Neurologic Disorders Resource Center

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Cholesterol: Protective Effect in MS?

Serum cholesterol may have a protective effect in multiple sclerosis (MS) via the blood-brain barrier, although researchers are unsure as to the mechanism of action.

Relapsing MS Resource Center

Discover an appropriate RMS treatment for newly diagnosed patients or for patients who want or may want a change.

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


Drug-Induced Aseptic Meningitis Following Antibiotic Use

Case report describes 87-year-old with 3 episodes; decreasing interval between dose, symptoms

Neurotoxicity Seen With Acyclovir at Recommended Dose in Dialysis

Case report describes acyclovir-induced neurotoxicity in patient treated with recommended dose

Results for Lyrica in Post-Traumatic Peripheral Neuropathic Pain Announced

Pfizer announced that a Phase 3 study evaluating the efficacy and safety of Lyrica (pregabalin) Capsules CV in adults with chronic post-traumatic peripheral neuropathic pain did not meet its primary efficacy endpoint.

Can Fatty Acid Supplementation Benefit Patients With Bipolar Disorder?

Patients with bipolar disorder had lower levels of certain omega-3 fatty acids that cross the blood-brain barrier than those without bipolar disorder, a study published in Bipolar Disorders reported.


Yoga and Acupuncture: Helpful Adjuncts for MS Patients?

Yoga and Acupuncture: Helpful Adjuncts for MS Patients?

Yoga and acupuncture are two modalities commonly used by patients with MS. This article examines the potential benefits and risks of each.

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.

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