Oct. news includes an approved deep brain stimulation system for movement disorders & biomarkers that improve risk assessment in atrial fibrillation.
We present a selection of interesting neurology articles for the month of October in the following slides. See the slide legends for links to the article summaries.
Exposure to the Functional Bacterial Amyloid Protein Curli Enhances Alpha-Synuclein Aggregation in Aged Fischer 344 Rats and Caenorhabditis elegans. Abstract link. **** Female Advantage in Verbal Memory. Abstract link.
Reduced Efficacy of Anti-AÎ² Immunotherapy in a Mouse Model of Amyloid Deposition and Vascular Cognitive Impairment Comorbidity. Abstract link. ****TDP-43 Stage, Mixed Pathologies, and Clinical Alzheimer’s-Type Dementia. Abstract Link.
FDA Approves Carnexivâ¢ (carbamazepine) Injection as Intravenous Short-Term Replacement Therapy for Certain Seizure Types. Press release. ****Reduction of Emergency Department Visits Using an Urgent Clinic for Children with Established Epilepsy. Abstract link.
Headache Disorders May Be a Risk Factor for the Development of New Onset Hypothyroidism. Abstract link. ****Predicting Inadequate Response to Acute Migraine Medication: Results From the American Migraine Prevalence and Prevention (AMPP) Study. Abstract link.
Alemtuzumab Improves Preexisting Disability in Active Relapsing-Remitting MS Patients. Abstract link. ****Comparative Effectiveness Using a Matching-Adjusted Indirect Comparison Between Delayed-Release Dimethyl Fumarate and Fingolimod for the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis. Abstract link.
St. Jude Medical Announces U.S. Launch and First Implant of New Deep Brain Stimulation System and Directional Lead for Patients Suffering from Movement Disorders. Press release.****Distinct Brain Networks Underlie Cognitive Dysfunction in Parkinson and Alzheimer Diseases. Abstract link.
Cardiovascular Biomarker Score and Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation. Abstract link. ****Effect of Aphasia on Acute Stroke Outcomes. Abstract link.
Stroke, Bleeding, and Mortality Risks in Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries Treated with Dabigatran or Rivaroxaban for Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation. Abstract link. ****Clinical Relevance of Microbleeds in Acute Stroke Thrombolysis. Abstract link.
Phylogenesys and Homology Modeling in Zika Virus Epidemic: Food for Thought. Abstract link.****Rapid Development of a DNA Vaccine for Zika Virus. Abstract link.