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Cinnamon: A Future Treatment for MS?

Cinnamon has shown promise in helping diabetes patients with blood glucose control and in treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), and now the spice could one day benefit patients with multiple sclerosis (MS).

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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.

News

Weak Evidence for Seizure Med in Treating Neuropathic Pain

Antiepileptic medications like zonisamide have sometimes used in pain management, but a new review suggests that there is no evidence to support its efficacy in treating various neuropathic pain conditions.

Four Factors Impact QoL From Perspective of Dementia Sufferers

Relationships, agency in life, wellness perspective, and sense of place impact quality of life

More Support for Walnuts and Improved Cognition

New research sought to examine potential neuroprotective effects of walnut consumption using data from the cross-sectional National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES).

In Epilepsy, Sleep Position May Boost Sudden Death Risk

Prone sleeping may boost risk of sudden death in epilepsy, with higher risk for patients younger than 40, new research suggests.

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Weak Evidence for Seizure Med in Treating Neuropathic Pain

Weak Evidence for Seizure Med in Treating Neuropathic Pain

Antiepileptic medications like zonisamide have sometimes used in pain management, but a new review suggests that there is no evidence to support its efficacy in treating various neuropathic pain conditions.

Four Factors Impact QoL From Perspective of Dementia Sufferers

Four Factors Impact QoL From Perspective of Dementia Sufferers

Relationships, agency in life, wellness perspective, and sense of place impact quality of life

More Support for Walnuts and Improved Cognition

More Support for Walnuts and Improved Cognition

New research sought to examine potential neuroprotective effects of walnut consumption using data from the cross-sectional National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES).

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