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Can Losing Weight Reduce Alzheimer's Risk?

Among elderly adults with Alzheimer's disease, those who were overweight at age 50 tended to develop dementia earlier

Malaria Drugs: Future for Parkinson's Disease? ...

Anti-malarial drugs may be a potential treatment option for Parkinson's disease.

Driving Straight' and Dementia

Drivers with dementia who have more difficulties driving straight and making left and right turns are more likely to fail road testing.

Trans Fats Bad for the Memory

A new study reports that greater consumption of dietary trans fatty acids (dTFA) is strongly linked to worsening memory in men aged 45 and older, compared to men who consume no dTFA.

Omega-3s and Alzheimer's Risk

Consuming more omega-3 fatty acids may benefit some patients at risk for Alzheimer's disease.

Placebo Effect in Marijuana-Dementia Study?

Low-dose oral tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) may not ease the common behavioral symptoms that affect people with dementia

Seizure Drug Boosts MS Patient Eyesight

New research suggests that a medication indicated to treat seizures could also reduce the risk of nerve damage and blindness in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS).

Air Pollution's Effects on the Brain

Long-term exposure to ambient air pollution may be linked to subtle changes in the brain that could lead to cognitive impairment, a new study suggests.


No Improved Outcomes Seen With Therapeutic Hypothermia in TBI

For patients with traumatic brain injury, therapeutic hypothermia plus standard care does not improve outcome over standard care alone, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Aubagio Significantly Reduces Brain Atrophy, Study Shows

Genzyme announced that data from the Phase 3 TEMSO study demonstrate that Aubagio (teriflunomide) significantly slowed brain volume loss vs. placebo over two years in people with relapsing multiple sclerosis (RMS).

Tecfidera: Positive Data from Three Phase 3 Studies

Biogen will present new data at ECTRIMS showing that Tecfidera (dimethyl fumarate) significantly reduced multiple sclerosis (MS) relapses and delayed disability progression, with effects sustained over six years of follow-up, in newly-diagnosed patients and those early in their disease course.

Older Adults May Take Longer to Recover From Concussion

Research suggests head injuries later in life cause more profound effects


Neurological Complications Caused by "Skinny Jeans"

Neurological Complications Caused by "Skinny Jeans"

So-called "skinny jeans" (slim-fitting jeans tapered at the ankle) are a fashion statement to many but could also be a health risk when combined with excess squatting, according to a case report published online in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry.

Prescription Drug Interaction with Ginseng Leads to DRESS Syndrome

Prescription Drug Interaction with Ginseng Leads to DRESS Syndrome

A case study in Pharmacotherapy describes the first known instance of a drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) syndrome likely induced by a drug interaction between lamotrigine and ginseng.

Seizures Return After Initiating Vilazodone for MDD

Seizures Return After Initiating Vilazodone for MDD

Seizures induced by selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) use are rare and are more likely to be linked to larger doses and severe symptoms (such as those present in serotonin syndrome), but a new case study in the journal Pharmacotherapy described a patient that developed seizures after vilazodone treatment was initiated.

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