and playing position in NFL linked to cognition-related quality of life.
AAP has long advised young people and pregnant or breastfeeding women not to use marijuana.
Investigators studied the effects of midlife high or increasing blood pressure on late-life brain structure.
MS patients advised to follow all local vaccine standards except in case of specific contraindications.
Cognitive decline associated with only smaller, only larger infarctions did not differ from no infarctions.
The FDA has rejected the supplemental New Drug Application for Hetlioz (tasimelteon; Vanda Pharmaceuticals) for the treatment of jet lag disorder.
For individuals younger than 65, stroke risk increased for white women and men, black women, but not black men.
Higher daily intake of fluoride among pregnant women linked to 3.66-point lower IQ score in boys, girls.
But evidence insufficient to assess impact of many treatments to reduce headache frequency in youth.
White matter changes seen after 4 months of MPH vs placebo in boys, but not men, with ADHD.
In a large population-based study, individuals with sustained hypertension in midlife to late life had a 49% increased risk of subsequent dementia compared with those who remained normotensive.
Degree of severity can influence link between TBI and risk for suicide, risk for suicide by firearm.
Children with ADHD exhibit impaired stop cues and reduced engagement.
Three or more servings of caffeinated beverages associated with higher odds for headache that day.