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Virtual Reality Effective for Post-Stroke Upper Extremity Rehab
 

(HealthDay News) Virtual reality (VR) training is as effective as conventional training for upper extremity rehabilitation after stroke, according to a study in Neurology. “Additional upper extrem...
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 NEUROLOGY

Sodium Oxybate Promising for Parkinson’s, Daytime Sleepiness
 

(HealthDay News) For patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS), sodium oxybate seems effective and well-tolerated, research in JAMA Neurology shows. Researchers...
Thu, 09 Nov 2017 NEUROLOGY

Brain Measures Tied to Atrial Pressure in Valvular Heart Dz
 

(HealthDay News) For patients with chronic valvular heart disease, white matter hyperintensity (WMH) volume is associated with mean right atrial (RA) pressure, according to research in JAMA Neurology. R...
Tue, 07 Nov 2017 NEUROLOGY

Midlife Systemic Inflammation Tied to Late-Life Brain Volume
 

(HealthDay News) Systemic inflammation in midlife is associated with future neurodegeneration and cognitive aging, research in Neurology finds. Researchers assessed plasma levels of systemic inflammator...
Thu, 02 Nov 2017 NEUROLOGY

MRN Helps Quantify Peripheral Nerve Involvement in MS
 

(HealthDay News) Patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) have peripheral nerve involvement that can be visualized and quantified by high-resolution magnetic resonance neurography (MRN), according to a stu...
Wed, 25 Oct 2017 NEUROLOGY

2004 to 2014 Saw Increases in Risk Factors in Ischemic Stroke
 

(HealthDay News) From 2004 to 2014 there were increases in the prevalence of hypertension, diabetes, dyslipidemia, smoking, and drug abuse in acute ischemic stroke (AIS), according to a study published ...
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 NEUROLOGY

2HELPS2B Model Identifies Seizure Risk in Critically Ill
 

(HealthDay News) For critically ill patients, a model comprising six variables can identify the probability of seizure, according to a study in JAMA Neurology. Researchers conducted a prospective multic...
Tue, 10 Oct 2017 NEUROLOGY

Stem Cell Gene Therapy Safe for Adrenoleukodystrophy
 

(HealthDay News) Early results suggest that stem cell gene therapy is a safe and effective treatment for boys with early-stage cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy, according to research published in the New E...
Fri, 06 Oct 2017 NEUROLOGY