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

High-Fat Diet May Reduce Seizures When Drugs Fail

For patients that do not respond to epilepsy medications, a diet high in fat, low in protein, and containing no carbohydrates may be an effective last resort in preventing seizures.

Emergency Docs Issue Additional Choosing Wisely Recommendations

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) has released a second list of their Choosing Wisely recommendations.

Even Mild Concussions Could Up Dementia Risk Later in Life

A mild concussion after age 65 may increase the risk of developing dementia.

Sarcoidosis-Associated Small Fiber Neuropathy Therapy Fast Tracked by FDA

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track status to ARA290 (Araim Pharmaceuticals) for the treatment of Sarcoidosis-associated Small Fiber Neuropathy (SFN).

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High-Fat Diet May Reduce Seizures When Drugs Fail

High-Fat Diet May Reduce Seizures When Drugs Fail

For patients that do not respond to epilepsy medications, a diet high in fat, low in protein, and containing no carbohydrates may be an effective last resort in preventing seizures.

Emergency Docs Issue Additional Choosing Wisely Recommendations

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) has released a second list of their Choosing Wisely recommendations.

October 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 October. The chart below provides highlights of key monograph updates made this month (not an inclusive list).

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