There is no significant difference in effectiveness in approved drugs for preventing episodic migraine frequency by 50 percent or more.
Greater exposure to air pollution is associated with greater progression of carotid artery thickness, a marker of atherosclerosis.
Living in the stroke belt during adolescence is linked with an increased risk of incident stroke.
Dronabinol (Δ9 tetrahydrocannabinol [THC]), a pharmaceutical formulation of the psychoactive component of marijuana, produces a longer duration of pain relief than smoked marijuana.
Bacterial meningitis in childhood has lasting effects, often leading to lower educational attainment and economic self-sufficiency in adulthood.
Use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) biomarkers may identify patients who are at high risk for conversion from clinically isolated syndrome (CIS) to clinically definite multiple sclerosis (CDMS).
Prenatal exposure to valproate correlates with an increased risk of autism spectrum disorder and childhood autism in offspring.
The current national shortfall in neurologists is about 11 percent, and is likely to increase to 19 percent by 2025.
High-frequency brain stimulation can temporarily reduce smoking cravings.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force finds that primary care screening tools could probably identify adults at increased risk of suicide, although they have limited efficacy in adolescents.