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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 (http://www.nejm.org) 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 13-2017: A 41-Year-Old Man with Hearing Loss, Seizures, Weakness, and Cognitive Decline
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Haatem M. Reda: A 41-year-old man was seen in the neurology clinic of this hospital because of seizures, weakness, and cognitive decline. The patient had a history of migraine headaches, sensorineural hearing loss, and chronic proteinuria. He had been in his usual health…

Overexpression of the Cytokine BAFF and Autoimmunity Risk
31/12/69 - Multiple sclerosis and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) are autoimmune diseases caused by largely unknown environmental factors acting in genetically susceptible persons. Genomewide association studies have provided statistical support for more than 110 independent signals for multiple sclerosis…

A BAFFling Association between Malaria Resistance and the Risk of Multiple Sclerosis
31/12/69 - B cells are increasingly recognized as a therapeutic target in autoimmune diseases. B-cell?depleting therapy with the use of rituximab, a monoclonal antibody to CD20, is approved for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody?associated vasculitis and is…

Zika Virus Infection and Associated Neurologic Disorders in Brazil
31/12/69 - To the Editor: The first cases of a new illness involving fever and rash that was deemed to have been caused by Zika virus (ZIKV) infection in Brazil were reported in 2014, and the presence of the virus was confirmed in April 2015. In October 2015, an unusual increase in the number of cases of…

Addressing the Opioid Epidemic ? Opportunities in the Postmarketing Setting
31/12/69 - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently developed a multipart action plan in response to the opioid epidemic. As part of that initiative, it invited recommendations from the National Academy of Medicine about a regulatory framework that might allow public health considerations to be…

Autochthonous Japanese Encephalitis with Yellow Fever Coinfection in Africa
31/12/69 - To the Editor: Japanese encephalitis virus and yellow fever virus are mosquito-borne flaviviruses that circulate in disjunct geographic areas with different mosquito vectors. Japanese encephalitis is endemic to most of Asia and the Western Pacific, whereas yellow fever occurs in tropical areas of…

Acute Spinal Cord Compression
31/12/69 - Acute compression of the spinal cord is a devastating but treatable disorder. Diseases that cause acute spinal cord compression constitute a special category because they originate in the spinal column and narrow the spinal canal. This review addresses the disorders that account for most instances…

Two-Year Outcome after Endovascular Treatment for Acute Ischemic Stroke
31/12/69 - We reported previously the 90-day outcomes of a trial (Multicenter Randomized Clinical Trial of Endovascular Treatment for Acute Ischemic Stroke in the Netherlands [MR CLEAN]) in which standard treatment was compared with endovascular treatment, administered within 6 hours after the onset of acute…

Case 9-2017: A 27-Year-Old Woman with Nausea, Vomiting, Confusion, and Hyponatremia
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Meaghan E. Colling (Medicine): A 27-year-old woman was admitted to this hospital because of nausea, vomiting, confusion, and hyponatremia. The patient had been well until 1 week before admission, when she had nausea and nonbloody, nonbilious emesis. She did not seek…

Trial of Pregabalin for Acute and Chronic Sciatica
31/12/69 - Sciatica is characterized by radiating posterior or posterolateral leg pain, which is sometimes accompanied by back pain, sensory loss, weakness, or reflex abnormalities. Few clinical guidelines for the treatment of sciatica exist, and evidence regarding effective medical treatments is limited.…

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