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Neurology

'Cautious' DOAC Underdosing in AF May Push Mortality Higher

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Risk-averse clinicians might be doing more harm than good by prescribing direct oral anticoagulants at lower-than-recommended dosages in hope of avoiding bleeding complications, suggests a...
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Common Apnea Treatment Tied to Lower Dementia Risk

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Treatment of obstructive sleep apnea with positive airway pressure was associated with a lower odds of incident Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia in a large...
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Portable Low-Field MRI Promising in Critically Ill Patients

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A new study shows a bedside magnetic resonance imaging device can safely and accurately identify neurological abnormalities in complex clinical settings. Medscape Medical News Source...
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FDA Clears New Neurosurgical Port for Deep Brain Access

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The FDA has cleared MindsEye (Minnetronix Medical), the first minimally invasive, expandable and retractable port that allows deep brain access to treat stroke, cancer, and...
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Intensive Hypertension Treatment Lowers Orthostatic Hypotension

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A new analysis provides evidence that intensive antihypertensive drug therapy does not raise the risk of orthostatic hypotension, but instead may reduce it. Medscape Medical...
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CVT Incidence Three Times Higher Than Previously Reported

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New data show the incidence of cerebral venous thrombosis is more than three times greater than previously reported, but whether the increase is real, or...
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New Data on Benefit, Risk for Anticoagulation in COVID-19

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New observational studies home in on benefits and risks of anticoagulation in COVID-19 patients, suggest which regimens may be more effective, and show unsuspected emboli...
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SSRIs Risky After Intracerebral Hemorrhage

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SSRIs effectively treat depression following intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH), but also increase risk for recurrent hemorrhagic stroke, particularly in patients at high risk for repeat ICH....
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'This Is a Moment to Demand Big, Sweeping Changes'

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So many admissions and other decisions favor those with connections and in turn tend to favor White students, says Edjah Nduom, MD. ‘I want to...
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IMPACT-AFib: Single Mailing Fails to Budge Anticoagulant Uptake

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A single educational mailing sent by several U.S. health plans to their patients with atrial fibrillation who were candidates for oral anticoagulation failed to boost...
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LoDoCo2: Added Steam for Colchicine as Secondary Prevention

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The benefits emerged early and continued to accrue through the trial, with no suggestion of attenuation during up to 5 years of treatment. Medscape Medical...
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Mini-Dose Edoxaban May Safely Cut AF Stroke Risk in Very Elderly

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Thromboembolic risk plunged on direct oral anticoagulation at an off-label, very-low dose in octogenarians with AF who were considered too high risk for usual dosing;...
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Systolic Orthostatic Hypotension Tied to Dementia Risk

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A new analysis may be the first to show that variability in systolic blood pressure with postural changes is associated with an increased risk for...
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Hypertension Often Untreated in Patients With History of Stroke

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A study found that uncontrolled high blood pressure along with considerable undertreatment of the condition were prevalent in individuals with a history of both hypertension...
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Predictors of Improvement in Disorders of Consciousness

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Younger age and time since injury are among factors that may help identify which patients with a disorder of consciousness are more likely to show...
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Early Extubation Tied to Better Outcome After Stroke Thrombectomy

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Patients extubated within 6 hours after undergoing thrombectomy for stroke are twice as likely to experience better outcomes than patients extubated later, new research suggests....
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Explaining the Association Between COVID-19 and Stroke

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Drs Mark Alberts and Jesse Weinberger discuss the mysterious association between COVID-19 and cerebrovascular disease in younger patients. Medscape Neurology Source link...

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