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.
Increased prevalence of deficits in visual function vs typically developing school-age children.
Causes of death in patients with epilepsy were assessed to determine the presence of cardiac pathology.
Investigators examined rates, predictors, and outcomes of neuroimaging in pediatric and adolescent patients who presented to the ED with a headache.
Thinning of the retinal nerve fiber layer has been linked to worsening cognitive function and may be valuable in identifying individuals who may be at risk for cognitive decline.
This retrospective study sought to assess migraine patterns in 69 menopausal women between ages 40 and 60 who were treated at Partners Healthcare Hospitals for concurrent migraine headache.
DBS has been known to generate other movement-related disorders such as dyskinesias, blepharospasm, and hypokinesia.
Hormone therapy in postmenopausal women with mild cognitive impairment was examined.
This marks the first approved drug that contains an active ingredient derived from marijuana as well as the first treatment approved for patients with Dravet syndrome.
In multivariate analyses, adverse late cranial ultrasound findings were an independent risk factor for full scale IQ scores 70.
A meta-analysis of 18 studies examining the association of prenatal antidepressant exposure with motor development in children showed a small overall effect of worse motor development outcomes among children exposed to antidepressants in pregnancy.
Elderly patients aged 80 years and older have an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) with worse hearing as well as hearing deterioration.
Findings for those with systolic BP 130 mm Hg at age 50 years
The genetic risk score primarily modified the risk for and onset of dementia and AD among homozygous carriers for APOE ε4.
Lower BCAA levels may be associated with an increased risk of incident dementia.
Psychological impairment seen particularly in those with chronic health conditions
Elderly individuals without dementia who have elevated daytime sleepiness may be at greater risk for β-amyloid accumulation.