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Neurology

Smoking Increases Risk of High Plasma NfL Levels in MS

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A study has found that patients with multiple sclerosis who smoke have an increased risk of higher plasma neurofilament light levels (pNfL), which increase disease...
Neurology

Prenatal Flu Vaccination Not Linked to Autism in Children

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Children exposed to the influenza A(H1H1)pdm09 vaccine in utero were no more likely to develop autism than children whose mothers were not vaccinated during pregnancy,...
Neurology

Illicit Drug Use Tied to Vision Loss

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New study found illicit drug use among military veterans was independently associated with increased risk for self-reported vision loss. Medscape Medical News Source link...
Neurology

FDA Clears First Brain Stimulation Device to Help Smokers Quit

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The BrainsWay deep TMS system with H4-coil targets addiction-related brain circuits and is indicated as an aid for short-term smoking cessation in adults. FDA Approvals...
Neurology

'Intriguing Changes' in Gut Bacteria After MS Treatment

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Significant changes in gut bacteria were observed in patients with multiple sclerosis within a month of treatment with ocrelizumab, a small, ongoing study reports. Medscape...
Neurology

Giving Birth Tied to Increased CVD, Stroke Risk

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Research has suggested that women who have given birth may have an increased risk for CVD compared with those who never have. A new study...
Neurology

Anticoagulants Linked to Reduced Dementia Risk in AF

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A new study suggests that dementia risk is increased and accelerated in seniors with atrial fibrillation, but treatment of AF with oral anticoagulants may reduce...
Neurology

Breastfeeding History Linked to Reduced Stroke Risk

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Compared with women who did not breastfeed their children, those who did — particularly non-Hispanic black women — show significantly lower risk for stroke later...

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