In this randomized controlled trial of IV alteplase for ischemic stroke, researchers evaluated CT or brain MRI scans before treatment and 24 to 48 hours after treatment for acute lesion visibility, extent, and swelling.
Researchers sought to determine whether noninvasive vagus nerve stimulation significantly reduces the amount of pain or even takes pain away entirely in patients with episodic migraine.
The concomitant use of cholinesterase inhibitors or memantine was associated with an increased rate of cognitive decline in clinical trials of patients with Alzheimer disease.
Bafiertam is a new fumarate bioequialent alternative to its prodrug, Tecfidera (dimethyl fumarate; Biogen).
Investigators reviewed patient-reported outcomes to assess treatment satisfaction with teriflunomide and also looked at feedback from physicians regarding the effectiveness of teriflunomide when used in routine clinical practice.
Investigators analyzed racial differences in the clinical features of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder.
Investigators examined the effect of common infections such as urinary tract infections, sepsis, and pneumonia on >300,000 patients with ischemic stroke.
Investigators sought to determine whether absence of lesions in 2 specific brain regions can distinguish Fabry disease from multiple sclerosis.
Investigators examined whether very early mobilization, started ?48 hours after onset of stroke symptoms, improves recovery and survival after stroke compared with more delayed mobilization.
Migraine with aura increased the risk for diffuse carotid thickening and migraine without aura was associated with a low risk for carotid plaques and arterial stiffening in middle-aged women.