Emily F. Law, Scott W. Powers, Heidi Blume, Tonya M. Palermo

Emily F. Law, Scott W. Powers, Heidi Blume, Tonya M. Palermo July 19, 2019

Objective

To present data on psychometric properties of the Psychosocial Assessment Tool 2.0_General (PAT), a brief screener for psychosocial risk in families of youth with medical conditions, in youth with headache.

Background

Emotional and behavioral disturbances, parent distress, and poor family functioning are common among youth with recurrent migraine and tension‐type headache; however, tools to comprehensively screen family and psychosocial risk in youth with headache are not currently available.… Read More...

Paul G. Mathew, Brad C. Klein July 19, 2019

Abstract

Premise

The science of migraine pathophysiology has advanced significantly since the 1930’s. Imaging techniques, neurochemical analysis, clinical trials, and the clinical experience of providers treating migraine patients have not only sharpened our understanding of the disease, but have also led to the development of novel neural‐based targets.… Read More...

Marijn Huiskamp July 19, 2019

Multiple Sclerosis Journal, Ahead of Print.
Background/objective:Endurance exercise can improve memory function in persons with multiple sclerosis (pwMS), but the effects on hippocampal functioning are currently unknown. We investigated the effects of a running intervention on memory and hippocampal functional connectivity in pwMS.Methods/results:Memory and resting-state functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) data were collected in a running intervention (n = 15) and waitlist group (n = 14).… Read More...

Carlos R Camara-Lemarroy July 19, 2019

Multiple Sclerosis Journal, Ahead of Print.
Background:Recent evidence suggests a role for the gut–brain axis in the pathophysiology of multiple sclerosis (MS).Materials and methods:We studied biomarkers of intestinal permeability in 126 people with MS (57 relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) and 69 progressive MS) and in a group of healthy controls for comparison.… Read More...

Yael Hacohen July 19, 2019

Multiple Sclerosis Journal, Ahead of Print.
Objective:To compare the performance of the 2017 McDonald criteria with that of the 2010 criteria for the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS) in children in the clinical setting.Methods:In this retrospective, multi-centre study, we identified children who presented with symptoms suggestive of a clinically isolated syndrome (CIS) and were followed up for at least 2 years or until their second attack.Results:Of 156 children with CIS followed up for a median of 4.17 years, 94 (60.3%) were diagnosed with MS.… Read More...

Chen Rui-hua July 19, 2019

American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease &Other Dementias®, Ahead of Print.
Purpose:To determine the association of serum insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) and vitamin D levels with cognition status in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).Methods:A total of 173 patients with T2DM were recruited and divided into mild cognitive impairment (MCI) group (n = 94) and normal cognition (NC) group (n = 79).… Read More...

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