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Pre-emergency department evaluation on a mobile stroke unit can speed access to intraarterial thrombectomy compared with standard management by emergency medical services

Mobile Stroke Unit Speeds Access to Intraarterial Thrombectomy

Prehospital management on MSU speeds access versus EMS, but difference attenuated since 2014
The magnitude of the association of diabetes with stroke risk varies by age

Association for Diabetes, Stroke Risk Varies by Age, Race, Sex

For under 65s, stroke risk increased for white women and men, black women, but not black men
Environmental pollution appears to be associated with an increased risk for psychiatric disorders

Exposure to Pollution May Up Risk for Psychiatric Disorders

Higher rates of bipolar disorder, major depression linked to poor air quality in U.S., Denmark cohorts
Genetic liability to insomnia is associated with increased odds of major cardiovascular diseases

Genetic Liability to Insomnia Linked to Increased Odds of CVDs

Mendelian randomization analyses revealed greater odds of CAD, heart failure, ischemic stroke
Maternal exposure to higher levels of fluoride during pregnancy may be associated with lower IQ scores in young children

Maternal Exposure to Fluoride Linked to Lower Offspring IQ

Higher daily intake of fluoride among pregnant women linked to 3.66-point lower IQ score in boys, girls
The Infectious Diseases Society of America

Recommendations Developed for Management of Lyme Disease

Public comment period for these guidelines has been extended 30 days to Sept. 9, 2019
Seven percent of older patients undergoing inpatient

Periop Covert Stroke ID’d in 7 Percent of Older Surgery Patients

Perioperative covert stroke tied to increased risk for cognitive decline one year after surgery
Although the number of young people with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder who are treated with antipsychotic drugs is low

Antipsychotic Rx Patterns in Children With ADHD Concerning

Mental health comorbidities associated with antipsychotic treatment in only half of this group
Advertising current local health-related research using large TV monitors in emergency department waiting rooms can increase the short-term interest in health-related research

Advertising Can Promote Interest in Health-Related Research

Short-term interest significantly increased for those viewing large TV monitors in ED waiting room
Veterans diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury (TBI) are at a higher risk for suicide in comparison with those without a TBI diagnosis

Traumatic Brain Injury May Up Risk for Suicide in Veterans

Degree of severity can influence link between TBI and risk for suicide, risk for suicide by firearm