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Publication Bias in Neurology Research: Why It Matters and Why It Needs to Change

Publication Bias in Neurology Research: Why It Matters and Why It Needs to Change

Withholding negative research results not only skews scientific evidence but also puts into question the whole validity of medical research.

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Guidelines for Cervical, Ocular Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potential Testing: AAN

Guidelines for Cervical, Ocular Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potential Testing: AAN

The American Academy of Neurology has released new clinical practice guidelines addressing the use of cervical and ocular vestibular evoked myogenic potential testing.

Intranasal, Intramuscular Naloxone Equally As Effective for Opioid Overdose

Intranasal, Intramuscular Naloxone Equally As Effective for Opioid Overdose

Higher-concentration intranasal naloxone has similar efficacy to that of intramuscular naloxone given at the same dose for reversal of opioid overdose.

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Associated With Reduced Total Cerebral Volume

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Associated With Reduced Total Cerebral Volume

Smaller total cerebral brain volume is linked with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.

Neurologic Response to Glucose Diminished in Diabetes

Neurologic Response to Glucose Diminished in Diabetes

In obese adults with T2DM, the rise of brain glucose levels is blunted during hyperglycemia.

Diagnosing Tuberculous Meningitis: Overcoming Challenges

Diagnosing Tuberculous Meningitis: Overcoming Challenges

Diagnosis of TB meningitis is challenging, although new, next-generation rapid POC testing holds promise for greatly improved sensitivity.

West Nile Virus Linked to Neurologic Abnormalities

West Nile Virus Linked to Neurologic Abnormalities

Abnormalities on neurologic examination were found several years after patients were infected with West Nile virus.

Altered Hemodynamics May Influence White Matter Hyperintensity Development

Altered Hemodynamics May Influence White Matter Hyperintensity Development

There was a linear link between white matter hyperintensity volume and RA pressure in chronic valvular heart disease.

Functional Brain Connectivity Has Familial, Heritable Patterns

Functional Brain Connectivity Has Familial, Heritable Patterns

The findings may help to better characterize normative development and altered patterns of brain activity that may serve as biomarkers for neurological conditions.

Immunosuppressive Therapies May Reduce Relapse in Neurosarcoidosis

Immunosuppressive Therapies May Reduce Relapse in Neurosarcoidosis

Although some patients will recover completely after corticosteroid therapy, some will experience multiple relapses and develop related severe functional impairments.

Recreational Amphetamine Use Underreported in Teens

Recreational Amphetamine Use Underreported in Teens

Adolescents seem to be unaware that Adderall is an amphetamine, therefore they underrort their nonmedical amphetamine use.

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