Polio: The Unwanted Sequel Polio: The Unwanted Sequel
Neurologist Allan Block notes that polio is trying make it back to prime time, but ' it ' s a sequel nobody wanted. 'MDedge (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - August 16, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Commentary Source Type: news

Treating the Growing Population of Centenarians Treating the Growing Population of Centenarians
Less can be more in caring for the post-100 set.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - August 16, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Mechanistic Link Between Herpes Virus, Alzheimer's Revealed? Mechanistic Link Between Herpes Virus, Alzheimer's Revealed?
Varicella zoster virus infection may activate dormant herpes simplex virus causing neuroinflammation and accumulation of Alzheimer ' s disease-related proteins, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - August 16, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Specific Risk Factors Predict Quality-of-Life Outcomes in MS Specific Risk Factors Predict Quality-of-Life Outcomes in MS
Certain risk factors can increase the odds of poor physical and mental quality of life decades after a patient receives a multiple sclerosis diagnosis, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - August 16, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Neurologists' Income Up, Major Financial Losses Avoided Neurologists' Income Up, Major Financial Losses Avoided
Neurologists ' average annual income rose about 8% over last year, a new Medscape report shows. Whereas 35% reported a net worth of under $500,000, 8% had a family net worth of more than $5 million.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - August 16, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Mindfulness'Changes the Biology' of Pain Mindfulness'Changes the Biology' of Pain
Just 8 weeks of mindfulness training can improve response to pain, and alterations in brain signatures appear to strengthen with more practice.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - August 15, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Generalized Myasthenia Gravis Drug Receives EU Approval Generalized Myasthenia Gravis Drug Receives EU Approval
Approved in the US last year, efgartigimod (Vyvgart) is a first-in-class targeted therapy for patients with generalized myasthenia gravis who test positive for the antiacetylcholine receptor antibody.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - August 12, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Alert Source Type: news

Black NFL Retirees Win Cases When Racial Bias Eliminated Black NFL Retirees Win Cases When Racial Bias Eliminated
The newly approved payouts are a victory for NFL families in the decade-long legal saga over concussions.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - August 12, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

No Guarantees No Guarantees
Neurologist Allan Block, MD, notes that risk in medicine, no matter how low, ' is never zero. 'MDedge (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - August 12, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Commentary Source Type: news

Earlier Surgical Referral Needed for Drug-Resistant Epilepsy Earlier Surgical Referral Needed for Drug-Resistant Epilepsy
Most patients with drug-resistant epilepsy should receive a referral for a surgical evaluation as soon as it ' s clear their disease is drug resistant, new expert consensus recommendations say.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - August 11, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Which Insomnia Drugs Are More Effective Than the Others? Which Insomnia Drugs Are More Effective Than the Others?
Licensed drugs were more beneficial than melatonin and other nonlicensed drugs in a systematic review and network meta-analysis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - August 9, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

' Systemic Disparities' Present in Residency Selection: Study'Systemic Disparities' Present in Residency Selection: Study
An effort to increase diversity among medical residents is a must, says study co-author.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - August 8, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Skin Test Accurately Identifies Alzheimer's Disease Skin Test Accurately Identifies Alzheimer's Disease
A minimally invasive skin test, which measures factors related to brain connections, shows high specificity and sensitivity in new research, with diagnoses of Alzheimer disease confirmed at autopsy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - August 5, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Best Hospitals for Neurology/Neurosurgery: Who's Number 1? Best Hospitals for Neurology/Neurosurgery: Who's Number 1?
NYU Langone Hospitals in New York City and UCSF Health-UCSF Medical Center in San Francisco are the top hospitals for neurology care, according to the latest rankings by US News& World Report.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - August 4, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Virtual Chats Linked to Improved Memory, Well-Being in Older Adults Virtual Chats Linked to Improved Memory, Well-Being in Older Adults
An online intervention that was easily accessed by isolated older adults led to improved memory, social well-being, and even brain connectivity, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - August 3, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news