A Prognosis Marker in Stroke A Prognosis Marker in Stroke
Measurement of certain amino acids in convalescent stroke patients may reflect cellular damage from metabolic disruption and help predict prognosis.First Look (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - January 28, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Brain Stimulation for Improved Memory? Brain Stimulation for Improved Memory?
In a small study, patients with epilepsy implanted with a neurostimulation device experienced improved memory, a finding that could be broadly applicable to other conditions that affect memory.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - January 28, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Early, Subtle, Cardiac Changes Tied to Midlife Cognitive Decline Early, Subtle, Cardiac Changes Tied to Midlife Cognitive Decline
Subclinical changes in cardiac structure and function in early adulthood may serve as risk markers for midlife cognitive decline, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - January 27, 2022 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Post-concussive dizziness: a review and clinical approach to the patient - Gianoli GJ.
Dizziness is a frequent complaint after head trauma. Among patients who suffer a concussion (mild traumatic brain injury or mTBI), dizziness is second only to headache in symptom frequency. The differential diagnosis of post-concussive dizziness (PCD) can ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Refined analysis of chronic white matter changes after traumatic brain injury and repeated sports-related concussions: of use in targeted rehabilitative approaches? - Latini F, Fahlstr öm M, Vedung F, Stensson S, Larsson EM, Lubberink M, Tegner Y, Haller S, Johansson J, Wall A, Antoni G, Marklund N.
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) or repeated sport-related concussions (rSRC) may lead to long-term memory impairment. Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) is helpful to reveal global white matter damage but may underestimate focal abnormalities. We investigated the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Autonomic dysfunction in adults following mild traumatic brain injury: a systematic review - Mercier LJ, Batycky J, Campbell C, Schneider K, Smirl J, Debert CT.
BACKGROUND: Increasing evidence suggests autonomic nervous system (ANS) dysfunction may occur following mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). Measures of heart rate, heart rate variability, blood pressure and baroreceptor sensitivity can be used to evaluate ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Exploring vestibular ocular motor screening in adults with persistent complaints after mild traumatic brain injury - Parrington L, King LA, Hoppes CW, Klaiman MJ, Michielutti P, Fino PC, Dibble LE, Lester ME, Weightman MM.
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to (1) explore differences in vestibular ocular motor screening (VOMS) symptoms between healthy adults and adults with persistent symptoms after mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), and (2) explore the relationships ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Extra-axial hematomas due to road traffic accidents and their outcome: a ten-year study - Algahtany MA.
OBJECTIVE: The main objectives of this study were to describe the epidemiological characteristics, the associated factors and outcomes of extra-axial hematoma (EAH) in patients of traumatic brain injury (TBI) due to road traffic accident (RTA) and to asses... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Frailty and outcome after traumatic brain injury - Panza F, Sardone R, Dibello V, Daniele A, Solfrizzi V, Lozupone M.
In older age, frailty is defined as a homoeostatic imbalance due to multiple subclinical conditions that, together with the occurrence of ageing stressors, can exacerbate a functional decline in physiological reserves of systems. After two decades of clini... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Mortality in polytrauma patients with moderate to severe TBI on par with isolated TBI patients: TBI as last frontier in polytrauma patients - Niemeyer M, Jochems D, Houwert RM, van Es MA, Leenen L, van Wessem K.
This study compared mortality rates between isolated TBI ((I)TBI) patients ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Postoperative magnetic resonance imaging may predict poor outcome in children with severe traumatic brain injuries who undergo cranial surgery - Baker CM, Cox AP, Hunsaker JC, Scoville J, Bollo RJ.
OBJECTIVE: Multiple studies have evaluated the use of MRI for prognostication in pediatric patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) and have found a correlation between diffuse axonal injury (DAI)-type lesions and outcome. However, there remains a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Investigating associations of childhood abuse and serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor levels with suicidal behaviours in patients with depressive disorders - Kim JM, Kim JW, Kang HJ, Lee JY, Kim SW, Shin IS, Chun BJ, Stewart R.
BACKGROUND: The role of childhood abuse and serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) levels in suicidal behaviour is controversial. AIMS: We aimed to investigate the individual and interactive effects of the childhood abuse and serum BDNF on suicidal... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Distinct stress-related medial prefrontal cortex activation in women with depression with and without childhood maltreatment - Dong D, Belleau EL, Ironside M, Zhong X, Sun X, Xiong G, Cheng C, Li C, Wang X, Yao S, Pizzagalli DA.
BACKGROUND: Emerging evidence has highlighted the moderating effect of childhood maltreatment (CM) in shaping neurobiological abnormalities in major depressive disorder (MDD). However, whether neural mechanisms underlying stress sensitivity in MDD are affe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Evidence on the acute and residual neurocognitive effects of cannabis use in adolescents and adults: a systematic meta-review of meta-analyses - Dellazizzo L, Potvin S, Gigu ère S, Dumais A.
BACKGROUND: Cannabis is among the most consumed psychoactive substances world-wide. Considering changing policy trends regarding the substance, it is crucial to understand more clearly its potential acute and residual adverse effects from a public health v... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

How do people with neurofibromatosis type 1 (the forgotten victims) live? A grounded theory study - Foji S, Mohammadi E, Sanagoo A, Jouybari L.
BACKGROUND: Neurofibromatosis type I (NF1) is a rare genetic disorder, associated with some physical symptoms including spots and tiny bumps on the skin, and internal organ involvement. People suffering from neurofibromatosis face various challenges in the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news