Neurologic Disorders Resource Center

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Live Coverage of PAINWeek 2014

Exclusive access to live, onsite coverage of up-to-date evidence-based scientific findings in pain management.

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.

Mediterranean, DASH Diets Slow Cognitive Decline? ...

Can adhering to the Mediterranean or DASH (Dietary Approach to Stop Hypertension) diets help slow cognitive decline in elderly patients?

Concussions After Age 65 and Dementia

A mild concussion after age 65 may increase the risk of developing dementia.

More Safety, Efficacy Data for Aubagio

Genzyme announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the inclusion of clinical data from the TOWER and TOPIC studies of Aubagio (teriflunomide).

News

Rare Brain Infection May Be Linked to MS Drug

The FDA has issued a warning about one patient with multiple sclerosis (MS) being treated with Tecfidera (dimethyl fumarate; Biogen Idec) who developed progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) and later died.

Empty Gabapentin Capsules Prompt Recall

Aurobindo Pharma announced a voluntary recall of one lot Gabapentin Capsules 300mg at the consumer level due to the discovery of some empty capsules.

ALS Disease Onset May Be Influenced By Gene Variants

Rare and potentially pathogenic variants in known amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) genes are present in a considerable proportion of patients with familial and sporadic disease, and the burden of variants influences disease onset.

How Your Job Could Boost Your Memory

Jobs requiring intellectually challenging tasks may help preserve thinking skills and memory as workers age, according to a new study.

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Rare Brain Infection May Be Linked to MS Drug

The FDA has issued a warning about one patient with multiple sclerosis (MS) being treated with Tecfidera (dimethyl fumarate; Biogen Idec) who developed progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) and later died.

What You Need to Know About Wearables

What You Need to Know About Wearables

Electronic activity monitors (also known as trackers or wearables) are quickly gaining in popularity with consumers for tracking physical activity, heart rate, sleep patterns, calorie consumption, and more.

Empty Gabapentin Capsules Prompt Recall

Aurobindo Pharma announced a voluntary recall of one lot Gabapentin Capsules 300mg at the consumer level due to the discovery of some empty capsules.

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