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RSNA: Brain Changes Observed on MRI in Obese Teens

Pattern of damage seen in regions responsible for control of appetite, emotions, cognitive functions

Physician Depressive Symptoms Tied to Higher Risk for Medical Errors

Bidirectional association seen between depressive symptoms and medical errors

Mobile Stroke Unit Care May Reduce Time to Thrombolysis

Findings seen in patients with suspected acute ischemic stroke in a densely populated urban area

Adults Not Living in Metro Areas Have Reduced Access to Care

In unadjusted analyses, adults not living in MSA more likely to have financial burden linked to care

Inhaled Cannabis Cuts Headache, Migraine Severity

Findings based on self-reports from actual medical cannabis users

Concussion May Up Risk for Suicide in High School Students

Self-reported sports-related concussion associated with risk factors for suicide completion

End-Stage Renal Disease Patients at Higher Risk for Syphilis

Study shows incidence rate three times higher than that seen in general population

Risk for Hospital Admission Up With Short-Term PM2.5 Exposure

Admissions for new causes, previously identified causes linked to short-term exposure to air pollution

November 2019 Briefing – Neurology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Neurology for November 2019. This roundup includes the latest...

Three Meds Equal as Second-Line Therapy for Status Epilepticus

Levetiracetam, fosphenytoin, valproate treat seizures unresponsive to benzodiazepine in children, adults