Ultra-early neurological deterioration (U-END) occurs in one in eight ambulance-transported patients with acute cerebrovascular disease and is associated with significantly worse outcomes, according to a study published online July 23 in JAMA Neurology. Kristina Shkirkova, from the University of California in Los Angeles, and colleagues performed an exploratory analysis of the prehospital, randomized Field Administration of Stroke Therapy-Magnesium Trial involving 315 ambulances and 60 hospitals receiving stroke patients. (August 7, 2018)
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Happy Brain Awareness Week! If you could peek inside your brain at every birthday, you would see that it is constantly changing. Brain cells develop and disappear, the connections between them strengthen and weaken over time, even the size of the brain can change as the years go by. But keeping the brain in peak condition is something we tend to think about only at the beginning of life, the end of life, and when something goes wrong.
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