MS Hospital Visits Increase in Warmer Weather MS Hospital Visits Increase in Warmer Weather
The authors of a new study warn that global warming could have serious implications for people living with multiple sclerosis and for healthcare usage.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - April 15, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

COVID-Related Syndrome Tied to Neurologic Symptoms in Kids COVID-Related Syndrome Tied to Neurologic Symptoms in Kids
Approximately half of children with pediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome temporally associated with SARS-CoV-2 had new-onset neurologic symptoms.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - April 15, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Sinus Inflammation May Inhibit Aspects of Brain Connectivity Sinus Inflammation May Inhibit Aspects of Brain Connectivity
People with sinonasal inflammation show decreased functional brain connectivity, according to a small proof-of-concept study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - April 15, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Cardiologists Can Perform Stroke Thrombectomy to Fill'Unmet Need'Cardiologists Can Perform Stroke Thrombectomy to Fill'Unmet Need '
Interventional cardiologists can competently perform stroke thrombectomy after training, with similar outcomes to neuroradiology centers, a study shows. US neuro-interventionalists oppose that strategy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - April 15, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Ubrogepant Safety, Efficacy Not Affected by Triptans Ubrogepant Safety, Efficacy Not Affected by Triptans
The CGRP receptor antagonist shows promise, but hurdles set up by insurance companies limit its potential, experts say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - April 15, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

COVID Vaccine'Side Effect' or Functional Neurological Disorder? COVID Vaccine'Side Effect' or Functional Neurological Disorder?
Reports of unusual movements after COVID-19 vaccination may be a result of this complex neuropsychiatric condition rather than being caused directly by the vaccine, experts suggest.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - April 14, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Use of Comfort Care Increasing After Stroke, May Reduce Costs Use of Comfort Care Increasing After Stroke, May Reduce Costs
Patients'likelihood of receiving comfort care, which includes hospice or palliative care, may depend on their gender, race, and region, researchers find.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - April 14, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

' Novel, Striking' Data on Early CVD Risk Factors and Cognition'Novel, Striking' Data on Early CVD Risk Factors and Cognition
High body mass index, systolic blood pressure, and fasting glucose level during early adulthood are associated with increased cognitive decline in later life, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - April 14, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Early Apixaban Use Following Stroke in Patients With AF Early Apixaban Use Following Stroke in Patients With AF
The AREST trial evaluated the optimal time to initiate anticoagulation with apixaban after AF-related acute ischemic stroke or transient ischemia attack.Stroke (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

What Do You Do When 16% of the Papers You Cited Were Retracted? What Do You Do When 16% of the Papers You Cited Were Retracted?
The author learned that 10 of the 63 references in her article were to papers by Yoshihiro Sato, a bone researcher in Japan whose 103 retractions put him in the third position on leaderboard.Retraction Watch (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - April 14, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

The Pitch: How this St. Louis startup wants to improve online reviews for doctors
As a practicing neurosurgeon, Dr. Ian Dorward says he regularly experienced problems with online ratings and reviews. It ’s a pain point he says all doctors feel. He's created a new blockchain-based technology designed to solve that ailment. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nathan Rubbelke Source Type: news

AZ COVID Vaccine: Causal Link to Severe Thrombosis Established AZ COVID Vaccine: Causal Link to Severe Thrombosis Established
Two articles giving more details of the mechanism behind the reaction and recommendations on diagnosis/treatment are now published. Medscape talks to experts on how this may affect use of the vaccine.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - April 12, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Headache During Covid-19: Implications for the ICHD Headache During Covid-19: Implications for the ICHD
What has the COVID-19 pandemic taught us about headache, and how might this help refine our definition of"headache attributed to systemic viral infection" in the ICHD?Headache (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

COVID-19 Vaccine and Guillain-barre Syndrome COVID-19 Vaccine and Guillain-barre Syndrome
In this commentary, the authors warn against jumping to conclusions regarding an association of COVID-19 vaccines with Guillain-Barre syndrome, even if sporadic cases of GBS emerge.Brain (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - April 12, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

New Side Effects With AstraZeneca and Janssen COVID-19 Vaccines? New Side Effects With AstraZeneca and Janssen COVID-19 Vaccines?
The European Medicines Agency has started a review of safety signals in regard to capillary leak syndrome with the AstraZeneca vaccine and unusual blood clots with Johnson& Johnson's Janssen vaccine.News Alerts (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Alert Source Type: news

Pain in the Neurodegenerating Brain Pain in the Neurodegenerating Brain
This review examines alterations in pain processing and perception in Alzheimer disease and Parkinson disease. How might this impact responses to analgesic pharmacotherapy?Pain (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Famed Animal Expert Jack Hanna Diagnosed With Dementia Famed Animal Expert Jack Hanna Diagnosed With Dementia
Famed animal expert Jack Hanna, beloved by many for introducing them to animals of all stripes in his TV appearances over the years, is believed to have Alzheimer's disease, according to his family.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Green Light May Put a Stop to Migraine Green Light May Put a Stop to Migraine
In the first clinical study to evaluate green light exposure as a potential preventive therapy for migraine, patients experienced about a 60% reduction in pain intensity.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - April 8, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

EMA Again Reassures on AstraZeneca COVID Vaccine EMA Again Reassures on AstraZeneca COVID Vaccine
But the agency says it cannot rule out a link between rare and serious cases of thrombosis with thrombocytopenia with the vaccine.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - April 7, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

NIDCR's Spring 2021 E-Newsletter
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's Spring 2021 E-Newsletter In this issue: NIDCR News Funding Opportunities & Related Notices NIH/HHS News Subscribe to NICDR News Science Advances   Grantee News   NIDCR News NIDCR & NIH Stand Against Structural Racism NIDCR Director Rena D’Souza, DDS, MS, PhD, said in a statement that there is no place for structural racism in biomedical research, echoing remarks from NIH Director Francis Collins, MD, PhD, in his announcement of a new NIH ...
Source: NIDCR Science News - April 7, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

No Link to Midlife Exercise and Cognitive Outcomes? No Link to Midlife Exercise and Cognitive Outcomes?
Contradicting previous research, a new study suggests there is no link between midlife physical activity, cognitive performance, or subsequent cognitive decline.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - April 7, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Exclusive: Consultant ‘cliques’ and ‘unacceptable behaviours’ put patients at risk
Deep-rooted relationship problems between consultants in a major trust’s neurosurgery department distracted from patient care, according to a review leaked to HSJ. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - April 7, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Can Exercise Prevent Cognitive Decline in Early Parkinson's? Can Exercise Prevent Cognitive Decline in Early Parkinson's?
Is exercise the'next blockbuster drug'for the prevention of cognitive decline in early Parkinson's disease?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - April 6, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Age-Related Cognitive Decline Not Inevitable? Age-Related Cognitive Decline Not Inevitable?
It is often assumed that cognitive decline invariably accompanies aging, but a new study of centenarians suggests some individuals may have increased resilience and protective factors against cognitive decline.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - April 6, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Reflections on George Floyd, Derek Chauvin, and Racism in America Reflections on George Floyd, Derek Chauvin, and Racism in America
Psychiatrist Lorenzo Norris, MD, reflects on the death of George Floyd and the legacy of systemic racism in the United States.Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - April 6, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry Commentary Source Type: news

IRRAS Announces Collaboration with Aarhus University Hospital, Scandinavian Leader in Neurosurgery, to Advance Use of IRRAflow
The collaboration with Aarhus University's neurosurgical team will evaluate IRRAflow during the treatment of Intraventricular Hemorrhage (IVH) and assessment of brain compliance STOCKHOLM, April 6, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- IRRA... Devices, Neurosurgery, Monitoring IRRAS AB, IRRAflow catheter, Hummingbird ICP Monitoring (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - April 6, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Houston Methodist, Rice University launch neuroprosthetic collaboration
(Rice University) Rice University and Houston Methodist have forged a partnership to launch the Center for Translational Neural Prosthetics and Interfaces, a collaboration that brings together scientists, clinicians, engineers and surgeons to solve clinical problems with neurorobotics. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

FDA Clears Nonstimulant for ADHD in Kids 6 Years and Up FDA Clears Nonstimulant for ADHD in Kids 6 Years and Up
Viloxazine is a nonstimulant drug with a rapid onset of action shown to curb inattentive and hyperactive/impulsive clusters of symptoms in clinical trials.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - April 6, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Alert Source Type: news

Association of hospital characteristics with outcomes for pediatric neurosurgical accidental trauma patients - Samuels S, Kimball R, Hagerty V, Levene T, Levene HB, Spader H.
OBJECTIVE: In the pediatric population, few studies have examined outcomes for neurosurgical accidental trauma care based on hospital characteristics. The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between hospital ownership type and children's ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Erenumab in the Prevention of Episodic and Chronic Migraine Erenumab in the Prevention of Episodic and Chronic Migraine
This study assessed the effectiveness, safety, and tolerability of erenumab, a CGRPR antagonist, in a real-life migraine population.Headache (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

This OHSU startup wants to save neurosurgeons a lot of headaches
NeuraMedica is on the brink of filing for clearance from the FDA to market its surgical clip. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 2, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

This OHSU startup wants to save neurosurgeons a lot of headaches
NeuraMedica is on the brink of filing for clearance from the FDA to market its surgical clip. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 2, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Simple Blood Test Plus AI May Flag Early Stage Alzheimer's Simple Blood Test Plus AI May Flag Early Stage Alzheimer's
A minimally invasive blood test along with artificial intelligence may flag early- stage Alzheimer's disease, raising the prospect of early intervention when effective treatments become available.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - April 2, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Progesterone Effective in Speeding Recovery From TBI? Progesterone Effective in Speeding Recovery From TBI?
Elevated progesterone during the menstrual cycle, or via contraceptives, may offer some protection against mild traumatic brain injury, early research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - March 31, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Endovascular Therapy Effective in Vertebrobasilar Artery Occlusion Endovascular Therapy Effective in Vertebrobasilar Artery Occlusion
A pooled analysis of two inconclusive trials suggests a significant functional benefit of treatment for patients with moderate to severe ischemic stroke.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - March 31, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Stroke Tied to Increased Risk for Suicide Attempts and Deaths Stroke Tied to Increased Risk for Suicide Attempts and Deaths
The results highlight the need to screen for depression and suicide ideation in stroke survivors, the researchers say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - March 31, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Acute Ischemic Stroke and COVID-19 Acute Ischemic Stroke and COVID-19
This study identified risk factors, comorbidities, and outcomes in patients with COVID-19 with or without acute ischemic stroke.Stroke (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Drug Approved in Europe Spinal Muscular Atrophy Drug Approved in Europe
The European Commission (EC) has granted marketing clearance for risdiplam, the first oral drug for patients with certain types of spinal muscular atrophy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - March 30, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Meta-Analysis Supports Late Thrombectomy in Selected Stroke Patients Meta-Analysis Supports Late Thrombectomy in Selected Stroke Patients
Evidence in favor of endovascular therapy for selected stroke patients presenting 6 to 24 hours after onset has been strengthened by the results of AURORA, a meta-analysis of data from six trials.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 29, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Heightened Brain Activity With Stress Tied to Takotsubo Syndrome Heightened Brain Activity With Stress Tied to Takotsubo Syndrome
A higher ratio of amygdalar to regulatory brain activity may lead to heightened response to stressors, activation of the sympathetic and immune systems, and risk for so-called'broken heart syndrome. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 29, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Smoking Rates High Among Surgery Patients
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 29, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Neurology, Oncology, Surgery, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Remote Electrical Neuromodulation for Migraine in Adolescents Remote Electrical Neuromodulation for Migraine in Adolescents
Remote electrical neuromodulation is a novel non-pharmacological alternative treatment for acute migraine, FDA-approved for adults. Is it equally effective and safe for adolescents?Headache (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Blood Tests to Screen for Alzheimer's Disease Blood Tests to Screen for Alzheimer's Disease
Recent findings make it increasingly likely that a combination of plasma biomarkers will make diagnostic blood tests for detecting early stage Alzheimer disease a reality in the next few years.Brain (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Intracranial gunshot wounds in utero: case report and review - Mangham WM, Gordon WE, Einhaus SL.
We present a rare case of an in utero intracranial gunshot wound with survival of the baby and neurosurgical intervention in the first 6 h of life. CLINICAL PRESENTATION: A pregnant 19-year old sustained multiple gunshot wounds a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Discovery of Schizophrenia Gene Could Advance Research, Therapies Discovery of Schizophrenia Gene Could Advance Research, Therapies
A genetic mutation in schizophrenia that blocks neuron communication may lead to novel treatment strategies and improve understanding of the disease mechanics, experts say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - March 26, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

FDA OKs Neuromodulation Device to Improve Gait in MS FDA OKs Neuromodulation Device to Improve Gait in MS
The Portable Neuromodulation Stimulator (PoNS) is intended for use in combination with a supervised therapeutic exercise program in patients aged 22 years and older with multiple sclerosis.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - March 26, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Alert Source Type: news

Short Trip to Comprehensive Center Worth It in Large-Vessel Stroke Short Trip to Comprehensive Center Worth It in Large-Vessel Stroke
In the RACECAT study, direct transport of suspected large-vessel occlusion stroke patients to a comprehensive stroke center for endovascular treatment was preferable if the journey took less than an hour.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 26, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Upstate Cancer Center introduces multidisciplinary team for brain tumor patients
Program incorporates radiation oncology, neurosurgery and medical oncology. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - March 26, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Radially Adjustable'Tigertriever' Safe, Effective in Stroke Radially Adjustable'Tigertriever' Safe, Effective in Stroke
A new stent retriever allows operators to control its radial expansion and force. In the TIGER trial, the device enabled successful reperfusion in 84.6% of patients and yielded a low mortality rate.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - March 26, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Time Is of the Essence: DST Up for Debate Again Time Is of the Essence: DST Up for Debate Again
Seasonal time change is now up for consideration in the U.S. Congress, prompting sleep medicine specialists to weigh in on the health impact of a major policy change.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - March 25, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news