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Playing analog games is associated with less relative cognitive decline

Playing Analog Games Tied to Less Relative Cognitive Decline

Findings based on assessment from childhood to older age as well as from age 70 to 79 years
The brains of obese teens show damage

RSNA: Brain Changes Observed on MRI in Obese Teens

Pattern of damage seen in regions responsible for control of appetite, emotions, cognitive functions
In utero exposure to efavirenz is associated with an increased risk for microcephaly among children who are HIV-exposed but uninfected

Maternal Efavirenz May Up Risk for Microcephaly Among Offspring

Maternal efavirenz use tied to increased risk among children who are HIV-exposed but uninfected
Transcranial magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound thalamotomy shows continued benefit for suppression of medication-refractory essential tremor at three years

Focused Ultrasound Thalamotomy May Reduce Essential Tremor

Lasting benefit seen at three years after transcranial MR-guided focused ultrasound thalamotomy
The incidence of encephalopathy is increased with prescription of higher versus lower doses of baclofen among older patients with chronic kidney disease

ASN: Encephalopathy Up in CKD Patients on Higher-Dose Baclofen

Risk for hospitalization with encephalopathy higher for baclofen starting dose of ≥20 versus <20 mg/day
A deep learning algorithm has accuracy comparable to that of radiologists for the diagnosis of acute intracranial hemorrhage on head computed tomography

Deep Learning Algorithm Uses CT to ID Intracranial Hemorrhages

Neural network as accurate as board-certified radiologists, IDs some abnormalities they miss
Income volatility during a 20-year period beginning in young adulthood is associated with worse cognitive function and brain integrity in midlife

Early Adult Income Volatility Tied to Later Brain Health

Association found between income volatility, cognitive function, brain integrity
A Connecticut resident has died from eastern equine encephalitis

Connecticut Sees First Death This Year From Mosquito-Borne EEE

Cases have also been reported in Massachusetts, Michigan, and Rhode Island
The presence of presumed postdural puncture headache after neuraxial anesthesia (epidural or spinal) in childbirth is associated with an increased risk for being diagnosed with an intracranial subdural hematoma

Headache From Epidural for Labor May Up Subdural Hematoma Risk

Presumed postdural puncture headache tied to greater risk for intracranial subdural hematoma
β-amyloid and cerebrovascular disease burden have divergent effects on longitudinal default mode network and executive control network functional connectivity changes in amnestic mild cognitive impairment and subcortical vascular mild cognitive impairment

Brain Changes Differ for β-Amyloid, Cerebrovascular Burden

β-amyloid, cerebrovascular burden have divergent effects on brain functional network changes