AAN 2017

New Guideline Tackles Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy

New Guideline Tackles Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy

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A newly published guideline shines light on sudden unexpected death in epilepsy and how clinicians can help prevent it.

History of Migraine Yields Higher Risk for Hypertension in Women

History of Migraine Yields Higher Risk for Hypertension in Women

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Women with a history of migraine are at increased risk for developing hypertension.

Alzheimer's Related Gene May Induce Psychosis in Females

Alzheimer's Related Gene May Induce Psychosis in Females

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Females with Alzheimer's disease, the APOE4 gene, and comorbid Lewy bodies were more likely to experience psychosis.

Biomarker Identified for Cerebral Small Vessel Disease Burden, Progression

Biomarker Identified for Cerebral Small Vessel Disease Burden, Progression

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Serum neurofilament light chain levels show potential in predicting the burden and progression of cerebral small vessel disease.

Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Linked to Epstein-Barr, Herpes Simplex Virus Exposure

Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Linked to Epstein-Barr, Herpes Simplex Virus Exposure

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Increased risk of pediatric multiple sclerosis was observed in patients with prior exposure to EBV, HSV-1, and vitamin D deficiency.

In Relapsing MS, Fatigue, Limb Problems May Signal Risk for Disease Conversion

In Relapsing MS, Fatigue, Limb Problems May Signal Risk for Disease Conversion

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In older patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis, patient-reported fatigue and problems with lower extremities may signal conversion to secondary progressive disease.

IV tPA Effective for Stroke in Patients With Increased Body Weight

IV tPA Effective for Stroke in Patients With Increased Body Weight

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Previous research had suggested that the benefits of IV tPA are diminished in patients weighing more than 100 kg.

Sepsis Associated With Long-term Seizure Risk

Sepsis Associated With Long-term Seizure Risk

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Sepsis is associated with pathways that lead to permanent neurological sequelae.

Hyperglycemia Impacts Functional Outcomes After Endovascular Thrombectomy

Hyperglycemia Impacts Functional Outcomes After Endovascular Thrombectomy

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Higher glucose levels reduce likelihood of good outcome among stroke patients with good collaterals.

Fibromyalgia Symptoms Benefit From Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation Technique

Fibromyalgia Symptoms Benefit From Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation Technique

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Transcranial random noise stimulation improved both physical and cognitive symptoms of fibromyalgia.

AAN 2017: What To Expect at This Year's American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting

AAN 2017: What To Expect at This Year's American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting

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This year's annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology takes place in Boston, MA from April 22-28, 2017.

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