February news includes stroke risk with Alzheimer disease & migraine, neonatal hemorrhagic stroke, and head trauma in sports.
We present a selection of interesting neurology articles for the month of February in the following slides. See the slide legends for links to the article summaries.
Association of Docosahexaenoic Acid Supplementation with Alzheimer Disease Stage in Apolipoprotein E Îµ4 Carriers. A Review. Abstract link. **** Association of Dietary Cholesterol and Egg Intakes with the Risk of Incident Dementia or Alzheimer Disease: the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study. Abstract link.
Meditation and Music Improve Memory and Cognitive Function in Adults with Subjective Cognitive Decline: a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. Abstract link. ****Use of Benzodiazepines and Related Drugs Is Associated with a Risk of Stroke among Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease. Abstract link.
Malformation Risk of Antiepileptic Drug Exposure during Pregnancy in Women with Epilepsy: Results from a Pregnancy Registry in South India. Abstract Link. ****Practice Guideline Summary: Use of fMRI in the Presurgical Evaluation of Patients with Epilepsy. Abstract link.
Randomized, Double-Blind, Crossover Study Comparing DFN-11 Injection (3 mg subcutaneous sumatriptan) with 6 mg Subcutaneous Sumatriptan for the Treatment of Rapidly-Escalating Attacks of Episodic Migraine. Abstract link.****Psychiatric Comorbidities and Photophobia in Patients with Migraine. Abstract link.
Ocrelizumab versus Interferon Beta-1a in Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis. Abstract link. ****Monitoring Long-Term Efficacy of Fampridine in Gait-Impaired Patients with Multiple Sclerosis. Abstract link.
Blood-Based NfL. A Biomarker for Differential Diagnosis of Parkinsonian Disorder. Abstract link. ****Changes in Insomnia Subtypes in Early Parkinson Disease. Abstract link.
Incidence of Recurrence in Posterior Circulation Childhood Arterial Ischemic Stroke. Abstract link. ***Stroke as the Initial Manifestation of Atrial Fibrillation. The Framingham Heart Study. Abstract link.
Clinical Characteristics, Risk Factors, and Outcomes Associated with Neonatal Hemorrhagic Stroke. A Population-Based Case-Control Study. Abstract link.****Use of Combined Hormonal Contraceptives among Women with Migraines and Risk of Ischemic Stroke. Abstract Link.