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.
A 5-year study assessed the association between dry eye and comorbid pain conditions in thousands of veterans and here's what they found.
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.
Clinicians should use caution when prescribing this medication in patients with heart disease because of risk of severe adverse effects and even death. Test your skills in this FDA quiz.
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?
In patients with epilepsy who live in western societies, suicide rates are increasing. Does culture play a role? Here's a study of Asian populations.
Research points to a genetic etiology for 5 major psychiatric disorders. Do these disorders have shared genes?
What neuropsychiatric conditions are relatives of people with ALS at risk for? Are other genes involved besides C9orf72?
Many people with dementia continue to drive years after diagnosis. Findings from a systematic review of motor vehicle collisions and driving impairment related to dementia suggest the time to raise concerns over driving safety should be made earlier than originally thought.