Dysphagia After Stroke And Depression Symptoms

Dysphagia After Stroke And Depression Symptoms Overview The study aimed to investigate the correlation between swallowing difficulties, known as dysphagia, and symptoms of anxiety and depression following ischemic stroke. Conducted as part of the STROKE-CARD Registry study from 2020 to 2022, the research assessed dysphagia upon hospital admission, its persistence until discharge,

First Seizure Effects on Cognition in Adults

First Seizure Effects on Cognition in Adults Overview   Investigating cognitive and psychological functioning in adults after their first seizure, prior to epilepsy diagnosis and treatment, is crucial for understanding the early manifestations of neuropsychological comorbidities associated with chronic epilepsy. In this study, conducted through a telehealth-based prospective design, cognition, mood, and anxiety

Radiosurgery Timing In Brain Cancer Patients

Radiosurgery Timing In Brain Cancer Patients Metastatic brain cancer, also known as brain metastases, occurs when cancer cells from a primary tumor elsewhere in the body spread to the brain. Metastatic brain cancer represents an advanced stage of cancer, indicating that cancer cells have already spread from their original site to

Seizure Therapy And White Matter Changes

Seizure Therapy And White Matter Changes Functional seizures (FS) are a type of functional neurological symptom disorder that mimics epileptic seizures but lacks epileptiform changes on electroencephalography. The neuropathophysiology involves various brain systems, such as sensorimotor, emotion regulation, cognitive control, and multimodal integration.  Neurobehavioral therapy (NBT) has emerged as a viable treatment

Myasthenia Gravis Therapeutic Benefits Of Monotherapy With Tacrolimus

Myasthenia Gravis Therapeutic Benefits Of Monotherapy With Tacrolimus Overview   In the management of mild to moderate myasthenia gravis (MG), the utilization of tacrolimus is typically reserved for cases that do not respond to glucocorticoids. This study sought to assess the potential advantages of mono-tacrolimus over mono-glucocorticoids in treating MG patients. The primary endpoint

Hydrocephalus Shunt Type: A Comparative Meta-Analysis Of Safety And Efficacy

Hydrocephalus Shunt Type: A Comparative Meta-Analysis Of Safety And Efficacy Since the inaugural hydrocephalus shunt in 1956, the ventriculoperitoneal shunt (VPS) has emerged as the primary surgical intervention for cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) diversion in North America and Europe. Despite its effectiveness, VPS entails risks such as brain hemorrhages, damage, infections, and

Music Therapy For Dementia Symptoms Treatment

Music Therapy For Dementia Symptoms Treatment Overview The study explores the impact of individualized music listening (IML) on the behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD), a topic previously assessed through proxy-completed questionnaires. To address methodological limitations, the researchers employed a systematic observational approach, incorporating a validated instrument, time-based sampling, and longitudinal

Antidiabetic Medications And Dementia Risk

Antidiabetic Medications And Dementia Risk Overview This umbrella review and meta-analysis aimed to assess the impact of diabetes on dementia risk and investigate the potential mitigating effects of various antidiabetic treatments. The study conducted a systematic review on diabetes and its treatment, along with a meta-analysis specifically focusing on treatment outcomes. A comprehensive

Rheumatoid Arthritis Work Limitation Factors

Rheumatoid Arthritis Work Limitation Factors Rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMD) introduce pain and functional limitations into the workplace, affecting individuals with rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. This study delves into the multifaceted factors that shape the work challenges arising from RMD, acknowledging the broader societal costs involved. By shedding light on these

Idiopathic Parkinson’s Tremors: Treatment Options

Idiopathic Parkinson's Tremors: Treatment Options The study examines the clinical importance of tremors in idiopathic Parkinson's disease (iPD) and the difficulties encountered in their management. It underscores the diversity of iPD patients and the various symptoms they experience, notably tremors, which significantly affect their quality of life. Despite historical efforts to

Dysphagia After Stroke And Depression Symptoms