Novel Anticoagulants or Warfarin for AF?
The meta-analysis included four phase III clinical trials comparing novel anticoagulants to warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation.
Interesting Neuro: ECTRIMS News & Alzheimer Marker
Our Sept. news includes a possible clinical marker and therapy target in Alzheimer disease and MS findings from an optical coherence tomography study.
Impact of IV Glyburide after Hemispheric Stroke
The study is the first RCT to look at the impact of early treatment with IV glyburide on cerebral edema after large hemispheric stroke.
Interesting Neuro: Staging Alzheimer & TBI Findings
Our August news includes a potential classification system for Alzheimer disease, new findings in a 3D model of TBI, and migraine treatments.
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.
New Practice Advisory: Recurrent Stroke in PFO
The American Academy of Neurology has issued a new practice advisory on recurrent stroke in patients with patent foramen ovale.
Is Air Pollution Linked to Ischemic Stroke?
Research has suggested a link between air pollution and ischemic stroke, but drawing definitive conclusions has proven elusive.
Interesting Neuro: Parkinson Rates & Zika News
Our July news includes the Alzheimer-diabetes link, increased rates of Parkinson, and guidelines for acute migraine treatment in the ED.
Anticoagulation in Afib Patients on Dialysis
Can anticoagulation harm patients with atrial fibrillation who are on dialysis? Results from a meta-analysis may surprise you.
Neuro News Roundup: Stroke Update
Three studies regarding stroke look at blood pressure trajectories, use of occlusion, and the advantage of conscious sedation over general anesthesia.