Our July news includes the Alzheimer-diabetes link, increased rates of Parkinson, and guidelines for acute migraine treatment in the ED.
We present a selection of interesting neurology articles for the month of July in the following slides. See the slide legends for links to the article summaries.
Relation of Cerebral Vessel Disease to Alzheimer’s Disease Dementia and Cognitive Function in Elderly People: a Cross-Sectional Study. Abstract link. **** Neuronal Human BACE1 Knockin Induces Systemic Diabetes in Mice. Abstract link.
Autism and Epilepsy. A Population-Based Nationwide Cohort Study. Press release. **** Levetiracetam vs. Brivaracetam for Adults with Refractory Focal Seizures: a Meta-Analysis and Indirect Comparison. Abstract link.
Long-Term Effectiveness of Sphenopalatine Ganglion Stimulation for Cluster Headache. Abstract link. ****Management of Adults with Acute Migraine in the Emergency Department: the American Headache Society Evidence Assessment of Parenteral Pharmacotherapies. Abstract link.
FDA Grants Priority Review for Genentech’s OCREVUSâ¢ (Ocrelizumab) Biologics License Application. Press release. ****Cerebral Microbleeds in Multiple Sclerosis Evaluated on Susceptibility-Weighted Images and Quantitative Susceptibility Maps: a Case-Control Study. Abstract link.
Zecuity (sumatriptan) Migraine Patch: Drug Safety Communication. Press release. ****Obesity and Multiple Sclerosis: a Mendelian Randomization Study. Abstract link.
Parkinson’s Disease-Related Proteins PINK1 and Parkin Repress Mitochondrial Antigen Presentation. Abstract link. ****Time Trends in the Incidence of Parkinson Disease. Abstract link.
Association Between CYP2C19 Loss-of-Function Allele Status and Efficacy of Clopidogrel for Risk Reduction Among Patients with Minor Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack. Abstract link.****The Use of Stent Retrievers in Acute Ischemic Stroke. Abstract link.
A Peptide for Targeted, Systemic Delivery of Imaging and Therapeutic Compounds into Acute Brain Injuries. Abstract link.****Pharmacologic Neuroprotection for Functional Outcomes After Traumatic Brain Injury: A Systematic Review of the Clinical Literature. Abstract link.
NIH Launches Large Study of Pregnant Women in Areas Affected by Zika Virus. Press release.****A CRISPR Screen Defines a Signal Peptide Processing Pathway Required by Flaviviruses. Abstract link.