The Latest Journal Articles in Neurology

1Acute endovascular reperfusion therapy in ischemic stroke: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trialsPLOS ONE, May 04, 2015  Clinical Article  Evidence Based Medicine  Review Article
2Blood pressure control versus atrial fibrillation management in stroke preventionCurrent Hypertension Reports, May 04, 2015  Clinical Article
3Management and prognosis of patients with brain metastasis from gestational trophoblastic neoplasia: a 24-year experience in Peking union medical college hospitalBMC Cancer, May 04, 2015  Full Text  Clinical Article
4Acute management of brain arteriovenous malformationsCurrent Treatment Options in Neurology, May 04, 2015  Clinical Article
5Lifestyle, Family History, and Risk of Idiopathic Parkinson Disease: a Large Danish Case-Control StudyAmerican Journal of Epidemiology, May 04, 2015  Clinical Article
6Hospitalization frequency and charges for Neurocysticercosis, United States, 2003–2012Emerging Infectious Diseases, May 04, 2015  Full Text  Review Article
7Patterns of change in cognitive function with anastrozole therapyCancer, May 04, 2015  Clinical Article
8Predictors of chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency procedure use among older people with multiple sclerosis: a national case–control studyBMC Health Services Research, May 04, 2015  Full Text  Clinical Article
9Incidence and outcomes of symptomatic neonatal arterial ischemic strokePediatrics, May 04, 2015  Clinical Article
10Autonomic, behavioral, and subjective pain responses in alzheimers diseasePain Medicine, May 04, 2015  Clinical Article
1Quickstats: Use of prescription opioid analgesics in the preceding 30 days among adults aged >=20 years, by poverty level and sex - National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, United States, 2007-2012Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, May 04, 2015
2Souped-up remote control switches behaviors on-and-off in miceNIH News, May 04, 2015
3Parents describe arduous journey to pediatric epileptic surgery when their child's disease becomes resistant to anti-seizure medsUCLA Health System, May 04, 2015
4Your adolescent brain on alcohol: Changes last into adulthoodDuke Medicine, May 04, 2015
5UGA training pig skin for neural developmentUniversity of Georgia Research News, May 04, 2015
6URMC start-up takes aim at memory and cognitive problemsUniversity of Rochester Medical Center, May 04, 2015
7Scientists find way to monitor progress of stem cells after transplantation into brainStanford School of Medicine News, May 04, 2015
8Light - not pain-killing drugs - used to activate brains opioid receptorsWashington University School of Medicine in St. Louis News, May 04, 2015
9Anxiety is not overcome in the brain’s fear centerMedical University of Vienna, May 04, 2015
10Trazodone and obstructive sleep apneaAmerican Thoracic Society News, May 04, 2015

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Moderate exercise has a positive effect on DPN

As reported in Diabetes and Its Complications, moderate exercise (40%-60% heart rate reserve) for 8 weeks resulted in significant improvement in nerve conduction velocity (peroneal and sural nerves) in patients with T2DM and clinical neuropathy (n=87) as compared with standard care.

L-carnitine levels have clinical significance in non-APOE4 carriers with mild AD

As reported in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, the CSF L-carnitine levels are decreased in patients with early Alzheimer’s disease (AD) who are non-APOE4 carriers. Further, the L-carnitine levels are correlated with Aβ42 and the MMSE score. It is suggested that L-carnitine supplementation may be beneficial in non-APOE4 carriers with mild AD.

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