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CN VI Palsies in Children May be Associated With New-onset Brain Tumor

Immediate neuroimaging could be beneficial in these patients, especially in those with other risk factors, researchers suggest.
October 11, 2021

Obesity Poses Increased Risk for Cranial Nerve Palsy

More aggressive medical intervention may be warranted among high-risk patients, research suggests.
September 28, 2021

Not All Eye Disease Associated with Cognitive Decline

While VI, AMD and cataract did not appear to be risk factors, glaucoma was, researchers suggest.
September 22, 2021

Arterial Imaging Lacking in Third Nerve Palsy Suspects

Although most providers accurately identified this condition, less than half ordered imaging to rule out further complications, researchers note.
August 24, 2021

Signs of High ICP Don’t Always Mean Trouble

MRI findings may not clinch a diagnosis; some normal individuals experience asymptomatic radiological signs.
August 16, 2021

Post-concussion Oculomotor Screenings Fall Short

Associated vision problems may prolong recovery, and 70% of kids with TBI experience at least one.
May 21, 2021

MS Patients with Optic Neuritis More Likely to Have Cognitive Impairment

The most affected areas were executive function and attention.
May 21, 2021

Retinal Biomarkers of Cognitive Impairment Found

Imaging of the vasculature correlated with functional measures of reduced cognitive function, study finds.
December 8, 2020

Concussed Athletes Exhibit Pupillary Changes

Light reflex measures may serve as objective biomarkers for sport-related concussion.
October 14, 2020

Cataract Surgery May Lower Alzheimer’s Risk

The protective effect was strongest within the first five years post-op.
June 22, 2020