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AAN: Stroke Occurs in 2.2 Percent of Patients Admitted to ICU With COVID-19

Cumulative hazard of death increased in association with hemorrhagic stroke, but not with ischemic stroke

Prevalence of Migraine, Severe Headache Up for Adults With IBD

Correlation of migraine or severe headache with IBD remains significant overall after adjustment for all covariates

Hemorrhagic Stroke + COVID-19 Doubles Risk for In-Hospital Mortality

In addition to increased risk for death, hospital and ICU lengths of stay are longer

Brain Activity May Play Role in ‘Broken Heart Syndrome’

Stress-related brain activity tied to higher risk for developing Takotsubo syndrome

Nearly Half of Older Adults Use Online Physician Ratings

Online ratings perceived to be very important nearly as often as word-of-mouth recommendations from family and friends

Children With Worse Atopic Dermatitis More Likely to Have Learning Disabilities

Findings independent of socioeconomic characteristics, onset age, and other related disorders

Neighborhood Disadvantage Tied to Cognitive Decline in Older Adults

Cortical thinning partially mediates the association between neighborhood-level disadvantage and cognitive decline

AAN: Neurological Manifestations Common in Children With PIMS-TS

Children with neurological involvement have higher peak inflammatory markers, are more likely to be ventilated

AAN: Race May Affect Response to Anti-CD20 Therapy for MS, NMOSD

B-cell repopulation occurs more often in African American versus White patients between six and 12 months after anti-CD20 infusion

Nurse Work Environment Tied to Ischemic Stroke Outcomes

Better work environment associated with fewer readmissions and shorter length of stay