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

A Spoon That Helps Patients with Hand Tremors

Liftware spoons are a new technology funded by Google to help patients with Parkinson's disease and essential tremors to eat without spilling their food.

Brain Abnormality Spotted in Many SIDS Babies

But finding is too preliminary to say it causes the deadly condition, experts say

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.

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November 2014 Recap of Drug Updates

The summary below gives an overview of important additions and changes MPR has made to its drug database through the end of November. The chart below provides highlights of key monograph updates made this month (not an inclusive list).

A Spoon That Helps Patients with Hand Tremors

A Spoon That Helps Patients with Hand Tremors

Liftware spoons are a new technology funded by Google to help patients with Parkinson's disease and essential tremors to eat without spilling their food.

Brain Abnormality Spotted in Many SIDS Babies

Brain Abnormality Spotted in Many SIDS Babies

But finding is too preliminary to say it causes the deadly condition, experts say

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