These Medication Guides should be provided the first time an outpatient receives a GBCA injection at an MRI center; hospital patients are not required to receive a Medication Guide.
The Agency has received reports of serious neural tube birth defects involving the brain, spine, and spinal cord in babies born to women who received dolutegravir for HIV treatment.
Evidence on whether the implementation of prescription drug monitory programs increases or decreases opioid-related overdoses was found to be "largely insufficient".
Lightning, which can result in strong electromagnetic fields, can interfere with deep brain stimulation devices.
Experts discuss the symptoms and prevalence of neurological manifestations in Sjogren syndrome.
While immunocompromised patients are the most susceptible to CNS fungal infections, they can also occur in immunocompetent patients undergoing invasive procedures such as neurosurgery and in patients exposed to contaminated devices or drugs.
Ventriculomegaly, Polymicrogyria Predict Epilepsy Risk Among Pediatric Patients With Cytomegalovirus InfectionsMay 04, 2018
Investigators retrospectively reviewed the patients' medical records and MRI images and assessed the associations between the MRI findings and neurologic outcomes, specifically neurodevelopmental achievement, epilepsy, and sensorineural hearing loss.
The application assesses 3 key balance metrics: (1) double stance, (2) right tandem stance, and (3) left tandem stance.
Negative fateful life events in midlife are associated with advanced predicted brain aging.
Investigators assessed the impact of atraumatic vs conventional needles on patient outcomes after lumbar puncture.
Women who have a later natural menopause maintain a small benefit in verbal memory compared with women with earlier menopause.
Human neural stem cell grafts in rhesus monkeys improve motor function after spinal cord injury [PreClinical]April 20, 2018
Following cervical spinal cord injury, rhesus monkeys were grafted with human neural progenitor cells.
Zika vaccine provides 90% coverage and is targeted for immunization of women aged 9 to 49 years.
Treatment of cryptococcal meningitis with two weeks of flucytosine and fluconazole was noninferior to two weeks of amphotericin B.
Early intrauterine Zika infection linked to birth defects among infants in the US French TerritoriesApril 19, 2018
A prospective cohort including pregnant women in the US French Territories with PCR-confirmed Zika virus (ZIKV) infection found a 7% overall risk of neurologic and ocular defects among subsequent offspring.
For older patients, toenail length can provide important insight into a patient's functional status.
Noting that aging humans are thought to exhibit waning neurogenesis and exercise-induced angiogenesis, researchers examined whole-autopsy hippocampi from healthy humans.
For patients with major depressive disorde, relapse is associated with brain cortical changes over two years.
Among pregnant women with Zika virus infection, birth defects were reported more often in fetuses and infants whose mothers had been infected with the virus early in their pregnancies.
Adolescent females at high familial risk of depression who do not go on to develop depression have compensatory functional connectivity patterns in emotion regulatory networks.
Researchers reported the results of a stereological analysis of the number of neurons in the amygdala nuclei to compare neurotypical development to autism spectrum disorder development.
Predicting Neurological Outcome in Unconscious Cardiac Arrest With White Matter Fractional AnisotropyApril 04, 2018
The normalized WWM-FA value demonstrated the greatest prognostic accuracy compared with MRI sequences or standard criteria for unfavorable neurological outcome.
The focus on enhanced cognitive function could sideline equally important aspects of life such as health and relationships.
3 years after menopausal HT, change in brain volumes were not significantly different from placebo.
Investigators examined plasma tau concentrations in blood samples obtained from patients who received general anesthesia for surgery.
The study included 110,184 adults (mean age: 76 years) newly started on gabapentin therapy in Ontario, Canada.
Significantly stronger neural responses in superior parietal cortices during memory encoding in T1DM.
Prompt identification may help reduce the risk for subsequent renal failure and minimize overall disease burden.
OV101 has previously been granted Orphan Drug status for Fragile X and Fast Track status for Angelman syndrome.
MRI had lower health benefit and higher cost compared with no follow-up after normal CT findings.
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