First symptoms and disease type are contributors to delays in multiple sclerosis diagnosis.
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American football players frequently have chronic traumatic encephalopathy, with age-related evolution in CTE-related ptau pathology.
National health spending is projected to increase at an annual rate of 5.5. percent from 2018 to 2027, with fundamental economic and demographic factors the main drivers.
Long-term outcomes are more favorable for early intensive treatment versus first-line moderate-efficacy disease-modifying therapy in multiple sclerosis.
A new medical school to be opened by California-based health system Kaiser Permanente will waive tuition for all students in its first five graduating classes.
Midlife cognitive and physical activity is associated with a reduced risk for dementia and dementia subtypes.
The researchers found that the rate of prior authorization use increased from 61% to 66% of plans to 84% to 90%.
The researchers found that aerobic exercise participants and stretching participants recovered in a median of 13 and 17 days, respectively .
In women with a body mass index ≥30 kg/m², high consumption of artificially sweetened beverages was correlated with a significantly increased risk for ischemic stroke.
There is an increased stroke risk in late life among patients with late-onset migraine with aura.
The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine has released an updated position statement on concussion in sports.
In 2017, health care spending per person reached $5,641.
Stroke patients who receive intensive blood pressure lowering are less likely to suffer brain bleeds when treated with clot-busting therapies.
Many systematic review protocols in the International Prospective Register of Systematic Reviews do not include adverse event reporting.
A dynamic pattern of coordinated and anticoordinated functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) signals can characterize healthy individuals and minimally conscious patients.
Physicians treating certain cancers who consistently receive payments from a cancer drug’s manufacturer are more likely to prescribe that drug instead of other treatments.
Midlife systemic inflammation is associated with cognitive decline.
Neoadjuvant administration of programmed cell death protein 1 (PD-1) blockade seems to enhance local and systemic antitumor immune response in glioblastoma.
The reversal agent, andexanet alfa, effectively reduces life-threatening bleeding in patients treated with factor Xa inhibitors.
HealthDay News — For older adults undergoing surgery, electroencephalogram (EEG)-guided anesthetic administration is not associated with a reduction in postoperative delirium, according to a study published in the Feb. 5 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. Troy S. Wildes, M.D., from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and colleagues…
The classic ketogenic diet may not have a significant impact on preventing shttp://cms.haymarketmedia.com/Images/find.gifeizure occurrence in patients with infantile spasms of unknown etiology.
Individual treatment-emergent adverse events (TEAE) did not increase with higher modal daily dose of eslicarbazepine acetate in pediatric patients with focal seizures.
An investigational transdermal cannabidiol gel was well-tolerated and consistently effective for adults with focal epilepsy.
Patients at high risk for SUDEP may shift to a lower risk group over time.
Tolerance to cannabidiol may exist, potentially limiting its efficacy as an antiseizure therapy in the long-term management of epilepsy.
Atrial fibrillation is associated with a faster global cognitive decline and an increased risk for dementia in older people.
Cervical spine injuries occur less frequently among motorcycle crash victims who were wearing a helmet versus those not wearing a helmet at the time of injury.
Although physicians typically struggle with change, relying on habits created in their practice, learning to change is important in order to improve practices.
Stroke rates are lower at 30 days and five years after percutaneous coronary intervention than after coronary artery bypass grafting.
Initial data from Study 201, as announced in December 2017, showed BAN2401 did not meet the primary endpoint.
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