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AAN: Neurological Manifestations Common in Children With PIMS-TS

Children with neurological involvement have higher peak inflammatory markers, are more likely to be ventilated

AAN: Race May Affect Response to Anti-CD20 Therapy for MS, NMOSD

B-cell repopulation occurs more often in African American versus White patients between six and 12 months after anti-CD20 infusion

Children With Worse Atopic Dermatitis More Likely to Have Learning Disabilities

Findings independent of socioeconomic characteristics, onset age, and other related disorders

Neighborhood Disadvantage Tied to Cognitive Decline in Older Adults

Cortical thinning partially mediates the association between neighborhood-level disadvantage and cognitive decline

Many Older Adults Unaware of Potential Side Effects for New Rx

Physicians should spend more time discussing possible side effects of a newly prescribed medication during the office visit, authors say

New Symptoms Common Four Months After COVID-19

Half of patients declared at least one symptom that did not exist before COVID-19, most commonly fatigue, cognitive symptoms, dyspnea

ASA: Women at Greater Risk for Poststroke Depression

Additionally, patients with acute ischemic stroke at higher risk for developing depression than patients with acute myocardial infarction

Head Injury Linked to Long-Term Risk for Dementia

Head injury linked to dementia risk in dose-dependent manner, with stronger associations for women, Whites

Greater Disability Tied to Worse COVID-19 Severity in MS Patients

Risk for hospitalization, ICU admission/ventilator support, death increased in multiple sclerosis patients with ambulatory disability, older age

EV-D68, Acute Flaccid Myelitis Outbreaks Smaller Than Expected

Sizes of the outbreaks in the U.S. in 2020 likely reduced by nonpharmaceutical interventions related to COVID-19, such as social distancing