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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

"Pricey" Placebo Works Better Than Cheaper One in Parkinson's Study

Parkinson's patients given fake drugs fared better on 'more expensive' medication

Cerebrovascular Reserve-Based Strategy Is Cost-Effective

Cost-effective tool for prevention of stroke in asymptomatic patients with carotid artery stenosis

Anxiety Moderates Amyloid-β Association With Cognition

Correlation moderated by elevated anxiety symptoms; greater decline in high-anxiety group

Eye-Tracking Tool Promising for Concussion, Brain Injury Diagnosis

Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have developed a unique diagnostic tool for concussion or brain injury that can be utilized in the emergency room, and potentially on the sidelines at sporting events.

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"Pricey" Placebo Works Better Than Cheaper One in Parkinson's Study

"Pricey" Placebo Works Better Than Cheaper One in Parkinson's Study

Parkinson's patients given fake drugs fared better on 'more expensive' medication

Cerebrovascular Reserve-Based Strategy Is Cost-Effective

Cerebrovascular Reserve-Based Strategy Is Cost-Effective

Cost-effective tool for prevention of stroke in asymptomatic patients with carotid artery stenosis

Anxiety Moderates Amyloid- Association With Cognition

Anxiety Moderates Amyloid-β Association With Cognition

Correlation moderated by elevated anxiety symptoms; greater decline in high-anxiety group

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