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    Greater benefit for pioglitazone in high-risk patients post stroke

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories (HealthDay)—For patients after an ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack, pioglitazone is associated with greater benefit for those at higher risk for stroke or myocardial infarction (MI), according to a study published online Sept. 18 in JAMA Neurology. [...]

    Century-old brain collection yields new research

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories The father of neurosurgery, Yale’s Harvey Cushing, MD, left a remarkable gift to science. Now, for the first time, his collection of brains is being used for active research. [...]

    Vitamin D levels in blood may help predict risk of multiple sclerosis

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Examining vitamin D levels in the blood may help predict whether a person is at risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a large new study published in the September 13, 2017, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the Americ… [...]

    Brain science: finding secrets in century-old brains

    Original @ Science-technology & Health The father of neurosurgery, Yale’s Dr. Harvey Cushing, left a priceless gift to science. Now his collection of brains is being used for active research. [...]

    Warfarin, rivaroxaban similarly safe, effective

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories (HealthDay)—For cases of mild atrial fibrillation (AF)-related acute ischemic stroke, rivaroxaban and warfarin are similarly safe and effective at preventing recurrent stroke, according to a study published online Sept. 11 in JAMA Neurology. [...]

    Exposure to head impacts in youth football practice drills

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center examined differences in the number, location, and magnitude of head impacts sustained by young athletes during various youth football practice drills. Such information could lead to recommendations for … [...]

    Diverse neurological effects linked to anti-PD-1 therapy

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories (HealthDay)—Neurological complications associated with anti-programmed death 1 (PD-1) antibody treatment have a diverse phenotype, according to a study published online Sept. 5 in JAMA Neurology. [...]

    Diverse neurological effects linked to anti-PD-1 therapy

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories (HealthDay)—Neurological complications associated with anti-programmed death 1 (PD-1) antibody treatment have a diverse phenotype, according to a study published online Sept. 5 in JAMA Neurology. [...]

    Risk of prematurity, SGA up for women on antiepileptic drugs

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories (HealthDay)—Women on antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) during pregnancy for epilepsy or other indications are at increased risk of giving birth to premature and small-for-gestational-age (SGA) infants, according to a study published online Aug. 30 in the Annals of Neurology. [...]

    Risk of prematurity, SGA up for women on antiepileptic drugs

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories (HealthDay)—Women on antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) during pregnancy for epilepsy or other indications are at increased risk of giving birth to premature and small-for-gestational-age (SGA) infants, according to a study published online Aug. 30 in the Annals of Neurology. [...]