Dr. Elafros received the U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy & Innovation's (IHPI) Sandy-Hassmiller Early Career Health Services Research Award for her work "Identifying Provider-Level Barriers and Facilitators to the Diagnosis and Management of Peripheral Neuropathy."
“When most people hear the word dementia, they think of memory problems and Alzheimer’s disease, but FTD doesn’t really manifest itself as memory problems. …It affects how people behave, how they interact with others, and how they speak,” says Dr. Sami Barmada.
This pilot investigation adds to the growing evidence base that pregnancy sleep and circadian health, assessed early on in pregnancy, are related to birth outcomes. Whether prenatal care that includes assessment and counseling for healthy sleep and circadian habits would improve fetal health deserves further investigation.
Dr. Brian Stamm, a stroke neurologist, is concerned by any delay to getting advanced stroke care. “Stroke is a very time-sensitive condition, every minute that goes by without appropriate stroke treatment, leads to further delay in restoration of blood flow to the brain, which can lead to lasting deficits and disability,” Stamm said.
"Our results suggest that policymakers should investigate feasible and affordable ways to improve necessary access to neurologic care, especially in areas with low availability of neurologists and in rural communities," Dr. Lin said in a statement.
OTC melatonin is not regulated by the FDA for insomnia, medical conditions or sleep disorders, so it's more easily available to the public, explained Dr. Deirdre Conroy , That being said, studies have shown that the dose of