Update on Stroke Risks
Two new studies shed light on risk factors for stroke and MI, and a third suggests neurologic use s for Zolpidem that don’t involve treating insomnia.
Migraine Risk Influenced by Extremes of Weight
Too many—or too few—pounds—could be a factor in migraine pathogenesis. Details here.
Update on Migraine and Parkinson Disease: 3 New Studies
New studies shed light on the potential role of monoclonal antibodies in migraine prophylaxis and in Parkinson disease and on a common genetic pathway shared by PD and autoimmune diseases.
Neuro News Roundup: Migraine & MS Risks
Research includes impact of body weight on migraine risk, effect of sleep on MS relapse, and side effects of statins in stroke survivors.
Neuro News Roundup: Stroke Outcomes
Studies include stroke risk with epilepsy, genetic predisposition for ischemic stroke, and dysphagia screening in stroke patients.
Neuro News Roundup: Parkinson or parkinsonian?
Studies also include stem cell transplantation for treatment-refractory MS and aspirin use for headache to lessen the need for rescue medication.
Neuro News Roundup: MS Biomarker & Second Stroke
Three new studies explore preventing secondary stroke, a potential biomarker for MS prediction, and a link between vitamin D and headache.
Neuro News Roundup: Parkinson & Cognitive Function
Orthostatic hypotension’s effect on cognition in Parkinson disease, testing patients with epilepsy who can drive safely, and carotid web are covered.
Neuro News Roundup: Stroke Risks & Benefit
Three new studies look at stroke and the impact of folic acid, music therapy, and air pollution.
Neuro News Roundup: New MS Test & Stroke Risk
Studies include a potential test for MS, a link between headaches and hypothyroidism, and a risk prediction scale for stroke patients.