Tag: Neurology

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Long-term effectiveness of STN-DBS for Parkinson’s confirmed with 15-year follow-up study

New findings published in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), have confirmed the long-term effectiveness of deep brain stimulation...
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Repeated clot retrieval attempts linked to poorer functional outcome in acute...

Repeated clot retrieval attempts are associated with an increased rate of emboli to new territory (ENT) and greater infarct growth—resulting in poorer functional outcomes...
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Mitchell Elkind

Mitchell Elkind is a professor of Neurology and Epidemiology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, and chief of the Division of Neurology Clinical Outcomes Research and Population...

Neurologists speak out about gender disparity at global stroke gathering

The International Stroke Conference (ISC) attracts thousands of neurologists each year to network with fellow experts and watch compelling presentations on the very latest...

Eye could provide “window to the brain” after stroke

Research into curious bright spots in the eyes on stroke patients’ brain images could one day alter the way these individuals are assessed and...

Teenage weight gain linked to increased stroke risk as an adult

Kids who become overweight during their teenage years may be more likely to develop a stroke decades later than kids who did not become...

Regular exercise, not body mass, before stroke may predict disability later

A new study has suggested that it is the amount of regular exercise people get, not the amount of body fat they have, that...

World Federation of Neurology welcomes WHO classification of stroke as neurological...

A new International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD) is to be implemented for stroke by the Wold Health Organisation (WHO)....

Telemedicine ambulance may deliver faster stroke care

When experiencing a stroke, people who are brought to the hospital in an ambulance with a computed tomography (CT) scanner and telemedicine capabilities are...

Mediterranean Diet may aid brain volume retention

A new study has shown that older people who followed a “Mediterranean diet” retain more brain volume over a three-year period than those who...