Can anticoagulation harm patients with atrial fibrillation who are on dialysis? Results from a meta-analysis may surprise you.
5 Antidotes to Diagnostic Uncertainty
An array of new tools, perspectives, and guidelines to help navigate the gray areas have been reported in recent days.
Interesting Neuro: New Drugs & TBI Recovery
March news includes tools to manage brain injury and predict recovery, new drug hits and misses, and an updated epilepsy classification system.
Suicide Risk in Stroke Survivors
About one in eight stroke survivors are at risk of suicide ideation. Researchers examined rates and correlates in this patient population.
Migraine, Ischemic Stroke in Young Patients
Is there a common biological pathway underlying ischemic stroke and migraine in young patients?
Neuro News Roundup: Stroke Outcomes
Studies include stroke risk with epilepsy, genetic predisposition for ischemic stroke, and dysphagia screening in stroke patients.
ACC 2017: Late-Breaking Clinical Trials
Research includes safety of digoxin with atrial fibrillation, comparison of cerebral embolic protection devices, and cerebral microbleed triggers.
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.
Intracranial Hemorrhage with SSRI Use
Is selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor use associated with an increased risk of spontaneous intracranial hemorrhage?
Ischemic Stroke & Thrombectomy: Time to Treat
What is the ideal time frame in which to perform endovascular thrombectomy after large-vessel ischemic stroke?
Role of Sleep Disturbances in Stroke
Many stroke patients experience sleep disturbances, but are these disorders risk factors of stroke? Dr. Lazzara reports on a recent study.
Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis: How to Treat?
In this Medical News Minute, Dr Bobby Lazzara examines carotid-artery stenting vs. carotid endarterectomy to treat asymptomatic carotid stenosis.
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