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WTC Responders With Impaired Cognition Have Brain Changes

Another study IDs plasma proteins associated with PTSD, MCI, both in World Trade Center responders

Long-Term Negative Thinking Tied to Alzheimer Risk

Association seen between negative thinking, cognitive decline, neuroimaging markers

USPSTF Still Advises Against Carotid Artery Stenosis Screening

Harms of screening for asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis outweigh benefits in general population

Risk for Acute Cerebrovascular Events Low in COVID-19 Patients

In hospitalized patients with COVID-19, 2.4 percent had confirmed ischemic stroke, 0.9 percent had ICH

More Than One in Three Stroke Survivors Have Uncontrolled HTN

80.4 percent of stroke survivors take antihypertensive medications, most commonly ACEi, ARB

38 Percent of Older Adults in U.S. Not Ready for Video Doctor Visits

Telephone visits may reach more patients, but 20 percent of older adults not ready for telephone visits

July 2020 Briefing – Neurology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Neurology for July 2020. This roundup includes the latest...

Early-Life Adversity Associated With Accelerated Biological Aging

Links vary by adversity type; threat-related early-life adversity tied to accelerated pubertal development

Cost-Related Rx Nonadherence Highest in Young U.S. Women

One in four women report cost-related nonadherence versus one in seven men

P-tau217 Shows Promise as Biomarker for Alzheimer Disease

Plasma P-tau217 discriminated AD from other neurodegenerative diseases in three selected cohorts