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

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.

Cobalamin Defects May Explain Neurologic Regression in Children

Cobalamin defects can account for n healthy children, according to a case report.

Statins Often Continued in Advanced Dementia Despite Recommendations

For nursing home (NH) residents with dementia taking statins, most continue statins with the progression to advanced dementia despite recommendations.

Epilepsy, Antiepileptics Both Linked to Sudden Cardiac Death Risk

Symptomatic epilepsy and use of antiepileptic medications (AEMs) for chronic pain syndromes are associated with an increased risk of sudden cardiac death (SDC), reports a new study.

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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.

Pain Management in Patients with IBD: Individualizing Treatment Approaches

Pain Management in Patients with IBD: Individualizing Treatment Approaches

Once regarded as attributable to inflammation, new research suggests "multifactorial etiology and overlapping contributing factors" that contribute to pain perception in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients.

Cobalamin Defects May Explain Neurologic Regression in Children

Cobalamin Defects May Explain Neurologic Regression in Children

Cobalamin defects can account for n healthy children, according to a case report.

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