Migraine in pregnancy may warrant early referral to a neurologist and more intensive surveillance as a result of increased adverse birth events.
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Effectively treating pain may help improve cognitive and functional outcomes in patients with depression.
Rates of severe pain were significantly higher in veterans with back and jaw pain, severe headaches or migraine, and neck pain.
Even a single occurrence of emotional abuse during childhood predisposes an individual to migraine.
Veterans with epilepsy could benefit from evidence-based chronic disease self-management programs that target physical and psychiatric comorbidities.
Higher levels of education and better management of cardiovascular risk factors may have contributed to this improvement.
Diabetes, waist circumference, and prediabetes were the main metabolic factors associated with neuropathy.
Studying cognition deficits during the clinical high risk period allows researchers to look at changes in the near psychotic state before chronicity and long-term medication use obscure the core deficits.
Patients with tension-type headaches had a significantly higher prevalence of anxiety and depression.
Children should sleep in the same room, but not in the same bed, as their parents, for at least the first 6 months after birth.
In the future, hs-cTnT may be a possible risk marker upfront of treatment decisions, especially in patients combined with detected CMBs.
This year, more projects will be based, at least in part, on data from humans.
Novice prescribers cited insufficient access to substance abuse counseling for patients, as well as insufficient access to more experienced prescribers, as reasons for not treating more patients.
Researchers still recommend that patients with MS engage in physical activity for cardiovascular benefits.
Pharmacologic intervention is the current standard of care for Parkinson’s disease, yet medications frequently fail to control some symptoms, including tremor and postural instability.
Researchers examined whether the cognitive reserve hypothesis could predict cognitive decline, gray matter volume changes, and white matter volume changes in MS patients.
High-fat diets may increase the risk of relapse in children with MS, while high-vegetable diets may be protective.
The rate of autism diagnosis was 11.3% for those with an older sibling with autism, and .92% for those without.
Very limited data are available addressing the effect of CYP2C19 variants on clopidogrel efficacy in stroke, especially in Asian populations.
The role of sodium and other minerals as risk factors for MS was previously unclear.
Children with autism are known to have increased rates of epilepsy; however, many prior studies aimed to quantify these rates are small.
While Botox is approved by the US FDA for the treatment of poststroke upper limb spasticity, its efficacy in poststroke lower limb spasticity is still being investigated.
While temporal lobectomy is the best treatment for many with medically intractable MTLE, responsive stimulation provides a treatment alternative..
Researchers hypothesized that an altered balance of sex hormones in men with gender identity disorder would increase the risk of MS.
Administration of valid screening measures is vital for the early detection of cognitive impairment.
The results are promising, but need to be confirmed.
Objective measures of autism symptom severity are necessary to accurately diagnose autism and measure the effectiveness of treatment interventions.
Those with the highest levels of hostility and stress at baseline recalled .16 and .30 fewer words respectively in middle age.
Focal cooling is a vast improvement over older brain-mapping techniques, which risked triggering epileptic seizures during surgery.
Continued mental stimulation through middle age may help stave off the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.
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