Our March news includes benefits of video games in MS & TBI, how a western diet affects Alzheimer disease, and the metabolic syndrome-epilepsy link.
We present a selection of interesting neurology articles for the month of March in the following slides. See the slide legends for links to the article summaries.
Chronic Consumption of a Western Diet Induces Robust Glial Activation in Aging Mice and in a Mouse Model of Alzheimer’s Disease. Abstract link. **** Effect of Intellectual Enrichment on AD Biomarker Trajectories. Abstract link.
Changes in Academic Demands and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Young Children. Abstract link. ****Prescriptions, Nonmedical Use, and Emergency Department Visits Involving Prescription Stimulants. Abstract Link.
Multiple Sclerosis: Changes in Thalamic Resting-State Functional Connectivity Induced by a Home-based Cognitive Rehabilitation Program. Abstract Link. ****Sex Differences in Comorbidity at Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis. Abstract link.
Vitamin D Status During Pregnancy and Risk of Multiple Sclerosis in Offspring of Women in the Finnish Maternity Cohort. Abstract link. ****Comparative Efficacy of Fingolimod vs Natalizumab. Abstract link.
Radiosurgery for Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformations in a Randomized Trial of Unruptured Brain Arteriovenous Malformations (ARUBA)-Eligible Patients. Abstract link. ****Statin Pretreatment Is Associated with Better Outcomes in Large Artery Atherosclerotic Stroke. Abstract link.
Concussion Characteristics in High School Football by Helmet Age/Recondition Status, Manufacturer, and Model: 2008-2009 Through 2012-2013 Academic Years in the United States. Abstract link. ****Rise in Lower Extremity Injuries Possible Result of New Concussion Prevention Rules in NCAA Football. Press release.
Gene Variation in Athletes Might Signify Longer Recovery Following Concussion. Press release.****Cognitive Rehabilitation of Attention Deficits in Traumatic Brain Injury Using Action Video Games: a Controlled Trial. Abstract link.