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Oral hormone therapies tied to ischemic stroke risk

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Stroke outcomes associated with BP variability

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Correlation between olfactory dysfunction and neurodegenerative diseases

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Cancer Research UK offers €20 million in funding for international collaborations

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Proton pump inhibitors do not increase risk for dementia

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Is obstructive sleep apnoea a risk factor for lacunar silent cerebral infarcts in patients with hypertension?

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Actovegin improves post-stroke cognitive impairment | EAN
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Actovegin improves post-stroke cognitive impairment | EAN

Patients who received actovegin saw significant improvement at 6 and 12 months

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Erenumab significantly reduces frequency of episodic migraine | EAN
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Erenumab significantly reduces frequency of episodic migraine | EAN

Erenumab reduced migraine frequency and migraine-related functional impairment.

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Migraine: opioids often inappropriately prescribed as rescue medication

Emergency department clinicians should consider alternatives.

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Sleep apnea improved by head elevation

Head-of-bed elevation could be a simple alternative to existing OSA treatments.

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Autonomic dysfunction common in Sjögren syndrome

Dysmotility, orthostatic hypotension, and more.

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Stroke type related to thrombus histology

Histologic analysis may help resolve unclear pathogenesis, improve diagnostic accuracy.

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Sleep Disorders: Monthly Essentials June 2017
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Sleep Disorders: Monthly Essentials June 2017

Strict sleep schedules for children? | Should infants sleep in the same room as their mothers?

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CPAP may improve ischemic stroke outcome in patients with OSA | EAN
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CPAP may improve ischemic stroke outcome in patients with OSA | EAN

Patients experienced improved modified Rankin Scale scores at 12 months, but not 6 or 24 months.

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DBS lessens medically refractory MS-related tremor

Study shows a nearly one-third reduction in symptoms with dual-lead thalamic DBS.

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Parkinson’s disease: striatal DAT binding does not predict survival

Clinical factors outperform putaminal DAT binding.

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Parkinsonism: gastrostomy fails to prevent aspiration pneumonia

A study of patients with Parkinson’s disease or atypical parkinsonism.

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Preventing cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease: what strategies work?

From the National Institutes of Aging.

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Myasthenia gravis: admission for plasma exchange can lead to anemia

Anemia prevalence rose from 41% on admission to 90% at time of discharge.

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Meta-analysis: low zinc levels implicated in Parkinson’s disease

Patients have lower serum and/or plasma levels of zinc vs healthy controls.

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