The virus EV-D68 is the leading suspect in AFM, but infections with the virus are not new in children and many Americans carry antibodies against it.
A list of medications comparing Alzheimer's Dementia treatments.
In unadjusted analysis, smoking was identified as a significant risk factor for lower total cognitive functional score and lower MASQ subscale scores in language, verbal memory, visual-spatial memory, and attention.
An investigational transdermal cannabidiol gel was well-tolerated and consistently effective for adults with focal epilepsy.
Investigators observed that in pregnant women with epilepsy, the body begins to rapidly metabolize lamotrigine and levetiracetam at week 16 causing a fluctuating pattern of serum drug concentration.
Recommendations for the use of disease-modifying therapies (DMT) in adults with multiple sclerosis (MS) from the American Academy of Neurology.
The agency noted a pattern of higher numbers of confirmed cases every 2 years. Most cases are reported between August and October, with significant reductions in November. That pattern appears to be repeating this year, the CDC said.
Firdapse was previously granted Orphan Drug designation and Breakthrough Therapy designation, as well as Priority Review by the FDA.
Sine the approval of Lemtrada in 2014, the Agency has identified 13 cases worldwide of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke or arterial dissection that occurred shortly after the patient received Lemtrada.
Parkinson's drug treatment chart categorized by pharmacological class.
The researchers found that participants who received GAD gene therapy developed a unique treatment-dependent polysynaptic brain circuit, reflecting the formation of new polysynaptic functional pathways linking the STN to motor cortical regions.
The researchers found that use of trazodone correlated with similar rates of falls or major osteoporotic fractures compared with use of atypical antipsychotics.
From September 2010 to February 2018, the FDA has identified 35 cases of severe increased disability accompanied by the presence of new lesions on MRI that occurred 2 to 24 weeks after stopping treatment with fingolimod.
In order to determine the association between CHC and parkinsonism, the study authors utilized the National Health Insurance Research Database in Taiwan to identify CHC patients between 2004 and 2012.
"While more families, physicians and coaches are aware of the health risks of a blow to the head - and more concussions are being reported - we remain concerned about players who try to tough it out without seeking help," Halstead said in a statement.
Accurate data on long-term neurodevelopmental outcomes is critical for families and physicians to make informed decisions regarding resuscitation and care of these infants.
The annualized relapse distribution was 44.1, 35.5, and 20.2% of patients with less than 1, 1 to 2, and more than 2 relapses, respectively.
According to a Phase 3b open-label study, Ocrevus may interfere with the effectiveness of non-live vaccines.
In this large systematic review and meta-analysis, the risk of suicide was 2 times higher for patients with history of at least 1 concussion or mild TBI.
Researchers collected prospective 18F-FDG PET brain images from the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI; 2109 imaging studies; 1002 patients) and a retrospective independent test set (40 imaging studies; 40 patients).
In a propensity-adjusted analysis, there was a 0.2 decrease and a 2.5 increase in SLSS from initial examination to latest follow-up for fluoxetine-treated and untreated patients, respectively (P=.015).
In this large, pre-planned secondary analysis of a prospective multi-center cohort study, the majority of symptom improvement was consistently seen in the first week after concussion.
The authors found that the compounds known as phenylindanes inhibited the aggregation of the amyloidgenic proteins beta-amyloid and tau.
Nearly 400 people in the United States have been diagnosed since 2014, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. So far this year, there have been 72 confirmed cases in 24 states.
The researchers observed a correlation between removal of the appendix decades before PD onset and a lower risk for PD, especially for those living in rural areas.