Atrial fibrillation, which affects up to 46.3 million people globally and 2.7 to 6.1 million individuals in the US, may represent a modifiable risk factor for acute stroke.
Evidence suggests that even after optimal treatment with surgical and pharmacologic interventions, health-related quality of life remains impaired in patients with pituitary disease.
Rates of HIV-associated dementia have decreased from approximately 50% in the pre-cART era to 2% currently. However, roughly 50% of patients treated with cART have the milder forms of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder (HAND).
Detecting CTE in the brains of living individuals could improve our understanding of the disease and inform research regarding prevention and treatment.
ASDs can facilitate the review of long-term EEG recordings to detect potential epileptiform activity and assist in artifact suppression.
Approximately half of the 14% of Americans who have severe headache and migraine report having tried interventions such as meditation, yoga, and deep breathing exercises.
Researchers found data that showed, after consultation with an expert, optimal prevention of migraine headaches for patients who present in the emergency department includes both antiseizure medications, specifically, divalproex sodium, sodium valproate, or topiramate, and β-blockers, namely, metoprolol, propranolol, and timolol. In addition, triptans are suggested, as well as antidepressants, amitriptyline, and venlafaxine.
Although the number of injuries due to roller coaster rides is low, emergency department physicians should keep the possibility in mind in cases in which there are inexplicable symptoms consistent with head injury,and ask patients about any amusement park visits in the previous 3 months.