ACC 2017: Late-Breaking Clinical Trials
Research includes safety of digoxin with atrial fibrillation, comparison of cerebral embolic protection devices, and cerebral microbleed triggers.
Cognitive Function: Impact of Testosterone Treatment
Did testosterone treatment improve cognitive function and memory in elderly men diagnosed with low testosterone and age-related memory impairment?
ACC 2017: CV Risk Factors
Research includes a possible link between Zika & CV issues, CV effects of cannabis use, and neurocognitive impairment with PCSK9 variants.
Itching and the Brain
Recent studies point out that some itches may actually have more of a nervous system component than previously thought.
Intracranial Hemorrhage with SSRI Use
Is selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor use associated with an increased risk of spontaneous intracranial hemorrhage?
Interesting Neuro: Tumor Tx and Stroke Recovery
March news includes possible brain tumor therapies, a study exploring mechanisms underlying demyelination-induced seizures, and VNS post stroke.
Carotid Artery Stenosis: Rates of Surgery
Does clinician reimbursement structure (fee-for-service vs salary-based) affect type of care for patients with carotid artery stenosis?
Migraine Treatment: Medication Overuse Headache
A review examined risk of medication overuse headache across classes of acute migraine treatments.
Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block: Pediatric Migraine
SPG is known to be an effective treatment among adults with migraine, but little is known about its use in the pediatric population.
Conveying Difficult News to Patients: Part 2
One of the most important messages to give patients receiving bad news is that they will have an ongoing treatment relationship with their physician.
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