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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).

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Dementia Carers May Benefit from Psychological Intervention

Intervention shows clinical and cost-effectiveness for family carers for dementia patients.

Neuroimaging Predicts Post-Stroke Therapy Response

Best predictors are measures of brain injury, cortical function, cortical connectivity.

Trans Fats May Impair Memory in Men

New research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Session 2014 shows that high trans fat consumption is associated with worse memory among working-age men.

USPSTF: Evidence Low for Speech Delay Screen in Young Children

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that there is currently insufficient evidence to weigh the benefits and harms of screening and treating children aged ≤5 for speech and language delays or disorders.

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Dementia Carers May Benefit from Psychological Intervention

Dementia Carers May Benefit from Psychological Intervention

Intervention shows clinical and cost-effectiveness for family carers for dementia patients.

Neuroimaging Predicts Post-Stroke Therapy Response

Neuroimaging Predicts Post-Stroke Therapy Response

Best predictors are measures of brain injury, cortical function, cortical connectivity.

Chart Comments Lead to Defamation Lawsuit

Chart Comments Lead to Defamation Lawsuit

A clinician's opinions about a patient, noted in the patient's chart, become grounds for charges of defamation.

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