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Portable Low-Field MRI Allows Brain Imaging in ICU Patients
Feasibility of bedside brain MRI demonstrated in 50 patients admitted to neuroscience or COVID-19 ICUs
Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Modafinil in Early Pregnancy Not Tied to Congenital Malformations
Large birth registry study conducted in Norway and Sweden did not show link to major malformations
Friday, September 11, 2020

Florida Teen Dies From Brain-Eating Amoeba
Naegleria fowleri can get into the brain when contaminated water enters the nose
Friday, September 11, 2020

Widespread Avoidance of Medical Care Found Due to COVID-19 Concerns
Prevalence of care avoidance higher for caregivers, those with underlying conditions, disabilities
Thursday, September 10, 2020

ATV Accidents in Children Most Often Result in Head, Neck Injuries
Study reveals need for improvement in preventative safety recommendations and restrictions
Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Guidelines Updated for Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia
Updated content covers six topic areas, including new areas of anemia, pediatrics, pregnancy and delivery
Tuesday, September 8, 2020

VA/DoD Issue Guideline for Diagnosis, Management of HTN
Measurement of BP; target treatment goals; nonpharmacologic, pharmacologic therapy discussed
Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Emergency Visits for E-Scooter Injuries Up From 2014 to 2019
Injuries nearly doubled, with head injuries most common
Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Maternal H1N1 Flu Vaccination Not Linked to Autism in Offspring
Prenatal exposure not associated with diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder, autistic disorder
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

ADA Updates Guideline for Pharmacotherapy of T2DM
Metformin preferred as initial agent; early combined therapy can extend time to treatment failure
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Palliative Care Explored for Long-Term Neurological Conditions
Short-term integrated palliative care intervention does not alter outcomes in neurological conditions
Monday, August 31, 2020

Recovery Protocol Cuts Opioid Use After Elective Neurosurgery
Cohort study shows reduced opioid use for patients having elective spine and peripheral nerve surgery
Thursday, August 27, 2020

Admissions for Stroke, TIA Down Early in COVID-19 Pandemic
Emergency department stroke alerts decreased, and stroke severity as measured by NIHSS increased
Thursday, August 27, 2020

For Black Children With Autism, Diagnosis Occurs at About Age 5
On average, diagnosis occurs 3.5 years after parents' first concerns about the child's development
Monday, August 24, 2020

Poll: More Older Adults Using Telehealth During Pandemic
Comfort level with technology and telehealth visits increasing, but some concerns persist
Wednesday, August 19, 2020

CNS-Active Meds Often Prescribed for Older Adults With Dementia
Overall, Rx filled for antidepressants in 49.8 percent, opioids in 29.8 percent, anxiolytics in 26.8 percent
Wednesday, August 19, 2020


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