Read article – Stewart J. Tepper, a professor of neurology, is featured in an article about his co-authored research into the use of a remote electrical neuromodulation device to reduce migraines. “The statistically significant results were maintained in separate subanalyses of the chronic and episodic subsamples, as well as in the separate subanalyses of participants who used and did not use migraine prophylaxis,” Tepper said.
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COVID Vaccines Targeting Omicron Should Be Standard, Panel Says – The New York Times
Read article – Cody Meissner, a professor of pediatrics and medicine, is quoted in an article about COVID-19 vaccines, “I think we need to see what happens with disease burden,” Meissner said. “We may or may not need annual vaccination.”
FDA Advisers Back Annual COVID-19 Boosters With Reservations About Rollout – The Wall Street Journal
Read article – Cody Meissner, a professor of pediatrics and medicine, is quoted in an article about COVID-19 booster vaccinations. “We need to see what happens with disease burdens,” Meissner said. “We may or may not need annual vaccination.” (Similar coverage in Fortune and CNBC.)
Study of Pancreatitis Surgery Patients Finds Steady Decline in Survival and Need for Better Addiction Support – STAT
Read article – Timothy Gardner, a professor of medicine, is quoted in an article about surgery outcomes for people with chronic pancreatitis. “These patients require multidisciplinary care, both pre- and post-operatively, and no patient should undergo surgery without an effective care team in place that can manage patients closely,” Gardner said.
Jonathan Skinner: Aging by the Numbers – Rething65 via Next Avenue
Read article – A profile piece on Jonathan Skinner, a professor of the Dartmouth Institute, about his research into health care productivity and the effects of an aging population. “I think a strong Social Security program is really important,” Skinner said. “Social Security has been a huge reason why the elderly poverty rate is now below the poverty rate for middle-income working families.”
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Here’s Why You Might be Getting More Migraine Attacks Around Your Period, According to Neurologists – Well + Good
Read article – Rohit Reddy, an assistant professor of neurology, is featured in an article about the connections between migraines and periods. “Patients can time medications prior to period onset—generally two days before—or take additional doses at that time with the guidance of their neurologist,” Reddy says. “This is where keeping a headache diary becomes especially important—if a headache pattern emerges, we can try to break it by taking medications at the right time.” (Picked up by MSN.)
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‘I’m a Neurologist, and These Are the 6 Best Ways to Prevent Migraine Attacks in Your Daily Life’ – Well + Good
Read article – Features Rohit Reddy, an assistant professor of neurology, in an article about preventing migraine attacks. “The best way to prevent migraines is by lifestyle modification,” Reddy said. “These lifestyle changes help reduce both the frequency and severity of migraine attacks by stress reduction, decreased anxiety and depression, and sleep efficiency, all of which have a positive impact on overall brain health.”
Could China’s COVID-19 Outbreak Lead to the Next Variant of Concern? Experts Say It’s Not Time to Panic Yet – ABC News, Australia
Read article – Daniel Lucey, a clinical professor of medicine, is quoted in an article about COVID-19 variants. “The world should anticipate to recognize early not only more omicron subvariants but also a new variant of concern after omicron,” Lucey said.