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Anticoagulation for secondary prevention of stroke

As an internal medicine resident, I often let my neurology colleagues make decisions about patients’ anticoagulation after a stroke. However, in clinic, I recently had a 70-year old man who had immigrated from Taiwan who had a history of vertebrobasiliar infarcts, Parkinsonism, and coronary artery disease who presented to establish care. 381 more words


For older adults, a better diet may prevent brain shrinkage

People who eat a diet rich in vegetables, fruit, nuts and fish may have bigger brains, according to a study published in the May 16, 2018, online issue of  565 more words

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The word neurology is derived from the Greek word “νεῦρον”. It relates to that branch of medicine which treats the disorders of the nervous system, which includes central and peripheral nervous systems. 62 more words


the short life and strange brains of the octopus, and other thoughts

Canto: So we’ve been reading about the strange world of the octopus, and her fellow cephalopods, the squid and the cuttlefish, and what they might tell us about other intelligent forms of life. 1,149 more words


Brainstem Infarction

This causes complex signs depending on the relationship of the infarct to cranial nerve nuclei, long tracts and brainstem connections.

  • The lateral medullary syndrome
  • The medial medullary syndrome…
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A Legend in My Own Hair Follicles.

Before the magic of the Royal Wedding and seeing Harry and Meaghan tie the knot in spectacular fashion, I hung up my pink washing up gloves and metamorphosed into a star. 1,062 more words