The use of ticagrelor (Brilinta, Astra Zeneca) plus aspirin was associated with a lower rate of high on-treatment platelet reactivity than was clopidogrel plus aspirin in Asian patients who had had a minor stroke or high-risk transient ischemic attack (TIA) in a new study.
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Allogeneic blood or marrow transplantation recipients are at a significantly higher risk of cognitive impairment in the years post-transplantation, according to a new study.
The research helps add a missing piece to a long-unsolved puzzle about post-transplant effects on recipients, specifically those vulnerable subpopulations of similar transplants can benefit from targeted interventions in the years after they receive their lifesaving treatment.
It is not rare that a baby experiences a stroke around the time it is born. Birth is hard on the brain, as is the change in blood circulation from the mother to the neonate. At least 1 in 4,000 babies are affected shortly before, during, or after birth.
A new research showed, Levetiracetam may be more effective than phenobarbital for first-line monotherapy of infant epilepsy. The study findings were published in the JAMA pediatrics . Doctors feel most comfortable prescribing these two medications in infants with epilepsy, but their comparative effectiveness has not been studied.
International research collaboration study showed that people who carry the mutation in the LRRK2 gene are at high risk of developing the disease . Surprisingly, this mutation has already been identified in the past as a factor increasing the risk of developing Parkinson's disease. The study was published in the journal Science Translational Medicine
According to a study published in the journal Neurology, found that women who take natalizumab for MS may experience increased disease activity if they stop taking the drug prior to pregnancy, however the risk may be reduced if they take the drug up until conception.
New research from Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) is among the first to describe how an mRNA modification impacts the life of neural stem cells (NSCs).
Researchers at Western University have uncovered a unique neurobiological pathway triggered by head trauma which underlies both Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) and Lou Gehrig's disease.
A new study sheds light on how the mosquito-borne Zika virus causes a rare neurological condition, and the findings could have implications for companies working on Zika vaccines, U.S. researchers said on Wednesday.