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Coffee's Neuroprotective Effects Supported

People who drink several cups of coffee every day may have a decreased risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS).

Cinnamon: A Future Treatment for MS?

Cinnamon has shown promise in helping diabetes patients with blood glucose control and in treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), and now the spice could one day benefit patients with multiple sclerosis (MS).

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New Data on Qudexy XR

Upsher-Smith announced the results of a year-long, open-label extension study of the safety and efficacy of Qudexy XR (topiramate) extended-release capsules as adjunctive therapy in patients with refractory partial-onset seizures (POS).

People with Dementia Often Not Screened

More than half of Americans with dementia have never undergone screening of their cognitive function.

Parkinson's Meds May Spur Compulsive Behaviors

Medications commonly used to treat Parkinson's disease may raise the risk of impulse control disorders such as compulsive gambling, compulsive shopping, and/or hypersexuality.

No Link Between Vaccines, Multiple Sclerosis

There is no link between vaccines and increased risk of multiple sclerosis or other acquired central nervous system demyelinating syndromes, according to a recent study.

Can Cocoa Improve Memory Loss?

A lab-created cocoa drink appears to improve normal age-related memory loss, according to a small new study.

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Targeted Immunotherapy for Alzheimer's Could Reverse Memory Problems

Memory problems associated with Alzheimer's disease may one day be reversed with targeted immunotherapy, according to a new study appearing in the Journal of Neuroscience.

Seizures Return After Initiating Vilazodone for MDD

Seizures induced by selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) use are rare and are more likely to be linked to larger doses and severe symptoms (such as those present in serotonin syndrome), but a new case study in the journal Pharmacotherapy described a patient that developed seizures after vilazodone treatment was initiated.

More Milk May Protect Brain Function, Study Finds

Researchers from the University of Kansas Medical Center have found that drinking milk may be linked to levels of glutathione in the brains of healthy older adults.

Why Aren't Physicians Disclosing Alzheimer's Dx to Patients, Caregivers?

In a new report from the Alzheimer's Association, only 45 percent of patients with Alzheimer's disease or their caregivers stated that they were told the diagnosis by their physician and were more likely to be told the diagnosis after the disease had become more advanced.

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Seizures Return After Initiating Vilazodone for MDD

Seizures Return After Initiating Vilazodone for MDD

Seizures induced by selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) use are rare and are more likely to be linked to larger doses and severe symptoms (such as those present in serotonin syndrome), but a new case study in the journal Pharmacotherapy described a patient that developed seizures after vilazodone treatment was initiated.

Is Roseroot a Reliable Alternative for Nervous System Ailments?

Is Roseroot a Reliable Alternative for Nervous System Ailments?

The perennial plant has been used to treat depression, muscle weakness and muscle fatigue.

Treating Traumatic Brain Injury in Young Athletes

Treating Traumatic Brain Injury in Young Athletes

Accurate identification, assessment and evaluation of concussions will enable clinicians to determine when it is safe for young athletes to return to competition.

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