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Prophylactic Melatonin Does Not Cut Delirium After Major Cardiac Surgery

Findings based on results of randomized trial of patients undergoing major cardiac surgery

Effect of Fluoxetine on Repetitive Behaviors in ASD Youth Unclear

Interpretation of results limited by high dropout rate, null findings of prespecified analyses

Neurodegenerative Disease Deaths Up in Former Soccer Players

Former Scottish soccer players also more often prescribed dementia-related medications than controls

Deep Learning Algorithm Uses CT to ID Intracranial Hemorrhages

Neural network as accurate as board-certified radiologists, IDs some abnormalities they miss

New Alzheimer Disease Drug to Be Submitted for FDA Approval

New analysis of study results suggests highest dose of aducanumab may help slow cognitive decline

More Choices, Lower Premiums for ACA Consumers Next Year

20 more insurers will be participating in 2020, expanding consumer choice in many states

Tranexamic Acid Within Three Hours Cuts Some TBI Deaths

Patients with mild-to-moderate injury treated with tranexamic acid had reduced risk for head injury-related death

Antiviral Antibodies ID’d in CSF of Acute Flaccid Myelitis Cases

High levels of CSF enterovirus-specific antibodies identified in AFM cases versus controls

Long Sleep Duration Linked to Cognitive Decline in Hispanics

Long sleep duration predicts seven-year cognitive decline in U.S. Hispanics/Latinos

Exercise Intolerance May Harm Neurocognition in ALL Survivors

Exercise intolerance tied to impaired neurocognition in adult survivors of childhood ALL