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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Neurology\Neurosurgery
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Neurology\Neurosurgery. NEJM ( is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Case 19-2017 ? A 53-Year-Old Woman with Leg Numbness and Weakness
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Kristyn M. Spera (Neurology): A 53-year-old woman with rheumatoid arthritis was admitted to this hospital because of progressive asymmetric hypoesthesia and weakness in the legs. The patient had been in her usual health until 4 months before this admission, when…

Cluster-Randomized, Crossover Trial of Head Positioning in Acute Stroke
31/12/69 - The prognosis in patients with acute ischemic stroke is determined according to the location and size of the occluded cerebral vessel, the extent of collateral blood flow, and the time to reperfusion therapy. Small, nonrandomized studies have indicated that the lying-flat position (i.e. fully…

Seesaw Nystagmus
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Large Arachnoid Cyst
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Trial of Minocycline in a Clinically Isolated Syndrome of Multiple Sclerosis
31/12/69 - After a first focal clinical demyelinating event (also called a clinically isolated syndrome), the risk of conversion to multiple sclerosis is high. Minocycline is a tetracycline antibiotic agent that has immune-modulating properties; preliminary data have shown activity of minocycline in patients…

The Other Victims of the Opioid Epidemic
31/12/69 - I?d seen Jerry in pain before, but never like this. He lay prostrate on the gurney in the emergency department, his hands clenched in silent prayer. I laid an apologetic hand on his shoulder and told him we would do what we could to help. Then I logged in to the bedside computer to order his pain…

Abuse-Deterrent Opioid Formulations ? Putting the Potential Benefits into Perspective
31/12/69 - Death rates among middle-aged adults, the largest demographic group in the United States, are on the rise for the first time in several decades. This trend can largely be explained by an increase in drug-overdose deaths, the majority of which involve opioids. The opioid crisis has attracted…

A 1980 Letter on the Risk of Opioid Addiction
31/12/69 - To the Editor: The prescribing of strong opioids such as oxycodone has increased dramatically in the United States and Canada over the past two decades. From 1999 through 2015, more than 183,000 deaths from prescription opioids were reported in the United States, and millions of Americans are now…

Dysphagia after Occipitocervical Fusion
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Minocycline in Multiple Sclerosis ? Compelling Results but Too Early to Tell
31/12/69 - Care for persons with multiple sclerosis has evolved as options for disease-modifying treatments have expanded. The high cost of current treatments has stimulated interest in repurposing existing, lower-cost drugs as new therapies for multiple sclerosis. One appealing candidate is minocycline, a…

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