ANA 2015

Stroke Outcomes Worse After Endovascular Thrombectomy, BP Variability

Stroke Outcomes Worse After Endovascular Thrombectomy, BP Variability

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Similar outcomes have been documented in treatment with IV tPA with BP variability.

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Promising for Multiple Sclerosis

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Promising for Multiple Sclerosis

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Short-term memory and levels of fatigue improved, but no benefit for depression was observed.

Deep Brain Stimulation Slows Motor Progression in Parkinson's Disease

Deep Brain Stimulation Slows Motor Progression in Parkinson's Disease

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Those treated with DBS had a 50% lower risk of worsening motor symptoms compared to those on drug therapy alone.

Restless Legs Syndrome Ups Risk of Cerebral Microvascular Disease

Restless Legs Syndrome Ups Risk of Cerebral Microvascular Disease

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Risk appeared to be correlated with RLS disease duration.

Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy Common, but Underdiagnosed

Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy Common, but Underdiagnosed

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As many as 50% of neurotoxic chemotherapy patients experience CPN.

Low Levels of Vitamin B12 in Parkinson's Contributes to Disability

Low Levels of Vitamin B12 in Parkinson's Contributes to Disability

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Those with the lowest B12 levels performed worse on cognitive and motor outcomes.

Aptiom Helps Improve Quality of Life in Partial-Onset Epilepsy

Aptiom Helps Improve Quality of Life in Partial-Onset Epilepsy

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The drug helped to significantly improve social functioning, medication effects, and seizure worry in patients.

Cerebral Microbleeds Linked to Stroke, All-Cause Mortality

Cerebral Microbleeds Linked to Stroke, All-Cause Mortality

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Cerebral microbleeds are a marker of vascular burden and should be aggressively pursued with treatment and preventive care.

Dystonia, Parkinson's Disease Share Motor Cortex Synchronization

Dystonia, Parkinson's Disease Share Motor Cortex Synchronization

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The disorders react similarly to basal ganglia deep brain stimulation.

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