In the JournalsPerspective

Aggressive glucose control fails to improve outcomes after stroke

July 25, 2019
Hospitalized patients who developed hyperglycemia after acute ischemic stroke experienced similar outcomes when treated with insulin to an intensive…

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Physician wellness essential to avoid burnout, ensure best patient care

July 24, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Physicians should prioritize their health and well-being to avoid burnout and provide the best care for their patients…

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Updates in cluster headache PCPs need to know

July 24, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — There have been a range of changes in the management of cluster headaches over the last year, including the approval of several…

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Treating patients with migraine: What PCPs need to know

July 22, 2019
There is a 6-month waiting list for an appointment at Montefiore Headache Center, which Richard B. Lipton, MD, directs — with similar…

Perspective

Tsepamo: 3 in 1,000 infants exposed to dolutegravir have neural tube defects

July 22, 2019
According to results from the ongoing Tsepamo study in Botswana, infants born to women who took the integrase inhibitor dolutegravir for HIV…

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Migraine attack risk increases with each premonitory symptom

July 19, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — The risk for migraine attack may increase with the presence of each premonitory symptom, including excessive yawning, mood…

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Many patients find migraine medications ineffective, some turn to opioids

July 19, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Results from a large study of patients with chronic migraine found that a significant number of patients discontinued…

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Digital therapeutic device safe, effective in acute migraine

July 18, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — A digital therapeutics device was found to be safe and effective in the treatment of acute migraine, according to a study…

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Episodic cluster headaches treated with more acute, less preventive medications

July 17, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Patients with episodic cluster headache are more frequently treated with acute medications than preventive treatments…

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No link found between migraine, heart disease in postmenopausal women

July 17, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — A link between migraine history and risk for stroke, heart attack and other CVD was not found in postmenopausal women, according…

In the Journals

Exercise may help protect against Alzheimer’s disease progression

July 17, 2019
Greater engagement in physical activity and lower vascular risk appeared to have protective effects on delaying the progression of Alzheimer’s…

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Vitamin D deficiency linked to mild cognitive impairment in Alzheimer’s

July 16, 2019
Vitamin D deficiency was linked to lower scores on the Mini-Mental State Exam when compared with vitamin D normal range among outpatients with…

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LGBT adults at increased risk for subjective cognitive decline

July 16, 2019
Higher rates of subjective cognitive decline were found among the LGBT vs. cisgender heterosexual counterparts, according to study results presented…

In the JournalsPerspective

Healthy lifestyle choices may counter genetic risk for dementia

July 16, 2019
A healthy lifestyle was associated with a lower risk for dementia, even among older adults with a high genetic risk, according to data simultaneously…

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Female veterans with alcohol use disorder at increased risk for dementia

July 15, 2019
Older female veterans with alcohol use disorder were three times more likely to develop dementia than women without alcohol use disorder, according…

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More proof that healthy lifestyle reduces cognitive impairment, dementia risk

July 15, 2019
Compared to nonsmokers, quitters and minimal stable smokers did not have an increased risk. for cognitive decline, according to study results…

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Impaired senses may increase risk for dementia, Alzheimer’s disease

July 15, 2019
Patients who had a fusion of difficulties seeing, hearing and smelling were at increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, according to…

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Lasmiditan impacts patients’ driving skills

July 15, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Lasmiditan, an investigational, oral, first-in-class receptor antagonist for the acute treatment of migraine pain, hindered…

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Informational sessions ‘effective’ way to introduce patients to new migraine medications

July 14, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — A 1-hour informational session was an “effective and efficient way” to educate patients about the newly FDA-approved…

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Length of screen time fails to impact headache duration in teens

July 14, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — The duration and type of screen time had had no impact on the number of days that teenagers had headaches, according to study…