The Changing Brain Signature of HIV The Changing Brain Signature of HIV
Potent anti-HIV therapy has been accompanied by a shift in the profile of HIV-related brain abnormalities beyond the basal ganglia, frequently implicated in the pre-cART era, to limbic structures.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - January 25, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Stem Cell Transplant Shows Long-term Benefit in MS Stem Cell Transplant Shows Long-term Benefit in MS
In the longest follow-up so far reported, 65% of patients with MS had experienced no worsening of disability at 10 years. Better results were seen in those with relapsing-remitting MS.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 25, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Coronasomnia: Pervasive Sleeplessness Raises Concerns Coronasomnia: Pervasive Sleeplessness Raises Concerns
Among the many losses suffered by millions worldwide during the COVID-19 pandemic, the loss of sleep may be the most widespread.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 25, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Women Psychiatrists Struggle to Balance Demands During COVID-19 Women Psychiatrists Struggle to Balance Demands During COVID-19
A psychiatrist shares her experience of being a female practitioner during the COVID-19 pandemic.Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 25, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry Commentary Source Type: news

A New Way of Looking at Concussions A New Way of Looking at Concussions
Emerging research suggests that even mild hits to the head may damage the tiny lymphatic vessels that clear toxic chemicals and cellular debris from the brain.Knowable Magazine (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 25, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

What Causes Lethargy?
Discussion Lethargy is a common word used to describe a person who is drowsy, sluggish, listless and apathetic. Concentration may be difficult and they may have problems doing simple tasks. Many people actual mean fatigue or lassitude or being more tired when they use the word. In medical terms, lethargy is usually used to describe patients who have some type of excessive tiredness and usually have mental status changes with decreased alertness or arousal. Patients and health care providers both usually qualify the term and give more description to better communicate what is implied when using the term. This is true of man...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - January 25, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Different MS Cognitive Phenotypes Could Help Guide Care Different MS Cognitive Phenotypes Could Help Guide Care
Cognitive profiles should be considered as a measure of disease progression along with physical disability scores, the authors of a new study suggest.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Consensus on Diagnosis, Management of Acute Flaccid Myelitis Consensus on Diagnosis, Management of Acute Flaccid Myelitis
The polio-like disease primarily affects children and often causes residual disability. In the absence of proven therapies, management focuses on supportive care and rehabilitation, a new review concludes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Little Help, Possible Harm of Antidepressants for Pain Little Help, Possible Harm of Antidepressants for Pain
A new review suggests that the benefits of antidepressants for back pain and osteoarthritis are limited.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Finally, ALS Patients Gain Faster Access to Disability Payments Finally, ALS Patients Gain Faster Access to Disability Payments
In December, then-President Donald Trump signed the bill into law. It eliminates for ALS patients the waiting period to begin receiving benefits under the Social Security Disability Insurance program.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 21, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

COVID-19 May Damage Blood Vessels in the Brain COVID-19 May Damage Blood Vessels in the Brain
A new study suggests that the virus might damage the brain's small blood vessels rather than nerve cells themselves.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 21, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

RUDN University neurosurgeon created a method to collect mental activity data of software developers
(RUDN University) A neurosurgeon from RUDN University studied the mental activity of developers at work. In his novel method, he combined mobile EEG devices and software that analyzes neurophysiological data. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Is your brain sleep deprived? Low mood, depression and even Alzheimer's can be linked to tiredness
Neurosurgeon Dr Sanjay Gupta believes preventing the onset of Alzheimer's and mitigating its symptoms is within our grasp - and getting enough sleep is key. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ACEIs, ARBs Safe to Continue in COVID-19: Trial Published ACEIs, ARBs Safe to Continue in COVID-19: Trial Published
The BRACE-CORONA trial showed no difference in major outcomes for those continuing and those discontinuing these common blood pressure medications.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 21, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

ACEIs, ARBs Safe to Continue in COVID-19: Trial Published ACEIs, ARBs Safe to Continue in COVID-19: Trial Published
The BRACE-CORONA trial showed no difference in major outcomes for those continuing and those discontinuing these common blood pressure medications.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - January 20, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

5 Updates in Neurology 5 Updates in Neurology
Dr Christoph Diener highlights new evidence on subdural hematoma, traumatic brain injury, COVID-19, seizure, and multiple sclerosis.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 20, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Commentary Source Type: news

Blood Biomarker May Predict Alzheimer's Disease Progression Blood Biomarker May Predict Alzheimer's Disease Progression
Changes in plasma levels of p-tau181 are associated with progressive cognitive decline and reduction in gray matter volume in patients with amyloid beta.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 20, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Blood Biomarker May Predict Alzheimer's Disease Progression Blood Biomarker May Predict Alzheimer's Disease Progression
Changes in plasma levels of p-tau181 are associated with progressive cognitive decline and reduction in gray matter volume in patients with amyloid beta.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 20, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Acute Cerebrovascular Events With COVID-19 Infection Acute Cerebrovascular Events With COVID-19 Infection
This report summarizes and compares the characteristics and short-term outcomes of patients both with and without COVID-19 admitted to the hospital with acute cerebrovascular disease.Stroke (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - January 20, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Potential Treatment for Autism or Not? Potential Treatment for Autism or Not?
The article purported to show that the drug ubiquinol could improve the ability of children with autism to communicate with their parents, communicate verbally, play games, and help other behaviors.Retraction Watch (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 20, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Journal Expresses Concern Over Study of Potential Tx for Autism Journal Expresses Concern Over Study of Potential Tx for Autism
The article purported to show that the drug ubiquinol could improve the ability of children with autism to communicate with their parents, communicate verbally, play games, and help other behaviors.Retraction Watch (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 20, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Acute Cerebrovascular Events With COVID-19 Infection Acute Cerebrovascular Events With COVID-19 Infection
This report summarizes and compares the characteristics and short-term outcomes of patients both with and without COVID-19 admitted to the hospital with acute cerebrovascular disease.Stroke (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Food to fuel up your mind: How to keep your brain finely tuned on the S.H.A.R.P. diet
Neurosurgeon Dr Sanjay Gupta believes preventing the onset of Alzheimer's and mitigating its symptoms is within our grasp - and it starts with how we fuel our bodies. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

APA Apologizes for Past Support of Racism in Psychiatry APA Apologizes for Past Support of Racism in Psychiatry
The American Psychiatric Association acknowledges past practices and events contributing to racial inequality, and is working to develop anti-racist policies that promote equity in mental health.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Personalized Brain Stimulation May Reduce OCD Behaviors Personalized Brain Stimulation May Reduce OCD Behaviors
Noninvasive neuromodulation that is personalized to the brain's reward center may provide lasting improvement in obsessive compulsive behaviors.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

GABA and Glutamate in Pediatric Migraine GABA and Glutamate in Pediatric Migraine
Using magnetic resonance spectroscopy, this study investigated the role of GABA and glutamate disturbances in children with migraine, and how the effects might differ from those in adult migraneurs.Pain (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Continuous EEG Monitoring by a Wireless Headset in ICU Continuous EEG Monitoring by a Wireless Headset in ICU
This study evaluated the feasibility of a wireless EEG monitoring headset for use in the ICU which promises easier and faster setup than a conventional system.BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Type of Alzheimer's With Intact Memory Offers New Research Paths Type of Alzheimer's With Intact Memory Offers New Research Paths
Patients with primary progressive aphasia-associated Alzheimer's seem to be more resilient to effects of neurofibrillary tangles in the brain, a new study shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Type of Alzheimer's With Intact Memory Offers New Research Paths Type of Alzheimer's With Intact Memory Offers New Research Paths
Patients with primary progressive aphasia-associated Alzheimer's seem to be more resilient to effects of neurofibrillary tangles in the brain, a new study shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 18, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Repeated Ketamine Infusions Linked to Rapid Relief of PTSD Repeated Ketamine Infusions Linked to Rapid Relief of PTSD
In what investigators call the first randomized controlled trial of repeated ketamine infusion for chronic PTSD, the treatment was associated with significant symptom reduction after 2 weeks.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 18, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Medical device firm NeuroOne plots path to the Nasdaq with $12.5M private placement
NeuroOne Medical Technologies Corp. has raised $12.5 million through the private placement of 12,500,000 shares, it announced Friday. Eden Prairie-based NeuroOne makes electrodes that are used in brain surgeries related to the treatment of epilepsy. Its Evo electrodes received FDA clearance in November 2019. NeuroOne actually received about $11.5 million after paying its placement agent, The Benchmark Co. It will spend the mone y on launching a second commercial electrode product and potentially… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Carrigan Miller Source Type: news

HHS Will Drop Buprenorphine Waiver Rule for Most Physicians HHS Will Drop Buprenorphine Waiver Rule for Most Physicians
HHS intends to expand use of buprenorphine in treatment for opioid use disorder by easing a requirement that has often been cited as an'administrative burden. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Childhood Insulin Levels Tied to Later Psychosis Childhood Insulin Levels Tied to Later Psychosis
A new study links high childhood insulin levels to early adult psychosis and elevated childhood BMI to early adult depression, suggesting a possible"cardiometabolic signature," researchers say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Exercise at Midlife Linked to Better Brain Health in Late Life Exercise at Midlife Linked to Better Brain Health in Late Life
High levels of physical activity during middle age are associated with greater white matter integrity and fewer lacunar strokes in later life, an analysis of ARIC study data suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Score Aids Treatment Decision in Mild Large-Vessel Stroke Score Aids Treatment Decision in Mild Large-Vessel Stroke
Location and length of thrombus can identify those at highest risk for early neurologic deterioration, flagging those who may be the best candidates for thrombectomy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Score Aids Treatment Decision in Mild Large-Vessel Stroke Score Aids Treatment Decision in Mild Large-Vessel Stroke
Location and length of thrombus can identify those at highest risk for early neurologic deterioration, flagging those who may be the best candidates for thrombectomy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

FDA Clears First Rapid Handheld Blood Test for Concussion FDA Clears First Rapid Handheld Blood Test for Concussion
Abbott's i-STAT Alinity TBI plasma test measures two proteins found in blood after head trauma.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Pulmonary Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pulmonary Medicine Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Alert Source Type: news

FDA Clears First Rapid Handheld Blood Test for Concussion FDA Clears First Rapid Handheld Blood Test for Concussion
Abbott's i-STAT Alinity TBI plasma test measures two proteins found in blood after head trauma.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Alert Source Type: news

Lithium Resistance in Bipolar Tied to Deficient Gene Expression Lithium Resistance in Bipolar Tied to Deficient Gene Expression
A decrease in activation of the LEF1 gene may be the reason why many patients with bipolar disorder do not respond to lithium, considered the'gold standard'treatment, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Portable MRI for Neuroimaging in ICU Patients a Game-Changer During Pandemic Portable MRI for Neuroimaging in ICU Patients a Game-Changer During Pandemic
Having access to portable MRI for neuroimaging of patients with COVID-19 in the ICU has been a game-changer during the pandemic, say neurosurgeons from New York.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 13, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Critical Care News Source Type: news

Large and Small Cerebral Vessel Involvement in Severe COVID-19 Large and Small Cerebral Vessel Involvement in Severe COVID-19
This case series details the neurological workups of 8 patients with severe COVID-19 pneumonia with subsequent neurological complications.Stroke (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Vitamins C and E Linked to Reduced Risk for Parkinson's Disease Vitamins C and E Linked to Reduced Risk for Parkinson's Disease
Higher intake of both vitamins had a stronger effect on risk than higher intake of either alone. BMI and coffee consumption also appeared to influence their effect on PD risk.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - January 12, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

The Psychiatrist and the Vaccine The Psychiatrist and the Vaccine
A psychiatrist wonders whether her COVID-19 vaccine should go to somebody else.Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 12, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry Commentary Source Type: news

Lower-Profile Web Intrasaccular Aneurysm Treatment Device Receives FDA Approval
The WEB™ Aneurysm Embolization System expands with a lower profile delivery system and new size configurations. ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Jan. 12, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- MicroVention, Inc., a U.S.-based subsidiary of Terumo and a ... Devices, Neurosurgery, FDA MicroVention, Terumo, WEB 17 System, WEB Aneurysm Embolization (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news