Clinical Edge

Summaries of Must-Read Clinical Literature, Guidelines, and FDA Actions

This Week's Must Reads

Cortical Dynamics in Essential Tremor Examined, Mov Disord; ePub 2018 Oct 21; Roy, et al

Distinguishing PD from PSP Through Biomarker, J Parkinsons Dis; 2018 Oct; Bottero, et al

Self-Reported Activity in Veterans with PD is Low, Parkinsonism Relat Disord; ePub 2018 Oct 23; Mantri, et al

End-Of-Life Experiences in Dementia with Lewy Bodies, J Am Geriatr Soc; ePub 2018 Oct 6; Armstrong, et al

First-Degree Kin of Patients with ET and Cognition, Parkinsonism Relat Disord; ePub 2018 Oct 30; Meyers, et al

FDA Actions

FDA Approves Ajovy for Migraine in Adults, Teva Pharmaceutical news release; 2018 Sep 14

FDA Approves Tiglutik for Treatment of ALS, ITF Pharma news release; 2018 Sep 6

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Sleep Medicine

Sleep Apnea Associated with Less Healthful Diet, Sleep; ePub 2018 Oct 22; Reid, Maras, Shea, et al

Sleep Duration/Stroke Link Differs by Race and Sex, Neurology; ePub 2018 Oct 3; Petrov, Howard, et al

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Health Policy

FDA Approves Briviact for Partial-Onset Seizures, UCB website; 2016 Feb 19; news release

FDA Approves Perampanel for Tonic-Clonic Seizures, Epilepsy drug previously approved for partial-onset seizures

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Alzheimer's & Cognition

Higher Cortisol Linked with Lower Brain Volume, Neurology; ePub 2018 Oct 24; Echouffo-Tcheugui, et al

Hypertension, Obesity, Cognitive Decline Examined , Alzheimers Dement; ePub 2018 Oct 24; Clark, et al

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Multiple Sclerosis

Link Between Fatigue and Fatigability Found in MS, Mult Scler Relat Disord; ePub 2018 Oct 27; Cehelyk, et al

How Patients with MS Use Various Coping Strategies, Mult Scler Relat Disord; ePub 2018 Oct 22; Holland, et al

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Parkinson's Disease

Orthostatic Hypotension in PD Increases Care Costs, Parkinsonism Relat Disord; ePub 2017 Nov 27; Merola, et al

FDA Approves Vercise Deep Brain Stimulation System, Boston Scientific news release; 2017 Dec 11

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Mixed Topics

Ischemic Stroke Transfers in the Northeastern US, J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis; ePub 2018 Oct 30; Zachrison, et al

Hypertension, Obesity, Cognitive Decline Examined , Alzheimers Dement; ePub 2018 Oct 24; Clark, et al

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Neurosurgery & Trauma

Readmission Rates After Thrombectomy for Stroke , J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis; ePub 2018 Jul 3; Ramchand, et al

Ischemic Stroke Risk After Trauma in Young Cohort, Neurology; ePub 2017 Nov 8; Fox, Hills, et al

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Trauma

Psychiatric Risk Factors for Recurrent Neurotrauma, Brain Inj; ePub 2018 Jun 18; Hayward, Fessler, et al

Effects of Concussion, Blast Exposure Examined , Neurology; ePub 2017 Oct 13; Tsao, Stentz, et al

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Headache & Migraine

FDA Approves Ajovy for Migraine in Adults, Teva Pharmaceutical news release; 2018 Sep 14

Headache Patients Seek High Level of Outpatient Care , Headache; ePub 2018 Jul 19; Brilla, Woo, et al

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