What happens when athletes stop training for 10 days? Dr. Lazzara discusses a study of resting cerebral blood flow in gray matter and the hippocampus.
Post-Stroke Epilepsy: Risk Factors
Up to 45% of stroke victims over the age of 60 will develop epilepsy. Researchers at AES 2016 presented risk factors of post-stroke epilepsy.
AES 2016: Top 10 Sessions
From surgical procedure selection to multiscale imaging to use of the latest drugs, we present a list of 10 not-to-be-missed sessions at AES 2016.
Neuro News Roundup: Stroke Risks & Benefit
Three new studies look at stroke and the impact of folic acid, music therapy, and air pollution.
Rosacea May Increase Migraine Risk
Research has linked rosacea with other neurologic conditions such as Parkinson disease and MS, but an association with migraine has been unclear.
Alzheimer Disease: Amyloid Burden & Loneliness
Is loneliness predictive of preclinical Alzheimer disease? Dr. Lazzara discusses a study of cortical amyloid burden and loneliness in older adults.
Efficacy of Pediatric Migraine Drugs
There is no FDA-approved drug for pediatric migraine in children aged younger than 12, so treatment is consensus-based rather than evidence-based.
Stroke Risk Factors: Sex-Specific
The study provides much needed insight into sex-specific risk factors, thus improving the accuracy of individualized stroke risk assessment.
Mild Cognitive Impairment: Impact of Exercise
Dr. Lazzara reports on a study examining the effects of exercise on the cognitive function of older adults with mild cognitive impairment.
Do Brain-Training Exercises Work?
Dr. Bobby Lazzara discusses a study examining the validity of close to 400 research papers supporting the effectiveness of brain-training programs.
Ischemic Stroke & Thrombectomy: Time to Treat
What is the ideal time frame in which to perform endovascular thrombectomy after large-vessel ischemic stroke?
AHA 2016: Cardiovascular Health and Cognition
Do lipid-lowering medications or low vitamin D levels in mid-life cause neurocognitive deficits? What effect does hypotension have on TBI outcomes?
AHA 2016: Stroke & Atrial Fibrillation Risks
Psychological stressors, air pollution, and cardiorespiratory fitness were some of the stroke and AF risk factors researchers investigated.
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