Disability After Stroke
A new study with longitudinal follow-up looked at disability trajectories after stroke compared with myocardial infarction.
Concussions in Adolescence and Risk of Multiple Sclerosis
A study of over 80,000 patients confirmed another strong reason to prevent young people from repetitive head blows.
Cognitive Change is Predicted by Beta Amyloid and Subjective Belief in Decline
In this video, Dr. Lazzara discusses a new study that identified patients at greatest risk of memory loss and global loss of cognitive function.
Vertebral Artery Stenosis: Medical or Surgical Tx?
A meta-analysis compared medical therapy with medical therapy plus angioplasty for the treatment of symptomatic vertebral artery stenosis.
Acoustic Stimulation, Sleep, and Memory
Patients underwent one night of a sham stimulation followed by pink noise stimulation delivered during slow wave activity.
Cannabis, Stroke, and Heart Failure
An abstract presented at ACC 2017 explored the cardiovascular effects of cannabis use.
New Parkinson Disease Treatment
Patients with Parkinson disease experiencing “off” episodes on levodopa/carbidopa now have another treatment option.
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?
Intracranial Hemorrhage with SSRI Use
Is selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor use associated with an increased risk of spontaneous intracranial hemorrhage?
Manganese and Parkinsonism
Is the parkinsonian phenotype seen in welders related to the exposure of manganese-containing welding fumes?