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Meningitis vaccination plan for Hampshire schoolchildren

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Wales to adopt new regulations for blood donation

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NICE: GPs urged to create national autism register

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£1.3bn recruitment plan for mental health

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MI risk significantly elevated in epilepsy | AES
  • Conference reports - RSi Communications
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MI risk significantly elevated in epilepsy | AES

Prior findings have been inconsistent regarding epilepsy and subsequent MI risk.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Neurol
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Brain health in older adults: data raise concern about aggressive BP targets

A cohort study of participants in the Mayo Clinic Study of Aging.

Age-related hearing loss linked to increased risk of cognitive decline
  • Global Medical News
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Age-related hearing loss linked to increased risk of cognitive decline

Increased risks for Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia were nonsignificant.

UK public supports newborn screening for spinal muscular atrophy
  • UK Medical News
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UK public supports newborn screening for spinal muscular atrophy

With the release of the first therapy for spinal muscular atrophy, calls are being made for a re-examination of the current stance on screening.

Neurological Disorders: Monthly Essentials December 2017
  • Global Monthly Essentials
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Neurological Disorders: Monthly Essentials December 2017

Drug shows promise in infantile-onset SMA | SubQ Ig for CIDP maintenance | Thrombectomy delay for stroke? | Extracranial vein angioplasty ineffective in MS.

12.3% of patients with epilepsy developed osteoporosis | AES
  • Conference reports - RSi Communications
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12.3% of patients with epilepsy developed osteoporosis | AES

13.6% suffered new major osteoporotic fractures.

Loss of driving privileges profoundly affects QoL of patients with epilepsy | AES
  • Conference reports - RSi Communications
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Loss of driving privileges profoundly affects QoL of patients with epilepsy | AES

Very few published studies have analyzed the effect of driving restrictions on emotional well-being, daily living, and QoL.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Neurol
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Use of carotid stenting rises in older adults despite STENT data

Pivotal trial showed that carotid endarterectomy was safer in this age group.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Neurology
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Better diet quality, healthier lifestyle are linked to milder MS

A cross-sectional cohort study of nearly 7000 patients with MS.

Cannabidiol as an add-on drug improves QoL in epilepsy I AES
  • Conference reports - RSi Communications
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Cannabidiol as an add-on drug improves QoL in epilepsy I AES

There were no significant changes in overall cognitive or functional adaptive status.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Cochrane Database Syst Rev
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PPAR-γ agonists appear effective for preventing stroke recurrence

Cochrane review is limited by study number, quality.

Many patients with epilepsy meet criteria for major depressive disorder | AES
  • Conference reports - RSi Communications
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Many patients with epilepsy meet criteria for major depressive disorder | AES

21% with poorly controlled temporal lobe epilepsy will have major anxiety disorder.

  • Clinical Summaries from J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis
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Does nicotine, alcohol use influence functional outcome after intracerebral haemorrhage?

Legal drug use is common in patients with ICH.

Huntington’s disease: novel therapeutic strategies targeting the mutant huntingtin production pathway
  • The Lancet Neurology
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Huntington’s disease: novel therapeutic strategies targeting the mutant huntingtin production pathway

Recent therapies are expected to have better efficacy, safety, tolerability, and duration of effect