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Latest in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Bloomberg reports that "Four months after a mild concussion, brain scans show abnormalities even though symptoms have mostly disappeared, raising concerns that patients are at a greater risk of reinjury than previously thought." New findings published in Neurology show observed "oddities in the brain’s...
Reuters reports on a campaign, called Choosing Wisely, that encourages doctors who specialize in treating head pain "to list the procedures and treatments they think have risks or costs that may outweigh the benefits to patients." More than 100 items suggested by the American Headache Society were evaluated...
The New York Times' Well blog reports that certain medical devices are under scrutiny due to the fact that they were not properly evaluated by the FDA for approval. The reason is because these "high-risk" devices, which "sustain human life, are instrumental in preventing harm, or pose an unreasonable risk...