Women who have migraines with aura are at increased risk of stroke. Now, a new systematic review suggests that use of combined hormonal contraceptives by these patients raises their stroke risk over and above the already increased risk.
Veronica Hackethal, MD
A 5-year study assessed the association between dry eye and comorbid pain conditions in thousands of veterans and here's what they found.
Epilepsy appears to be the main reason for an increased risk of serious traffic accidents among patients with the disease —not anti-epileptic drugs.
This study points to nitrated nucleosomes as a promising biomarker for distinguishing neuropsychiatric events due to systemic lupus erythematosus from those secondary to other disorders.
Which medication should be avoided when your patient has an acute migraine? Which drugs should you prescribe for menstrual-associated migraine prevention? Take the quiz and learn more.
Most people with Parkinson Disease develop cognitive impairment at some point. But this study provides evidence for sex differences in progression to cognitive impairment and dementia.
A newly synthesized compound may be the basis for a novel iron-chelation therapy in several iron-associated neurodegenerative disorders, including Alzheimer, Parkinson, and Huntington disease.
Children exposed to antiretrovirals (ARVs) may have worse neurodevelopmental outcomes than children never exposed to ARVs according to a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Do individuals hospitalized with head injury have new headaches or exacerbations of pre-existing headaches more often than others?
A study suggests an increase in the risk for pseudotumor cerebri syndrome with current users of fluoroquinolones. When is medical attention warranted?