Neurology

 
FDA Approves Oral CGRP Inhibitor Atogepant for Prevention of Episodic Migraine
October 01, 2021

The daily oral CGRP inhibitor is the only agent in the class developed specifically for prevention vs acute treatment of episodic migraine.

Mental Health in America: Which States are Happiest?
September 16, 2021

What state has the lowest suicide rate? Which one has the highest share of adult depression? Find the answers and more insights from a nationwide analysis, here.

FDA Approves Intranasal DHE (Trudhesa) for Acute Migraine Treatment
September 14, 2021

The DHE nasal spray delivered pain relief at 2 hours for 66% of patients; 93% of those remained pain-free at 24 hours and 86% at 2 days post-dose.

ESC 2021: Low-sodium Salt Alternative Found to Reduce Risk of Stroke
August 30, 2021

Substituting regular salt with low-sodium alternative was found to reduce the risk of stroke, major cardiovascular events, and death in a new study presented at ESC Congress 2021.

Atogepant for Migraine Prevention Meets Primary, Secondary Endpoints
August 23, 2021

Oral CGRP inhibitor atogepant significantly reduced monthly headache days and improved daily function in adults with 4 to 14 headaches per month.

Moderate Exercise Found to Lower All-cause Mortality After Stroke, Particularly in Younger Patients
August 17, 2021

A new study suggests that walking even 3 or 4 hours a week may reduce long-term mortality from any cause in patients with a history of stroke.

Study Emphasizes Primary Care’s Crucial Role in Combatting COVID-19-related Mental Illness
August 10, 2021

Compared to psychiatrists and subspecialists, the proportion of visits to primary care was higher for patients with depression or anxiety and any mental illness in a new cross-sectional study.

Role of Primary Care in Poststroke Care: 6 Takeaways from New AHA/ASA Scientific Statement
July 21, 2021

In a new scientific statement, the AHA/ASA recommends that the first poststroke visit should occur earlier in primary care. Details plus 5 more key points primary care physicians should know.

How to Help Patients Refine a Concept of Gut Health: Two Perspectives, One View
July 16, 2021

Patients interested in optimizing their own gut health have typically tried several approaches before they ask a clinician for help. Two specialists offer seasoned guidance on what helps most.

Neurology, Rheumatology, and the Gut Microbiome: Two Specialists Discuss
July 16, 2021

A neurologist and a rheumatologist sat down with Patient Care editors to talk about their focus on balance in the gut microbiome as an essential element of clinical care.