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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.

Herpes Simplex Virus and Alzheimer's Disease

Herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection might increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease, two studies by Swedish researchers suggest.

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Anticholinergics Tied to Dementia Risk, Including OTC Meds

Higher cumulative use of anticholinergics may increase the risk of dementia.

Childhood Neglect Appears to Impact Brain Development

Childhood neglect is associated with changes in the brain's white matter, according to new research.

Impax Approved for Generic Lamictal ODT

Impax announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Lamotrigine Orally Disintegrating Tablets, the generic version of GlaxoSmithKline's Lamictal ODT.

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Anticholinergics Tied to Dementia Risk, Including OTC Meds

Anticholinergics Tied to Dementia Risk, Including OTC Meds

Higher cumulative use of anticholinergics may increase the risk of dementia.

Childhood Neglect Appears to Impact Brain Development

Childhood Neglect Appears to Impact Brain Development

Childhood neglect is associated with changes in the brain's white matter, according to new research.

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