Matthew Gavidia

Matthew is an associate editor of The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®). He has been working on AJMC® since 2019 after receiving his Bachelor's degree at Rutgers University–New Brunswick in journalism and economics.

Articles

Deep Brain Stimulation Effective Long-term in Improving Motor Function in Parkinson Disease

April 21, 2021

In comparing the efficacy of deep brain stimulation of the subthalmic nucleus and globus pallidus, both approaches were similarly effective in improving motor function in people with Parkinson disease, with benefits maintained after 10 years.

Sleep Disturbance Associated With Increased Risk of Death, Particularly in Women

April 19, 2021

Unconscious wakefulness during nighttime sleep, known as cortical arousal, was significantly associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular-related death and death from any cause, with women especially at notable risk.