Pediatrician Abused 31; Nassar Victims Sue USOC; Murder Conspiracy
(MedPage Today) -- Bad Practice: a weekly roundup of clinicians accused, convicted, or under investigation (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - March 22, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Magnetic Device for Alzheimer's Nixed by FDA Advisors
(MedPage Today) -- But " there's probably a signal here, " panelists say (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - March 22, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Risk of MS Progression May Be Lessening Over Time (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Swedish study shows patients with relapsing onset MS are taking longer to reach disability milestones (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - March 21, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Will Missed Endpoint Sink Magnetic Tx for Alzheimer's?
(MedPage Today) -- FDA panel to consider inconsistent trial data at Thursday meeting (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - March 20, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Alzheimer's Risk Also Linked to 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Degree Family (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Risk for AD rises even in absence of first-degree family history, but lifestyle changes can reduce risk (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - March 20, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Morning Break: 79 Years for Molestation; Bad Food Aid; Are You a HENRY?
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - March 19, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Tweet and Be Heard: Sleep Quality in the ICU
(MedPage Today) -- Join MedPage Today and CHEST for a Twitter chat! (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - March 18, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Non-STEMI Cardiac Arrest May Not Require Immediate Cath
(MedPage Today) -- COACT trial not favorable on immediate coronary angiography (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - March 18, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

MS Disability Risk May Be Changing Over Time
(MedPage Today) -- Swedish MS study shows patients are taking longer to reach disability milestones (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - March 18, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Concussions in Sports: Don't Neglect Rugby
(MedPage Today) -- Most playing for more than a few years suffer head trauma, and few get adequate treatment (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - March 18, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Alzheimer ’s and Longevity Genes: Are They Connected?
(MedPage Today) -- A life-extending gene variant may protect people at risk for AD (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - March 15, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: DST- Dementia Test Review
(MedPage Today) -- An app for busy PCPs to screen for dementia (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - March 9, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Folic Acid in Early Pregnancy May Reduce Autism Recurrence (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Suggestive association between folic acid supplementation in early pregnancy and lower risk of autism in high-risk families (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - March 7, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

MS in the Bedroom
(MedPage Today) -- Sexual and cognitive dysfunction intertwined in multiple sclerosis (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - March 5, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Can MS Treatment Be Stopped?
(MedPage Today) -- Pendulum keeps swinging on risks from drug discontinuation (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - March 5, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Telomere Length Tied to MS Disability
(MedPage Today) -- Biological as well as chronological aging may contribute to disease progression (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - March 4, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Real-World Ocrelizumab Data Mirrors MS Trials
(MedPage Today) -- Fewer adverse events in first 6 months of data (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - March 3, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Alemtuzumab Benefits Persist in Multiple Sclerosis
(MedPage Today) -- Many patients did not need additional treatment after first two courses of the drug (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - March 3, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Early Serum NfL Tied to Long-Term MS Brain Changes
(MedPage Today) -- Early axonal damage may identify multiple sclerosis patients at risk for more severe disease (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - March 1, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

No Discipline for Vandy Nurse;'Operation Hypocritical Oath'; Craigslist Rx Deals
(MedPage Today) -- Clinicians accused, convicted, or under investigation (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - March 1, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Pro Soccer Players Show Higher ALS Risk
(MedPage Today) -- Incidence is rare but more frequent than expected, especially in young players (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - February 27, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Study: FDA Fell Short in Fentanyl REMS (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Agency missed goal of preventing inappropriate use of rapid-release opioid (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - February 26, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Early Affluence Tied to Faster Cognitive Drop Late in Life
(MedPage Today) -- But cognitive functioning was higher overall for those with advantaged childhoods (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - February 26, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Study: 1 Hour of General Anesthesia Deemed Safe for Infants (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Results of GAS trial provides reassurance on general anesthesia and children's neurodevelopment (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - February 26, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

' That Is in the Shocking Category': What We Heard This Week
(MedPage Today) -- Quotable quotes from MedPage Today's sources (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - February 22, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Longer Surgery Duration May Raise Risk for Post-Op Delirium
(MedPage Today) -- Small effects shown in hip fracture repair patients (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - February 22, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

D.C. Week: $6 Trillion Healthcare Projection; FDA Criticism, Warning
(MedPage Today) -- FDA failed to react to evidence that fentanyl products were inappropriately prescribed (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - February 22, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Intensive MS Treatment: A Real-Life Look
(MedPage Today) -- Too much risk, or lost opportunity by not treating early? (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - February 18, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Thorough Removal of Clot Key to Better Outcome (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Minimally invasive,'gentle'approach did not improve outcomes overall in MISTIE III (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - February 15, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Drowsy From Sleep Apnea? Watch for Heart Disease
(MedPage Today) -- Study unpacks associations between specific OSA symptoms and cardiovascular risks (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - February 15, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Infants Exposed to Anesthesia Show No Neurological Injury
(MedPage Today) -- But safety of longer, repeated anesthetics still unknown (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - February 15, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

' Not a Haircut': Two Knees, Same Day ... More Risk?
(MedPage Today) -- Evidence, experience mixed on simultaneous bilateral knee replacement (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - February 14, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Unproven Alzheimer's Claims; Amyloid Burden Predictor; NfL for MS
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the world of neurology and neuroscience (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - February 12, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Aging: Education May Not Protect Against Cognitive Decline (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Clinical-pathologic study of educated elders suggests that education may not be associated with cognitive reserve that protects against dementia (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - February 11, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Language Issues in Degenerative Aphasia Have a Hearing Component
(MedPage Today) -- Primary progressive aphasia is not just a neurolinguistic problem, study shows (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - February 11, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Stroke Patients With Prediabetes Benefit From Pioglitazone
(MedPage Today) -- IRIS analysis finds lower CV, diabetes risk in this subgroup (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - February 8, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Deadly Depression; Opioid Antidepressant Rejected; THC for Psych Symptoms
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the psychiatry world (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - February 6, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Outcomes Worse for Transferred EVT Patients (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Study of endovascular therapy after interhospital transfer reveals problems with organization of acute stroke care (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - February 6, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Early Aerobic Exercise Boosts Concussion Recovery (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- " Landmark " study may shift standard of care from " rest is best " for adolescent athletes (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - February 6, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Aripiprazole Switch Not Linked With Increased Risk of Psychiatric Treatment Failure (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- No association between use of agent and higher risk of hospitalization, self-harm, and suicide (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - February 5, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Purdue's'End-to-End' Ambitions; EpiPen Maker's Troubles; Coke, CDC Get Cozy
(MedPage Today) -- This past week in healthcare investigations (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - February 5, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Cannabis for Opioids; Biggest Alzheimer ’s Map; Medicare and MS
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the world of neurology and neuroscience (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - February 5, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

States Respond to Opioid Crisis With Support Not Punishment
(MedPage Today) -- Approaches include transitional housing, peer recovery specialists, and even work requirements (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - February 4, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Alzheimer ’s May Have Different Trajectory for Women
(MedPage Today) -- Biological difference may explain why women have higher AD risk (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - February 4, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Early Aerobic Exercise Speeds Concussion Recovery
(MedPage Today) -- Trial called " landmark " that may shift standard of care (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - February 4, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

MCI But Not Dementia Reduced With Tight BP Control (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Mixed results from SPRINT MIND study (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - February 1, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

CMS Proposes Lower Cost-Sharing for Naloxone
(MedPage Today) -- Would'encourage'Part D plans to take this step (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - January 31, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Levodopa for Early PD: Not Protective, But Not Harmful (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Trial shows no disease-modifying or negative effects at 80 weeks (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - January 29, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Quiz Time: Just How Much Did the Uninsured Rate Grow?
(MedPage Today) -- You passed medical training, now see if you can pass our weekly quiz (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - January 26, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Direct-to-Physician Opioid Marketing Linked to Overdose Deaths (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- More county-level overdose deaths 1 year after opioid-related marketing (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - January 24, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news