Neurologic Disorders Resource Center

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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.

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.

News

Predict Stroke Risk by Standing on One Leg? Yes, Says Study

Difficulty standing on one leg may indicate that or microbleeds have already occurred, which means the risk for more serious strokes is high, according to new research.

CAM Therapies and MS: Guidelines Issued by AAN

The American Academy of Neurology has issued guidelines and recommendations on the use of complementary and alternative medical therapies in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS).

Migraines Linked to Increased Bell's Palsy Risk

People who experience migraine headaches may be at heightened risk for Bell's palsy.

High Blood Sugar in Children May Slow Brain Growth

Chronic high blood sugar in young children may lead to slower brain development, new research by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has shown.

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Predict Stroke Risk by Standing on One Leg? Yes, Says Study

Predict Stroke Risk by Standing on One Leg? Yes, Says Study

Difficulty standing on one leg may indicate that or microbleeds have already occurred, which means the risk for more serious strokes is high, according to new research.

CAM Therapies and MS: Guidelines Issued by AAN

CAM Therapies and MS: Guidelines Issued by AAN

The American Academy of Neurology has issued guidelines and recommendations on the use of complementary and alternative medical therapies in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS).

Migraines Linked to Increased Bell's Palsy Risk

Migraines Linked to Increased Bell's Palsy Risk

People who experience migraine headaches may be at heightened risk for Bell's palsy.

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