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Subjective Sleep Quality Worse for People With Migraine

Percentage of REM sleep lower for adults and children with migraine compared with controls; less total sleep time seen for pediatric patients

Migraine History Tied to More Severe Menopause Symptoms

Increased odds of severe or very severe hot flashes seen in women with history of migraine

Oxcarbazepine Tied to Nontrauma Fracture in Children Aged 4 to 13 With Epilepsy

Initiating oxcarbazepine, but not levetiracetam, linked to increased incidence rate ratio for nontrauma fracture

Traumatic Brain Injury Tied to Later Opioid Use, Misuse

History of TBI tied to 52 percent increased odds of prescription opioid use, 65 percent increased odds of prescription opioid misuse

Precedent Needed for FDA Approval Decisions When Evidence Lacking

In seven of 22 cases, approval used new interpretations of original evidence and did not require new evidence

Americans Struggling With High Cost of Prescription Drugs

Adults younger than 65 years twice as likely to report not filling needed prescriptions due to cost versus seniors

Pandemic Tied to Fewer Concussion Visits

However, those seeking care delayed care and were less likely to be from sports

Low-Field Portable MRI Detects Intracerebral Hemorrhage

Authors say low-field portable magnetic resonance imaging may be useful in resource-limited settings

Substance Use Disorder Prevalent for Young Adults With ADHD

Odds increased for developing alcohol use disorders, cannabis use disorders, other drug use disorders

2008 to 2017 Saw Drop in Malignant Brain Tumor Incidence

Incidence among children, adolescents increased 0.5 to 0.7 percent; malignant tumor incidence highest for males, non-Hispanic Whites